Posts Categorized: Recruitment

6 Ways To Job Search In 2019

New Year, New Job? Follow our top tips on how to get the most of your job search in 2019! 1. Getting Used To New Technologies Blockchain and cryptocurrency – two things which are so new! It’s rare to find people who have years of experience in this field. If you have even the slightest […]

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Immigration & Brexit – Skills Update November 2018

In November 2018 the UK government set out the latest draft of its post-Brexit immigration policy. In this latest draft agreement the UK Prime Minister (PM)  said the focus will be on talents and skills, not EU (European Union) passports. Current UK Immigration System At present, people from the European Economic Area (EEA), which includes […]

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6 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing Your Cover Letter

When applying for jobs, most companies will ask you for a cover letter along with your CV.  Some people can be quite confused about what exactly a cover letter is: it’s a letter which is written to ‘sell your application’ and set yourself apart from other candidates. Cover Letter Layout Guide Here’s a quick guide […]

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Employer Hiring In The UK Remains Positive – September 2018 Update


Despite a deterioration in the prospects for the UK economy, UK employer confidence in making hiring and investment decisions in their own businesses remained positive, according to a recent report.   Neil Carberry REC  Chief Executive said: “The report’s remarkably robust findings on hiring show that employers are still ready to invest in their own […]

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Is A 4 Day Working Week Good For Business?

Can you get the same amount of work done in 4 days than what you could in 5? Companies wish to introduce a 4 day working week into practice! Many countries are adapting to the 4 day working week. This will allow the focus to be on levels of productivity among staff. Also, why it […]

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As UK Manufacturing Employment surges in October 2017, how can you recruit best-in-market staff to beat the competition?

Manufacturing employment growth in the UK’s manufacturing sector reached its highest level in more than three years in October 2017 according to the latest survey. UK manufacturing expanded at a much faster rate than expected, as the sector grew by 0.7 per cent in September compared with the previous month — more than double the […]

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UK Warehousing 2017 – A Boom Sector

The UK warehousing boom 2017: the warehouse sector has experienced a surge in demand in recent years as Amazon, discount supermarkets and retailers continue to expand rapidly and as more and more businesses look to sell an ever-growing range of products online, replacing high street footfall. In 2017 UK Warehousing employed around 118,000 people, had […]

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Growth For Packaging And Print Label Sectors – Bucking The UK Manufacturing Trend

Growth For Packaging And Print Label Sectors – Bucking The UK Manufacturing Trend – October 2017 Despite the continued uncertainty surrounding Brexit and as UK manufacturing in general currently experiences a slowdown, the UK packaging and print label sectors in contrast continue to flourish. Continued Confidence In The UK Packaging Sector A recent YouGov survey […]

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Major recruitment drive at one of Scotland’s top businesses – Ten Live Recruitment

Due to massive growth and continued success, we are thrilled to announce we are once again expanding our team! With recent major contract wins, international expansion, an increase in client demand driven by our premium service and excellence in candidate attraction/outstanding CV : placement ratio, we are now recruiting highly-talented professionals to join our award-winning recruitment […]

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A Very Positive Outlook For UK Manufacturing Hiring 2017/2018

A Very Positive Outlook For UK Manufacturing Hiring 2017/2018 UK Manufacturing Showing Growth Q2 2017 In July 2017 the pace of growth in the UK’s manufacturing sector picked up for the first time in three months, according to latest industry surveys; The latest Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) survey showed manufacturers have seen a big increase […]

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Ten Live Master Vendor Recruitment

Ten Live Master Vendor Recruitment – A Complete Solution for All Your Recruitment Requirements Ten Live is one of the UK’s leading Master Vendor recruitment suppliers with Master Vendor clients in the Energy Oil & Gas, Transport & Logistics, Rail, Manufacturing and Education sectors. We are a true Master vendor recruitment solutions partner – efficient, streamlined solutions […]

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Ten Live – Award-winning HGV driver & logistics recruitment agency

Ten Live – One Of The UK’s Top HGV Driver & Logistics Recruitment Agencies A July 2017 report published by the FTA shows although the HGV driver skills shortage continues to be a major challenge for companies operating in the UK logistics sector, there are signs “the shortage has diminished”. At the end of 2016 […]

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How Successful Is Your Current Logistics Recruitment Agency In Attracting Temporary Skilled Staff For You?

Ten Live Is One of the UK’s Most Successful Temporary Logistics Recruitment Agencies! Here are some astonishing facts about the UK Logistics Industry The UK is a leader in global logistics and is ranked in the top 10 of the global logistics performance index of the World Bank for 2016 There are 178,295 logistics businesses in […]

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Business Is Booming At Ten Live Recruitment As The UK Jobs Market Reports Continued Healthy Growth

Business is booming at Ten Live Recruitment as our recruitment for our UK and global clients has ramped up markedly over recent months.  This reflects the continued growth in the UK jobs market, contrary to widely held predictions of post-General Election gloom. Market demand for permanent staff was at its highest peak for 2 years […]

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Want To Work For An Award-Winning Recruitment Company? Work For Us!

