Category Archives: Recruitment

What do you do to follow up after an interview?

One of our Twitter readers, Tina Klein Walsh, asked us a very good question: What do you do to follow up after an interview? I’d like to address that question in this blog post. You should absolutely follow up after …
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Six trends set to change your workplace in 2016

We like to think of Firehead as being a modern, innovative employer – we are an agile, remote-first business; we collaborate daily across countries and continents recruiting for our clients in Europe, the USA and beyond; and we hot-desk, stand-up-desk and even …
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Hiring a content marketer – what employers want

We like a good hiring survey here at Firehead and have had this one from content marketing platform Kapost bookmarked for quite a while. If you’re a content marketer looking for a new job, its Content Market Hiring Handbook could be useful …
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How to give a great phone interview – a recruiter’s tips

In digital communications, organisations use a high percentage of contractors or hire people from farther afield than the city limits. A phone interview is an efficient first step to screen job candidates and decide if you’re a potential fit for the …
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When is the best time of year to look for a job?

This question formed one our most popular posts on the Firehead blog a few years ago, so I thought we’d revisit it with a slightly longer answer. As a recruiter, I’m often asked when is the best time to ‘put yourself on the market’ …
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Interview tips for the long-term unemployed

An estimated 23.815 million men and women across the EU’s 28 countries were unemployed in January 2015 (source: European Commission), with long-term unemployment one of the main concerns of policymakers. The most recent EU figures on long-term unemployment (from 2013) show …
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10 tips for hiring the perfect content strategist

“It seems content strategy has become the catch-all buzzword for any and all content work these days,” said management consultant and enterprise content strategist, Kris Mausser, recently in her job Q&A for Firehead. Murray Cox, content strategist and senior content lead at …
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Digital communication, technology and recruitment trends in 2015

January is over at last and all the 2015 trends and predictions posts are now in. In our cross-sector roundup, we look at what ‘techsperts’ and web pundits are predicting for digital communications in the year ahead. Check out the …
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Refer a client and receive a financial bonus

Just a quick note to remind our readers that if you recommend Firehead’s recruitment services to a client, you can receive a financial thank-you bonus for supporting us.

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Five questions you should ask after a failed job interview

We spend so much time analysing and preparing for job interviews that it’s created a whole offshoot industry. But not a lot of time seems to be spent on the other side of the coin; that taboo bête noire: What …
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