Author Archives - Rupert McSheehy

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The importance of a good Job Spec

Over my career I’ve seen LOTS of job specs. Some good, some bad and some downright terrible. I’m sorry to say that the trend of companies writing awful job briefs still lives on strong today.  I for one cannot fathom why companies expect to hire and attract the right people for a role when they don’t put together a decent job…

Retaining Top Talent

Retaining top talent can be a challenge for business’ all around the world. As a recruiter, we see all sorts of reasons that people move on from seemingly great companies (luckily for us as it helps us stay in business ?). I’ve been looking into why people leave and what you can do to help…

What do job applicants want?

What do job applicants want? Job applicants often have multiple opportunities so the answer to this question can be one that every hirer wishes that they could answer or at very least fulfil. I’m afraid there is no magic answer to this question however what I can do is give a few pointers on how…

5 of Bristol’s finest UX Events H2 2018

5 of Bristol’s finest UX Events H2 2018   With Bristol arguably being the UKs biggest creative hub outside of London we wanted to see what events and meetups are available for those in the industry or simply keen to learn. Here are 5 of the top meetups we’ve found:   Collaborate Bristol When: 29th…

Is there the option to work remotely?

It’s often something that we recruiters hear time and time again and in the fast-moving tech world this request is seemingly more common. That got me thinking. Is this just a phase or is this movement that we will all be working remotely in the next 10 years? Now I’m currently writing this blog from…