Things to consider before making a counter offer

  When a valued employee hands in their notice your first thought may we be “what am I going to do now?” Finding a replacement costs time and money and then there is the cost of on-boarding. It is much easier to just keep the person that you have in place so should you make […]

Why you shouldn’t quit a new job that you hate too quickly

Starting a new job is an exciting time! However, if you are unlucky enough to find yourself in a job that just isn’t what you thought, then don’t despair and DON’T QUIT YET.   In my 11 years within recruitment I have seen various people who have left new jobs very quickly. This can be […]

How social media is changing job hunting

For most, social media channels play a huge part in our day to day lives. In both our professional and personal lives our interactions with those closest to us are shaped by social media. Whether it being LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or various other channels, social media has wormed its way into the recruitment process just […]

Why it is so important to give feedback after interviews

    A common frustration that we hear from candidates is that they haven’t had feedback, either after sending their CV or having had an interview. Sometimes this is the fault of the recruiter not relaying feedback to the candidate, but all too often the hiring manager causes the problem. Over the years I have […]

Why an informal interview is never just a rubber-stamping exercise

Before the finale of Great British Bake Off many people assumed that Richard would win. He had a great track record during the show. At the final things didn’t exactly go to plan and someone else won. The same thing happens with job hunting.     I’ve see quite often that an interview is considered […]
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