COVID-19 Update:

The way we work is changing as we take necessary steps to protect ourselves and others

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Why working from home can be good for your business Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced many more people to work from home than has previously been the case. Employers have adapted quickly to provide collaboration and conferencing tools to make this possible. But you mightRead More

What does job hunting look like during COVID-19? Friday, May 22nd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted every business to a greater or lesser extent, so no matter what industry you are applying in, it’s likely that job hunting has been affected for you too. Whether theseRead More

Real jobs that you can do working from home Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

If you’ve worked from home in the past, you might have found friends and relatives treated you as though you didn’t have a ‘real’ job. This is especially the case if you were self-employed. ManyRead More

How will COVID-19 affect office working? Friday, May 15th, 2020

We’ve all made changes to the way we live, work and play due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing regulations, and office jobs have been some of the most significantly affected. In recent yearsRead More

The way we work is changing: A COVID-19 update Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Here at Alexander Hancock Recruitment, we wanted to reach out to all of our candidates and clients regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the steps we are taking as a business to protect ourselves and of course,Read More

What skills are needed for Industry 4.0? Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

We are on the cusp of what’s being billed as the fourth Industrial Revolution – or in 21st century parlance, Industry 4.0 – so what skills are required to climb the career ladder to boardroomRead More

What roles are companies hiring for in 2020? Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Getting the job of your dreams depends on suitable vacancies being available to apply for, and this holds true from entry-level jobs right up to executive roles. Of course some entrepreneurs build their own businessRead More

The winding road to chief executive roles Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Chief executive roles are some of the most prized positions in any organisation, and getting your name on the door of the CEO’s office is a long-term ambition for many people. But how you getRead More

Your 5-year route into executive roles Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

You’ve probably been asked by an interviewer “where do you see yourself in five years’ time?” but you might not realise that this is a question that is worth asking yourself, especially if you haveRead More

Alexander Hancock are rated among the top 3 recruitment agencies in Trafford Friday, February 7th, 2020

The team at Alexander Hancock got an early Christmas present at the end of 2019 when we were listed in the top three recruitment agencies in Trafford. It’s an area that spans from Old TraffordRead More

Jobs and java: Why recruitment agencies are like a quality cup of coffee Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Coffee is a wonderful thing. For many of us it’s a welcome caffeine hit on a low-energy, high-stress day. But there’s a reason why its nicknames include ‘mud’ and ‘dirt’, and it’s not just theRead More

Build your CV to beat applicant tracking systems Friday, October 4th, 2019

Applicant tracking systems (ATS) are the first obstacle you have to clear when applying for a job, and building your CV can help you to do this. The primary purpose of an ATS is toRead More

Good afternoon Natalie, ‘Recruitment as it should be’ is an apt strap line. A fresh, honest approach to getting to know people, rather than a processor of CV’s which I fear many recruiters occupy themselves with. I enjoyed our conversation  and thank you for your time for fitting me in.

Mark