Temporary employment is on the up and predicted to increase month-on-month as companies look to stay flexible and adapt to a fast-moving business environment.
Feb 2, 2023
With our salary health checker, candidates can see if they are being paid fairly and consider exploring other job opportunities through our Pertemps website.
Nov 29, 2022
With the anticipation of a potential lockdown over the festive period, a sigh could be heard across the nation when Boris Johnson revealed that there is to be no lockdown at this moment in time.
Jun 14, 2021
Ever struggled to squeeze all your professional experience and skills onto your CV? It’s tough. LinkedIn gives you more free rein to showcase yourself and the key to using LinkedIn effectively is to make sure you're 'discoverable' to employers and agencies.
Mar 16, 2021
COVID-19 has changed the work landscape and as we all continue to navigate our way through the pandemic, now is a good time to brush up on in-demand skills that will help you put your best foot forward in the search for a new job. We’ve rounded up four skills to succeed…
Oct 6, 2020
As lockdown restrictions have relaxed, the way we work has shifted and transformed abruptly in order to adapt and continue during these unprecedented times.
Aug 17, 2020
You’ve done it! You’ve secured your university place, but while you’re waiting to start – what do you do next?
Aug 13, 2020
Are you tempted to temp? There are lots of benefits to consider, short-term and long-term, which can add huge value to your CV. We’ve rounded up seven reasons to start temping:
Jun 8, 2020
We are all facing challenging circumstances during these unprecedented times and for those of you looking out for a new role, it may be affecting the way you job hunt.
Mar 25, 2020
After years of commitment you’ve finally graduated and now it’s time to enter the world of work. There’s a lot of misleading information out there and it’s hard to determine what’s fact or fiction, so we’ve done the hard work for you:
Feb 20, 2020
Interviews are an important factor in the recruitment process. Interviews help identify whether the candidate has the skills, experience and behaviours required for the role.
Feb 3, 2020
Most people in the world have social media. It is accessible at the touch of our fingertips. With the rise of social media, new opportunities have been made available and it has rapidly changed how we find employment. 70 percent of employers check out a candidate’s social media profile before interviewing and hiring.
Dec 19, 2019
You can spend hours crafting your CV to show off your skills and achievements. But remember a recruiter looks at a CV for, on average, just seven seconds before deciding whether to put you forward for a job.
Dec 19, 2019
Have you reached the point where after your gruelling months’-long search you haven’t got the job you hoped for?
Dec 19, 2019
Looking for a job that involves travelling? If you don’t fancy a 9 to 5 job, there are a surprisingly large number of roles which allow you to jet off and see cool countries. If you are a globetrotter with an itch to see the world and get paid, here are five roles for you to consider in 2020:
Dec 5, 2019
Leaving the service can be daunting and bewildering to think about and for some it’s difficult to find employment. This could be for many reasons, including employers not recognising the transferrable skills military personnel can offer. We’ve got some tips to help you transition into civilian life.
Sep 23, 2019
Thinking about a career in customer service? We’re not going to lie, the job can be tough, but the rewards are second to none. Not only does working in customer service mean you’re the face of the company, which is a worthwhile responsibility in itself, it also enables you to genuinely help make people’s lives better. And there’s really nothing more rewarding than that.
Feb 28, 2019
2019’s Veganuary has been pinned as the biggest and best yet, with a record number of people signing up to take part by not eating or using animal products for a month. January is the time of the year that encourages people to embrace different and new ways of living (new year, new me and all that). However, becoming vegan full-time is a complete lifestyle change, but if you’re dedicated, you might even want to pursue a career that truly ignites your passion for animals. There are plenty of jobs available for people avid about animal welfare that don’t involve packing your bags and travelling across the world to exotic countries. We’ve listed five jobs we think you’ll be excited about…
Jan 28, 2019
Is a future in the creative industry around the corner for you in 2019? Check out our list of the best jobs that could be waiting for you in the new year.
Jan 10, 2019
Interviews can be pretty stressful experiences. That’s why we’ve put together a guide on how to tackle interviews confidently, making sure you feel calm and collected leading up to the big day.
Nov 27, 2018
Do you want to earn some extra bucks for your summer time spending? You’re in luck… this time of year brings with it a flurry of summer jobs. The best thing about temporary work is the good pay rates, chance to gain experience, flexible hours and varied positions. From warehouse jobs to roles in retail, there’s something for everyone. Liking the sound of temporary work this summer? Read on to discover what type of job would suit you best.
Nov 26, 2018
Whether you are just looking to earn some extra cash, or find temporary work which gives you great flexibility, we've got some great advice on how to bag a temp job this summer.
Oct 29, 2018
Thinking of searching for a new job? Well, what are you waiting for? Whether you have a boss who steals your thunder, or going to work fills you with dread, now is the perfect time to find your next big opportunity.
Oct 29, 2018
Turning your passion into a paycheck is one of life’s biggest blessings. It’s only when you’re doing a job you truly love (and getting paid for it) that you don’t feel like work is a chore. Instead, you feel empowered, inspired, positive and happy – yes, the big H!
Jun 25, 2018
Job-hunting can be a stressful and frustrating process. A recruiter can be helpful and just one of the many ways you can try and find your dream role.
May 1, 2018
Learning is a continuous process. No matter how old you are, there's always something new to discover. Take your career, for example. You might think you know it all, but you most likely don't. Here's five things you're never too old learn…
Apr 18, 2018
The clocks have sprung forward, the days are getting lighter and summer (seems) to be on the way. With the new season upon us, it’s a good time to reflect on your job search and ways in which you could make it better.
