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A Level Results Day 2018

August 16th, 2018 by

Thursday 16th August:  A Level results day is now upon us and although we hope many of you have obtained the grades needed for your chosen University, there will be some of you who may have just fallen short of what you had expected or perhaps you have decided for whatever reason that Higher Education isn’t the path for you at this time. Please do not be despondent as no matter what your results are, you have many options available to you!

 

The most important step is to take a deep breath and take stock of the avenue you wish to go down. If you are still wanting to go to Uni, UCAS Clearing gives prospective students the chance to find places on university courses that still have vacancies, including at a number of top institutions. Please take a look at the below link as a guide:

http://www.themix.org.uk/work-and-study/applying-to-university/university-clearing-1512.html

 

You can also consider retaking exams so please speak to your Head of Sixth Form or class tutors, there is a handy guide to this in the link below:

https://www.studential.com/further-education/A-levels/A-level-retakes

 

There is also the option of taking a break from education and having a gap year which can involve travelling or finding a job. If you do decide to venture into the world of work, this is something we can help with at Alexander Hancock Recruitment.

We deal with office based positions across the board, at all levels, including entry level positions. Please see the link below for some of the entry level vacancies we are recruiting for right now:

https://www.alexanderhancock.co.uk/post_type_vacancies/support-team-member/

https://www.alexanderhancock.co.uk/post_type_vacancies/administration-assistant/

https://www.alexanderhancock.co.uk/post_type_vacancies/claims-handler/

https://www.alexanderhancock.co.uk/post_type_vacancies/trainee-account-manager/

 

Our consultants would be delighted to receive your CV if you could please send it over to CV@alexanderhancock.co.uk

 

Other key sources and information:

https://www.ucas.com/

https://www.ucas.com/contact-us

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/32yNgfNwzLKmZLHs9HZd4xx/post-a-level-or-highers-options

https://www.gapyear.com/articles/travel-tips/a-level-results-disappointing-grades

IT’S COMING HOME…..

July 11th, 2018 by

The excitement is building… anticipation is palpable… success is possible .. and it’s coming home….

Because Gareth Southgate has done what so many England Managers have failed to achieve in the past, he has created a team.. the youngest group of players our country has ever put in to bat, the least experienced and yet they are the most successful, smashing records throughout this tournament.

And why? Well because they implemented, as a team, some rules and values such as:

No phones at the meal tables so they communicate together, gel as one group and a group is always stronger than its separate parts

No Divas, unlike the so called “Golden Players” of the past who were more concerned about their individual egos than the good of what they can achieve as one, this group of youngsters want to play together for the good of their country, because they have real pride in wearing an England Shirt and pride leads to a desire to succeed and in turn success

And they have a Manager who looks the part (who doesn’t love his waistcoats?), is calm yet focused, supportive of and instils confidence in his players; teams are created from the personality who heads up the team and their attributes filter down to the whole team

And because their audience is willing them on to win and that will to succeed can overcome any competition

So… Come on England.. We are behind you.. Make us proud and Bring It Home!

 

Royal Ascot 2018

June 22nd, 2018 by

The glamorous Directors of Alexander Hancock amongst friends looking sensational at Royal Ascot yesterday!

We are Manchester

May 22nd, 2018 by

To remember all those who lost their lives at The Manchester Arena 12 months ago today, to all the families and friends who have lost loved ones and for all those who were there that night and have had their lives changed by their experience.. we are thinking of you, praying for you..

Manchester is an amazing city, full of amazing people, we all stand together against acts of terrorism, for the sake of humanity and for the hope of peace x

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Shine bright.. like a diamond!

April 13th, 2018 by

Winter Olympics 2018

February 22nd, 2018 by

Winter Olympics 2018, South Korea and possibly our best performance ever at these games..

Now let’s not get too excited, we have not exactly swept the medal board away but we are a little country with NO SNOW! Plenty of rain, it’s true, but as of yet the Olympic Committee are not looking to create an Olympics based on being bedraggled and damp and nor do I hear of any new sports coming to the fore that include umbrellas… but if they do… heck GB will be right up there on the podium!

But what it has shown is that our little island can hold its head up high and as always, punches above its weight and always will. Never underestimate the power of the small but perfectly formed; there speaketh a 5ft 2” power house!

