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CMD Recruitment are the leading independant recruiters in the South West. We find the talent to take your company to new heights.


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June 8, 2020

My Recruitment Career

The economy massive fluctuates the recruitment market and influences who is driving recruitment, the candidate, or the client. It is one of those jobs you can reflect on and notice how dramatically things can change. In addition, reflection on your career is a powerful tool to see how much you have blossomed. Our Senior Recruitment […]

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June 3, 2020

How to stand out from the crowd

With the recruitment market toughening for candidates as positions become more sought after, how are you ensuring you stand out from the crowd and get picked for that perfect job? Our Candidate Manager, Nicole Lennards, shares her thoughts:  Lockdown is a test for everyone however, why not try and be the best version of yourself […]

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May 20, 2020

Preparing for the “New Normal”

With businesses beginning to reopen and the country on track to begin life outside of lockdown, what have we learnt from the last few months and what will the “new normal” begin to look like? Our Business Development Manager, Joe Lacey, shares his thoughts on preparing for the “new normal”.  Let’s be honest, this has been […]

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May 10, 2020

Video Interview: How to Make an Impression

Digital technology implementations make business tasks more effective and convenient. For the hiring process, many businesses already leverage video interviews to save time and get the most suitable employees. Although video interviews are slightly less nerve-wracking for job seekers, it is still something to take seriously. Good preparation is essential to ensure a positive first […]

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April 18, 2020

Effects of COVID-19 on the Recruitment World

The Recruitment World Has Changed Forever… As the effects of COVID-19 rock the world on so many levels, it’s given me time to reflect on how this will not only temporarily impact the recruitment industry, but how these new norms we’re navigating could re-shape our way of life forever. 6 months ago, if someone had […]

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April 2, 2020

Working From Home: 2020 Salary Guide

Our 2020 Salary Guide identified rising trends from the latter half of 2019 that we expected to see a rise in 2020. With everyday working life impacted across the globe by Coronavirus and lockdown across the UK, we thought it would be interesting to reflect on our 2020 trends and give an insight into how […]

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March 7, 2020

Goodbye Swedish Derogation – Hello Umbrella Company

The abolition of Swedish Derogation will come into play from April 2020. As it stands, the Swedish Derogation sits under the Agency Worker Regulations (AWR) as an exception to the framework, in that after 12 weeks of continuous temporary employment, the Temporary Worker must be paid the same rate as a comparable permanent member of […]

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February 2, 2020

How to Know If You Found a Right Candidate?

The interview & hiring process can be time consuming & expensive. Unfortunately, there’s no guarantee that your business will recruit the best employees available.   Many businesses fail before five years of operating and one of the main reasons for this is a lack of competence among employees. This makes hiring the best employees possible that […]

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January 28, 2020

Brand for Demand

When it comes to the term ‘branding’, we probably all generally think more about the marketing side; such as company logo, brand messaging and how a company might be perceived by consumers. While those tend to be the branding, we often neglect or do not discuss the value of employer branding.  We have seen an […]

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January 21, 2020

IR35 (Off Payroll Working Rules)

The April 2020 off-payroll (IR35) changes to the private sector represent an important challenge to the contracting industry. All the information we have included has been supplied by APSCo. What is IR35? The Chancellor announced at Budget on 29th October 2018 that the government will reform the off-payroll working rules (known as IR35) in the […]

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