The Love Success Recruitment Agency | Insights - February 2021

  • How to Job Hunt Effectively During Covid

    Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 by The Career GuideNo comments

    With fears of record redundancies and unemployment now at 5% and growing, it’s easy to feel uneasy about being a job hunter at the moment. However, recruitment agencies in London aren’t throwing their arms in despair and neither should you. There are jobs to secure, and you do have choices. Here are our top tips for a successful job hunt given the effects of the pandemic that’s still whirling ...

  • Separating Work from Home When Home Is Your Workplace

    Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    We’ve finally got dates when, fingers crossed, we can get back to more of the “old normal”. But at the same time, we’re still in lockdown — and it’s a very long time since the novelty of working from home wore off! Long gone are those thoughts of a better work-life balance being a welcome side-effect of enforced home working. Instead, many people doing office support jobs from home are now truly ...

  • How Can a Virtual Assistant Help to Grow Your Business?

    Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    As a PA recruitment agency specialising in office support jobs in London, we know that running a business is no easy task. We started small and grew on our successes too. This means we also know that, during the entrepreneurial stage, business leaders wear many different hats. If only virtual assistants had been a viable option when Love Success started! Alas, the internet wasn’t what it is ...

  • The Benefits of Temping in 2021

    Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 by The TempNo comments

    2021 is already shaping up to be another bizarre year in the world of work. We’re still stuck in the quagmire of 2020 in terms of lockdowns, furlough, and working-from-home. We’re not yet able to shake off the effects of the pandemic, and this has changed the world of work for both candidates and employers. Since the first lockdown in March 2020, recovery has repeatedly presented itself largely ...

  • Should You Accept a Counter-Offer for a Job?

    Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 by The Career GuideNo comments

    Contrary to media opinion, getting a job offer at the moment isn’t impossible. Employers may also have been pushing you harder, assuming that your options for change are limited. But should you successfully apply for a new job, they may well suddenly change their tune and want to keep you. Even in “normal” times, counter-offers aren’t unusual. However, we know that counter-offers can often leave ...

  • How to Create a Winning Digital CV to Get Through Applicant Tracking Systems

    Posted on Monday, February 15, 2021 by The CV WizardNo comments

    Whether you’re looking for a permanent or temporary role, your CV is your calling card. But when it lands on a hiring manager’s desk, it has just a few seconds of attention before it’s discarded or carried forward. That’s enough to scare most candidates, but nowadays there’s probably another hoop to jump through that can potentially work in your favour — if you know what you’re doing. That hoop ...

  • A Day in the Life of a Payroll Administrator

    Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by The Career GuideNo comments

    The role of the payroll administrator is one of the most popular office support jobs in London and is frequently advertised on the boards of recruitment agencies. Jessica is a payroll administrator for a London-based payroll service. Responsible for paying hundreds of salaries, she has to perform exceptionally every day. Here, we talk to her about what her working life is like. Jessica’s story I ...

  • Should I Take a Temp Job When I’m Really Looking for a Permanent One?

    Posted on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 by The Career GuideNo comments

    With Brexit and Covid-19 uncertainty, it’s no surprise that there are currently more temporary jobs available in London than permanent ones. It can be disheartening reading through a job listing, thinking it sounds perfect, only to discover that it’s temporary rather than ongoing. But don’t despair! There are plenty of good reasons why you should seriously consider temporary jobs in London, even ...

  • How to Make a Job Share Work on Both Sides

    Posted on Monday, February 8, 2021 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Flexible working has been high on the agenda for the last few years. The situation with Covid-19 has hastened its impact further, and we can now add remote working to the flexible-working picture. As a London recruitment agency, we know that PA and office support jobs in London frequently lend themselves to being good job share opportunities. Here, we dive into the details of job shares and what ...

  • Email Etiquette for Those in PA Jobs

    Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Email management is one of the main tasks of PAs in London and beyond. While a lot of it involves tidying and organising executives’ inboxes, it also invariably involves sending emails on their behalf. As a PA recruitment agency, we know that executives are looking for candidates who understand that their email communications need to be reflective of the executive and the company. Whether a PA ...