• Sussex Recruitment Joint Venture with HRGO Plc

    Sussex Recruitment Joint Venture with HRGO Plc

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Monday 25th Mar 2019
    Exciting Joint Venture news! Sussex Recruitment has recently entered into a joint venture with Ashford-headquartered HR GO plc.  We are excited to be working with this plc who have branches throughout the UK and have been established since 1957. We look forward to enjoying the benefits of working with a national company and the added resources that will now be at our disposal, which we can pass onto our customers. Our team here remains unchanged with Stephen Hopkinson remaining at the hel...Read More...
    Happy Christmas!

    Happy Christmas!

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Friday 21st Dec 2018
    SUSSEX RECRUITMENT WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL CLIENTS AND CANDIDATES A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS  AND HAPPY 2019.   THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT. Please note Christmas Office Opening Hours: We will be closed from 5pm Friday 21st December 2018 and reopen at 8.30am Wednesday 2nd January 2019. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year....Read More...
    Thanks to McCrudden Training!

    Thanks to McCrudden Training!

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Wednesday 18th Jul 2018
    Ali, our lovely Office Co-Ordinator recently attended a First Aid training course hosted by McCrudden Training and here's the certificate to prove it!...Read More...
     Happy Birthday to us!

    Happy Birthday to us!

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 17th Jul 2018
    Here at Sussex Recruitment we have just celebrated our 11th anniversary - happy birthday to us!.  Steve, Sam, Ali, Lisa, Chris and Margaret are very proud of this achievement as we go from strength to strength -thank you to our loyal clients and exceptional candidates who help to make our success possible! Looking forward to the next 11 years!!...Read More...
    Guest Blog from CV Library - The 3 P's to passing probation

    Guest Blog from CV Library - The 3 P's to passing probation

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Saturday 24th Mar 2018
    Guest Blog from CV Library The 3 p’s to passing probation Nowadays, many employers use probation periods to assess their employees’ performance and ensure that they’re right for the role. This means that even after you’ve started your new job, you still need to work hard to prove yourself to your employer. While this may sound scary, you don’t need to fear – enthusiasm and hard work can go a long way. Below, we guide you through the three ‘p’s&r...Read More...
    Sussex Recruitment's advice on how to use a job description to your advantage

    Sussex Recruitment's advice on how to use a job description to your advantage

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Wednesday 14th Feb 2018
      Sussex Recruitment's advice on how to use a job description to your advantage! A job description provides a lot of useful information about the role you are looking into including duties included in the job, the skills that are required for the role, a little bit about the company and much more.  Make sure you don't just skim over the job description. There is a lot you can take from it including clues about what they want you to include on your application.   Read ...Read More...
    Sussex Recruitments advice on how to accept a job offer

    Sussex Recruitments advice on how to accept a job offer

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Thursday 1st Feb 2018
    How to accept a Job Offer You have done the interview which went well and you have now been offered a job. There are some things you will need to consider. There are many reasons you may not want to accept a certain job offering and declining a job offer can be difficult. You don't want to burn bridges with the company. Alternatively, accepting a job offer is exciting and you want to a great start to this new job so make sure you are sure of our consideration points below. When you have be...Read More...
    What does your body language say about you in an interview

    What does your body language say about you in an interview

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Thursday 25th Jan 2018
      Your body language in an interview We know there is a lot to think about when going for an interview and your body language should be one. You hear it a lot, that first impressions are very important and this is very true. Before you even say anything, your interviewer will be gathering their first thoughts. Here are some of our tips to send out all the right signals. Before you even talk Stay professional from the beginning and greet your interviewer(s) with a hand shake. Be conscio...Read More...
    How to get work experience

    How to get work experience

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Monday 22nd Jan 2018
    How to get work experience We know that when you are applying for jobs, a lot of companies require you have a certain amount of work experience to qualify to apply for the role. However, how do you gain work experience in the first place? Here are a few tips on how to help your search for landing that placement. Know what you really want to get experience in! This may sound simple but it is sometimes harder than you think. To know exactly what you want to do does not come easily to everyone b...Read More...
    How to answer difficult interview questions

    How to answer difficult interview questions

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 16th Jan 2018
    A guide on how to answer difficult interview questions 1. As we always say, preparation is key! Even though your reasons for leaving may be lack of opportunity or you wanting a new challenge, you need to explain your reasons for leaving with a more positive and structured answer. Think about what you have achieved whilst being with your recent employer and why changing to a new employer may further your career. This will show that you want to continue to progress your career and your are motiv...Read More...
    Get the most out of working with a Recruitment Agency

