Entries by Highpoint Recruitment

Training and Upskilling for Furloughed Staff

Furloughed Staff A recent REC live poll showed that 60% of our industry have furloughed all or some of their employees, and this reflects conversations Highpoint have been having with our clients. Maintaining the moral and engagement of furloughed employees will be key to the success of businesses once lock-down starts to be lifted.  Our clients […]

Coronavirus and Working from Home

Amidst the current coronavirus pandemic, we would like to offer you support and advise on how you can make working from home a positive experience. Highpoint are here to support candidates and clients, and will be providing updates on Government Policy and advice on how to support staff working remotely. We are remaining proactive and […]

Mental Health Week | Combating Stress in the Workplace

As mental health awareness increases and while dealing with stress at work is a real problem, it’s definitely solvable. Outlined here are 5 ways to help bring your stress levels down, so that you can continue to experience breakthroughs and create some real magic for yourself in both life and work. Form Positive Relationships Stress we experience can […]

Successful Interview Preparation

Interview preparation and research is key to a successful interview, there is nothing worse than meeting a candidate with a great CV but they cannot articulate why they want the role, or have not researched the company and what they do. First Impressions – Body Language Counts You are on interview as soon as you […]

Making a Quality Job Application

Be Transparent When making a job application you want to make sure your CV is up to date and includes all the relevant information. When writing your CV it is important to bear in mind that withholding information or not being transparent about your skills could cause problems with your application further down the line […]

Why Candidates Should Use A Recruiter Over Job Boards?

Recent research of the attitudes of more than 1,000 employees who had either used or would use recruiters found that 92% of people trust recruitment agencies to find them suitable employment.  But why use a recruiter rather than just applying for jobs via a job board. It will open up more opportunities It is a […]

Social Media Tips For A Successful Job Search

Social media is a great tool for communicating with peers but it can also become an “Achilles heel” when you start your job search. Would you want your future employer to be aware of everything you do in your leisure time; your social habits and what your journey in life has entailed?  Your digital footprint […]

8 Ways to make your CV stand out

Writing a CV can often be a daunting task and a bit of a minefield. If you are struggling then making a spider diagram or jotting down bullet points can help you to put your thoughts onto paper and organise your mind. Whether you are creating your first CV or you haven’t written one in […]