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    Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by Sophie ProudNo comments

    Would you be comfortable conducting an interview via text message? A recent study by LivePerson found that 73% of Brits prefer texting to phone calls – and some recruiters are using this to their advantage by offering interviews conducted entirely over messaging apps.     Research found, when speaking to a previous Accounting Supervisor candidate, a positive approach to the development of text ...

  • Congratulations

    Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by Natalie MomentNo comments

    We are celebrating another special occasion here at MSS People! We would like to congratulate our Recruitment Resourcer & AdministratorNatalie Moment AIRPCertRR on her 2nd Anniversary as part of our team. Natalie is an integral part of MSS People and we depend on her expert resourcing skills and the administration of her own, and the teams day to day correspondence. We would be lost without her! ...

  • Tees Valley Business Summit

    Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018 by Natalie MomentNo comments

    Our stand is confirmed for the upcoming Tees Valley Business Summit. Are any of our connections joining us?  If you would like to arrange a one on one chat with one of our recruitment experts at the event please contact us. We are always more than happy to discuss your recruitment needs in detail.  See you all there!

  • Congratulations

    Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018 by Natalie MomentNo comments

    Today is a very special day here at MSS People! We would like to congratulate our Workforce Solutions specialist Kevin Stokes on his 3rd Anniversary as part of our team. Kevin has expert knowledge of local, vetted tradespeople within the Steel, Oil & Gas and Renewables Industries. With 10 years’ experience in recruitment, Kev is always on hand to guide and support his candidates whilst also ...

  • International Women's Day 2018

    Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018 by Sophie ProudNo comments

    The theme selected for this year’s International Women’s Day is #PressForProgress. In recent years it has been inspiring to see a worldwide shift on how women are treated in the business world. This is due to so many individuals, organisations and groups speaking freely and directly about the need for immediate progress on gender equality. Here at MSS People we support women in business every ...

  • The perfect job: But what about maternity leave?

    Posted on Friday, December 22, 2017 by MSS TeamNo comments

    It’s typical, you’ve finally managed to land your dream job after signing up to a recruitment ...

  • How to position yourself as an employer of choice

    Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by MSS TeamNo comments

    Positioning yourself as an employer of choice is vital in today’s economy. Despite the economic uncertainty, there are currently more people looking to change employment than ever before. A good team, enjoyable work load, flexible working, and pay, make up the top four attributes employees look for in an employer. Get this right and your business will flourish, but just how can you position ...

  • The do's and don’ts of searching for a new job when employed

    Posted on Monday, December 18, 2017 by MSS TeamNo comments

    As the New Year creeps up on us, more and more people will be looking for a new job, and January is by far the most popular month to do so. In fact, it is estimated that around half (59%) of UK workers will either search for a new job or at least consider new opportunities if they are approached by a potential new employer or recruiter.   However, this presents a challenge for job seekers – ...

  • Social media vs recruiters – who comes out on top for job seekers?

    Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017 by The MSS teamNo comments

    With social media being a key tool in recruitment, sites such as Twitter and LinkedIn are juggernauts for today’s job seekers. These platforms are helping more people secure their dream jobs, with some suggesting that social media and tech in general could be the death knell for recruitment agencies altogether. But is this really the case? The answer is of course no, and the stats prove the ...

  • How recruiters can help you find the best candidates

    Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 by The MSS teamNo comments

    Recruiting staff at any level can be tricky, and it seems to be the more senior the position, the more difficult the task of finding a more suitable candidate becomes. This is largely because the talent you really want is already in the market, rather than on the market. But that doesn’t mean the talent isn’t there – it’s just a case of knowing how to find it. We recruiters call this the ‘hidden ...