    Get the most out of working with a Recruitment Agency

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Monday 8th Jan 2018
    Get the most out of working with a Recruitment Agency We will advise you on ways to improve your CV We review many CV's throughout the day and we know when we read a CV that stands out from the crowd. We can advise you on potential areas you may be able to improve your CV.   We understand the industry you are wanting to work in Many industries have specific language they use that can be confusing, we will be able to advise you on what the company is looking for and what skills that...Read More...
    Sussex Recruitment CV writing tips & template

    Sussex Recruitment CV writing tips & template

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017
    Sussex Recruitment CV writing tips & template A great CV can get you that all important interview. Your CV will usually be the first contact with a potential employer and therefore it is vital to create a good first impression to make them want to read on.    Golden Rules: Be clear, use an easy to read font, black print on white paper. Ensure it follows a logical order – insert clear section headings. Proof read more than once and don’t completely rely on spell c...Read More...
    Five questions that will throw a curveball at you in an interview.

    Five questions that will throw a curveball at you in an interview.

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017
    Five questions that will throw a curveball at you in an interview. So, why do interviewers throw in these random questions? It is to keep you on your toes, test your creativity and see how you react under unforeseen pressure. Really there can be no one definitive right or wrong answer but you definitely want to smash that curve ball back with a great answer! We have found five of the tip curveball questions that you could be asked at an interview from “James Reed: Why you: 101 intervie...Read More...
    Sussex Recruitment's Top Tips on using Linkedin

    Sussex Recruitment's Top Tips on using Linkedin

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017
    Sussex Recruitment's Top Tips on using Linkedin 1. Make sure your Linkedin Profile is up to date. This may seem like a basic tip however, if you are still employed whilst looking for a job, you will still be developing your skills whilst at work. You may go on a courses that teach you new skills/knowledge desirable for jobs you are looking for. Keep the information relevant and use key words that recruiters/companies may search for. For example, if you have a certain qualification you n...Read More...
    Sussex Recruitment's Redundancy Advice

    Sussex Recruitment's Redundancy Advice

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017
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    Sussex Recruitment's Tips for your first day at your new job!

    Sussex Recruitment's Tips for your first day at your new job!

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017
    Sussex Recruitment's Tips for your first day at your new job!   The day has arrived, your first day at your new job. You haven’t slept very well the night before and the day seems a bit too intimidating for some of us. So, here are a few simple tips from everyone here at Sussex Recruitment…and remember, everyone has had to have a first day at some point.   Be there a little bit earlier   This will benefit you in two ways. Firstly and most importantly, it wil...Read More...
    The Importance of keeping your social media channels professional.

    The Importance of keeping your social media channels professional.

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017
    The Importance of keeping your social media channels professional. Social media has divided opinions. In so many ways it has its advantages. We can so easily keep up with our friends and families lives and stay in touch anywhere in the world. However, the ease in which you are keeping up with close ones, means potential employees don’t find it too hard finding out about you. The Recruiting Times have published that “a recent study has found that 36% of prospective job c...Read More...
    How technology is changing recruitment

    How technology is changing recruitment

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017
    How technology is changing recruitment   There is a lot of speculation about how we may not be far off being interviewed by robots, but we are not quite ready for that. However, technology has improved recruitment processes in a lot of way. Candidates can target companies   Candidates are able to target specific companies they would like to work for. It doesn't mean that you have got to walk down the high street or travel to a companies head office to hand in your CV to the rec...Read More...
    What not to do in an Interview!

    What not to do in an Interview!

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017
    What to avoid in an interview So, we often talk about what you should do in an interview but how about what you shouldn’t do in an interview. Here are out top tips on what you should avoid when you are in an interview…take note! Do not be late! It may seem simple and you have probably heard it 100 times but it is probably the most important! Here are a few ways you can avoid being late. Plan your journey to the interview in advance. Do the jour...Read More...
    Recruitment Agency or In-House Recruitment?

    Recruitment Agency or In-House Recruitment?

    Written by Margaret Hopkinson on Tuesday 21st Nov 2017
    Why we think working with a recruitment agency is well worth while.  When deciding to hire a new member(s) of staff, you may think to yourself why is there the need for recruitment agencies when you can you free job boards? Well, read on! The free job ad is never free! Initially it seems that putting your new job a job board is free, which is correct. However, it also means that you must look through every single person’s CV in detail that applies. You then must shortlist all of th...Read More...
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