Joanne Caine

Joanne Caine
Joanne Caine
Managing Director

I joined Cathedral Appointments in 1998 to cover a maternity leave and never left. I now co own the business and love my job. I've a great team of consultants who work with me in ensuring that Cathedral Appointments provide an excellent service to candidates and clients alike.

I've gained an excellent knowledge of the local employment market and have long established relationships with many leading employers in the area. I recruit for a number of commercial organisations as well as the public and not for profit sectors and have a strong network of Human Resource contacts in the region.

My recruitment specialities include:

  • Search and Selection
  • Executive Recruitment - CEO, COO, Director, Senior Management and Leadership roles
  • HR Recruitment - HR Directors, HRBP's, Head of HR, HR Managers, Learning & Development, Resourcing, Talent Acquisition 
  • Senior Marketing and Commercial Recruitment - Marketing Directors, Head of Marketing, Head of Departments, Commercial  Directors
  • Salary Advice and Salary Benchmarking
  • Specialist Advertising, Talent Attraction Knowledge
  • Local Job Market Information
Three reasons to consider an apprenticeship for your business


Three reasons to consider an apprenticeship for your business


Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 08 February, 2021

This National Apprenticeship Week, we explore why taking on an apprentice or setting up a rolling apprenticeship scheme might the perfect next step for your business in this era of the ‘new normal’.

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Recruitment predictions for 2021

Recruitment predictions for 2021

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 29 January, 2021

Techround recently collected 2021 recruitment predictions from industry experts, with Kristine Angeltvedt stating that “2021 is the year of change for recruitment”. Our own Jo Caine shared her thoughts along with a panel of experts...

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Looking after employees’ mental health in lockdown 3.0

Looking after employees’ mental health in lockdown 3.0

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 22 January, 2021

There is no doubt that everyone’s mental wellbeing has been affected throughout every lockdown we’ve had over the past year. In the first wave last March, 62 per cent of adults felt anxious or worried, and, whilst this number decreased over time, the numbers are still worryingly high.

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Growing your career in the confines of a pandemic

Growing your career in the confines of a pandemic

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 21 January, 2021

Here are four ways employees can continue to progress in their careers during the confines of the pandemic.

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Cathedral Appointments supporting Hospiscare

Cathedral Appointments supporting Hospiscare

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 15 January, 2021

Cathedral Appointments have committed to support local charities throughout 2021. This month we’ve been working with Hospiscare in a voluntary capacity to help this fabulous organisation continue to do its important work for the local community in Devon.

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New Year, New Job: Advice for job seekers in 2021

New Year, New Job: Advice for job seekers in 2021

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 08 January, 2021

For 1 in 4 Brits, 2021’s goal is to look for and secure a new role. 

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The changing landscape of HR

The changing landscape of HR

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 23 December, 2020

Human Resources (HR) is arguably one of the most changed area of business as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a short space of time, business’s working models had to dramatically change in response to the crisis.

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Meet ... Jo Howell

Meet ... Jo Howell

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 22 December, 2020

Today we meet Jo Howell, our specialist Financial Services and Accountancy recruiter. We find out a little about her role, who she works with, her thoughts on the past year and how 2021 is looking to shape up for the industry.

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2021 Recruitment Trends

2021 Recruitment Trends

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 16 December, 2020

2020 has been a challenging year for us all but, thankfully, it appears that we are slowly but surely coming out of the eye of the storm and looking ahead to much brighter days.

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The return of gender pay gap reporting

The return of gender pay gap reporting

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 09 December, 2020

Putting the brakes on the gender reporting was met with very mixed opinions, some businesses welcomed it with open arms, whilst others felt it was unnecessary and a potential risk to the progress that has been made for the equal treatment of women in the workplace.

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A big congratulations!

A big congratulations!

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 23 November, 2020

Here at Cathedral Appointments, we’ve got some fantastic news to celebrate.

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Why employers must have a positive rejection process now more than ever

Why employers must have a positive rejection process now more than ever

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 17 November, 2020

For employers, receiving dozens if not hundreds of applications for a single vacancy is a significant logistical challenge. It is overwhelming, and while some hiring managers may be the tempted to abandon their policy of responding to each applicant regardless of whether they are successful or not in a bid to save valuable time, this could be at their detriment.

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