Why hire an apprentice?

Why hire an apprentice

During our many years in the recruitment business, a prevailing tendency has emerged where companies will often lean towards selecting younger talent, often favouring enthusiasm and fresh perspectives over seasoned experience. While not a universal rule, this trend is observable across various industries and positions, prompting a closer examination of the benefits of hiring apprentices. […]

7 Ways recruiters can use ChatGPT now

7 Ways recruiters can use ChatGPT now

In today’s dynamic world of work, staying ahead of the curve is essential if you want to maintain a competitive advantage.  The advent of artificial intelligence, with tools such as ChatGPT, have opened up new possibilities for both businesses and recruiters. This powerful language model, developed by OpenAI, is a game-changer for recruiters looking to […]

Developing soft skills

Developing soft skills

Soft skills are becoming more and more essential in the world of work, with employers seeing these skills as paramount to getting ahead and ensuring business longevity. A study conducted by Deloitte (Global Human Capital Trends report) revealed over 90% of people considered soft skills essential for keeping employees and developing a meaningful organisational culture. […]

Recruitment Stats 2024

Recruitment stats 2024

As we get ready to step into 2024, the world of recruitment is at an intriguing crossroads. The pandemic has undeniably been a game-changer, catapulting us into a digital era where our traditional face-to-face hiring strategies seem like relics of the past. Remember the days when gut instinct played a dominant role in our hiring […]

29 Virtual team building activities for 2024


In today’s fast-changing digital world, hybrid work has become the new normal. Despite the shift to remote work bringing about many advantages, such as flexibility and wider accessibility to a global talent pool. It has also presented some unique challenges, especially when it comes to team cohesion, communication, and morale. This is where virtual team […]

How to measure soft skills in the workplace


In today’s rapidly evolving job market, the spotlight has shifted from traditional hard skills and CVs to more of a skills-first mindset.  These highly desired traits and competencies, deeply rooted in personality, influence how individuals navigate their personal and professional lives. Unlike their hard skill counterparts, which revolve around specific learned knowledge or technical abilities […]

You won’t believe what these people said in a REAL job interview

You wont believe what these people said in a REAL job interview

Before an interview, there is a lot to think about. You want to show your best side and have thought through what to say. You should be personable, but there are certain things you shouldn’t say or do.  We spoke to Clevry’s team of recruiters who gave 5 real life examples of some questionable answers […]

How can I attract a more diverse workforce?

How to attract a more diverse workforce - How can I attract more diverse workers

In today’s rapidly evolving corporate landscape, having an inclusive recruitment and selection process can play a pivotal role in attracting and retaining talent from all walks of life.  In this article we will explore some actionable strategies to create a more inclusive recruitment process that not only appeals to a diverse pool of candidates but […]

How to assess and measure soft skills

How to assess and measure soft skills

Understanding soft skills Soft skills, defined as the interpersonal and behavioural abilities influencing how individuals engage with others and navigate their environment, play a pivotal role in employee performance. These skills extend beyond specific tasks and are applicable across diverse roles and industries, distinguishing them from hard skills that are more focused on technical knowledge. […]

Why hire graduates: 15 reasons to hire graduates

15 Reasons to hire graduates

It will soon be that time of year again when graduates around the country, fresh from posting Instagrams of their hats flying through the air, will start heading over to LinkedIn to set up their new profiles. For some, the job search has likely been in progress for the last 6 months. But with the […]