10 Good Reasons To Work With A Recruitment Agency

Businesses usually believe that by using a recruitment agency they are likely to see higher costs. However, have you ever considered the time and money you could save by using a recruitment specialist? Here are 10 reasons you should think about:

  1. If you recruit on job boards, chances are you will receive hundreds of applications for one role. Out of those that apply it’s inevitable that many will be unsuitable for the job. Can you imagine sifting through all those applications and then shortlisting candidates?

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Optima launches a new Finance & Accountancy Division

Following continued growth, Optima UK has recently launched a new Finance & Accounting Division which will be led by Dan Ingles.

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Our Top 5 Tips To Help Your Job Hunt During Christmas

Christmas and the New Year is once again almost upon us and as a recruitment specialist we know it’s not unusual for people to put off their job search until after the Christmas and New Year festivities.…

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5 questions to ask yourself before applying for a new job

Imagine you’ve found the job of your dreams! What do you do next? Do you upload your CV and cover letter you’ve been using for every job application since you started looking or do you stop and think about your next steps?…

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Listen more than you talk!

You know the autumn season has arrived when you see the old favourites like The X Factor, Strictly Come Dancing and The Apprentice return to our screens.…

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Optima lights the way to a £9.75 million exit!

Many of our clients and candidates will probably know Optima as a recruitment specialist, but what they may not know is we support and drive business growth and provide structured support to SME’s in making plans and investments that will pay dividends in the future.…

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10 tips to help you nail your next telephone interview!

Telephone Interview Top Tips

 

When you’re job searching it’s always advisable to be open to the idea of a telephone interview at a moment’s notice.…

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We’re only human after all

So you’ve had the interview and it went pretty well. You’re feeling positive and you’ve been told you’ll hear either way by the end of the week.…

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An eggs-cellent day with JP Pietersen!

We’d like to thank all our clients that helped us spread some Easter cheer this year. Instead of giving clients Easter eggs this year we asked for donations that were given to the Leicestershire Charity Link.…

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It might be time to move on!

Moving is known to be one of the most stressful experiences in anyone’s life, whether that’s moving house, school or job.…

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Our top tips to help you in your job search during the festive period!

You might think that the festive period is the worst time to look for a job. It’s probably the most unappealing, with most of the workforce winding down for a well- earned rest, but why not use that time to your advantage.…

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How to stay productive and healthy at work during the festivities

Christmas is nearly here and with everyone rushing about to get things done for the big day it’s the time of year when people are less motivated and more likely to fall ill!…

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How to prepare for a curveball question?

So you’ve prepared for your interview and you’ve thought of an answer to every question you could imagine…or so you think!…

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4 reasons why you shouldn’t accept a counter offer

Statistics show that 9 out of 10 people who accept counter offers have gone on to leave that position within 6 months.…

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You never get a second chance to make the first impression

We’ve seen the countless blogs and articles talking about the Top Ten CV mistakes and the Top Ten CV must haves.…

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What we believe makes a successful team?

What we believe makes a successful team?

If seeing Gary Lineker presenting Match of the Day in his underwear isn’t enough of a reason to want Leicester City to win the Premier League then I don’t know what is!…

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