Every Tuesday, a member of our talented Talent Team puts the spot light on some of our Hunted partners. You'll find out what companies offer the best commission or have the snazziest office or have the best L&D.
Manchester Vs. London: The Best of Both WorldsManchester's a city that captures your heart. The people make the first impression. And if you're moving from another city, the infrastructure, transport links, architecture and general atmosphere captivates you. It has an economy bigger than Wales or Northern Ireland, and it's expected job creation in Manchester could outpace Berlin, Tokyo and Paris by 2020. So, this is a recruitment market you want to be part of.
Top Contract Agencies to Propel Your CareerAs soon as the calendar ticks over to the next month, you’re back to square one. You might have had the biggest month of your life, but that now counts for absolutely nothing. What does that figure say next to your name? Yep, that’s right £0. Unless you’re a contract recruiter, obviously.
Boutique Recruitment Agencies That Will Transform Your CareerWe all know the top grumbles from consultants cutting their teeth in large corporate agencies: - Death by KPI with a megalomaniac manager breathing down your neck - Having 'uncapped commission' but a threshold so high you cry on a quarterly basis - Operating transactional, impersonal and even unethical recruitment methodologies Most of us have been there. And there's no denying these businesses are great training grounds for proactive autonomous 360 recruiters. But invariably the day comes when you're ready for more flexibility, trust and creative license.
Future Proof Recruitment Careers: Enquire WithinFuture proof careers. Is there such a thing? Mike Davies, CIO of KCOM has found that businesses working across all sectors are now investing in technology to improve areas like customer experience and create new product developments. This means there is a growing demand for IT-centric skills.
4 London SMEs Punching Above Their WeightWhen you take your first steps into the world of work, there's a common belief that bigger is always better. Whether you're a school leaver or graduated with First Class Honours from Oxford, you can be wowed by the bright lights of an “award winning”, “industry leading” behemoth of business. But... underestimate the small and agile at your peril.
100% Remote Working Recruitment CompaniesHere are three facts that may shock you: 1. A mobile phone lets you take calls anywhere. 2. A laptop lets you access computer documents anywhere. 3. Wi-Fi lets you access the internet anywhere. What’s that? That’s all pretty common knowledge? Then why are you chained to your desk all day every day?
Recruitment Cultures That Feel Like FamilySpending 60 hours a week recruiting can be intense, especially being prone to drop-outs. But it's even more so if you dislike your co-workers. They say on average 90,000 hours are spent working in a lifetime, outweighing time spent with our family and friends. In recruitment, you can probably increase that number.
Bosslady Businesses in RecruitmentWorkplace gender bias is still rife. Certainly in the testosterone infused den of Technology. Hunted's thrilled to be working with five outstanding brands, who embody equal opportunity within Tech, Fintech, Data and Digital arenas. And not just through their clients, they're living proof.
Why Work in A WeWork?Here at Hunted we are BIG fans of community working spaces. They're perfect for Recruitment! But what is the best of the best? The creme de la crème? The top dog? The Kingpin?
Working With Fabulous: Agencies That Work with the BestWorking with fabulous, well known brands comes hand in hand with great benefits. Whether that’s merely industry credibility or the occasional freebie. Recruitment’s most rewarding when you see the effects. And these days new tech spreads like a craze. Think of the first time something becomes vogue in London, like the vivid orange Monzo card. Knowing you placed the back end developer connects you to the world. It turns just another placement into a real sense of achievement.
Escape to Dubai in RecruitmentThousands of Brits every year who are fed up of grey horizons, unpredictable weather, delayed trains and being taxed loads pack their bags and move to Dubai. Why you might ask? Well there are lots of reasons. Here are just six and some great companies that will relocate:
The Birth of Cool: 4 Recruitment Agencies in MarketingHave you seen Nike’s latest advert? It’s been hailed as one of the greatest ads of all time and features 35 high profile athletes showing a sexy, grimy, tongue in cheek portrayal of sport in the UK. From my perspective, Nike’s message is bit off though... Nothing Beats a Londoner?
How to Travel the World in RecruitmentTravelling and experiencing other cultures is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Unfortunately, it’s also an expensive hobby to have. According to City A.M. 1 in 10 of us spend up to 30% of our hard earned cash travelling the world. Do you want more sand between your toes? Do you want to see the lights of a new city? Could you do with more time shredding the gnar? How great would it be if you could do it on company dime?
