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Making the decision to take on a new member of staff is critical for any business. For SME’s this decision can hold even more importance given the financial ramifications to the business.

During periods of rapid expansion SMEs quickly find the need for additional expertise, frequently for a role that they haven’t employed before. As is often the case with entirely new roles, it can be hard to find the budget or to be sure whether there is the need for a full time role.

Businesses are built around people and it is the expertise of their employees that lead to success.

The UK job market is more competitive than ever, so it’s never been more important to have a CV that beats the competition - especially if you are returning to work following a career break.

Your CV is your marketing document and your opportunity to present a business case as to why your target employer should hire YOU above the competition. To help you to achieve this, we’ve broken down our most important advice on writing a stand-out CV.

We believe that realising the undiscovered talent and opening up opportunities for military spouses is key to our growth as a company

Recruit for Spouses is delighted to be sharing some of the latest job opportunities via Capability Jane Recruitment founded in 2007 with the aim of building the marketplace for high-quality, senior-level, flexible roles within business, enabling talented women and men who want to work flexibly to remain in their careers.

At Capability Jane we often hear clients saying; “there are no women out there” but how true is this? To find out why employers are struggling to recruit women we've conducted some research.

Talented Ladies Club

Returning to work after having a baby can be a scary time – especially if you’re looking for a new job. It’s so long since you’ve set foot in an office, let alone prepared for an interview!

To help you feel more confident and prepared for your post-baby job hunt, part-time recruitment experts Capability Jane share their advice on how to find and apply for your perfect role.

The Flexible Job Design Imperative

The way in which people work is changing rapidly and traditional full time ways of working are no longer valid.  Advancing technologies, changing demographics and new societal values are creating a significant need for more flexible ways of working. For employers, the ability to offer flexible and part-time working is no longer a ‘nice to have’, but an essential talent strategy and source of competitive advantage.

28-40 is a critical age for career development – the danger zone where women are not promoted at the same rate as men – a problem not just for women but for companies too. This survey conducted by Opportunity Now is the largest ever undertaken and gives us invaluable insights into how to tackle this.

25,000 people (23,000 women and 2,000 men) told their stories, and the findings were tested in  focus groups and interviews with chief executives.