Showing posts with label Recruitment. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Recruitment. Show all posts

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Recruitment Competition

Recruitment Competition.

 

I have recruited within the Care & Support Sector for seven years. I understand that the sector has always been a challenging environment in which to recruit.  As a Service User and Employer/Recruiter I note in recent times that finding the most suitable candidates for available posts is challenging. 


The majority of the applicants do not read the job  advertisement in full and they apply knowing they cannot fulfil the job requirements. I also note that there is an increase in competition mainly due to employers/recruiters re-labelling 

Care Workers as Support Workers within the vacancies in the hope they get more applicants. 


Unfortunately the knock-on-effect of relabelling and oftentimes inappropriate labelling is that employers/recruiters who are genuinely in need of Support Workers rather than Care Workers miss out on the most suitable candidates and the applicants miss out on the most suitable role to fit their needs. 


Thus the recruitment process can be a depressing one, my rates of pay, terms and conditions are competitive, I would like to think that I am an interesting person to work with, my roles are varied and two days are rarely the same. I would just like to see candidates making an effort to  

(1) Complete an online application form as directed 

(2) Impress me with an honest representation of themselves, their skills, experiences and attributes at an interview 

(3) Do exactly what they say they could do at the interview, talk is cheap, actions speak louder than words. 


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Expressing the personal views of David Di Palma unless stated otherwise.

Thursday, 1 October 2020

Long time no hear

It has been a long time since we last posted but it has been a very busy few months in respect of supporting the communities of Braunstone Town and Leicester Forest East.  The meetings of the respective Councils continue to be held via Zoom which is a format that I personally quite like.  We have been busy recruiting another team member and I am pleased to say that Jude has joined our unique team.  We are actively looking to recruit an additional team member to work evenings, so if you are looking to join a diverse and friendly team based on the Branstone Town/Leicester Forest East border please drop us a line.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Best wishes
Jude on behalf of David

Expressing the personal views of David Di Palma unless stated otherwise.

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