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Forde Recruitment run the Sheffield 10K

Here at Forde Recruitment we have a history of taking part in events to help raise money for charity whilst having some fun along the way. So when we heard about running the Sheffield 10K on behalf of YWCA Yorkshire we jumped at the chance. YWCA Yorkshire is a fantastic organisation helping and supporting vulnerable young women in the local area and it was great to be able to take part in the run in their name. Runners Matt, Carly, Georgia, Sasha and Nichola were there representing Team Forde (Carly doing so even with a knee injury!) and other Forde members were there in the crowds cheering them on. The atmosphere from runners and spectators alike was electric with everyone there taking part for a different reason, resulting a thoroughly enjoyable day. Made even better by a well deserved drink afterwards! Forde Recruitment would like to offer a huge thank you...
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Is Your CV up to Scratch?

Is your CV up to scratch?

The Curriculum Vitae. It isn’t a one-off piece of paper that you write up, send to a recruiter and then never look at again. It’s an ongoing document, acting as a projection of you and your skills that you should update on a regular basis. It may seem obvious, but it is of upmost importance that your CV is looking as good as it can be. After all, if your CV isn’t up to the job, how does a recruiter know that you are? So what can you do to make sure you don’t sell yourself short of getting that new role? You can follow our checklist below and don’t fall down these traps to job hunter hell.
  • Forgetting to research your potential new employers

    What do your target employers want? If they require a certain skillset, qualification or experience, make sure you are able to demonstrate that...
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7 Things You Should Not Be Doing During Your Next Job Hunt

7 Things You Should Not Be Doing During Your Next Job Hunt
Everybody has to do it. Spruce up their CV, search the internet and pray that you find your ideal job in no time at all. Of course, in reality, finding your next role doesn’t always (or ever) go that smoothly. No one knows the perfect balance or routine that will help you bag your dream job, but there are definite tried and tested ways that you can attempt to help yourself out. So with that in mind, let Forde Automotive point out 7 of the more important ones. You should not….
  1. Use the same CV and cover letter for every job you apply for If you care about the next role you get, then you need to make it apparent in every stage of your application. Your CV should be up to date right up to the day of your previous...
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