Monthly Archives: March 2014

Recruitment apprentice or trainee? What’s the difference?

Difference-between-Apprentice-and-Trainee

Can you tell the difference between a trainee and an apprentice? An A Level superstar with the gift of the gab from a graduate?

We recently spoke to the manager of a recruitment agency who had an advert posted online for a trainee recruitment consultant.

Having recruited for a similar sized agency locally who took on an apprentice and having a pool of excellent pre-screened candidates available , we did the logical thing and ‘specked in’ our awesome candidates.

We were met with the unexpected.

“I want a trainee not an apprentice!” Continue reading

Recruitment companies, is your apprentice or trainee doing the right qualification?

A square peg in a round hole

It’s an old analogy, we know, but every day we speak with recruitment agencies that are fitting square pegs in round holes.

edo exhibited last week at the Recruitment Agency Expo in London and spoke to lots of companies about their training needs.

One man who prior to visiting the expo had already been sold on the benefits of apprentices over trainees spoke to us about our recruitment qualifications and told us he had recently taken on two apprentices Continue reading