Blog - June 2017

  • Did You Choose Your Career Path Too Early?

    Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2017 by Guest BloggerNo comments

    How old were you when you decided you wanted to go down the career path you’ve taken? Did you decide at some point during your school years? Were you in college before you’d made up your mind? Or did the realisation about your career choice come a little later, perhaps after a gap year? If you made the decision during school or even college, you could be among the 17% of women aged 18-24 who now ...

  • Top TV Shows and Movies That Influenced Career Choices

    Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017 by Love SuccessNo comments

    Every now and then, a TV show or hit movie comes along that makes you reconsider your entire career. Perhaps it was Top Gun in the 1980s, which made every man want to become a fighter pilot. Maybe it was Legally Blonde in the 2000s, which inspired a generation of young girls to become lawyers (not only to get back at their ex-boyfriend, but to succeed in their own lives). As a leading London ...

  • The Daily Habits of the World’s Most Successful Figures

    Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 by The AnalystNo comments

    When you’re looking for a new job, it can be tempting to imagine yourself climbing to the very top of your industry, like a Richard Branson or a Steve Jobs figure. These incredibly successful individuals are renowned all over the world and have very high-powered roles that are the envy of many. The likelihood of any of us becoming one of these internationally-respected figures is pretty slim – ...

  • What Makes a Good Work-Life Balance?

    Posted on Friday, June 16, 2017 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Over the last few years, the phrase ‘work-life balance’ has become ubiquitous in conversations about our general wellbeing. We’re constantly told that having a healthy balance between these two important areas of our lives is essential to our physical and mental health, and if we don’t strike this perfect balance, we’re at risk of stress or burnout. But what exactly is a healthy, positive ...

  • Manager vs. Leader - What’s the Difference?

    Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017 by The AnalystNo comments

    In the minds of many people, the words ‘manager’ and ‘leader’ are interchangeable. After all, both words denote people in positions of power, with the responsibility for supervising and directing a team of people. But actually, there’s a big difference between management and leadership. So what does it mean to be a manager, and what does it mean to be a leader? As an experienced London ...

  • Is Working Overtime Actually Beneficial?

    Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    So…you’re trying to impress your boss and make sure you’re the first name that comes to mind when they start thinking about promotions and progression. What can you do to put yourself at the top of their list and ensure you’re considered? One of the first things that many workers think will influence their boss is putting in lots of overtime. After all, showing that you’re willing to work extra ...

  • Internships: Valuable Opportunity or Exclusive Club?

    Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 by Love SuccessNo comments

    Internships have been a subject of fierce debate over the last few years, especially those internships that are completely unpaid. Some say that internships are an incredibly valuable opportunity for those who need work experience within a certain field – they give young people a chance to get a foot in the door and make important connections in a workplace. But there are many who claim that ...

  • CV Layout Tips to Bag Your Ideal Job

    Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The CV GuruNo comments

    When it comes to applying for a new job, there are a multitude of novel ways you can make yourself a stand out candidate, from sending over your LinkedIn profile to creating a video message showing off your skills. But the humble CV remains one of the top ways to list your achievements, skills, and suitability for any role in a quick and easily digestible format. If you’re applying for a new ...

  • What Recruitment Lessons Can We Learn from Football’s Transfer Window?

    Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by The AnalystNo comments

    We’ve reached the end of another football season, and the transfer window is now open for many of Europe’s top clubs to buy and sell players and strengthen their teams. As a London recruitment agency, we know the world of football transfers is a world away from hiring for permanent and temporary PA jobs, but just for fun, we thought we’d take a look at what businesses could possibly learn from ...

  • Are You Making These Job Search Mistakes?

    Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017 by The CV GuruNo comments

    Searching for a new job is no easy task – there are many challenges and obstacles to overcome before you even get to the interview stage. And you still might end up walking out of there without a job offer. If you’ve found that you’re struggling to make progress in your hunt for a new position, you could be making any number of these common job search mistakes. As the leading PA recruitment ...