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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.

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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 doRead More

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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.

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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 toRead More

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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 onlyRead More

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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 ofRead More

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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 youthRead More

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I am a Celebrity… Friday, November 19th, 2010

I have only one comment to make this week… Vote Gillian McKeith for all the Trials, has there ever been a more annoying woman on the planet?

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X-Factor Entry to Universities Friday, November 12th, 2010

So how about allowing Simon Cowell and a panel of judges to decide who should go to University? Is this not the future of society? Reality style interviews to decide who is worthwhile of HigherRead More

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The Importance of a Team aka a Lesson for John Terry Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Team playing and diplomacy is an essential part of working towards success, a little lesson that would help John Terry is possibly getting back his Captaincy of the England Team

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It is a Question of Manners Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

I have been involved in Recruitment for over 25 years, and you would think that after all this time I would understand human nature better than most, but here is the thing.. where are peoples’Read More

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THAT FRIDAY FEELING! Friday, May 14th, 2010

New addition to Alexander Hancock’s website is the introduction of our Blog.. I can’t tell you how exciting this is, those who know me well, will know that there is nothing I like better than a)Read More

Such an achievement. Being one of your first placements and then working with you on all future recruitment on our side, I can’t recommend you and your team highly enough.  And often do refer people to you still. Well done.

Rebecca M