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Tailor a CV to a specific job -
it is vital to ensure the script is relevant to each job application, rather than sending the same generic CV.

Keep it simple -
it should be easy to read and use active language. Two pages of A4 is enough with a mini profile included in the first half page of the CV.

Include key information -
personal details, including name, address, phone number, email address and any professional social media presence should be clear. A date of birth is no longer needed, owing to age discrimination rules. A photo is only essential for jobs such as acting and modelling, otherwise it is a matter of choice.

Showcase achievements -
offer evidence of how targets were exceeded and ideas created, but always be honest.

Check and double check -
avoid sloppy errors, take a fresh look the next day and ask for a second opinion from a trusted friend or colleague.

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  We supply all categories of office staff from administration staff to accounts staff. All staff are carefully interviewed and screened to ascertain their suitability to match your job description.

CVs of shortlisted candidates are then forwarded to clients by post, fax or e-mail as required, from which a selection for interview can be made.

Our introduction fee only becomes payable when an applicant has satisfactorily been recruited and has started work. Generous discounts on fees are always given for sole agency status.

 


 
 
  Our speciality is the recruitment and supply of all categories of temporary office, administrative and secretarial staff. We can usually supply most categories at a moment's notice (subject to availability) but our service goes a lot further than that. We adopt rigorous checks on applicants before they are sent to work for you and a summary of these procedures is given below:-

All applicants are accessed via direct interview at our offices as a result of a visit due to our reputation, advertising in the press or via the internet. All applicants who visit our offices are granted the courtesy of an interview.

 
 
 


 
   
Before any candidate can be considered for submission to clients, the following procedures are adopted:-

1) Every applicant is interviewed in conjunction with their CV for experience, suitability and general demeanour and careful note taken and explanation sought for gaps in employment. Not everybody who appears suitable however, based on the above, would be considered for submission to clients and only about 20% of the people we interview would be considered for referral for temporary work.

2) Proof of identity is sought from all potential applicants. We require a copy of a passport for all applicants or if this is not available a copy of a full birth certificate and National Insurance Number. No applicant will be considered for employment until these documents are on file. Proof of an applicants' place of residence in the form of a utility or domestic rates bill may be sought if there is evidence that an applicant has moved house on a number of occasions.

3) After assessing initial suitability, a minimum of two and more often three employment references covering at least 3 years are taken upon all applicants (depending on time spent with previous employers).

4) It should be noted that we act as an independent intermediary when seeking references and do not accept references which applicants bring in with them as this is obviously subject to abuse. For younger applicants who may not have a long employment history, academic references from head teachers or tutors at schools or universities are taken. Personal references are taken in favour of potentially good applicants but always from a responsible individual (e.g. doctor, police officer, civil servant etc). Slightly less credence is given to personal as opposed to employment or academic references.

5) Where appropriate to the requirements of the temporary position being sought by the applicant, skills tests are given in basic IT systems, (primarily Word and Excel) as well as numeracy and literacy tests.

6) Where degree qualifications are claimed by an individual, we normally seek confirmation from the appropriate University and for GCSE and 'A' Level qualifications, we normally require confirmation in the form of certification or confirmation when we apply for a school reference.

 
           
             
     



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Our many years operating in the recruitment industry means we have a vast pool of staff on which to call at any one time.
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  We place great importance on trust. You as the client have to feel that you can trust and rely on us in all of our mutual dealings.
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  We ensure that the level of communication between us is strong and clear throughout to make sure any assignment runs smoothly.
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