Category Archives: Recruitment

Here’s to the next 10!

10 years ago Douglas Jackson was born, what a ride it has been. We are so proud of the growth and development of the business, over what has been a challenging economic backdrop and a constantly changing customer landscape.

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Have You Turned for Customer Experience?

Did anyone watch The Voice debut on ITV this weekend? Don’t worry if talent shows and reality TV is not for you, as this is not an article about those, Will.i.am, or Tom Jones, but about Domino’s Pizza and the rise … Continue reading

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It’s Magic – The National Data Analytics & Insight Conference

Last week we were back at The National Data, Analytics & Insight Conference 2016, hosted by The Forum, which, once again proved to be a great success. The Forum gave an overview of where our industry is right now which … Continue reading

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UK National Contact Centre Conference 2016

Our Round-up of a thoroughly enjoyable & informative event UK National Contact Centre Conference from the CCMA. Continue reading

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Hire More Successful Leaders Who Stay Longer

Hire Happier, more Successful Leaders Who Stay Longer with Douglas Jackson Search – Retained recruitment solution. Continue reading

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How Do We Better Recruit Resource Planners

How do we better recruit resource planner and analytical talent in a skill short market? Continue reading

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Top Tips for a Successful Interview Preparation

This subject, alongside CV Advice, is where the team at Douglas Jackson  spend a great deal of time, helping and supporting our customers (candidates) to prepare for that potentially, life changing meeting.  Here we we share our Top-Tips for a Successful … Continue reading

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Sorry We Can’t Hire You – Wrong Industry!

Sorry We Can’t Hire You – Wrong Industry! Why transferable skills regardless of industry could be useful in your search for top talent across planning, analytics and data. Continue reading

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The Year of The Candidate

  We celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Horse; ‘The spirit of which is recognized to be the Chinese people’s ethos – making unremitting efforts to improve themselves, whilst being energetic, bright, warm-hearted, intelligent … Continue reading

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Resource Planners – Your Country Needs You

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How to Recruit and Retain the Best Talent – Part One Recruitment

How to Recruit and Retain the Best Talent – Recruitment: Earlier this year, Douglas Jackson were at the Call Centre Expo and one of our Managing Partners took part in a panel session; ‘The expert view: recruiting and retaining the … Continue reading

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Recruiters are too expensive! Or are they?

There have been two articles these past few weeks which prompted this post;  one came into our email from Imriel Morgan at Talent Puzzle, referring to the fact that “Recruitment agencies can actually save you money!”(yes, you did read that … Continue reading

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What Is Stopping You From Recruiting Great Talent?

In a challenging economy each and every hiring decision has the ability to make, or break a business, and help realise your goals and objectives.  As we enter a long awaited period of growth, with more companies hiring more frequently, … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement – Episode 2 ‘The Prequel’

For our Guest Blog this week we are delighted to welcome back Karen Wenborn, Customer Experience Evangelist and a real advocate for Employee Engagement.   Karen’s previous Guest Blog was one of the most read and searched Douglas Jackson articles in … Continue reading

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Thinking about relocating your career to exotic shores?

Have you thought about taking your contact centre career offshore and living life as an expat?  With the continued growth and development of offshore contact centre locations, Douglas Jackson are being asked to partner with many more UK organisations and … Continue reading

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