January Newsletter

27 January 2014 | by Asset Resourcing

Article 1 – Jobseekers – How Mobile Are You? 2013 saw a staggering 48% year-on-year increase in jobseekers searching available roles from their mobile devices. Totaljobs.com suggest that 34% (up from 23% y-o-y) of their incoming traffic comes from smartphones or tablets. The same company also report that people completing and submitting applications via mobile device has risen by 68% thanks in part to Google Drive, the search behemoth’s online storage facility. There has been growing demand for greater mobile functionality when it comes to job searching and Google have … Continue reading

December Newsletter

27 January 2014 | by Asset Resourcing

Article 1 – Say ‘hello’ to Samantha Tipton! Asset Resourcing is growing! At the start of December, Samantha Tipton joined the team as European HR Consultant. Here she is in her own words (mostly…) – AR: What does an average day look like for you?ST: In a word – busy. In some more words, I am involved in the full 360° recruitment service and that includes business development. Building my own desk involves lots of emails, phone calls and working my way through LinkedIn. I’m monitoring who’s recruiting and I’m … Continue reading

November Newsletter

27 January 2014 | by Asset Resourcing

Asset Resourcing – November Newsletter__________________________________________________________________________________ Article 1 – November Jobs Report Every month, Asset Resourcing’s MD Ben Sweeting contributes to a report detailing the current state of the UKs recruitment, jobs and staffing market. It’s put together by the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) and auditors KPMG and this month the numbers are as positive as they have been for a while… Overview Highest increase in permanent salaries and overall vacancies in six years Candidate availability is slowing Growth in permanent and temporary appointments Staff Appointments 43% of respondents noted … Continue reading

October Newsletter

27 January 2014 | by Asset Resourcing

Asset Resourcing – October Newsletter__________________________________________________________________________________ Article 1 – Tech Bites – This Month: Are you taking the P…? We’ve lived through coal, gas and electric power. We’re currently focussing our attentions on wind power, solar power and hydro-electric power, but there’s a new power source that’s taking the world by storm – the power of wee. Don’t expect to see wee-powered cars or homes anytime soon, but the videogames market is about to take a shot across the bows with a new type of game control. Captive Media are a … Continue reading

UK Labour Market

27 August 2013 | by Asset Resourcing

For all businesses, the summer is traditionally a slow time. People go on holiday and take time off, less business gets done and it’s a time to take stock of where you are and plan your strategy for the second half of the year. We’re the same, save for one exception. We’re getting busier and it’s down to two fundamental elements. Our service offering to clients and candidates is the foundation stone upon which our entire business model is built and also, theUKlabour market is on the rise. As members … Continue reading

It’s All Go at AR this Summer!

9 July 2013 | by Asset Resourcing

Traditionally, the summer is when everything slows down, and for good reason. While we’re all basking in the collective national glory of Andy Murray’s sensational Wimbledon win, a veritable thrashing of the Australians by the British & Irish Lions and at the time of writing, a potential series whitewash in The Ashes, we can all be forgiven for taking some time out, enjoying the weather and generally having a breather. That is unless you work at Asset Resourcing. The recruitment industry (as with all industries) suffers during periods of fiscal … Continue reading

Two New Starters at AR Towers

12 June 2013 | by Asset Resourcing

It appears that after some delay, the summer is finally creeping up on us. We’re almost halfway through 2013 and we don’t know if it’s just us (or the sunshine), but there appears to be a renewed optimism both from our candidates, clients and the workforce in general that things are starting to pick up. As you know, we’ve moved closer to Ben’s favourite bar and Michelle’s hairdresser into bigger premises so we can further serve our ever-expanding client base with the best IT & New Media jobs, the best … Continue reading

The Importance of Pre-Recruitment Checks

10 May 2013 | by Asset Resourcing

As employers in the process of recruiting new staff, you have a legal obligation to ensure that each new employee has a right to work in the UK but more than that, you have a moral and ethical obligation to ensure that you have the best interests of your business at the forefront of your considerations. Here at Asset Resourcing, in addition to sourcing outstanding candidates for outstanding roles in IT & New Media, Accountancy & Finance, Admin & Clerical and Sales & Marketing, we also believe in offering what … Continue reading

We’ve moved!

18 April 2013 | by Asset Resourcing

When we started Asset Resourcing, we knew we had a sound business model, we knew we had the relevant industry experience and we knew we had a good enough service offering to compete in what is a crowded marketplace but what we didn’t know was if a) we were going to be successful and b) just what our growth might look like. Our growth over the last few years has been down to a number of elements. Working hard and diligently for our clients for sure, but also by identifying … Continue reading

Why Recruiters Aren’t Calling You Back

8 March 2013 | by Asset Resourcing

The signs are there that the UK economy is slowly coming out of the funk we have found ourselves in for the past half-decade. House prices are rising (slowly), unemployment is falling (slowly) and there are almost 600,000 more people in work today than there was a year ago. At Asset Resourcing, we are adding new roles every day across all our service areas – IT & New Media Jobs Admin & Clerical Jobs Accountancy & Finance Jobs Sales & Marketing Jobs And we are seeing a consistently high calibre … Continue reading