Remembrance Sunday…

Friday, November 7th, 2014

I make no apology for this blog, which may be controversial…

Wherever you are on Sunday at 11:00am, whatever your views on Afghanistan, Iraq , past wars and the inevitable ones in the future, please please take the time to think of the men and boys who have laid down their lives for this country, for YOU. The reason, and the ONLY reason, why we are able to voice our opinions, disagree with Government policy, demonstrate on the streets safely and with impunity is BECAUSE  the ultimate sacrifice was made by these Heroes..

We live in the best country in the world because we have the best armed forces in the world and for that we should always be grateful


Happy Birthday To Us!!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Today we are 10…. November 4th 2004, Liz Anneliese and I opened our doors to Alexander Hancock Recruitment Ltd in an attic office with three desks, three phones, no clients and not a single applicant in our candidate bank.

10 years on we have found 2130 people jobs, dealt with some amazing people along the way, learnt people’s stories, shared their lives, been driven demented and had a lot of laughs.. all because of you!.. Whether you are a candidate or a client, thank you, we have loved every single moment of the past 10 years..

And to Leona, Grainne and Bethan it has been our privilege to work alongside you, best people to have in your team EVER!

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TURNING PINK FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Pink for OctoberHere at Alexander Hancock, we are turning pink for the month of October in memory of Natalie and Anneliese’s mum, Frances Alexander.

During this month, please take the time to visit the various breast cancer charity websites to support the men and women who are affected by this disease.

These charities are ensuring that we are, if not beating it quite yet, we are able to understand and treat it better, so that more and more people no longer have to hear the words “Breast Cancer” and think the worst. Thank you

Websites include: Cancer Research UK, MacMillan Cancer Support, Breast Cancer Care and Genesis UK


Customer Service, When it Goes Wrong

Friday, September 5th, 2014

I am not going to name the company as Head Office finally trying to sort the issue but it has taken 6 weeks, my stress and anger levels reaching epidemic proportions and me actually wanting to smash my phone in sheer frustration to get to this stage…this is the story so far… (more…)


World War I Remembrance

Monday, August 4th, 2014

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Today marks the hundredth year anniversary of the start of one of the bloodiest wars of our time. When war was declared on Germany, millions, literally millions of our boys signed up to protect our way of life, and as our women waved them off, they all thought they would be home by Christmas…

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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

 

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Today is the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and for once it seems the weather will be on our side!  It appears that supporters can leave their umbrellas and ponchos at home and support their country whilst basking in the Great British summer sun. (more…)


Schools Out For Summer

Friday, July 18th, 2014

As the school doors close once more for 6 weeks, it feels like it has not been that long since the last summer holiday.  (more…)


And the Winner is…….

Monday, July 14th, 2014

After 32 teams, there can only be one winner….Anneliese - World Cup 2014 Winner 1 (more…)


Germany or Argentina? – Anneliese or Liz?

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Alexander Hancock Recruitment World Cup Trophy 2014

After 4 weeks, 64 matches, 167 goals, 178 yellow cards, 10 red cards and one infamous bite (or trip) it all comes down to one more game to be played on Sunday evening.  (more…)


Nail/Shoulder (Delete as appropriate) Biting Tournament So Far…

Friday, June 27th, 2014

So we are now heading into the knock out stages of the Fifa World Cup 2014 and we are crossing off the teams that have been knocked out on the office sweepstake board. (more…)