IT’S ABOUT MATCHING
CHARACTER TO CULTURE

HELPFUL INFORMATION

Questions asked in a job interview

This list is not exhaustive by any means. We advise you spend some time writing out your answers to these questions.

Competency-based interviews

Competency-based (or behavioural) interviews are based on the premise that past behaviour is the best predictor of future behaviour.

Temporary and interim staff

So; Onyx Recruitment has placed you in a temporary role – congratulations!! But what next?

Advice when going for an Interview

Some may find the following suggestions a little obvious, however as with many things it is often wise to revisit the basics every once in a while.

How to write a good CV

Your CV is important as it is the first chance you have to promote yourself to the client or the recruitment agency and a good CV will help you secure an interview.

Diversity & Equal Opportunities

ONYX embraces diversity and will seek to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and develop a business culture that reflects that belief.

Counter-offers from your employer

Good for your ego, but bad for your career! Rule number one Understand exactly why it is that you want to leave your existing employer…

7 Things that make you an Attractive Candidate

We have conducted an informal poll amongst our clients and team to find out what makes a great candidate. Here are some of the results…

Charter of Excellence

These principles are considered to be the minimum standards that any job seeker should expect when engaging with recruiters.

WORKING FOR YOU

WE GET TO KNOW YOU!

We understand that you want to be treated as something more than a name on a database. Whether your career is in its early stages or whether you are looking for an executive role, our experienced consultants will offer you advice and encouragement throughout the search process.

WE FIND OUT WHAT’S IMPORTANT TO YOU

Usually that means matching character to culture and not just finding a fit between your technical experience and a job description.

WE’LL TELL YOU WHEN WE HEAR OF A RELEVANT OPPORTUNITY

We will explain in great detail what the role and the organisation is all about and let you decide whether it’s something you want to pursue.

WE’LL GIVE YOU WHATEVER SUPPORT AND COACHING YOU NEED

Importantly, when you have secured an interview, we will support and coach you through each step of the process to ensure you have the greatest chance of success.

AND IF WE CAN’T FIND THE IDEAL ROLE FOR YOU?

We’ll still do all we can to help you, whether it’s CV presentation, interview technique or discussing which job boards, networking groups or other Recruitment Consultancies you should contact.

WHAT NEXT?

To discuss in more detail how working with Onyx Recruitment can help you achieve your career objectives, please contact us.

CHARTER OF EXCELLENCE

As a member of TEAM (The Employment Agents Movement) we have agreed to work to a Charter of Excellence which binds us to a code of professional and ethical conduct when dealing with candidates. To find out what that means for you, click the link below.

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£100 Referral Scheme

We value referrals from our existing candidates and clients as it helps us to grow our business and provide a better service to our marketplace. We will send you £100 worth of vouchers If we place the person you recomended in a permanent, contract or temporary role.

This is conditional on the individual staying in a permanent role for 8 weeks and 4 weeks minimum in a temporary or contract role.

PEOPLE WHO TRUST ONYX

Most of our clients have worked with us for many years… Why? Because we are hard working, honest and ethical, solve their recruitment challenges and make the whole process as enjoyable as possible!

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