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If you are used to completing job applications via online forms, you may be surprised to learn that sending job applications via email is still quite common. When hiring managers are being snowed under with applications each day, however, it is essential that you stand out when making a speculative application. Here are our top tips on how to make sure your job application email receives a positive response...

A Quality Manager is responsible for ensuring the products/services provided by an organisation are fit for purpose, legally compliant and meet customer requirements. You will produce data reporting on performance over the long term. Here are the signs you’d make a good quality manager...

The interview process is not only a chance for the company to evaluate you and your experience but an opportunity for you to investigate whether you want to work for the company. You will likely ask about, training and support; progression opportunities and management style, but how do you examine how inclusive a company is? Here are six questions to ask your interviewer(s) to evaluate how inclusive an organisation is. Why not ask one or...

So you’ve read through all of the applications and narrowed your choice down to a handful of candidates. What you need now are interview questions that dig deeper into what you need to know in order to select the best fit for your organisation. Here are the best questions to ask at interview and the answers you’re looking for...

A Procurement Manager is responsible for sourcing and purchasing the best quality goods and/or services for an organisation at the most competitive price. You will source suppliers, negotiate contracts and manage sustainability, risk and ethical issues. Here are the signs you’d make a procurement manager...

A Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery in industrial and/or commercial settings. Working with other professionals, you'll improve facilities, reduce the incidence of costly breakdowns and develop strategies to improve overall reliability and safety. Here are the signs you’d make a good maintenance engineer...

A Health and Safety Advisor is responsible for promoting a positive health and safety culture in the workplace by planning, implementing and monitoring policies. Here are the signs you’d make a good health and safety advisor...

Good leadership hinges on your ability to motivate and support members of your team. If you’re starting a new leadership position, it’s important to make a good impression with employees to begin your role as a leader as effectively as possible. It’s said that it only takes seven seconds to form an impression of somebody. When the stakes are high for you to get your team on side, how do you form the best first...

Congratulations, Thomas, who has won AKA Recruitment’s Worker of the Month! Thomas has joined the business and hit the ground running! He is willing to learn and listen to the team around him and we’re excited to watch him progress quickly! We spoke to Thomas about his work as a Warehouse Operative...

A Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for designing, monitoring and optimising the manufacturing process to be as efficient as possible. Here are the signs you’d make a good manufacturing engineer...