Everything You Need to Know About Being a Driver's Mate What does a Driver’s Mate do? A driver’s mate assists a driver with loading and unloading deliveries. This can be either short- or long-distance journeys depending on the company that you are working with. The typical responsibilities of a driver’s mate include: Loading the vehicle in an appropriate manner (depending on order of delivery etc.) Examine the vehicle before starting the journey and make sure that the load is safely stored Communicate with customers to confirm delivery times Help to navigate and advise the driver [...]
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10th July 2023 RS GROUP TODAY Latest News and Bulletin Updates Issue #7 Are you looking for a reliable and cost-effective delivery partner? RS Logistics could be the right choice for you and your business! Nationwide coverage Wide range of vehicles to suit your needs, from SWB to Luton Vans. Guaranteed same-day delivery available. No hidden charges – what we quote is what you pay! Our experience staff will make it an easy process for you. Interested? Visit our website at www.rslogistics.biz or give us a [...]
UK Recruitment Outlook - May 2023 As the UK struggles with minimum economic growth, new research by KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation suggests that hiring processes have started to slow down in the months leading up to May, with permanent job vacancies being the most affected. Respondents have mentioned that candidate shortages may have contributed to this slowdown. In the month of May, there has been a reduction in the candidate supply, most notably for temporary workers as more workers search for long-term placements. Notably, demand for short-term staff has increased, but at [...]
How is the UK job market evolving in 2023? 2023 started off on a high note for those looking for work with high numbers of job vacancies and low levels of unemployment. However, this intensified the labour shortage which had already been worsening since Brexit and the Covid pandemic. Now, in April 2023, the UK is experiencing a shift in the job market as vacancies fall and unemployment starts to rise. Between December and February, there are approximately 220,000 more people seeking employment than the three months prior. An explanation for this increase could be [...]
4 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Warehouse Role Have you been thinking about applying for a warehouse role? We have rounded up 4 reasons why a warehouse role could be a great choice for you! It’s a good foot in the door. Most warehouse roles do not require specific skills, but there are often plenty of opportunities to advance and upskill. These advancement opportunities can include forklift or machine operation skills, which can in turn lead to higher-paid roles. Furthermore, depending on your skill set and interests, there could be the opportunity to advance [...]
How to Become a Delivery Van Driver Have you ever thought about becoming a Delivery Van Driver? Thanks to the increase in online shopping, there is growing demand for Delivery Van Drivers. There is no better time to get into this career! What will your duties be as a Van Driver? At the beginning of your shift, you will need to collect the goods from the pick-up point. At the pick-up point, you will need to load your vehicle safely. If you are working as a multi-drop driver, you will need to load the vehicle [...]
4 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Cleaning Role The cleaning industry is an increasingly important industry, which has seen demand skyrocket since the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, it is no surprise that more people are thinking about getting involved in this industry! If you have been considering a cleaning job, here are 4 reasons why it could be for you! Most cleaning companies offer great flexibility, especially if a 9-5 is not for you! A cleaning job can be ideal if you are looking for a work/life balance! Since cleaners are key workers, there will always be a [...]
How Will a Recession Affect Recruitment? In May 2022, the Bank of England put out a warning about a potential oncoming recession, predicting that GDP would fall throughout 2023 and inflation would continue to exceed the 2% target. This situation is calling people to question what the future of recruitment is if a recession does take hold. In this article, we will analyse how a potential recession could affect the recruitment sector for both employers and candidates. As expected, a recession can create problems across the economy, which inevitably has an effect on the recruitment sector. The number [...]
Recruitment Trend Predictions for 2023 As we come to the end of 2022, employers need to start thinking about the structure of roles and the workplace in 2023. The UK currently has a low unemployment rate of about 3.5%, but the UK economy is also struggling to stabilise, which could pose a problem in the new year. If you are looking for a job or hiring for a job in 2023, these are some of the trends that you should be aware of. Positive Candidate Experience It is expected that there will be an increased focus on experience [...]
9th December 2022 RS GROUP TODAY Latest News and Bulletin Updates Issue #6 Do you want to earn some extra money for Christmas? Recruitment Solutions have plenty of opportunities available in a variety of industries for you, including: Warehouse/Industrial Roles Van or LGV Roles And many more… To learn more, please visit our website at www.rsuk.biz or give us a call on 01392 430800. Hiring: Long-Distance Courier Drivers RS Logistics are looking for Long-Distance Courier Drivers to join our growing team! About this role: [...]