The Love Success Recruitment Agency Blog - November 2020

  • Bad News Sells — Is There Any Good News for Job Hunters?

    Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    Bad news sells. It’s a tale as old as time. Yet it can result in a pretty murky picture for job seekers in London at the moment. As a London recruitment agency, understanding the current recruitment market is central to the service we provide, which means we need to look beyond the headlines. Having done that, we’ve discovered that it’s far from all-bad news for job seekers. Alarming statistics ...

  • What’s It Like Being a New Starter When Working from Home?

    Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    We know that the vast majority of those starting new office support jobs in London are currently starting sat behind a computer screen at home. It’s a very different kettle of fish from what new starters have previously experienced. To help anyone in a similar position, we chatted to a few of our candidates who’ve recently been placed in new roles based at home. Information overload “The first ...

  • Looking for Work in a Pandemic

    Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    Keep Britain Working has been sharing some fascinating insights into what it’s like looking for work during the pandemic. Like other recruitment agencies in London, our PA recruitment agency is very interested in their surveys and reports. They give us a window into what it’s truly like for candidates looking for a new job, either permanent or temporary, at the moment. You’re looking for jobs ...

  • Looking after Your Mental Health Whilst Job Hunting

    Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    As a London recruitment agency, we know the inescapable truth: job hunting is stressful. It’s not surprising that it’s often cited as one the top 10 most stressful life events . There’s so much uncertainty involved, which can cause untold worry. You’re potentially anxious about everything from your finances to your everyday life, and it’s hard not to take any rejections personally. We understand ...

  • Making the Best of a Gap Year During the Covid Pandemic

    Posted on Monday, November 16, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    Whether you’d always intended to take a gap year before university or it’s been forced on your because of the A-level results fiasco, you want your gap year to be rewarding, memorable, and impactful. But amid a global pandemic, how can you ensure that your gap year cuts the mustard? One of the best ways to embrace the academic year ahead is to take advantage of what temporary jobs in London can ...

  • Is Working from Home Damaging My Mental Health?

    Posted on Friday, November 13, 2020 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    One myth about working from home that the realities of Covid-19 has shattered is that it’s as relaxing as being at home normally. In reality, many office support and temporary workers who have been working from home this year are living a different story. There are no clearly defined boundaries; it’s difficult to know where work finishes and home starts, and your boss can now have a go at you in ...

  • How to Write a Great Personal Bio on Your CV

    Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020 by The CV WizardNo comments

    Before sending your CV to lots of London recruitment agencies, make sure it’s in tip-top condition. A section of your CV that always draws attention is the personal bio. Right at the front and top of your CV, it’s what stands out. Whether you’re applying for permanent or temp work in London, you need to make sure your bio is fabulous. What is a personal bio? It’s a brief summary of why an ...

  • To Be or Not to Be: Which words to include or delete from your CV

    Posted on Monday, November 9, 2020 by The CV WizardNo comments

    As a London recruitment agency, we see countless CVs every day, with all of the applicants hoping to get noticed for office support jobs in London. Some words are overused, with clichés that have become meaningless. Other words are passive and don’t grab our attention. For those writing their CV who don’t have the benefit of reading dozens of examples a day, it can be a minefield! Whether you’re ...

  • What to Do if You Don’t Hear Back From Employers During Your Job Search

    Posted on Friday, November 6, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    Even looking for temping opportunities in London can be mightily frustrating when you don’t hear back from employers. You’ve put in the effort, committed your energy — and your heart — only to get radio silence. It’s poor recruitment etiquette on the part of employers, but it may also be the fault of your chosen recruitment agencies. Let’s look at what you should do to ensure you at least get ...

  • How to Change Careers During a Pandemic

    Posted on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 by Ameesha GreenNo comments

    Covid has upended the world of work for millions of people and led to many considering a career change. Some industries such as customer service are booming while others such as hospitality are struggling. If you find you want to redirect your career, you’re not alone. We recognise that it may feel like a daunting challenge amid a global pandemic, so we’ve put together advice on how to embark on ...