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Just a Temporary – I Don’t Think So

Posted on: 20 Dec 2011, Nick Peacock

One of the legacies of past recessions has been a new and more ruthless approach to staffing. Out went the old ideas of large departments and corporate hierarchies and in came flat management (more…)

How to Quickly and Effectively Write a Job Description

Posted on: 14 Dec 2011, Nick Peacock

I wanted to write a short, but hopefully informative piece on how to quickly and effectively write a job specification, written from our perspective, the recruiter. (more…)

Austerity Business

Posted on: 07 Dec 2011, Nick Peacock

Alex Pratt’s book, “Austerity Business” 39 Tips for Doing More with Less, is a great book tailored to the environment we’re currently in. (more…)

Finding The Quality Among The Quantity

Posted on: 06 Dec 2011, Nick Peacock

With levels of unemployment in the UK rising, many organisations are struggling to sift through the increasing numbers of CVs which land on their desks to find the individual with the skills and the drive to work in their organisation. (more…)

You’ve Gotta Have Faith

Posted on: 05 Oct 2011, Nick Peacock

I’ve worked in recruitment for 15 years now and I’m often asked what it takes to be successful within the industry? I’ve always answered passion and persistence – in fact they are my two favourite words, I love them! (more…)

Yippee AWR is Here! Is it all Good News?

Posted on: 03 Oct 2011, Nick Peacock

The introduction of the Agency Workers Regulations on the 1st October 2011 has been well publicised and lauded as a great step forward for agency workers. But is it? (more…)

5 Good Reasons Why You Should Never Accept a Counter Offer

Posted on: 23 Sep 2011, Nick Peacock

The time to deliberate about whether you should move jobs, is before you even start looking for a new one! (more…)

How to Ace Your Interview

Posted on: 13 Sep 2011, Nick Peacock

The similarity between sport and interviews is there for all to see. (more…)