According to a recent survey, a staggering 34% of people will look to change jobs in the New Year because they either want more pay, currently work with negative colleagues, the culture of their company or poor people management. Is now the time to change jobs?
Whether you are for the monarchy or a republican in principle, every one of us in the UK is living through a momentous moment in history, since the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. For everyone of working age, the Queen has been the constant backdrop of our lives. Her death and the proclamation […]
The current state of the jobs market is a tale of two halves. We absolutely don’t want to shy away from the tremendous recovery, evidenced in record-breaking data. However, we need to temper this by honestly acknowledging the difficulties we are facing due to not enough candidate supply. As Claire Warnes, Partner and Head of […]
Big changes are happening in recruitment circles: jobs are firing back up again, employers are dusting off their interview questions, and finally career moves can happen once more. However, the landscape has changed. It’s changed in such a way that it’s fair to say that you’re going to have to take a completely fresh approach […]
It’s been a tough old time, ploughing through this winter as a job seeker. You’ve contended with a situation none of us have experienced before. You’ve faced concepts as novel as the virtual interview to remote onboarding. You’ve sat and read news articles that have made you believe that there’s little hope of progressing your career […]
Click onto a news site and you’ll be bombarded with doom and gloom about the impact of COVID-19 on the jobs market. Talks of a double-dip recession, growing unemployment which now stands at 4.9%, and record redundancies, is enough to give any job seeker the heebie jeebies. We’ll allow you just a moment of throwing […]
With headlines revealing that as many as 4,228 candidates apply for one entry-level job, you need your CV to stand out from the crowd. Specifically, you need it to stand out for the right reasons though. Once you’ve followed the basic general rules of CV writing, what can you do to make your CV wow […]
It would be easy to have a kneejerk reaction to the latest reports on the state of the jobs market. However, we need to look at this data realistically, within a wider context. We cannot escape that the economic impact of Covid-19 is tough, but we also need to look at the recent evidence that […]
Virtual interviews are increasingly being used to aid social distancing. However, the result is that usual pre-interview nerves now also have to contend with navigating a whole new set of unknowns. But don’t panic. Here we walk you through what’s different about a virtual interview and how you can prepare so that you feel confident and in control.
Do you have to completely abandon your environmental and ethical principles when job hunting in a recession? Are you stuck becoming a wage slave contributing to the causes of climate change? Or do you have some choice?