Reflecting on our future at the end of an era

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 […]

Jobs Outlook Report – June 2021

F1rst Commercial Recruitment report on jobs for April 2021

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 […]

How does a virtual interview differ from an in-person interview?

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.