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. 

Why recruiting is harder now

For anyone who's looking to fill in any type of vacancy, even security vacancies, the recruitment field has got a lot more complicated. The challenges in recruitment primarily stem from the levels of complexity that have been added to the overall recruitment process....

Specialised recruitment done right

Finding specialised candidates can be a difficult task for even the most veteran recruitment firms. The pool of candidates is atypical to other candidate pools as there are certain requirements that are needed from the get-go that end up eliminating many possible...

The reality of the recruitment environment

Working in recruitment can be highly satisfying and can come with a lot of personal and professional development opportunities. The reward when you match a candidate and a client is a great feeling. In fact, it is a feeling that is second to none. Recruitment is...

How to be successful in recruitment

Whether you're supporting people to get their careers off the ground or helping someone move up the career ladder into their dream role, working in recruitment can be extremely rewarding. Working in fire and safety recruitment also provides an excellent opportunity to...

Top Tips for Post-Pandemic Recruitment

The past two years have been one of the toughest times in history for companies looking to hire new employees. After going through a period where individuals were desperate for work, we’ve now entered into a new era where people are looking for jobs that fit around...

Flexible Recruiting Solutions

During this difficult time for fire and security companies when it comes to recruitment, you’ll find that flexible recruiting solutions are the way forward. Many people are looking for more flexible working setups, particularly as far as hybrid or remote working is...

How to Attract Passive Candidates

The recruitment market has shifted dramatically as a result of the recent pandemic. Following on from last year’s mass resignations, we now see people reconsidering how they want to work and live their lives in the future. For many companies, this has resulted in...

Successful Recruiting Techniques

Recruitment is more competitive than ever before as we enter 2022. In order to stay ahead of the competition, Secure and Recruit Ltd encourages you to look at successful recruiting strategies when hiring for your business this year. You’ll find that by following our...

Effective employee retention strategies

A significant area of focus in recruitment is finding and securing the best talent. However, retaining your top talent is just as important.  Having a successful retention strategy in place can be a key differentiator for your business. And, in today's candidate...

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...
Specialised recruitment done right

Specialised recruitment done right

Finding specialised candidates can be a difficult task for even the most veteran recruitment firms. The pool of candidates is atypical to other candidate pools as there are certain requirements that are needed from the get-go that end up eliminating many possible...

The reality of the recruitment environment

The reality of the recruitment environment

Working in recruitment can be highly satisfying and can come with a lot of personal and professional development opportunities. The reward when you match a candidate and a client is a great feeling. In fact, it is a feeling that is second to none. Recruitment is...

How to be successful in recruitment

How to be successful in recruitment

Whether you're supporting people to get their careers off the ground or helping someone move up the career ladder into their dream role, working in recruitment can be extremely rewarding. Working in fire and safety recruitment also provides an excellent opportunity to...

Top Tips for Post-Pandemic Recruitment

Top Tips for Post-Pandemic Recruitment

The past two years have been one of the toughest times in history for companies looking to hire new employees. After going through a period where individuals were desperate for work, we’ve now entered into a new era where people are looking for jobs that fit around...

Flexible Recruiting Solutions

Flexible Recruiting Solutions

During this difficult time for fire and security companies when it comes to recruitment, you’ll find that flexible recruiting solutions are the way forward. Many people are looking for more flexible working setups, particularly as far as hybrid or remote working is...

How to Attract Passive Candidates

How to Attract Passive Candidates

The recruitment market has shifted dramatically as a result of the recent pandemic. Following on from last year’s mass resignations, we now see people reconsidering how they want to work and live their lives in the future. For many companies, this has resulted in...

Successful Recruiting Techniques

Successful Recruiting Techniques

Recruitment is more competitive than ever before as we enter 2022. In order to stay ahead of the competition, Secure and Recruit Ltd encourages you to look at successful recruiting strategies when hiring for your business this year. You’ll find that by following our...

Effective employee retention strategies

Effective employee retention strategies

A significant area of focus in recruitment is finding and securing the best talent. However, retaining your top talent is just as important.  Having a successful retention strategy in place can be a key differentiator for your business. And, in today's candidate...

2022 hiring trends

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

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...