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07.10.21 Tech

Connect – Tech Thursday

One of the most essential pieces of tech that underpins what we do at Cordant People is Connect, a multifunctional recruitment platform built with candidates in mind.   Having recognised a need for a remote…

23.09.21 Tech

SourceBreaker – Tech Thursday

We have added SourceBreaker to our ever growing tech stack. Revolutionising candidate sourcing and attraction, whilst improving our already industry leading recruitment services.   The new technology allows us to: Grow our candidate pool by…

21.09.21 CV Writing Job Hunting

Finding your first job

So, you have just finished formal education, and now you are looking for your first opportunity to get into the workplace. You may have found yourself struggling to land that first interview, which could have…

09.09.21 Tech

Odro Spotlight – Tech Thursday

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be shining a light on some of the tech we use here at Cordant People! From Odro to Force24; Sidetrade to Bullhorn.  We’re a human-centric business. There’s…

04.08.21 Career Advice Uncategorized

5 Key Lessons From The Olympics

As the Olympic games are coming to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back and reflect on what we can learn from the games and the athletes competing.  Teamwork There are few better…

13.07.21 News

Cordant People Awarded HealthTrust Europe Supplier Status

We are proud to announce that Cordant People have been awarded supplier status on the Total Workforce Solutions 11 HealthTrust Europe (HTE) Framework, strengthening our footprint in delivering cost effective, value-added solutions to the NHS…

Career Questions 05.07.21 Working Advice

Q&A: Celebrating Vicky’s Work Anniversary

Today we are celebrating Vicky’s five year work anniversary with Cordant People. Below you can hear from Vicky, our Principal Branch Manager for Yorkshire. Vicky talks all about her career growth, what makes Cordant People…

Career, recruitment, new appointment, cordant people 02.07.21 News

New Appointment: Darren Roscoe, Managing Director of Cordant People

We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Darren Roscoe to Managing Director of Cordant People. Darren brings extensive and unrivalled recruitment expertise having worked across multiple sectors and disciplines for the last 27 years.…

smiling woman holding phone 04.06.21 News

Cordant People: Our Professional Division

With an unrivalled ability to source, attract and place permanent and temporary talent across multiple disciplines, sectors and geographies, Cordant People has expanded its vertical offering. Our new ‘Professional’ business division, will focus on recruiting…

01.06.21 Job Hunting

What Can You Expect from Recruitment Agencies During the Hiring Process?

It’s important to know just how a recruitment agency is helping you out during the hiring process, and, if you’ve never considered using an agency for your staffing needs before, just how important they can…

10.05.21 Career Advice

The Road to Promotion: Jake & Danielle

There’s nothing sweeter than climbing the career ladder within a organisation – starting from the ground, and successfully working your way upward, brings with it an immense sense of personal pride and satisfaction. While a…

man in hazmat suit with coffee and newspaper 09.05.21 Working Advice

3 Ways Coronavirus Will Change The Way We Work

The way we work has certainly changed over the past year – with the majority of us having left the office and setting up shop remotely, relying on online technologies like never before. As well…

phones dangling on a green background 13.04.21 Career Advice

The Perks of Working in a Contact Centre

Working in a contact centre can often be a great place to develop your customer service skills rapidly. As well as meet some fantastic people in the form of the hard working colleagues surrounding you…

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Cordant People Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Cordant People are extremely pleased to announce that we have achieved the latest ISO 9001 certification, ISO 9001:2015, the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system. The standard requires a quality management…

05.03.21 Uncategorized

3D Printing disrupting the construction sector

Construction technology is reshaping the industry. Defined by CII, construction technology refers to the collection of innovative tools, machinery, modifications, software, etc. used during the construction phase of a project that enables advancement in field…

05.03.21 News

What does the future of Engineering look like?