Ten Live has big ambitions as we grow our business in the UK and internationally! Do you? We are looking for the best consultants around and welcome experienced and senior recruiters into the business. Why Ten Live? Ten Live is a multi award-winning, ISO accredited international recruitment agency company. We have the most talented teams […]

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UK Jobs Market Continues To Grow In 2017

We’ve been keeping on top of trends in the Recruitment Industry with The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and the CBI. Their most recent reports shows the Recruitment Industry going from strength to strength and its growing value to the UK economy. A recent CBI survey shows 41% of UK companies expect to grow their […]

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Meet Christy Meechan – The Latest Addition To Our Recruitment Team

Ten Live warmly welcome on board Christy Meechan who joins us as recruitment consultant ! Christy will specialise in temporary and permanent recruitment within our supply chain/logistics and industrial divisions.  She will have responsibility for handling our clients and contractors on a day-to-day basis alongside developing our expanding portfolio of local, regional, national and FTSE […]

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Ten Live are delighted to announce the appointment of Malcolm Thomson as Technical Resource Manager. Malcolm will head up Ten Live’s technical resourcing division, focusing on the energy, manufacturing and engineering sectors. Commenting on the appointment, Ten Live director, Gary Telfer said; “Malcolm’s appointment is yet another boost to our growing technical resourcing team. His extensive […]

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Ten Live Announce Technical Resource Manager Appointment

We are delighted to introduce Katie Drew who has joined as Technical Resource Manager. Katie will have responsibility for further developing and managing our portfolio of national and global client and candidate relationships across the energy, manufacturing and engineering sectors. Katie brings with her a wide range of skills and experience from one of the […]

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Meet The Ten Live Team – Interview With Maria Johnson – Supply Chain Solutions

You know the Ten Live name well and our reputation and passion for providing excellence in service.  But you should know the people behind our success too and the skills and experience they can offer you and your business !  Today we are chatting to Maria Johnson, Account Manager in our Supply Chain Solutions division. […]

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Meet The Team – Supply Chain Solutions – Alyson

Meet Alyson Watson, Divisional Manager of our Supply Chain Resource Solutions Business Unit at  who has a wealth of supply chain resource management experience.   Alyson’s areas of expertise include key account management, supply chain resource management (clients and candidates),  new business development, customer-centric service, legislation & compliance, site management and HR. As our supply chain clients […]

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Supply Chain – Meet The Team – Karen

Meet Karen McGuigan, our Divisional Manager who supports our Supply Chain resourcing team at . Karen is a highly experienced recruitment manager who specialises in resourcing senior management, skilled and semi-skilled staff across all UK commercial sectors, including general managers, warehousing & administrative staff, operational staff and support staff (administrative, clerical & data entry staff & […]

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Happy third birthday Ten Live !

This month Ten Live  celebrates its third birthday ! This is not only a happy occasion, but an important milestone in the Ten Live journey, a time to reflect on our successes, to celebrate our continued rapid growth and development and say a big thank our clients, candidates and staff. Ten Live was founded in […]

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Mobile operator Three raises its UK 4G/LTE game

Has mobile operator Three lit the 4G/LTE torch paper by last week pledging to offer its 4G/LTE services to existing customers as a no-cost upgrade when it launches its 4G/LTE network later this year? Should Three’s aggressive launch plan really come as something of a surprise to the UK telecoms industry?   Despite having first-mover advantage, […]

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Everything Everywhere (EE) shakes things up!

4G/LTE in the UK – the race is on  This week we saw Everything Everywhere (EE) aggressively slash its 4G/ LTE retail prices the day before its rivals made their first bids in the UK 4G/LTE spectrum auction. Is this an attempt to potentially spoil the plans of its rivals, as some analysts have stated; […]

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Ten Live visit to Dubai 24 – 30 January 2013

Ten Live visit to Dubai 24 – 30 January 2013 Ten Live’s managing directors, Joanne Telfer and Gary Telfer once again have the exciting opportunity to travel to Dubai to meet with a number of Ten Live’s global clients based in Dubai and also to meet with potential new clients. As a global recruitment and […]

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UK telecoms providers must look outwith the EU to source skilled 4G/LTE staff

Once other operators join Everything Everywhere (EE) and launch their 4G/LTE services in the UK in 2013, their success and the success of other 4G/LTE telecoms providers will very much depend on their ability to retain and motivate existing employees and to attract highly-skilled personnel.   UK telecoms providers should be asking themselves this question now –  why […]

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4G/LTE has arrived in the UK – at long last !

What is 4G/LTE ? 4G/LTE  arrived in the UK in 2012 when Everything Everywhere (EE) launched their 4G/LTE service in October 2012.  4G/LTE is the next step in the evolution of mobile data transmission technology (providing voice, text, web, data, e-mail video and superfast broadband services) and is the successor to the 3G and 3.5G […]

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Key issues to consider when recruiting overseas

Whether a business is looking to employ foreign workers to fill “shortage occupation” vacancies, facilitate a transfer from an overseas branch of the organisation or to perform jobs that require a specific skillset not available in the UK, there are a myriad of issues you will encounter while recruiting from abroad. It is important to […]

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Five Steps to Help Integrate Temporary or Contract Staff

Integrating temporary or contract staff into your business can sometimes be a tricky situation as generally temps are hired to fulfil a very specific task for a set period of time.

In an ideal work environment, temporary staff would seamlessly integrate with permanent workers for enhanced output and efficiency. However, the realities of workplace dynamics often cause problems stemming from unplanned interactions between core long-term workers and peripheral temporary staff.

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