5 Recruitment Brands Hiring in the World's Most Liveable CityEvery nation has their 'Second City'. Snapping on the heels of the capital, with its emerging music scene, burgeoning cafe culture and slightly more reliable, slightly cheaper public transport. Cities like Birmingham, Wellington and Chicago arguably offer all the employment opportunity of their bigger brothers. Without the quality of life payoff.
Recruiters: This is How to Nail Your CSR StrategyAt Hunted, we’ve recently highlighted companies that have great commission, roles outside the city and companies that will relocate you. This week we wanted to focus on the companies on Hunted that give back. Big or small, these agencies pave the way when it comes to CSR. That's Corporate Social Responsibility... FYI.
Why Would ANYONE Move to America?The US recruitment market is BOOMING right now. It's often described as "under supplied and over-priced". So a lot less saturated than what we're dealing with in the UK. Recruiting in regions which are an AT-WILL state (80% of the US) means start dates come quicker, as your candidate doesn’t need to give in any notice… crazy right?!
Escape The City: 7 Agencies to Help Cut Your CommuteYou dive onto the carriage just as the doors close. You're late. Because, once again, you snoozed your alarm over and over again. It’s raining. The sweat from your brow mixes with your rain sodden face, streaming into your eyes. They sting. All the seats are taken and so are the spots to stand. So you're now so tightly packed you've created your own seat. You'll never find out his name and he definitely minds, but you probably won't see him again anyway. Thankfully he's a clean seat. Unlike the rest of the carriage which smells like wet dog. It might be freezing outside, but the heaters are on full blast in here. Everyone's heading into the city centre. ‘Why do I bother?’ you think.
6 of The BEST Commission Structures in RecruitmentIf you joined your agency as a Grad and progressed up the ranks only knowing the existence of one commission scheme, you might think you're sitting pretty. But just imagine, finding out if you'd worked for another firm, you'd have doubled your commission, with the exact same billings. Not only that but you'd have travelled to some of the finest locations in the world and had benefits unheard of at your current firm. Our first advice is this, don't fret. It's happened. There's no way of you changing the past. But you can change the future.
6 Great Companies for Fledgling RecruitersSo you did it, you got into recruitment. You’re still faaaaairly new at this. You’ve been to a few training sessions held by a Senior Recruiter. Shadowed a couple of client meetings and been let loose on the phones. Four months have passed since the last training session. NOW YOU WANT OUT...
The BEST Accounting and Finance Recruitment Jobs in Australia and New ZealandWhile we sit and earnestly nod as we're provided with a toe-curlingly in depth analysis of all our professional short-comings, what we all really want to know is: Who's earning more money than me? Where could I be developing faster? Which sector would offer me greater security Accounting & Finance recruiters, this one's for you.
The BEST Recruitment Agencies in ManchesterHome of The Warehouse Project and Coronation Street, Manchester's the unofficial capital of the North. With an economy bigger than Wales or Northern Ireland, it's anticipated that levels of job creation in Manchester could outpace Berlin, Tokyo and Paris by 2020. Apart from becoming a new economic hub, what else makes Manchester so great?
How YOU Could Save A Life. With a CVThousands of skilled Medical Researchers, Developers and Scientists are hired yearly by Life Sciences recruiters. These hires contribute to revolutionary medical breakthroughs which enable prevention, early detection or even cures for chronic diseases. Recruiters in the Life Sciences space are given the chance to recruit the rarest talent. Specifically those with biotechnology and pharmaceutical clients. They directly contribute to the development of new drugs and treatments. Impacting thousands of lives, globally.
7 Companies that Will Relocate You NOWAt about 6.28 am on January 25th 2017 the number 40 bus from Walworth terminated early. I miserably piled out into the dark and cold, umbrella flapping impotently against the sideways rain, and joined the hundreds of City bound office-bods trudging mechanically across London Bridge to start another 15 hour day in a poorly ventilated, over-lit corporate bear pit. In that moment, I had a life changing epiphany. "Sod. This.".
Delivery: Five of The Best Companies if You HATE BDFor some recruiters, the thought of BD’s not a pleasant one. I break into a cold sweat just hearing the term. Even when you're just managing the candidate process, you might find yourself spread thinly. You could be focusing on attraction, management, research, developing new relationships or just servicing existing clients. It can be easy to become frustrated. And when you're not playing to your strengths, you become unnecessarily stressed.