Blog - February 2017

  • How to Recruitment-Proof Your Social Media Accounts

    Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Social GuruNo comments

    With the statistics showing that more than half of UK employers check out the social media profiles of candidates applying for roles in their firm, it’s clear that sites like Facebook are no longer simply ‘a place for friends’. Around 36% of the HR professionals and employers surveyed stated that they had actually turned down an applicant after looking at their social media posts – which means ...

  • Cover Letters: Top Tips to Make Yours Stand Out

    Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017 by The Tip PersonNo comments

    Many employers bemoan the fact that writing a dynamite cover letter seems to be something of a lost art. In an age of video CVs and social media headhunting, the simple act of writing a cover letter explaining why you’re suitable for a certain job and what you can bring to a business seems to have become less of a priority for those looking for a job. Writing a brilliant cover letter can ...

  • The Three Trickiest Interview Questions – and How to Answer Them

    Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 by The Interview OracleNo comments

    Job interviews can be anxiety-inducing at the best of times – but when an interviewer throws a particularly tricky question your way, you can be left tongue-tied. Worse still, you could give an off-the-cuff answer that completely spoils your chances of being offered the job. We all know that interviewers are going to ask us some tough questions – they’re there to measure our suitability and ...

  • What Can Valentine’s Day Teach Us About Recruitment?

    Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by The RomanticNo comments

    As Valentine’s Day approaches rapidly, thousands of people all over the country are planning special dates with their significant other, or looking for that perfect individual to spend the most romantic day of the year with. Forgive us for our slightly unromantic take on this special occasion, but as an experienced London recruitment agency, we couldn’t help but notice … dating is a lot like ...

  • Leaving a Job on Good Terms

    Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by Off to greener pastures...No comments

    Quitting a job to go where the grass is greener is never easy. You may have spent many years with an employer, building relationships with your colleagues and leaving your mark on the business itself. But now the time has come to move on, whether you’re leaving for a better position, a more high-profile company, or simply because you need a change of scenery. Despite this, leaving can be a tough ...

  • 2017’s Hottest HR Trends

    Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by HR GuruNo comments

    We’ve waved farewell to 2016 and are now facing firmly towards the future, wondering what the next twelve months will bring us. When it comes to HR and recruitment, there are a multitude of growing trends that are changing how companies find new staff and look after their employees in the workplace. As a leading secretarial and PA recruitment agency in London, let’s take a look at some of the top ...