Mar 28, 2018
It's that time of year again when love is in the air and people pluck up the courage to use some classic, cheesy chat-up lines. Although we don't advocate flirting with a potential employer, there's no reason why you can't put a creative spin on some of the old classics to get noticed and land the job you love. Here goes:
Feb 14, 2018
Anyone who says they have perfected the art of job seeking is either kidding themselves or telling a big fib! The truth is, there is no single way to do it! However, jobseekers still tend to fall on the same mistakes which might make their job search that much harder than it needs to be. We've listed our most common pitfalls we see in recruitment… are you guilty of any of them?
Jan 22, 2018
Our infographic gives you a quick rundown of what businesses expect in 2017.
Jan 10, 2018
If you're concerned about the future of UK employment and whether or not to change jobs, see our latest piece which looks at the next 12 months for jobseekers.
Jan 5, 2018
It’s the day you’ve been waiting for; the job interview. You’re sitting in reception waiting for your name to be called. It’s a nerve-racking few minutes and your mind is racing. But, instead of thinking about what you’re going to say over and over again, take time to pay close attention to your surroundings.
Nov 8, 2017
So you’ve checked out the jobs online, spoken to a recruitment consultant over the phone and agreed to pop in to register and chat more – now what?
Nov 6, 2017
The best jobs for people who love writing
Nov 3, 2017
Yes. We said it. There's a time and a place for blagging your way into a job...
Oct 12, 2017
When you’re a job seeker, working with an agency may become frustrating when you aren’t getting the kind of results that you want. Here are a few things that can really help you when working with a recruitment agency...
Sep 11, 2017
Temporary work can be a tricky topic. If you enjoy the flexibility and variety of a temporary role, it can really work for you. If, on the other hand, you are tired of hopping from one place to another, you may start to desire a more reliable role. We get it – you want to climb the career ladder and develop your skills, but find it hard to land that perm job. There could be many reasons why you haven’t been successful, including reasons completely beyond your control. But look on the bright side; your CV should be looking good – you can work flexibly, able to take on ad hoc tasks, have lots of experience and can blend into the team – any company would be lucky to have you!
Aug 25, 2017
So, you’ve decided it’s time for a change and you’re ready to search for your next opportunity. However, there are many myths currently circulating the web that can easily confuse and ultimately hinder your career choices. We’re getting the facts straight to help you in your next job search.
Aug 24, 2017
and what to do instead...
Aug 15, 2017
It is often said that “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” and this couldn’t be more accurate when job hunting. With the rise in fraudulent businesses and con artists, how can you tell if the position you are applying for is legitimately run, or if you are being duped by scheming scam artists?
Jul 26, 2017
Wimbledon celebrates its 140th anniversary this year! We want you to beat your competitors on the court and in the interview room with our tips on being ahead of the game in your job search.
Jul 4, 2017
Ever found yourself nervously waiting to hear back from an interview, wondering if you wowed the crowd, showcased your skills and made the best impression possible? We’ve all been there. Luckily there are a few tell-tale signs that let you know if you’re one step closer to getting hired!
Jun 20, 2017
Is graduation and life beyond university getting closer? Although you’ll be leaving your study books behind, you’ll soon be starting a whole new chapter – your career. The most challenging part is knowing where to begin when searching for a job, but armed with our advice guide, you’ll be picking a career that takes your fancy in no time!
May 9, 2017
You’ve spent hours fine-tuning your CV and cover letter, had a few interviews and pulled out all the stops – but you find out you weren’t successful. For most of us, job searching entails some form of rejection. Although it can knock your confidence; you can turn a rejection into a job offer.
May 9, 2017
We all started somewhere. Approaching the job search as a beginner can seem a very big task, especially with so many areas to look. Where do you begin? Our guide gives it to you plain and simple...
May 3, 2017
Take the opportunity to clean up the unsung hero of the job-hunting process – your covering letter! Give some of these a try to change your job search for the better:
Apr 20, 2017
Congratulations! You’ve been offered a job. But hold on… you have another interview lined up for a role you prefer. Do you turn down the job you’ve been offered and hope the preferred company wants to hire you immediately? Or stay loyal to your current offer? Staying monogamous during your job search can be tough, especially when a more attractive offer comes along. So what's the best thing to do?
Feb 13, 2017
So you’ve been unemployed for a while now. Since September last year? Or was it August? Yep, job hunting can be tedious, especially if you’ve been looking for a long time, but don’t give up.
Feb 1, 2017
Feeling trapped in a dead-end job? Do you wish you’d taken a different career route? It’s never too late to alter your path. These celebs are living proof that you can change your life forever if you really want to.
Jan 12, 2017
After a pretty promising 2016, 2017 is set to be an even better year for job seekers. As unemployment falls, the number of job vacancies rise. For all of you on the look-out for your next opportunity, we have the gossip about the state of employment in the upcoming year, so here’s some interesting info you just might find handy…
Dec 29, 2016
We look at ways to use social media to boost your job search and some of the best practices to avoid giving a bad impression.
Dec 14, 2016
"‘Tis the season to be skint", some may say. However, there is a professional and financial silver lining many people forget about among all the present buying and turkey-consuming… Seasonal work. It is a win-win opportunity to save some extra money while building on your CV.
Dec 6, 2016
Candidate care is at the top of our agenda. You will not just become a number in a database. So don’t take it from us, here’s what a newly placed candidate, Andrea Zaharia, had to say about her experiences with Pertemps…
Nov 11, 2016
Here at Pertemps we take great pride in our award-winning customer service. Our consultants are industry approved and we train them to the highest standards. Want to know what makes a bad recruitment agency? Then check out the tell-tale signs.
Nov 10, 2016
We asked one of our recruitment consultants what what they look for in the perfect candidate! Here’s what they had to say…
Nov 10, 2016
Put yourself out there and get recognised by employers for all the right reasons. Here is our essential guide to the do’s and don’t when applying for jobs.
Nov 10, 2016