The Love Success Recruitment Agency Blog - September 2020

  • How to Impress Your Boss at Work

    Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    There’s one relationship you didn’t exactly choose but spend a large portion of your life managing: the one with your boss. Investing so much time in such an unequal relationship can be fraught with difficulties. However, if you nurture the relationship and impress them, it can make your working life so much better. For those in PA and office support jobs in London, it’s a vital skillset to have. ...

  • How to Make London Temp Jobs Work for You

    Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    As a leading temp recruitment agency in London, we’re often asked "are temporary jobs real jobs?" Our answer is always a resounding “YES!” We know that London employers increasingly value temp workers even (and sometimes especially) during a downturn. Once we’ve put those initial fears to bed, we’re met with further questions about the mechanics of temping in London: how long does it take to find ...

  • How Confident Do You Feel about Finding a New Job in London?

    Posted on Friday, September 25, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    The media will have you believe that jobs of any kind in London have dried up in the wake of pandemic, furlough, and lockdown. We decided to put our ear to the ground and ask some of the many candidates on our books how confident they feel about securing a new job in the current climate. I’m not waiting “I’m a new graduate,” Birmad told us. “Lots of my friends have gone home, almost with their ...

  • Common Challenges Personal Assistants Face – Part 2

    Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 by Top London PANo comments

    In the first part of our look at the challenges faced by PAs, we talked about how to handle making a mistake, how to bounce back from it, and what to do if you encounter a hostile working environment. In this second part, our PA recruitment agency looks at two more common challenges for PAs: managing the boundary between personal and professional lives and how to maintain a positive attitude. ...

  • How Did You Find a New Job Post-Lockdown?

    Posted on Monday, September 21, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    The working world is regaining some form of normality again. For some, however, the anxiety of finding a new job post-lockdown is rising. Whether it’s because they’ve been made redundant, are a new graduate, are ready for the next step, or have discovered that their current employer isn’t right for them, many people are looking for new jobs — and finding them. At our recruitment agency in the ...

  • How to Say No at Work Without Causing Damage

    Posted on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Knowing how to say no is vital for those in office support and PA jobs in London. The nature of the role is such that it’s easy for colleagues and superiors to put additional tasks on your shoulders. Trying to fulfil everything can lead to you becoming stressed, overcommitted, and unable to maintain high standards for the tasks you should be doing. Yet saying no can sometimes leave PAs and office ...

  • Common Challenges Personal Assistants Face – Part 1

    Posted on Monday, September 14, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    Personal assistants often find that their role is widely misunderstood. At our PA recruitment agency, we understand this can result in them facing various challenges. It’s common to take on more than your job description shows, and being a PA is fantastic and rewarding, but these challenges need to be overcome. So what are they and how can you overcome them? We’ve broken this article down into ...

  • What’s It Like Working in Human Resources?

    Posted on Friday, September 11, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    The Human Resources (HR) part of an organisation plays a vital role across a broad spectrum of people-centred business needs. It’s involved in attracting and retaining talent, employment law, training and development, and also employee welfare. At our London recruitment agency, we’re frequently asked to help secure talented individuals for various HR roles, from HR administrator and HR assistant ...

  • Are There Temping Jobs in London at the Moment?

    Posted on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 by The TempNo comments

    Temping in London has long been a popular option. For those between jobs, wanting to gain experience, work around study, or enjoy the freedom that comes with not being tied to a permanent position, temporary jobs in the capital have always been in demand. Applicants have usually been able to take their pick of temp work in London too. Has that all changed? Types of temporary jobs in London With ...

  • What Does Your Employer Think about Overseas Holidays During Covid-19?

    Posted on Monday, September 7, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    With the announcement that those holidaying in Spain will need to quarantine for 14 days on their return , workers and employers are concerned about the impact of overseas holidays on their employees’ availability. With businesses trying to get back to some sort of normality, the idea that people may be forced to stay away from work to quarantine is difficult. At our London recruitment agency, ...