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Who said redundancy needs to be the end of the world?

1st October 2019 | Job HuntingMotivational

  If you’ve been following the news, then you’ll have found it difficult to avoid the topic of redundancies recently. Dominating the headlines at the moment is the announcement that Thomas Cook Group had no choice but to enter into compulsory liquidation, resulting in around 9,000 redundancies. Locally, there has also been the news that Canon are to close their Reigate HQ which will result in the relocation or redundancy of 450 staff over the next twelve months. With this in mind,...

Back to School: Finding that “perfect” work/life balance!!

2nd September 2019 | Job HuntingMotivational

As we enter the new school year the nerves are most likely setting in for both parents and/or students, whether this be on your little one’s first day at school, your teenager starting at secondary school or indeed those entering their final years of school. Any of the above can be a daunting and stressful time and as a parent you will be wanting the best for your children and this could involve a lot of juggling with work and home life balance. Achieving a healthy work-life balance...

What would you like to be when you grow up?

14th August 2019 | Career AdviceJob HuntingMotivational

“What would you like to be when you grow up?” ...is the question we heard so many times during our childhood. At only five years old, we had no idea that this would turn into an insoluble dilemma of adolescence! We all had a career we wanted to pursue, whether we wanted to be a superhero, an astronaut, a firefighter, a scientist, a professional footballer or a veterinarian… If you are a recent College or University graduate, you may still be trying to answer this million dollar...

Thanks but no thanks!

1st July 2019 | Interview TipsJob Hunting

  Are you finding your chosen candidate decides to regretfully decline your offer of employment? Rest assured, you are not alone.   “We are currently in a candidate driven market” I bet you are hearing this a lot lately, but exactly what is a candidate driven market? It’s something that affects all employers recruiting, with the candidates the ones who are in the driving seat! Candidates are often receiving multiple job offers, as well as their current employers...

To Temp or not to Temp? That is the question…

11th June 2019 | Job HuntingNewsRecruiting

  Have you considered temping? It’s a fantastic opportunity to gain work experience on a short- or long-term basis and there are many reasons why you may choose this route of employment. Excitingly, it can offer you valuable experience within many industries, from SMEs to Multinational Corporations.   You could be in-between permanent employment, a student looking to gain crucial experience during your breaks between academic terms or simply, you like the flexibility that...

Spring to Life

14th May 2019 | Career AdviceJob Hunting

SPRING TO LIFE!  Spring is in full swing now that the sun has made an appearance, and what better way to celebrate a time of new beginnings than by starting a new job?! Maybe you’re new to the job hunt or have been searching for a while, either way here are four great ways you can give your job search a boost with a spring clean! Dust off the cobwebs – clean up your CV Did you know that it only takes recruiters and Direct employers just 6 seconds to decide whether they want to...

Can you believe grown adults ghost?

26th October 2018 | Career AdviceJob HuntingRecruiting

I know, right? It seems that despite the fact the adult population is actually adult - they do not act like it. Picture this You trawl the job boards and applications for excellent candidates. Next, you discover an outstanding CV. After, you call them and book them to come in and register with you, so that you can assist in their job search. They come in and they are great; you send their CV to a variety of clients. Unsurprisingly, the clients select them for interviews....

Your first professional interview? What you need to know….

14th June 2018 | Career AdviceInterview TipsJob HuntingUncategorized

Great news!  You have an interview, an opportunity to meet with an employer face to face. How are you going to prepare for this?   Where are you going? Do you know exactly where you are going and how you are going to get there?  If you are driving, where are you going to park – will you pay with an app or do you need change?  If you are on public transport have you checked for any engineering works or other potential delays or diversions?  Always allow yourself plenty of...

Searching for a job? Here’s why you need to work with a trusted recruiter!

25th May 2018 | Interview TipsJob Hunting

Whether you are a student who’s about to graduate, or you’re someone who’s looking for new career opportunities, working with a recruiter is a great way to find your next challenge! So, you’ve decided that you want to find a new job or you’re about to get your foot on the career ladder, where do you start? Most applications are now completed online and getting your CV in front of the hiring manager is more difficult than ever! We are going to look at how working with a recruiter...