The moment you realise it’s 4 working weeks until Christmas and the recruitment campaign you started in June still isn’t complete!

Yes, it’s November and you’ve only just started thinking about Christmas, but what you also need to be thinking about is your 1st quarterly hires as well! The overall hiring process is becoming ever longer. As we know the market is VERY candidate led at the moment with a much higher percentage of candidates gaining… Continue reading The moment you realise it’s 4 working weeks until Christmas and the recruitment campaign you started in June still isn’t complete!

Why recruitment agencies and clients need to work in partnership!

What do we mean when we talk about partnerships? If you were to just stop and think about the world and the partnerships you see everyday you could easily come up with a few different examples that you know work well. Such as: Husband and wife, a striker and a midfielder from your chosen football… Continue reading Why recruitment agencies and clients need to work in partnership!

Keeping that job hunting moving forward…

Going on a job hunt can sometimes seem daunting, stressful, upsetting. Mixed emotions are always felt when looking for a new job, or perhaps your first full time job because often then not you really don’t know what your doing. Here at Cactus we understand those worries which is why as recruiters we are always… Continue reading Keeping that job hunting moving forward…

What to never say at work!

With individuals spending more then half our time as an adult at work it can become very easy to create some great working relationships with the people that you see everyday. In fact its understandable why so many people end up from going from colleagues to friends within the working realm! When it comes to… Continue reading What to never say at work!

The social side of being a recruiter!

Being social as a recruiter is highly important, I’m not talking about everyone in the office going out for a drink on Friday evening after a challenging week at work. No, what I’m actually referring to is recruiting using social media to ‘get out there’. The overall use of social media sites has become ever… Continue reading The social side of being a recruiter!

Call Centre Managers, What makes a good one?

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that there are call centres up and down and across the breadth of the country, and not just in the country, but all over the world too! When most individuals think of Call Centres we tend to have in mind a room full of people with headsets on… Continue reading Call Centre Managers, What makes a good one?

Customer Service – The good, bad, and ugly!

September 27th saw the last day of entrance to the world famous Dismaland, and now it’s time to look back over what the artist and his other colleagues were trying to tell us about our society. One of the piece that most struck me was the way that customer service was highlighted throughout the overall… Continue reading Customer Service – The good, bad, and ugly!