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
How to choose between two great candidates - in 8 steps

How to choose between two great candidates - in 8 steps

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 29 April, 2019

You’re left with two great candidates for one single vacancy. Find out how to choose between them with our 8 tips here.

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7 tips to make new employees feel properly welcome

7 tips to make new employees feel properly welcome

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 18 April, 2019

The first day of a new job can be daunting for anyone, so make sure you make them feel welcome. Find out how here.

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T-Levels to be introduced in 2020

T-Levels to be introduced in 2020

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 09 April, 2019

A new A-level equivalent qualification combining classroom learning and work placements designed to prepare students to meet the needs of industry.

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What are the best routes into accountancy?

What are the best routes into accountancy?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 February, 2019

In Cathedral’s latest blog, our Managing Director, Joanne Caine FIRP DipRP, discusses the best routes into accountancy. This includes a detailed examination of the required qualifications, defining a career plan, gaining vital experience and securing that job role. Visit Cathedral Appointments to find out more.

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How to answer: Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?

How to answer: Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 30 January, 2019

It’s one of the most common interview questions and it’s easy for panic to set in. So sit back, relax and let us give you some pointers for the perfect answer.

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How to showcase extracurricular activities on your CV and in interviews

How to showcase extracurricular activities on your CV and in interviews

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 18 December, 2018

Extracurricular activities? Nope, not a clash with the paranormal, but the little extras on your CV that can elevate you from a good job candidate to a great job candidate. Here are some pointers on how to showcase extracurricular activities on your CV and in interviews.

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Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Opening Times

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 18 December, 2018

Please see below for our Christmas opening times

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10 Tips for Changing Your Career

10 Tips for Changing Your Career

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 28 November, 2018

Why waste time in a career that you don’t feel happy in? If you feel that it’s time for a change, here are ten tips.

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Top Questions To Ask At The End Of An Interview

Top Questions To Ask At The End Of An Interview

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 23 November, 2018

Interviews are a tricky business, but preparation is key to success. One of the things we recommend for all our candidates to prepare are questions that demonstrate their interest in the position and aptitude. Find out more about our top questions to ask at the end of an interview.

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Team building events: valuable bonding or insufferable time waster?

Team building events: valuable bonding or insufferable time waster?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 16 November, 2018

Team building event: three words capable of sending shivers down the spine of even the most acquiescent employee. But are team building events worth it? Do they get results? Or has the time come to drop the final curtain on what some employees perceive to be the bane of corporate life?

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8 tips for creating a happier, more productive office environment

8 tips for creating a happier, more productive office environment

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 06 November, 2018

8 tips for creating a happier, more productive office environment It’s true what they say: you’re a product of your environment. A dull, charmless office isn’t exactly going to inspire your workforce to produce their finest work. But with a little bit of thought, you can transform your nerve centre into a space that’s creative, productive and happy.

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Using AI to recruit employees: is it really all that smart?

Using AI to recruit employees: is it really all that smart?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 02 November, 2018

The future is already here. Tools that use artificial intelligence to help businesses find and hire the ‘perfect’ employee already exist. But are these tools really going to save your business time and money? Or is it a false economy to use AI for recruitment? In short: both answers are correct...

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