FAQ’s

You Are Here:
How do I find a job in Basingstoke?

There are lots of ways to begin your job search in Basingstoke and we can help you find the right role. Give us a call on 01256 799 127 to register with us, or email recruit@wotestreetpeople.co.uk

Can’t get in to the office register with us this week? You can also sign up to receive suitable vacancies direct to your inbox.

Our friendly team deals with full-time, part-time, permanent and temporary vacancies. If you are looking to start work asap and would consider temporary work, pop into the office any time Monday – Friday between 9am and 5pm. We’re based at Suite 007, Viewpoint, Basing View.

 

How do I apply for a job in Basingstoke/Hampshire?

When you spot the job you want to apply for, you can upload your CV and cover letter quickly and easily by using the ‘Find a job’ tool on the Wote Street People website. Alternatively, give us a call on 01256 799 127 or email recruit@wotestreetpeople.co.uk to apply.

 

Which Basingstoke companies employ part-time staff?

Wote Street People has over 25 years of recruitment experience in Basingstoke, so we have well-established relationships with businesses all over Basingstoke who need part-time staff. Get in touch with us to have a chat about how we can find a role that fits around your lifestyle.

We are also associated with a network of TEAM agencies which helps us look at a wider spread of jobs that might suit you. If you work in a more specialised field, we have experts we can contact find roles in that area.

 

Where can I get a job with school hours in Basingstoke?

We deal with businesses all over Basingstoke who need part-time staff and embrace flexible working. Get in touch with us to have a chat about how we can find a role that fits around your childcare commitments.

 

Where can I get a graduate position in Basingstoke?

Our recruiter portfolio is full of large Basingstoke companies that offer graduate training schemes, as well as small and medium size local businesses who are looking for new talent like you to join their team at entry level. Why not come in a meet us and we can help you on the road to your dream career? Give us a call on 01256 799 127 to talk about what you’ve studied and what you want to do next.

 

What are the best companies to work for in Basingstoke?

If you’re looking for work in Basingstoke, you’re spoilt for choice because some of the nation’s biggest brands have offices here. Prefer a company culture that’s a little bit smaller? We work with companies of all different shapes and sizes across the town and we’re experts at finding employment in a variety of industries, thanks to years of working with local recruiters and applicants.

 

Which companies in Basingstoke offer the best benefits?

Generous pension? Private healthcare? Company car? Whatever benefits you’re looking for, we can help you find roles in companies that reward and support their employees with the things that matter most to you. We have an extensive network of contacts in and around Basingstoke and a good understanding of their benefits.

 

How do I write a good CV?

If there’s one thing we’ve seen a lot of here at Wote Street People, it’s CVs! We can help you match your CV format, tone and style to the types of jobs you’re aiming for. From your personal statement to your skill section, let’s get it right. Call us on 01256 799 127 or email recruit@wotestreetpeople.co.uk. Alternatively, visit the Candidate Resource area of our website for tips & hints on all aspects of finding a job.

 

What should I take to my interview?

There’s a lot to think about when you’re going for an interview and it’s totally normal to feel a bit nervous. Don’t forget the things you’ll need by using our simple checklist. Have your remembered:

  • directions and contact information? So that you don’t get lost or forget the name of the person you’re meeting
  • a copy of your CV? To help you talk through your skills and experience and why you’re perfect for the job
  •  a list of questions you’d like to ask? To get all the facts you need about the role and show how interested you are
  • a notepad & pen? To scribble a few important details down, just in case you forget by the time you get home
  • references? Most employers follow up on these at job offer stage, but if you have a glowing review from a previous boss then why not take a printed copy along to share with your potential new boss?

 

What should I wear to my interview?

You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression and how you present yourself at an interview is a big part of that. Whilst you should always be smart, some companies expect full business dress e.g. a suit, whilst some are more business casual. At Wote Street, we want you to have the best possible chance of success, so before we send you for an interview we’ll let you know the dresscode so you can choose your outfit accordingly. You’ll feel prepared, comfortable, and focused.

 

Latest Posts
25 May 2020

‘Why sending your CV is the hardest way of landing a job’

Don’t get us wrong, a CV is an important tool when applying for jobs – but it’s only one of the items in your job seekers toolkit. (If you need some help developing your CV we’ve written a blog to help or feel free to give us a ring and we’ll happily review.) Getting to[…..]

Latest Posts
19 May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week

There couldn’t be a better time for Mental Health Awareness week.  Now that the government restrictions due to the corona virus are being lifted, more people are anxious about the repercussions. It’s still out there; bosses and employees alike are trying to make the journey to work and the work environment a relatively safe place[…..]

Latest Posts
18 May 2020

Small but mighty: 3 perks of working with an independent recruitment agency that boasts a nationwide network

We connect the best-matched candidates and businesses – the people brokers. Taking the time to find the right-fit for candidates and customers alike increases the probability of candidates being happy in not only your new role but blossoming in the right company culture. And companies achieving higher staff retention, effective teams and increased staff productivity. […..]

Latest Posts
07 May 2020

What shall we learn from our enforced time together?

Tomorrow we have a bank holiday on a Friday!  Special because this normally only happens for Good Friday at Easter.  Not so special because the majority are at home already and have been for at least 7 weeks.  The Covid-19 outbreak has turned normality on its head.  As indeed did World War II, the end[…..]

Latest Posts
05 May 2020

HR peer discussion group… virtual style

We really can’t believe it’s May already! In a parallel non-lockdown universe, several HR peer group events would have happened by now. Despite the challenges these strange times bring, we’ve found video conferencing so easy to use and a great way to engage with colleagues, clients, candidates and suppliers. So, for the time being the[…..]