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5 Ways SMEs Can Retain Staff And Harness The Best Young Talent

Many of the companies that look to recruit students, graduates and other young people via the services offered by E4S are SMEs. Whatever the size of the company, whether it is a larger corporation, a medium sized company…

July 17 2014

Why More Employers Are Benefitting From The Implementation Of School Leaver Programmes And Apprenticeships

The future of your business is down to the talented staff you employ and your recruitment strategy is crucial in attracting the best young applicants for this. Upon recruitment, it’s all about training the young people you have…

February 21 2014

10 Reasons Why You Should Give Young People A Student Job Opportunity With Your Company

Depending on the type of business you run – you might do bulk recruitment for seasonal staff over busy periods such as Christmas or summer, for example, or your recruitment strategy might just be to recruit staff as…

January 21 2014

How To Recruit The Best Students Or Graduates AND Make Sure You Retain Them

The success and growth of all firms is ultimately down to the quality of the employees working there and so, when you are on your next recruitment drive, you need to make sure you get the best people…

November 30 2013

Tackling Youth Unemployment

The current problem of youth unemployment is firmly placed on the radar of governments throughout the European Union – with some European countries facing levels soaring to 50%. Governments now realise the problem must be fully recognised and…

June 30 2013

Essential Interview Questions To Find The Best Student Employees

If you are a smaller company, you are no doubt fully aware that the taking on of new staff and the whole advertising process before that can be both expensive and time consuming. Firstly, you need to create…

May 17 2013

The Crackdown On Unpaid Internships

Since our last blogpost about Fair Pay For Interns, there have been a few developments which could make you, as an employer, think twice about advertising unpaid internships. In that last blog we set out the arguments for…

April 17 2013

Fair Pay For Interns

In December 2012, Labour Party Member of Parliament, Hazel Blears proposed her bill for a blanket ban on the advertising of long term unpaid internships to parliament. She attained cross-party support for her proposal, as well as the…

March 30 2013

How to produce an effective job title

The Job Title This is without a doubt the most important feature in your job advert. It is the first thing candidates see when conduct a job search and whether they choose to view your advert or not…

October 05 2011

Writing a job description to attract the best candidates

Creating a successful job advert not only serves to attract the right quantity and quality of candidates, but also helps you to really sell your position. This can put you ahead of other competitors in the market, ensuring…

October 05 2011

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