Remembering to make the tea again – Returning to work after a career break

2nd August 2017

I often like to put something in the title of these articles that remind me of how big decisions in our working lives often express themselves as small things. The one in this title about...

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Exercise your way to success – Become comfortable at being uncomfortable – By Lee Farghaly

20th July 2017

Can you imagine going to the gym first thing in the morning, doing a full workout, then spending the day in work? Nah me neither. I’ve tried it, and it didn’t last longer than one...

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Personal Skills Audit – Discover the skills you didn’t know you had!

13th July 2017

Let me ask you a question. Would you be comfortable typing this article on Microsoft Word? Whatever your answer, would you list being able to use Microsoft Word as a skill? This and other issues...

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Beating the Blank Page – Write a Killer CV Using Our FREE CV Builder

26th June 2017

For many people, the most difficult thing about writing a CV is looking at the blank page and wondering what to put where. It’s not that we don’t know what we want to say, but...

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Should you use buzzwords on your CV – “Let’s throw this around”

2nd June 2017

Firstly, it is worth remembering that there are different kinds of buzzwords. Essentially there are ones that are relevant to current practice, and there are buzzwords that make you want to cheerfully throw someone out...

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Is it time for a career MOT? – Four ways to check your career is on track

11th May 2017

There is a reason a car needs an MOT. Initially, they don’t need one of course, because the car is shiny, fully tested and you can expect a trouble-free period. It is only later that...

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Temping – Opening the door to the rest of your life

4th May 2017

– By Lee Farghaly, Finance Assistant (Head Office).  Surely, I can’t be the only person who, when first being asked if I wanted to temp, thought instantly that it was a negative thing, and that having...

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Ethical recruitment – The only real way to build a long-term relationship

7th April 2017

You see the word ethical used a lot when a business is talking about the way it will deal with the world, and the recruitment industry is no different than in this. What does it...

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