7 Things that make you an Attractive Candidate

Candidates; the essential ingredient of every recruitment agency. Without good candidates recruitment businesses cannot function so we need to look after them. However, candidates can also do a lot to help make themselves stand out from their competition and yet…

The Recruitment Process: a Minefield of Discrimination

When an organisation starts to look for the latest, fresh-faced, energetic individual to join the team (terrible use of language for this article, but we’ll come to that later), it is an exciting time. The company is growing and new…

Charter of Excellence Candidates

CHARTER OF EXCELLENCE (JOB SEEKERS) A pledge by employment and recruitment agency/business Members of TEAM : The Employment Agents Movement (www.jobsatteam.com ) Recruitment and employment agencies/businesses who are recognised Members of the above have agreed to adopt certain commonly accepted principles.…

Diversity and Equal opportunities

General 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. In addition, we are committed to helping our clients meet their diversity…

Temporary and interim staff

So; Onyx Recruitment has placed you in a temporary role – congratulations!! But what next? How will you be paid? How is the holiday pay calculated? What do we need from you to get you set up on the payroll?…

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. Rule number two Once you have decided the best way to advance your career is…

Competency-based (or behavioural) interviews

Competency-based (or behavioural) interviews are based on the premise that past behaviour is the best predictor of future behaviour. Interviewers seek to obtain information about candidates past behaviour in certain situations. Competency-based interviews are structured, with questions that relate directly…

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. There is no single “correct” way to present…
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