As a country, we continue to balance the fight against COVID-19 with the fight to rebound against its effects on the economy. Businesses are also moving from focusing on operating safely to focusing on their longer-term goals. What this means in recruitment terms, is that hiring someone new at any level is now a more important decision than ever.
Our Recruitment Consultant Sarah recruits across Retail Head Office and Supply Chain and always gets questions from jobseekers about careers in Buying. In this video, she breaks down the difference between Buying, Purchasing and Procurement and the skills employers look for when recruiting each.
As the Coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc both on local but also on the global jobs market, leaving many unemployed, furloughed or working reduced hours as employers implemented sweeping cost-cutting measures and forced closures, I think most of us either working in or supplying to the grocery trade, felt blessed to have taken a career path that involved food and food retail.
Excel’s Director Shane Mclave gives his thoughts on the recent guidelines ( and their ongoing updates) for the hospitality industry’s re-opening and what more needs to be done to support the industry.
Covid-19 has had a profound effect on all our lives over the past few months.Brian Nixon, Healthcare Recruitment consultant, discusses its impacting on recruiting and retaining nurses and healthcare assistants
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Excel Recruitment CEO Barry Whelan gives his tips on recruitment in a socially distanced world
Excel Recruitment’s Commercial Director Jennifer Maher on what it’s like to start a new job in a pandemic.
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