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

Learn more about Joanne Caine.

Why do employers still not trust employees?

Why do employers still not trust employees?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 10 June, 2022

When Boris Johnson said that working from home isn’t productive because of the ‘distractions of cheese and coffee’, and when Lord Alan Sugar came out and said that the pandemic has ‘unleashed a workshy, entitled culture in which people demand — and are allowed — to work from home’, there’s perhaps no surprise that the business world divided into two.

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How to create a culture of learning and continuous professional development

How to create a culture of learning and continuous professional development

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 12 May, 2022

Lifelong learning and continuous professional development are linked with a wealth of benefits from better financial security to improved health. Additionally, in this day and age, with technology rapidly changing, it also gives job security to those who keep up with or stay one step ahead of change.

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LinkedIn is leading the way…

LinkedIn is leading the way…

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 03 May, 2022

Most companies in this day and age will use LinkedIn to support its hiring efforts. From highlighting your brand’s reputation to uploading job adverts, LinkedIn is an integral asset. LinkedIn also plays a part in supporting employers in implementing inclusive processes into their recruitment.

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State of the South West job market: Q1

State of the South West job market: Q1

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 19 April, 2022

By the end of 2021, the job market was showing signs of recovery after the most turbulent two years it had faced since the recession of 2008. Employment rates were up and, thankfully, unemployment rates were falling.  However, employers continued to face challenges.

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Breaking down the stigma of ‘boomerang employees’

Breaking down the stigma of ‘boomerang employees’

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 13 April, 2022

According to LinkedIn, 4.5 per cent of new recruits on its platform were ‘boomerangs’, a term which is applied to those who return to a company which they have previously left, in comparison to only 3.9 per cent the year prior.

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Stress Awareness Month: What to do when you spot a problem

Stress Awareness Month: What to do when you spot a problem

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 01 April, 2022

This stress awareness month, we explore not only how to spot stress symptoms within your employees and colleagues, but ways in which stress can be mitigated.

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Supporting employees after a career break

Supporting employees after a career break

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 17 March, 2022

Whatever the cause for an extended career break, returning to the workplace after a long-term hiatus can be a daunting prospect. Some individuals struggle with feelings of overwhelm or lack of confidence and will need to seek career advice from their employers or recruitment agencies to regain the self-assurance they need.

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Normality resumes – but to what extent?

Normality resumes – but to what extent?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 February, 2022

With restrictions coming to an end, the UK is once again, cautiously, peeping its head over the edge to see some semblance of normality. The nation has yo-yoed in and out of measures for nearly two years, and scepticism around this really being ‘the end’ is high.

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3 benefits of becoming a non-executive Director (NED)

3 benefits of becoming a non-executive Director (NED)

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 17 February, 2022

For businesses, the attraction of hiring a NED lies in the impartiality and independence and individual has from the company. This separation a NED has from the company enables them to be far more objective about the work being undertaken and makes it a lot easier for them to offer critical, yet constructive, feedback to senior teams who are looking to improve their processes as well as make the business more profitable – potentially ready for sale.

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When is the right time to jump ship?

When is the right time to jump ship?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 04 February, 2022

83 per cent of workers are planning to leave their jobs in 2022, most of whom plan to make the jump in the next couple of months, according to a study by Randstad UK. Compared to the average of 9 per cent of people who move jobs each year, it’s clear that the job market is in for a major shift.

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Welcome to the team, Clodagh!

Welcome to the team, Clodagh!

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 14 January, 2022

If you haven’t already seen, we’ve got some exciting news to start the new year off with…drum roll, please! As Cathedral Appointments starts its next phase of growth, with many exciting plans in place for this year and beyond, we recognised it was time to strengthen the team with additional strategic support in order to accelerate our growth plans.

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Cathedral Appointments kickstarts 2022 growth plans by welcoming second Director

Cathedral Appointments kickstarts 2022 growth plans by welcoming second Director

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 13 January, 2022

Exeter’s leading independent recruitment consultancy, today welcomes Clodagh Murphy to the team as Director. Clodagh’s appointment has strengthened the business’ senior team and board.

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