The Love Success Recruitment Agency | Insights - July 2022

  • What’s it like being an HR Advisor?

    Posted on Friday, July 29, 2022 by DarcyNo comments

    Darcy is an HR Advisor for a law firm with offices near London Bridge station. She reports directly to the Head of HR and we asked her to share with us some of the nitty-gritty about her role as an HR Advisor. While we often, as an office support recruitment agency in London, have HR Advisor roles available, it is useful for candidates to learn more about the role from someone doing the job. A ...

  • The best questions you can ask at a job interview

    Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2022 by Peter RNo comments

    “Do you have any questions for us?” It’s asked at every interview and can send a shiver of fear down your spine. Even if you had a few questions up your sleeve, the interviewer managed to answer these as you went along. You can’t ask them now as it will reveal you haven’t paid attention. So, how can you prepare your questions in advance to ensure that you find out useful information and showcase ...

  • Should you self-promote at work?

    Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 by Emma PANo comments

    As a leading London recruitment agency, we know that people in office support jobs in London are often the unsung heroes of the workplace. They oil the gears and turn the cogs, but they are only really noticed when something goes wrong or they aren’t there. Self-promotion is often an uncomfortable concept for us, but should those in office support jobs big themselves up, showcasing their ...

  • Is the Zoom ceiling the glass ceiling gender divide of today’s workplace?

    Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by Anne SNo comments

    There is some evidence to suggest that more women than men are working more from home, and that when they do so, it’s more restricted (due to childcare and domestic balances). There are early signs that the new working from home model, is being adopted by more women than men, and may in fact become the new glass ceiling creating a gender divide in success in the workplace. Remote working is also ...

  • Top tips from the pros on interview preparation

    Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by Recruitment ExpertNo comments

    Interview preparation can feel like a minefield. As a recruitment agency in London, we feel our candidates are highly successful in their interviews. We’ve spoken to some of our recent successful candidates to gather their top tips for interview preparation. Prepare some answers Martin says, “I find it really helpful and grounding to prepare some answers to some likely questions in advance. I ...

  • How to make your CV engaging

    Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 by Emma PANo comments

    Writing a CV is an art form. There are no fixed rules, but given that your CV only has 7 seconds to hook its readers, you need to make sure it packs a punch and is engaging from the start. The trick to enticing the hiring manager to give your CV more than a cursory glance, or just a few seconds, is to make it engaging, so that they want to read more and can easily envisage you as the candidate ...

  • How to stay motivated during your job hunt

    Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 by Jane SNo comments

    Losing motivation during your job hunt is all too easy but can stall your success. At our London recruitment agency, we’ve been chatting to some of our current candidates for office support jobs in London about how to keep motivated along the way. 1. Take a break Ash says, “Whenever I’m job hunting, I get almost obsessed with scouring the internet for new jobs, perfecting my CV and cover letter, ...

  • How to know if a company is right for you?

    Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2022 by Anna MNo comments

    So much of the recruitment process has the onus on the employer deciding if you are right for them. But, from the candidate’s perspective, the most important question is “are they right for me?” There’s a huge amount of variation between employers and making sure you accept a role with an organisation that you feel matches your ambitions, approach and style is important. Recruitment is a two-way ...

  • How to be successful at temporary job interviews

    Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 by Guest BloggerNo comments

    Applying for temporary jobs in London within office support isn’t quite like applying for permanent positions. While you may not always need to attend interview for temping in London, it’s increasingly becoming important. However, temporary job interviews are a little different from those for permanent roles and what the employer is looking for can be quite different too. There will be unique ...

  • Different types of jobs in accounting

    Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022 by James TNo comments

    Jobs in finance and accounting are far more diverse than many people realise. If you’re interested in a job in accounting or finance then read on to hear from people actually doing these jobs about what their roles involve. Credit Control “I’ve built my career within Credit Control,” says Christine. “Credit control is really important to every business. I chase invoices, monitor them coming in ...