Secure & Recruit Blog

What do you need to look for in a Specialist Fire and Security Recruitment agency? Where is the Fire and Security job market heading? 

Our blog keeps you up to date with the latest UK Fire and Security Recruitment news. 

2022 hiring trends

2021 was a year that saw a dramatic shift in the jobs market. A shift that will continue as we move into 2022. With an increase in hiring, a reduction in resources, and significant changes in candidate expectations - recruiters and HR teams must be more agile than...

Hiring the best talent in the industry

In today’s employment market, there is almost always competition for candidates. And not just any candidate. The top candidates with the best skillset and the right fit for the company.  However, we know from experience that good talent doesn’t stay on the market for...

interview tips – Job interview mistakes to avoid

Interviews are one of the most daunting tasks any adult has to face, but they are a necessary part of our everyday lives. When it comes to preparing for your next interview, you’ll want to learn more about the common job interview mistakes that candidates make. By...

CV Tips – How to Stand Out From the Crowd

There’s no denying that applying for jobs right now can be incredibly challenging. With the difficulties of the past year, you’ll find that more people than ever before are looking to change careers. While there are many positions available right now within the fire...

Interview Tips – Psychometric Tests

When it comes to screening candidates for further interviews, you’ll find that many companies in the fire and security industry use psychometric tests. These tests are a great way to filter out the hundreds of applications that were received. However, for many...

CV Tips – How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention

When working to secure your dream job, it’s critical that you get the recruiter’s attention. When they are sitting down to read hundreds of CVs, you need to apply the top tricks of the trade to get their attention within seconds. When you focus on following these...

Interview Tips – Questions You Should Ask In An Interview

The final stage of any interview usually requires you to ask questions of the interviewer. Even if you don’t have any questions you really want to ask, it’s always good to have a few prepared to show your interest in the fire and security job you are applying for. If...

Interview Tips – Common Interview Questions And Help

When it comes to preparing for an interview this year, you want to make yourself aware of some of the most common questions you might be asked. While no two interviews for fire and security jobs are exactly the same, there are some questions that pop up over and over...

Interview Tips – Competency Based Interviews

If you are in the process of applying for fire and security jobs, you might find that you have to take some competency-based interviews to land your dream job. These interviews can sometimes throw you off a little, so you’ll want to know what to expect in order to do...

The Role of a Fire and Security Engineer

A fire and security engineer is a position that more companies across the UK are recruiting to assist with their daily work. They offer a wide variety of services to a business while providing you with the support you need for your organisation. Working with a fire...
Hiring the best talent in the industry

Hiring the best talent in the industry

In today’s employment market, there is almost always competition for candidates. And not just any candidate. The top candidates with the best skillset and the right fit for the company.  However, we know from experience that good talent doesn’t stay on the market for...

interview tips – Job interview mistakes to  avoid

interview tips – Job interview mistakes to avoid

Interviews are one of the most daunting tasks any adult has to face, but they are a necessary part of our everyday lives. When it comes to preparing for your next interview, you’ll want to learn more about the common job interview mistakes that candidates make. By...

CV Tips – How to Stand Out From the Crowd

CV Tips – How to Stand Out From the Crowd

There’s no denying that applying for jobs right now can be incredibly challenging. With the difficulties of the past year, you’ll find that more people than ever before are looking to change careers. While there are many positions available right now within the fire...

Interview Tips – Psychometric Tests

Interview Tips – Psychometric Tests

When it comes to screening candidates for further interviews, you’ll find that many companies in the fire and security industry use psychometric tests. These tests are a great way to filter out the hundreds of applications that were received. However, for many...

CV Tips – How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention

CV Tips – How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention

When working to secure your dream job, it’s critical that you get the recruiter’s attention. When they are sitting down to read hundreds of CVs, you need to apply the top tricks of the trade to get their attention within seconds. When you focus on following these...

Interview Tips – Questions You Should Ask In An Interview

Interview Tips – Questions You Should Ask In An Interview

The final stage of any interview usually requires you to ask questions of the interviewer. Even if you don’t have any questions you really want to ask, it’s always good to have a few prepared to show your interest in the fire and security job you are applying for. If...

Interview Tips – Common Interview Questions And Help

Interview Tips – Common Interview Questions And Help

When it comes to preparing for an interview this year, you want to make yourself aware of some of the most common questions you might be asked. While no two interviews for fire and security jobs are exactly the same, there are some questions that pop up over and over...

Interview Tips – Competency Based Interviews

Interview Tips – Competency Based Interviews

If you are in the process of applying for fire and security jobs, you might find that you have to take some competency-based interviews to land your dream job. These interviews can sometimes throw you off a little, so you’ll want to know what to expect in order to do...

The Role of a Fire and Security Engineer

The Role of a Fire and Security Engineer

A fire and security engineer is a position that more companies across the UK are recruiting to assist with their daily work. They offer a wide variety of services to a business while providing you with the support you need for your organisation. Working with a fire...

Series 2 – CV Tips – How to get your CV past AI

Series 2 – CV Tips – How to get your CV past AI

Artificial intelligence is growing. Spanning industries, various sectors, businesses, applications, and more.  In recruitment especially, AI is growing in popularity as employers look to use AI systems at the initial stages of applicants submitting their CV or...

Series 1: CV Writing Tips

Series 1: CV Writing Tips

Your CV is a way to sell yourself. To put yourself forward and show why you’re the best person for a specific job role.  However, employers and recruiters can receive hundreds of CVs and applications relating to just one job posting, making it vital that your CV and...

Women and fire and security roles

Women and fire and security roles

As we navigate through 2021 and continually remind ourselves that it is the 21st century, it’s fantastic to see just how far we have come in realigning gender inequality in the workplace.  From pay to promotions, there has been a significant culture shift, and...