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How have rogue employment agencies taken advantage of the COVID-19 crisis? How to avoid them Thursday, October 29th, 2020

The global response to the COVID-19 crisis involved shutting down entire sectors of the economy and restricting a wide range of revenue-generating activities, so it’s no surprise that despite furlough schemes and other stimulus measures,Read More

What jobs are available during the COVID-19 crisis? Thursday, October 29th, 2020

The COVID-19 lockdown brought a sharp fall in employment in the spring months, with 673,000 fewer payroll workers between March and September 2020 according to the ONS. But preliminary data for September showed a possibleRead More

What to expect from the interview process during COVID-19 Friday, September 25th, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has meant changing many of the ways we live and work, and applying for a new job during COVID-19 is among them. Early in the outbreak – even before the government-imposed lockdownRead More

Mental Health and Redundancy Friday, September 18th, 2020

At the beginning of this month, the Guardian reported an estimated 194,706 people had been made redundant, and unfortunately, this number is rising. For many people, the immediate response to redundancy involves panic and anRead More

Tips for getting a job in the COVID-19 era Thursday, September 17th, 2020

The full economic impact of the COVID-19 lockdown remains to be seen, but some sectors have already been badly hit by the difficulties of social distancing and reduced footfall in urban centres. At the sameRead More

Why you need a recruiter right now Monday, September 7th, 2020

As we deal with Covid 19 we are aware that unfortunately, there are a large number of unemployed individuals. New circumstances however, provide new opportunities for employers. Here at Alexander Hancock we are receiving upRead More

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

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