The Love Success Recruitment Agency | Insights - December 2020

  • How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions

    Posted on Monday, December 28, 2020 by The InterviewerNo comments

    Tricky interview questions that are hard to predict and harder to answer are part and parcel of job-hunting. The prospect of such questions will often keep candidates up the night before their interview. However, as a leading London recruitment agency, we know that you can prepare for the unexpected and learn how to answer tricky interview questions in a job-winning way. The purpose of tricky ...

  • How to Set Career Resolutions for 2021

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

    If you’re stepping into 2021 wondering just where your career will go, you’re not alone. Whether you’re reconsidering things because of redundancy or because 2020 kept you stagnant when you wanted to progress, the best way to succeed in 2021 is to set some resolutions. Like other London recruitment agencies, we recognise that the recruitment landscape heading into 2021 has changed from previous ...

  • Job-Hunting Lessons from 2020

    Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    Well, 2020 is nearly over — and it’s certainly been an odd year! As one of the leading recruitment agencies in the capital, we thought it would be helpful to hear from some of our office support job candidates about their job-hunting experiences this year. They shared with us what they found normal and different. Temporary jobs in London come out on top Both Paul and Marie told us that they’ve ...

  • What Can We Do Instead of an Office Christmas Party?

    Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    Anyone who knows the Love Success team well knows that we love a good party! Every year, we throw a fabulous, well-attended bash for all of our candidates temping in London. Furthermore, organising the office Christmas party is often a job for PAs. But this year, it’s different. We have the “rule of six” to contend with — and that’s the best-case scenario! At worst, socialising in person will be ...

  • How to Deal with a Christmas Redundancy

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

    It’s an unfortunate reality that many workers in London will be facing redundancy this Christmas. Although the furlough scheme has undoubtedly helped keep people in jobs, the end of the calendar year can also be a time when businesses reflect, and they may feel that redundancies are inescapable. However, while it may feel particularly harsh to be made redundant at Christmas, our London ...

  • Ways to Thank Employees After a Hard Year

    Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    It’d be pretty hard to find anyone who hasn’t found 2020 tough. With at least two lockdowns under their belts and radical changes to work and social lives, employees are reaching the end of 2020 shaken, worn-down, and a little flat. Whilst hope for change is on the horizon with vaccines and testing, we’ve still got months of winter to endure. As an employer, how can you show your office support ...

  • Had to Self-Isolate? How Did Your Boss Respond?

    Posted on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    Many of London’s office support workers are already working from home. If they’re required to self-isolate and are otherwise well, then business can often carry on as usual. At our London recruitment agency, however, we know that things aren’t always so straightforward. For example, many people in temporary jobs aren’t working from home, which makes things harder if they need to self-isolate. ...

  • Chatting to Those in Temporary Jobs in London

    Posted on Monday, December 7, 2020 by The TempNo comments

    All recruitment agencies in London will tell you one thing: temp work is currently more viable than a permanent position. Due to a winter of uncertainty caused by Covid and Brexit, businesses are increasingly using temporary workers to meet their talent needs. Yes, there are permanent roles available, but temping offers more choice. Don’t worry, temping isn’t a “second-best” option. We spoke to a ...

  • Why Temporary Jobs in London Are the Answer to Your Job-Hunting Worries

    Posted on Friday, December 4, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    According to the most recent Report on Jobs , temporary billings have increased sharply. Right now, with Covid uncertainty still rife, they may well be the solution for many job hunters. Why are temporary jobs in London the answer? Temp work in London sometimes gets a bad rap. It’s often pictured as the low-paid bar work undertaken by young people or transient visitors to London. However, the ...

  • Is Working from Home Here to Stay for Office Workers?

    Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Chats with candidates and employers — and some interesting insights gained from a recent forum discussion thread — have opened our eyes to just how many London-based employers are making home working a permanent arrangement. Office support staff in the capital are amongst those who’ve been most easily able to work from home during the pandemic, but despite calls for city workers to return to prop ...