FAQ

What can I expect from Signature?

Realistic advice on the current market place. Honest feedback in regards to your CV, interview technique and of course jobs! We are here to assist you in your job search.

How do I register with Signature?

In the first instance, please email your CV, with reference details, some information about your current work situation and the type of work you are looking for. On receipt of your CV, we will be in touch either via email or telephone. If we believe we can help you, we will arrange an appointment for you to meet with a consultant.

How long does registering take at your offices and will I need to bring anything with me?

One of our consultants will meet you for about 30 minutes to discuss your work situation. You will be required to complete a registration form and sign Terms of Business, which will allow Signature to represent you in the job market.

Please bring your passport OR birth certificate with proof of National Insurance number. These documents confirm that you are eligible to work in the UK.

We would also like to see confirmation of relevant qualifications, for example if you have a degree, A-levels, secretarial diplomas etc.

What should I wear to the appointment?

Dress code is smart business, but you don’t necessarily have to wear a suit.

How long does it take to get a job after I have registered with you?

We can never guarantee how long your job search will take. This can depend on many factors from the type of role you’re looking for, market conditions, your salary expectation etc. We will always contact you if we have a role we think you would be interested in.

Can you help my friend/colleague/relative?

We are always keen to hear from referrals! Signature typically look for previous Office/Administrative/Customer Service experience. Please feel free to pass on our contact details and we will be happy to discuss.

How do I keep in touch with Signature?

Either via email or telephone. If you are registered with Signature, we would like to touch base with you weekly to ensure our knowledge is always up to date. This way we can react quickly when we have a position that might be of interest. Also, sometimes we get client requests for temporary roles on very short notice, so please keep your telephone switched on and return calls as quickly as possible.

It’s true what they say, there is no such thing as a stupid question. If you can’t find the answers you are looking for, please get in touch, either by email or telephone.

Once we find you a temporary assignment…

How do I get paid?

You are responsible for completing weekly timesheets, ensuring your hours have been authorised and emailed to Signature. Assuming we have your bank details you will be paid into your account the Friday following the Monday deadline.

How much notice do I need to give whilst temping with Signature?

Our clients request a minimum of 1 week notice or 5 working days if you wish to leave your assignment.

How does my holiday pay work?

In addition to your hourly pay rate, you earn 12.07% holiday pay. Please liaise with your consultant and they will request it from the accounts department for you.

Once we secure you a permanent job…

Will I receive confirmation of my offer from you or my future employer?

You will receive either via email or letter written confirmation from Signature of the offered salary, days holiday and any specified benefits that have been discussed. Once we have receipt of your acceptance and permission to release your contact details, we shall advise the client to send full offer details directly to you.

Hopefully we have answered all your questions, but feel free to contact us if there is anything else we can assist you with.