Our Blog

As experts in recruitment, our team love to keep up to date with the latest industry news and trends. Take a look at our blog posts below to learn more about Twenty2, read industry-related content and find out the latest recruiter insights.

How Employers Can Prioritise Mental Wellbeing During Job Interviews

Published on 14 May 2024

Unpopular opinion: job interviews don’t have to be scary! This Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re sharing our tips on levelling up your hiring process by
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Why Small Businesses Should Be Using Recruitment Agencies

Published on 7 May 2024

There are many reasons why small to medium-sized businesses might struggle to recruit. A huge part of this is not having the time or resources
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Stress Awareness Month 2024

Published on 4 April 2024

April is Stress Awareness Month and is a chance for people to recognise the impact of stress on our day-to-day lives and learn healthy ways
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March Networking and Training for the Team

Published on 15 March 2024

The team are really excited to have had a successful start to the year with lots of positive changes and events taking place. Earlier this
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Sponsoring Stran HR’s Charity Spa Day

Published on 12 March 2024

To celebrate International Women’s Day, Derbyshire-based HR consultancy, Stran HR, organised a charity spa day at Breedon Priory Health Club to support local charity, Women’s
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Get To Know Our New Recruitment Consultant

Published on 5 March 2024

It’s National Careers Week and we’re catching up with our newest member of the team to ask her about her role and career so far. 
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How To Find A Job You Love

Published on 14 February 2024

There’s the age-old saying that if you “do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Unfortunately, hearing it from a billionaire
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Check Your Brand Reputation Before Recruiting

Published on 29 January 2024

Online reputation is a growing concern for businesses as candidates take to the web and social media to learn more about the company they are
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Getting Back Into Routine After Time Off | Our Productivity Tips

Published on 17 January 2024

How’s 2024 going so far? It’s a new year and you’re feeling fresh as a daisy after the Christmas break… right? Maybe you’re not quite feeling
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As Seen in the Daily Express | Our UK Job Market Predictions for 2024

Published on 12 January 2024

Twenty2 welcomed the opportunity to be part of a recent Daily Express discussion about the job market at the end of 2023 and predictions for
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Recruitment in 2024 | Our Predictions

Published on 12 December 2023

The 2023 jobs market has seen a lot of change, especially in the last quarter and with the recent announcement of the Autumn Statement. With
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Work From Home? Your Guide to Getting in the Festive Spirit

Published on 8 December 2023

If you’re a fully remote worker, seeing pictures and Instagram reels of office Christmas parties or roast dinners can create some intense FOMO (fear of
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Remote Working, Gen Z and Our Feature in the Daily Mail

Published on 12 October 2023

Twenty2 are excited to be featured in a recent MailOnline article about flexible working and ‘Gen Z’ workers. The topic of hybrid working is heavily
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Autumn Offer

Published on 1 October 2023

Due to the success of our September Offer last month, we’ve made the decision to launch our Autumn Offer as an extension of this! Until
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Launching our September Offer

Published on 30 August 2023

Twenty2 are so excited to be introducing our September Offer – a limited-time deal guaranteed to save you time and money on your recruitment this
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Hiring the Right Staff for Your Small Business

Published on 18 July 2023

Growing your small business can feel daunting and risky, making hiring the right staff paramount. Taking something you’ve spent so much time perfecting, from business
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How to Become a Better Auditor

Published on 25 May 2023

To be a good Auditor, you need to be precise, analytical and commit to upholding financial integrity. Whether you’re an aspiring auditor or a professional
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Is work affecting your mental health? It’s time for a change

Published on 17 May 2023

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the spotlight is on anxiety and how it can often be overlooked. According to the World Health
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How to Tackle Burnout in the Workplace

Published on 27 April 2023

Throughout April, we’ve been recognising Stress Awareness Month by reflecting on our stress levels each week and sharing our tips on stress management. Stress and
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Lucy Achieves Top Marks in Apprenticeship

Published on 29 March 2023

We are thrilled to announce that our Digital Marketing & Admin Assistant, Lucy has successfully completed her apprenticeship and achieved a distinction! She has worked
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Advice for Women Entrepreneurs

Published on 8 March 2023

The 8th of March is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the achievements of all women across the globe. This year, we’re sharing our
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Accounting Qualifications | How to Get Them

Published on 6 March 2023

National Careers Week is an annual event that aims to help people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities find the right career for them. It’s
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How Reading A Book Can Change Your Career

Published on 2 March 2023

Is it true that reading a book can change your career? Whether you’re just starting out or have been in the workforce for a while,
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Why we need to #bekind in business

Published on 17 February 2023

The 17th of February 2023 is Random Acts of Kindness Day. Starting in 1995, the yearly tradition encourages us to be kind to each other
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National Apprenticeship Week 2023

Published on 6 February 2023

This week is National Apprenticeship Week 2023 which celebrates the contribution of apprentices to businesses up and down the country. The theme for this year
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Twenty2’s Anagram Quiz!

Published on 13 December 2022

You might have received our newsletter where we challenged you to an anagram quiz. Scroll down to take part and see the answers. Hint: All
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Supporting Gem’s Mission Christmas

Published on 12 December 2022

As part of Gem Radio’s Mission Christmas, dbs volunteered to make their Castle Donington site a donation drop-off point. Being based in the offices, we
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Latest Recruitment Trends

Published on 28 September 2022

From the recent mini-budget to the publication of data from the 4-day working week trial, we take a look at some of the latest recruitment
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September Events

Published on 27 September 2022

Our Recruitment Manager, Laura attended a great networking event recently for the Branston Business Club at Branston Golf and Country Club over a delicious Afternoon
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Why values need to be more than just words

Published on 20 September 2022

We all have values that we live by day to day and they’re also the values that make us good employees, managers and colleagues. Identifying
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Winner Announced!

Published on 8 September 2022

We held our first ever Instagram giveaway in August and it was a huge success. We were kindly gifted a Daily Planner from Loughborough-based stationer,
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Giveaway Time! 🎁

Published on 15 August 2022

  When you’re applying for jobs, planning your time is key. Balancing applications, interviews and time for yourself can sometimes feel impossible but setting out
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Skills in the Workplace – are you an active listener?

Published on 22 July 2022

By Marketing Assistant, Lucy Moult 22 July 2022   It’s a simple concept, when someone speaks, you listen. But in reality, people are often “far
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How to make hybrid working a success in 2022

Published on 14 June 2022

By Recruitment Manager, Laura Armfield 14 June 2022   In March 2020, when Prime Minister Boris Johnson first issued the work from home mandate people
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Life After Graduation

Published on 10 June 2022

  by our Digital Marketing & Admin Assistant, Lucy 10 Jun 2022   When I started my final year of university, I had no idea
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Castle Donington FC Exchange Tournament Sponsorship

Published on 20 May 2022

In April we had the pleasure of sponsoring the Castle Donington FC Exchange Tournament, a local football tournament hosted in our home of Castle Donington.
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