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Pensions Hiring Managers – How to Attract the Best Talent

Hire the best pension's talent

Company Marketing To attract the best talent companies have to sell themselves as an employer of choice. Consider social media presence. Stand out advertising Interview v External Have control – if using a mix of internal & external professionals, they need to work in partnership. Key is to represent you professionally, candidates don’t […]

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What is a competency based interview?

Competency Based Interview Techniques

Be prepared and be in the driving seat when it comes to a competency based interview. In my experience every interview is competency based, it’s a line of questioning that is thorough.  HR professionals are fully trained to deliver these questions and have been following this style for a number […]

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Recruitment Tips for Employers

INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES FOR EMPLOYERS In a candidate short marketplace, the interview is your opportunity to make an impression to a new prospect employee, sell your opportunity and identify if they are a company fit in terms of personality and ability to undertake the role and develop both […]

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Ho-ho-hold on Santa!

Prepping Santa for a job interview.

Santa does a fantastic job and he seems to love it, but what if he called me to say he wants to try something new? I’d have to start by considering what type of work his ‘transferable skills’ might suit. A few possibilities spring to mind:   […]

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What recruiters really mean when we say….

What recruiters really mean when we say... BWF

Like it or loathe it, every profession has its own industry speak. If you’re not an insider you might sometimes wonder whether you’re being told the truth, or given the brush-off. Here’s my quick candidate’s guide to what recruiters really mean when we say things like: “We’ll […]

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First impressions really do count at an interview

two people having a meeting

Making an impression at an interview is one the key things we must do and according to research most managers make their decisions in the first 7 minutes. Of course there is that saying “don’t judge a book by the cover” but what actually made you buy […]

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Top Tips For Getting Hired In The Pensions Industry

Job Application Form

You might think all candidates who register with BranWell Ford are eager to get hired, but occasionally their behaviour lets them down. A lack of communication, showing up late (or not at all) for interviews, and a generally lacklustre attitude towards interviews can undermine even the most sparkling […]

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