What Does a Recruiter Do (behind the scenes)?

What Does a Recruiter Do (behind the scenes)?

This week I share some behind the scenes on what you can do to give the best account of yourself. What does a recruiter like me do behind the scenes? How Your Application Gets to a Recruiter Unless I am directly approaching someone through my network I will receive a...
Redundancy Advice – How to Play it Well

Redundancy Advice – How to Play it Well

Four in every 1000 people in the UK accept redundancy per month. Redundancy is not “being managed out” of a business or being sacked; it is a commercial fact of the market. After 20 years in recruitment, I see redundancy as an opportunity to rise like a phoenix from...
Guilt of Going Back to Work

Guilt of Going Back to Work

If you have spent any time at home caring for a loved one, whether it be as a parent or as a carer, you will know it can be incredibly difficult to go back to work and you can feel quite guilty about leaving the home and working. You can feel that it is wrong to leave...
Surviving a career break by Ruth Reynolds

Surviving a career break by Ruth Reynolds

What is the trick to enduring the uncertainty of time out from your career? Ruth Reynolds tweeted she was on career break, looking for a job. Moth to a flame, I wanted to know: what was she thinking, doing? Where did she want to go if she even knew? Cue forward six...