Following the Road to Monte Carlo

With a new year comes a new incentive. This year we’ve decided it’s a trip to Monte Carlo! Our hard working munchkins all have the chance to walk along the yellow brick road towards greatness. The road will be long but luckily everyone here already has the heart, brain, and courage to hit their targets! It will

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5 Tips to Help You Survive a Group Interview

There’s only one thing worst than a normal interview, a group interview. Do you act bold and come off brash or act polite and get lost in crowd? Here’s are some tips to help you survive a group interview! There are three types of group interviews, a panel interview, a traditional group interview, and mixed.

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Celebrating the Training Academy’s Success

As ISL Recruitment reaches its 10-year anniversary milestone, we look at the success of our training academy. Our latest academy started in November with four budding recruits. It’s the fourth we’ve ever conducted and they just keep getting better and better. It’s partly due to the great talent in the academies but it’s also down to

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ISL Recruitment Celebrates its 10th Birthday!

We are celebrating the 10 year anniversary of ISL Recruitment this month!   Founded in 2007 by Henry Keeys, joined swiftly after by Alan Furley, our first office was a modest affair down in Orchard Street, Bristol. With just two employees, we worked hard to establish ourselves as a key player in the recruitment scene. Finally,

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How to Create a Happy Workforce

You might think that happiness is too abstract for businesses strategy, but with these simple tips you can kick-start morale and create a happy workforce. There is a multitude of benefits of having a happy workforce. The obvious ones are increased sales, productivity and accuracy, but there are also less obvious ones that can benefit your organisation.

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January Blues? Maybe It’s Time to Quit Your Job

Are the January blues hitting you hard? If that negative back-to-work feeling you thought would pass hasn’t let up, it might be time to quit your job. Last Monday the world faced the most depressing day of the year: Blue Monday. Whether you believe the day is true or just a load of bogus science, there’s

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Talent Attraction: Maintaining a Human Touch in a Digital Age

Almost everything has moved online. Around 205 billion emails are sent and received every day. Even our beloved banks are closing as people move from face-to-face communication to online banking. But, with more and more businesses each year moving towards digital, how can talent attraction manager have the human touch. We’re not here to debate whether the

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What Recruitment Trends Will We See in 2017?

Recruitment trends come and go but for the lucky few they stick around and make a big difference in the industry. After a rocky 2016 for many companies and for culture in general (is it too early to remind you of Trump, Brexit, and Bowie?), we look forward to the recruitment trends of 2017. Brand

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Want a Job? It’s Time to Revamp Your Social Media

Happy New Year! Are you ready for a fresh start to 2017? Good, because we’re here to help. If you’re looking for a job this year, we’ve got a secret for you; you need to refresh your social media! Last Updated: 2014 Was your first, and last, tweet almost 3 years ago? If you’re searching for your

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Is personal development important to you?

  How important is personal development to you? How much encouragement and support does your company give you? November has been a significant month at ISL Recruitment for highlighting how important personal development is to us a business, with two key examples. Firstly, we had four new employees start in our latest Recruitment Academy. This

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