Why hasn’t interview etiquette evolved with the rest of the world? We see hundreds of articles, posts, hints and tips about interview techniques. What to do and what not to do in an interview. From what to wear and the protocol of a ‘proper’ handshake through to the importance of body language, eye contact and
Marketing, Communications & Business Development Recruitment in the Property Sector – Analysis and Trends
This last year has been a very active one for business operating in the Property Sector. From Developers to Consultancies to Engineering and Construction firms, we have seen constant movement across the support functions. This has been driven by two opposing factors working in tandem: restructures and recruitment freezes from some firms, and positive growth
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past couple of years, you will not have been able to escape the incessant noise around Brexit, and what it could mean for us going forward. Amidst the uncertainty, however, the research suggests that at as far as the legal sector is concerned, the mood
The last year has been a dynamic one, with several firms entering restructure phases, whilst others have gone through mergers in what has become a smaller accountancy market than in recent years. Marketing, Digital & Communications roles: There has been a steady flow of manager level hiring across most firms, with the larger firms also
…that Five Guys, the well know restaurant chain is predominantly a family business and was named ‘Five Guys’ because they couldn’t think of anything else at the time of registering the business? The intention was to change it because they didn’t think it was much good but they never got round to it! The business
When you’re preparing to interview with a client and show them what a great match you are for the role, don’t forget the bigger picture: you’re not just applying to do a job in isolation, you’re applying to join their wider company. They’ll want to know you’ve done your research, but where do you start?
This week I had the honour of briefly joining James Williams for part of his world record attempt – running from Land’s End to John O’Groats (LEJOG). I ran with James for a period of the 4th day of his epic journey and was able to see close up the full magnitude of this challenge
Onboarding is the action or process of integrating a new employee into an organisation “client onboarding is a critical time for any business” · “a little extra effort during the onboarding period can go a long way towards improving staff retention” The candidate of choice can often feel a little ‘in limbo’ between acceptance and
When you are preparing for an interview, you should have a few examples that you can talk through which answer the key requirements on the job spec. But no one likes a bore and no one likes to listen to a monotone monologue: It’s the fastest way to kill your chances of getting the job.
Recruiting for many start-up businesses in the Technology sector over the years I’ve often been asked to find people with previous start-up experience when delivering a brief. This may seem an obvious element of experience to seek when writing a job description for the next key leadership hire in your start-up business, however it is