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Allen Associates - Recruiting Excellence in Oxford & Oxfordshire

Find a new job in Oxford or recruit excellent candidates with Allen Associates, one of Oxfordshire’s leading independent recruitment agencies. We specialise in permanent and temporary jobs in Marketing, Finance, PA/Administration and Human Resources.

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RECRUITING IN AN UPTURN: HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOST OF A COMPETITIVE MARKET

This year’s positive economic headlines have been borne out by a sharp rise in recruitment activity. Organisations of all sizes and in most sectors are growing which is great news for business and even better news for job-seekers. But it can make the recruitment process unexpectedly challenging for employers, particularly those looking for quality candidates with specific skills and experience who may suddenly find themselves facing multiple job offers.

Allen Associates’ recent Oxfordshire Employment Trends Survey of 122 HR decision-makers revealed that more than one-third were finding it more difficult to recruit quality candidates this year than last year. So how do you approach recruitment in an upturn and what, if anything, should you be doing differently?

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PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES MORE IMPORTANT THAN SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

A good fit with an existing culture and teams is more important to businesses than skills, qualifications and experience, according to a survey of Oxfordshire employers
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Almost half (47 per cent) of the 122 Oxfordshire-based HR decision-makers surveyed by Oxford recruitment consultancy, Allen Associates, said fit with existing culture and teams was their number one criteria when it comes to recruitment. Experience (27 per cent) and skills and qualifications (26 per cent) were not as vital.

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I wanted to thank you again for your help and support over the last 6-months with this appointment. Allen Associates never fail to meet our needs as an organisation and just seem to get what we need, even when at times we don’t actually know ourselves!

Client Testimonial - June 2014