Kindness, a forgotten attribute..

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

I heard today that there is going to be a “Kindness Seminar” held in London, looking at why kindness is a forgotten skill in today’s society and why carrying out a random act of kindness is not just so beneficial to communities as a whole but also for your soul. It makes you happier. (more…)


Thank you

Friday, September 30th, 2011

To all our candidates this month, we have had, despite the hard times in which we operate, one of our best months for permanent placements ever. (more…)


The Other Side of the Coin

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Following on from yesterday, or rather, putting the other side.. I would like to express that the vast majority of candidates that we meet are an absolute delight, and are the reason why we do this job. (more…)


Not Turning Up For Interviews

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Right this is the most frustrating annoyance with certain candidates.. why oh why do people do this? It is the single most hated aspect of recruitment, the complete bane of recruitment consultants lives. (more…)


Realism

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

This will only be a quick one as so busy!

Just recently I have noticed that candidates are being offered jobs at slightly less salaries than they have hoped for and I just wanted to explain how recruitment today is working. (more…)


The News of the World and why it matters

Friday, July 8th, 2011

The closure of the News of the World has many ramifications, not only for the 250 recently unemployed staff who seem to be scapegoats for the immoral judgements made by their Management team, not only for the important and crucial ethos that we have a Free Press and actually not only for the innocent people who have had their liberties and privacy violated and for whom I have the utmost sympathy, but HOPEFULLY for society as a whole. (more…)


One in Five: Young and Jobless

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

This was The Times’s headline, Wednesday 13th April and there is one point I would like to pick up on from it… the article looked at 6 young people who were unemployed, different levels of education all with little or no experience and all of whom wanted to work.. so at least their attitude was right (more…)


What are the prospects for the Younger Generation?

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Watched an interesting interview on BBC News this morning, between a lady from Connexions responsible for youth employment and a professional headhunter.

The lady, sorry her name escapes me, tried to say that the youth of today are desperate to work, and the Headhunter coined Mr Tebbit’s phrase of  getting on one’s bike.

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