Recruitment News From Cummins Mellor
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How Structured is Your Hiring Process?

Are you outlining all your expectations along with the skills & qualifications required? Being clear about what you’re looking for from a potential hire is crucial.

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POSITIVE APPLICANT EXPERIENCE STAGE 5 – Induction & On boarding

Is your on boarding process on point?

POSITIVE APPLICANT EXPERIENCE STAGE 4 – The Job Offer and Notice Period Thumbnail Image

POSITIVE APPLICANT EXPERIENCE STAGE 4 – The Job Offer and Notice Period

What candidates expect from you after you have made them an offer of employment

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POSITIVE APPLICANT EXPERIENCE STAGE 3 – The Interview

Make your interview process all about the candidate. it shouldn’t only be the interviewee jumping through hoops!

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POSITIVE APPLICANT EXPERIENCE STAGE 2: The Application Process

Is it time to review your application process? Let’s take a look at it from the candidate’s point of view…

POSITIVE APPLICANT EXPERIENCE STAGE 1: Company information and job description – getting the basics right. Thumbnail Image

POSITIVE APPLICANT EXPERIENCE STAGE 1: Company information and job description – getting the basics right.

Could the way your job advert is written deter candidates from applying?

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How Talent Can Transform a Business

Cummins Mellor Group Director, Michelle Mellor highlights how important it is for employers to take a look at their hiring process form the candidates point of view.

Keeping Lancashire talent in Lancashire…. Thumbnail Image

Keeping Lancashire talent in Lancashire….

Lancashire is one of the largest economies in the Northern Powerhouse with 50,000 businesses generating £28 billion per year fuelled by talented people. We look at why it is so important to keep our talent within Lancashire!

Cummins Mellor Group set to relocate Thumbnail Image

Cummins Mellor Group set to relocate

The Cummins Mellor Group will shortly take up new residence in the heart of Blackburn.

Sourcing Top Talent: Why Pre-Screening Is Essential Thumbnail Image

Sourcing Top Talent: Why Pre-Screening Is Essential

Cummins Mellor Director Helen Jackson gives her top tips when it comes to interviewing potential talent for your business.

Why Would Lancashire’s Top Talent Work For You? Thumbnail Image

Why Would Lancashire’s Top Talent Work For You?

When recruiting top talent for your team, how often do you ask yourself – ‘why would a good candidate want to work for me?’ One question I always suggest candidates ask in an interview is ‘What keeps you working here?’ – How would you answer?

Writing a Resignation Letter? Here’s how to preserve a positive and graceful exit Thumbnail Image

Writing a Resignation Letter? Here’s how to preserve a positive and graceful exit

Congratulations, you have been offered and accepted a new opportunity that will take you onto the next stage of your career! WELL DONE! Whatever the circumstances of your departure, to resign from your role properly you will need to put it in writing. The sooner the better – as you can confirm a new start date for your future employer and get the ball rolling.

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5 top tips for getting time off for an interview

Searching for the ideal job is not easy and can prove even more difficult if you are in full time employment and seeking a new role. If you’ve given the opportunity to go for an interview – it is the best feeling! This is your time to shine! But now you’re faced with the hurdle…how to get time off for an interview?

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4 Top tips before you press ‘apply’ 

Did you know – ‘Recruiters spend on average 5-7 seconds looking at a CV’? So, you need to make sure yours stands out amongst the crowd and measures up to the requirements of the job specifications.

Job Adverts – What’s in it for the candidate? Thumbnail Image

Job Adverts – What’s in it for the candidate?

A job advert is a shop window for your business – have you ever truly considered how your job adverts are perceived by your audience?

Michelle Mellor Elected to Recruitment and Employment Confederation Council Thumbnail Image

Michelle Mellor Elected to Recruitment and Employment Confederation Council

Michelle was one of four non-executive Directors from across the UK elected by fellow REC members on Thursday 15th June at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting.