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
5 Signs you need an HR Manager in Your Business

5 Signs you need an HR Manager in Your Business

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Lots of SMEs are slow to hire HR professionals. There’s a perception that HR recruitment is a low priority; that the money would be better spent filling vacancies that have a more ‘tangible’ impact on productivity. Unfortunately that perception could be holding your business back.

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5 advantages of taking on a contractor

5 advantages of taking on a contractor

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

When your business is buckling under the weight of its own workload, you may feel the urge to hire. But taking on new employees is not your only option.

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15 valuable interview tips for employers and small business owners

15 valuable interview tips for employers and small business owners

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

The www is crawling with tips designed to help hopeful candidates nail their job interviews. But come on. How about some assistance for the people sat on the other side of the table?

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The Great Workforce Gender Imbalance

The Great Workforce Gender Imbalance

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Just 9% of the engineering workforce is female. In HR, only one-in-five staff is male. There are plenty more examples of professions where gender imbalance is rife. So what is it about these professions that seems to predetermine which gender is most likely to work in it?

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How do top companies retain their talent?

How do top companies retain their talent?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Recruitment: it can be a costly business. We’re not talking simply advertising costs either. The hiring process can be time-consuming to set up. Not to mention all the further time taken out of the working day to train new staff.

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How to nail competency-based interview answers

How to nail competency-based interview answers

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

It’s the interview! Calm down, you’ve got a foot in the door. In fact, your whole body, so it’s clear your polished CV and attention to detail has paid off. You’ve piqued the company’s interest enough for them to spend time on you.

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How to write a CV that earns you the interview

How to write a CV that earns you the interview

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

You want to write a CV that knocks spots off the competition and secures you an interview. Get set for CV success with our comprehensive guide.

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Exeter's economy is booming!

Exeter's economy is booming!

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Exeter had the tenth highest growth in private sector jobs in the UK last year, a new report has revealed. The Centre for Cities Outlook 2018 report shows an increase of 3,000 jobs in Exeter – a 5.1% increase on the previous year.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - February 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - February 2018

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Sharper increases in permanent placements: There was a marked rise in permanent placements in January, with the rate of expansion highest since April 2015. In contrast, growth in temp billings softened to a 10-month low

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - March 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - March 2018

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Permanent placements expand at softer, but still marked, pace: Permanent staff placements continued to rise across the UK in February. Though sharp, the rate of expansion moderated slightly since the start of the year. Temp billings meanwhile rose at a faster pace midway through the first quarter.

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How recruitment agencies transform your job search

How recruitment agencies transform your job search

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Recruitment agencies can be a mixed bag. However, the best ones will help you find a job that’s a great match for your skill set and career ambitions. Beyond that, you can expect career development and enhanced salary expectations too.

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Interview nerves: 10 tips to conquer interview anxiety

Interview nerves: 10 tips to conquer interview anxiety

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Your heart beats faster. Your palms are sweaty. Your voice trembles. Or maybe not. Because do you know something? Interviews don’t have to be the anxiety-inducing calamities many people fear them to be.

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