Life at Workshop Recruitment is never dull and we are always out and about, meeting lots of interesting people, learning evermore about our key industries, and keeping pace with (as well as influencing!) the recruitment market as a whole. Here, we share thoughts, ideas, insights, tools and tips, and discuss hot topics affecting employers, employees and the world of recruitment as a whole.

Construction News - Reverse VAT legislation delayed for 12 months

Date: 9th September 2019
Author: Colin Walker

With only days to go before the reverse VAT legislation was due to come into effect, the government has decided to delay it by a year, until October 2020.

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Workshop Recruitment run the Great South Run

Date: 23rd October 2018
Author: Colin Walker

A team of staff from Workshop Recruitment ran the Great South Run to raise funds for Brain Tumour Research

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Why select a career in marketing?

Date: 9th April 2018
Author: Tom Bonnett

Marketing is an important concept in modern-day business and can be the tool to propel a company to the next level. It has changed drastically thanks to ongoing technological advances. A degree in marketing 20 years ago focused on the classic styles such as TV and radio advertising, whereas diplomas can now be achieved in specific aspects of marketing such as social media and content.

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National minimum rate and pension changes from April 2018

Date: 22nd March 2018
Author: Colin Walker

In April there will be changes to both National Minimum Wage and pensions contributions. The minimum wage will increase from £7.50 per hour to £7.83 per hour for over 25 year olds.

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GDPR – What’s it all about?

Date: 19th February 2018
Author: Colin Walker

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU regulation that will come into effect on 25 May 2018. It adds to legislation already covered by the Data Protection Act by adding new rights for individuals and introducing new data protection obligations on organisations.

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Running a marathon in memory of Joan

Date: 12th February 2018
Author: Sam Wheeler

Sam Wheeler will run the London Marathon for Brian Tumour Research in memory of Workshop employee Joan Cook who passed away last year.

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How to answer the “Why should we hire you?” interview question

Date: 20th December 2017
Author: Julia Kirby

If there's one question that strikes fear into the hearts of interviewees everywhere, it is: "Why should we hire you?" Unfortunately, this also happens to be the one question which every employer needs an answer to.

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Here are the best five interview questions for you to practice

Date: 29th November 2017
Author: Daimion Eastley

Not every job interview will be the same or follow a set format, although there are some frequent questions that pop up time and time again. Here are our top five most asked interview questions and some tips to help you answer them appropriately.

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How to make your interview presentation shine!

Date: 26th October 2017
Author: Colin Walker

Today, 89% of global professionals believe that communicating with clarity directly impacts their career and income, so with the high number of candidates vying for jobs, it is more important than ever to feel confident about sharing or pitching ideas – particularly in pressurised interview scenarios.

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