2018 has started well, we genuinely have some of the best calibre of candidates that are available in Manchester across all disciplines. And you may wonder why that is. Well it is mainly down to our clients who are some of the most successful, forward thinking and best employers in Manchester. We often hear from new candidates that they came to see us because we seem to advertise the most interesting and superior jobs and they want to work for such companies… Success breeds success.. so if you are looking for a new career, or know of anyone who is,  then please contact us with your CV

Natalie x

Remembrance Sunday

November 10th, 2017 by

Lest We Forget.

Poppies have adorned most people’s jackets over the past few weeks in the run up to Sunday’s Remembrance Day. But what exactly are we remembering? The fallen soldiers in WWI and WWII? Absolutely. They are the men and women who laid down their lives to protect and secure our futures, our democracy and for which we are all eternally grateful. The world may be a bit messy at the moment but it would have been a damn sight worse if Great Britain had lost those wars.

But we should also remember all those who have laid down their lives since then, and thank those who protect us still. Our current Armed Forces, who operate all over the world, protecting our interests and the lands and the people of other countries. They never question the politics involved. They never ask why? And they never say “no, sorry that is not my job”. These men and women put on their uniforms, wear the British flag on their jackets with pride and sit on the front line with honour, to keep our country and our people safe.

So not only Lest We Forget but also a Thank You for what we take for granted; democracy and the right to live in safety under their protection.

Girl Power at Alexander Hancock!

November 7th, 2017 by

 

As you are no doubt aware, the ladies at Alexander Hancock have had a busy year willingly facing various punishing challenges, all in aid of raising money for charities close to their hearts.

In June, Liz Hancock took part in the Summer Mighty Hike in the Lake District as part of a collective. Battling on in the blazing sunshine through rugged terrain for 25 miles! We are extremely proud to say that the total raised all together by Liz and many other brave participants, was a mind blowing £475,000 for McMillan Cancer Support.

Anneliese Alexander took to the dancefloor for a Strictly Dancing Challenge in October. This was in aid of preserving the future of the Maccabi Community Sports Centre and collectively raised £12,500, which is certain to make a huge difference.

Natalie Alexander bravely undertook the CEO Sleepout during Hurricane Ophelia and we are delighted to say, managed to raise £3,700 to help the homeless, who are particularly vulnerable now that the cold weather has set in. Earlier in the year, she also took part in a Greek walking venture across Santorini to raise money for Jewish Women’s Aid. Natalie amongst other participants, collectively raised £46,000!

Please join us in wishing these fantastic ladies a huge congratulations! We are tremendously proud of their achievements and we would like to take the opportunity to thank everybody that has contributed. You can expect more endeavours to ensue into the New Year…

x

 

Strictly Dancing with Anneliese

October 13th, 2017 by

 

We have an eventful week ahead next week at Alexander Hancock! Alongside Natalie’s CEO sleep out event, Our dancing queen Anneliese will be adorning herself in sparkles and slipping into her dancing shoes to raise money for Maccabi Community and Sports Club on Thursday 19th October.

Maccabi Community and Sports Club has been on its present site since 2006 and in just 11 years it has become a vital community building, catering for young and old alike, for the wider community. Offering sporting and cultural facilities, it is essential to secure its future for all our children and grandchildren.

In order to help with their fundraising, 9 non-dancing competitors have been paired up with professional dancers and undertaken lots of training culminating in very sore feet and their very own Strictly evening on Thursday 19th October, at The Dancehouse, Manchester.

Competitors will be competing for 2 titles, The Judges Glitterball and The Audience Vote.

There will a lot of glitter. There will be a lot of sequins. There is also likely to be a lot of fake tan and a lot of fake eyelashes. But only on the girls (we think, but you never know….).

We’re hoping that there’ll be a lot of good dancing as well! We’re sure there will be.

Good Luck Anneliese! Remember, arms up, shoulders down, head high. Oh and try to remember your steps!

No Seveeeeens here, its a 10 from us!

A message from Natalie

October 12th, 2017 by

Hurricane Ophelia is going to be hitting Britain on MONDAY 16TH OCTOBER SLEEP OUT NIGHT.. Winds up to 70mph , heavy downpours, worst of which hitting the NORTH WEST.. That is me getting wet, soaked, frozen and blown off my little legs and at the moment I only have one good one due to broken foot! Feel for me people, donate to me people!! AND more importantly think of all those who have to sleep out every single night irrespective of the weather! Please give for them if not out of sympathy for me as I have a warm bed to go home to at the end!

Natalie x

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/natalie-shalom2