Technology is swiftly changing everything we do, from how we connect with friends and family, to the way we work, shop, travel and learn. These lifestyle changes have forced Engineers to adapt and advance. The…

woman writing notes at a desk 08.02.21 Career Advice

Rethinking your job searching during a pandemic: 4 tips

During uncertain times it’s important to be pragmatic when looking for job opportunities – when the market changes, your search mindset should too – which is why we’ve compiled 4 tips to help you rethink…

couple high fiving 27.01.21 Working Advice

Workplace power couples: working with your other half

We’re sure it’s fair to say that you and your significant other make the perfect team, and whilst that may be true for the majority of life’s challenges you face together, do you think the…

18.01.21 News Working Advice

Seeing Wellbeing: How CP Staff Are Staying Grounded Right Now

Raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing during January is what the Samaritans #BrewMonday campaign is all about, and this year, it seems even more important.  Following on from #BrewMonday this week, we asked our…

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Gratitude: Why it’s so important now more than ever

As we continue to navigate the sea of these uncertain times, we thought we’d take a look at ‘Gratitude’, hoping to understand how to bring more of it into our lives and why now more…

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The Ultimate Motivational Playlist

How’re those New Year resolutions going? Still managing to keep up the motivation? If you’re like us and need a little boost (less than 2 weeks into the year) then fear not – we’ve compiled…

23.12.20 Seasonal

Cordant People Ultimate Christmas Playlist

It’s Christmas and what better than a good ol’ Christmas tune? We’ve asked around at Cordant People and together with our teams across the UK we have compiled the ultimate Christmas playlist! We took the…

02.12.20 Uncategorized

How to Tackle Redundancy

How to Cope with Redundancy: A 7 Step Guide Facing redundancy can often be a very difficult time filled with uncertainty and a lot of anxiety. A redundancy is tough at the best of times…

Video Interview Tips 25.11.20 Career Advice Interview

Video Interview Tips

You prepped your CV, you mastered your covering letter and you applied for the job… And now it’s video interview time. As much as we would all love to start getting our lives back to…

04.06.20 Career Advice

How volunteering can benefit your career

This week is Volunteers Week 2020 and so we thought we’d talk about the benefits of volunteering from a personal perspective and also looking at how it can increase your employability.   Benefit 1 – The…

01.06.20 COVID-19 Working Advice News

Schools Returning; The Beginning of the New Normal?

Following 9 weeks of lockdown and as daily rates of confirmed cases starts to drop, the government have announced their plans to return to ‘normal’, starting with the reopening of schools. 1st June marks the…

22.05.20 COVID-19 Working Advice

The Future of Working Following a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected so many elements of the working landscape and looking into the future, there is one certainty – the way we work will never be the same. We’ve taken a look…

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The Latest Resources to Develop Your Skills and Career

As we come to the end of our 5th week in lockdown, many have been affected up and down the country in their personal lives and their careers. However you have been affected, we’ve taken…

03.04.20 News Working Advice

The Good Work Plan – Legal Changes for Agency Workers

6th April 2020 marks a series of legal changes in the recruitment industry for managing agency workers and wider changes for all workers across the UK. As part of the ‘Good Work’ Plan and advice…

03.04.20 COVID-19 Working Advice Uncategorized

Opportunities to Upskill & Reskill For Your Next Career Move

Right now is a testing time for so many people, not just in the UK, but across the world. So many have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in different ways, and we know many…

23.03.20 COVID-19 Working Advice News Working Advice

How to Protect Yours and Others Wellbeing in Self-Isolation

During this testing time, it’s more important than ever to follow government advice regarding self-isolation and social distancing. Social distancing is what you should adhere to if you or someone you live with have not…

18.03.20 COVID-19 Working Advice Working Advice

COVID-19: How To Maintain Relationships With Recruiters And Keep Talent Engaged

COVID-19 is having a drastic impact on the UK, especially within the business sector.  The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced unprecedented peacetime measures, asking people to avoid social contact and work from home where…

17.03.20 COVID-19 Working Advice News Working Advice

Coronavirus: How To Be Productive If You’re Working from Home

In the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, there will be more and more of us being asked to work from home. If this something new to you, it can be challenging to stay away from…

17.03.20 COVID-19 Working Advice News Working Advice

Coronavirus: How To Advise Your Employees To Work From Home

  In the face of COVID-19, advice has been given for people to work from home where possible and to limit unnecessary travel.  We’ve put together some advice for businesses owners looking to implement working…

17.03.20 Working Advice

How To Encourage Honest Conversations In The Workplace

Encouraging honest conversations in the workplace not only improves mental wellbeing and happiness, but it also creates positive communication between employees. Most workers in the UK work for around 40 hours, which can equate to…

16.03.20 Working Advice

How To Create An Accessible Workplace

Do you know if your workplace is accessible for those with disabilities? As an employer, it is your responsibility to ensure that your business meets the needs of those with sight loss, hearing loss, dyslexia,…