Catch up on all the latest from the Hirecracker Blog

June 13, 2022
Fostering an Inclusive Working Environment

Exclusion in the workplace can leave employees feeling undervalued or disregarded. Any improper behaviour by co-workers with impunity will only lead to a toxic working environment. However at Hirecracker, we understand the importance of assessing workplace cultures/environments regularly, to benefit both our employees and our clients. An organisation that is more inclusive leads to happy […]

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March 24, 2022
The OnRec's - The Best Newcomer Award 2022

Last week we ventured down to London for the OnRec Awards after being entered into the  “The Best Newcomer Award 2022” and proudly won! Hirecracker were nominated alongside parent company Searchability and Klickstarters. Searchability were finalists in the Creative Online Marketing Award and Klickstarters were nominated for the Best Corporate Graduate Site Award, but unfortunately […]

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November 16, 2021
How to Prepare for a Sales Interview - The Do’s and Don’ts

Working in sales has a lot of benefits with many positions offering competitive salaries plus commission, career recognition, plus extra benefits like company cars and wellness perks just to name a few! All these perks mean careers in sales are highly desirable, so to win over employers and secure a role against other candidates, a […]

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September 6, 2021
Hirecracker Highlights - Legal

Hirecracker Highlights delves into our recruitment specialities. This month we find out all about what it's like to work in Legal recruitment, advice for candidates and common misconceptions. We caught up with Recruiter Georgia Davies who heads up our Legal recruitment sector at Hirecracker. Check out our Q&A... 1. Hi Georgia, welcome to Hirecracker! Would […]

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July 16, 2021
Hospitality is back on the rise! Here's how to secure your next role

2020’s COVID pandemic hit the hospitality industry by storm. According to software provider Fourth around a devastating 660,000 jobs were lost during the pandemic. Overall the workforce in hospitality has shrunk by 26%. However, with everything opening back up the surge for hiring in this industry is now at an all time high. Looking at […]

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May 11, 2021
Hirecracker Highlights - How we recruit in Health, Safety, Environment and Quality

Hirecracker Highlights delves into what it's like working within one of the industries we recruit for at Hirecracker. This month we looked in the Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) sector and what it's like recruiting for it. We caught up with Recruiter Mark Goodrum who heads of the HSEQ recruitment sector at Hirecracker. With […]

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April 26, 2021
Introducing our Inspire Campaign Solutions

At Hirecracker we champion employer brands, because this is what truly makes a company stand out when competing for the best talent. We are always looking for ways to add value to our clients’ hiring strategy, so in addition to our standard “brand celebrating” recruitment services we have also launched a new recruitment marketing solution: […]

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April 20, 2021
The recipe for a perfect job advert

Spending time and effort on a job advert can help you to get the exact candidate you are looking for. Here are a few techniques and tactics we recommend, along with an introduction to our platform BriefBuild where we create the perfect job advertisement for you! Job title Try not to be creative here. As […]

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March 23, 2021
Hirecracker Highlights - Print & Packaging

We recently launched "Hirecracker Highlights", to help deliver deeper insights and advice to both candidates and clients within the various sectors we recruit within. In this edition, we caught up with our Senior Recruiter Charlotte Jones to talk all things Print and Packaging! As this edition took place during our celebrations for women's history month, […]

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February 15, 2021
Virtual interviewing - the how to's

We have all been there on a virtual call when something doesn’t go to plan! Whether they are trying to talk and are still on mute or have some unwanted guests appearing in the background… Here are some fails to look back on and tips on how to prevent these from happening in your interview! […]

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January 19, 2021
10 Ways Hirecracker Can Support Our Clients During Lockdown

We know that looking for candidates during a lockdown can be a difficult and interesting hurdle to try and jump over. So that's why during this lockdown we will continue to do our best to support your recruiting and interviewing needs. Below we'll list 10 reasons why we are ready to streamline your recruitment process. […]

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January 8, 2021
5 Pieces of Advice for Candidates Searching for a Job During Lockdown

I think we can all agree that the worlds a little bit strange right now. 10 months since our first lockdown and we've been in and out of various different tiers and lockdowns to stem the tide of COVID-19. One of the the every day things affected by the recent lockdown is job hunting. The […]

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