Advice & information

Whether you’re a client, candidate or contractor there’s lots useful information and advice here to swot up on – just look at the area relevant to you and click on the red sub-sections to see what’s in store. It’s updated every month (the most recent shown within the grey boxes), so watch this space – there’s more to come!


With so much change, and so many opportunities, the right advice matters. So if you’re looking to find the best people to join your team then these Top tips and advice may come in handy!

How do I induct a great hire

If you want to retain and inspire the staff you've…

Posted in: Essential skills

How to land your ideal hire

So you’ve decided to grow your team and hire a…

Posted in: The fundamentals

Interviewing, how to get the most out of the meeting

So you’ve written a fantastic specification, posted a terrific advert,…

Posted in: Essential skills

Reviewing CVs – who to choose?

Awesome job specification, check. Enticing advert, check. Successful search strategy,…

Posted in: Essential skills

How to set a great search strategy

Recruitment is by no means an easy task. Hiring high…

Posted in: Essential skills

Writing the perfect advert

A well designed job advert - when written in the…

Posted in: Essential skills


Looking for that perfect new job? To make finding it that bit easier for you we’ve pulled together some useful information to help you along the way. There’s tips on advice through to networking and time management – check back regularly for new content!

Information can be found in Stay connected, The fundamentals, Getting ahead and Essential skills.

Take advantage of networking

It’s not what you know but who you know. Knowing…

Posted in: Stay connected

Discover your skills

Are you looking to kick-start your career or breathe some…

Posted in: The fundamentals


As a Big Red contractor all the information you require can be found within this section, from timesheets to expenses, payment calendar to FAQs. It’s regularly updated so watch this space – there’s always more to come!

Download Timesheet instructions
Download Big-Red-Payment-Calendar-2021
Download How to claim expenses

Download FAQs