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.…
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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…
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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?…
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Interview tips for Employers

We have unfortunately experienced many occasions where either through lack of planning, or lack of knowledge and enthusiasm on the part of the interviewer, an excellent candidate has turned down an opportunity which on the face of it should have…
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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…
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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…
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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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Advice when going for an Interview

Please take the time to read this if you are going to 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…
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Potential 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. You will find this exercise makes you feel much better prepared and more confident than simply thinking about what…
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