Monthly Archives: October 2009

Halloween

One of my favourite times of the year is Halloween. Not just because it gives you an excuse to scare someone but also because I know that my birthday is only round the corner. My birthday is also just long enough away from Christmas for me to warrant a whole new set of presents just as I’m getting bored of the old new ones, lucky me! Talking of presents, the New Year is the natural time for resolutions to be made and the gift of a new job, or a … Continue reading

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A Candidate’s Tale

Rachel N, Luton:“My consultant asked if I’d mind submitting an entry to tell other job hunters about my experience, so here goes: I just wanted to say thank you for securing me my new job; I love it and it was such a simple process. I uploaded my CV through the website and got a call straight back to discuss my situation and the type of thing I was looking for. 2 days later I got the call to tell me a job that was a perfect match had been … Continue reading

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So How Are You Finding The Market?

This of course is a commonly asked question to a recruitment consultant and one which is being bandied around even more readily in these strange and turbulent times. Well at Asset Resourcing we can only answer that relative to our own experiences and it must be said, it’s been a busy few months. However, as with any shift in the economy, the effects aren’t always instantaneous and perhaps the picture will be a little different in the coming months, but only time will tell. Certainly we have not had endless … Continue reading

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Wish Us Luck

Newsflash! We have just learnt that we have been recognised as a finalist in Rising Stars 2008 Bedfordshire & Luton Business Excellence Awards 2008. In particular we are being judged in the www.business category and this award is open to all companies, regardless of size or activity. We have been invited to a gala awards evening on Thursday 6th November because it has been seen that we have developed our business through the innovative use of online technology. We have shown evidence that our website has had a significant impact … Continue reading

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Latest News On Employment Law

From 1 October National Minimum Wages rates will be increased. Workers aged 22 and over will be entitled to £5.73 per hour, workers aged 18-21 will be entitled to £4.77 per hour and workers aged 16-17 will be entitled to £3.53 per hour. All pregnant women whose expected week of confinement begins on or after 5 October 2008 will become entitled to the same terms and conditions of employment when on additional maternity leave, as they are in respect of ordinary maternity leave. Similar regulations will apply to adoption leave. … Continue reading

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