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
Why Graduates are leaving the South West

Why Graduates are leaving the South West

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Graduates are disappearing from the south west. And we’re not talking about the odd few thrill-seekers swapping green fields for the bright lights of the big city. You expect a few of those. This is a more serious desertion of skills from our region.

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15 top interview questions for Managers

15 top interview questions for Managers

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

When it comes to interview questions for managers, knowing what to ask isn’t always straightforward. The stakes are high. But with our ideas, you can’t go wrong.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Perm placements rise sharply, but temp billings growth eases: March data signalled a further sharp increase in permanent staff placements across the UK, with the pace of expansion edging up fractionally since February.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Softer rise in perm placements contrasts with steeper increase in temp billings, growth of demand for staff picks up for first time in nine months, steeper decline in overall candidate availability leads to sharper rises in pay.

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How to find jobs after graduation in the West Country

How to find jobs after graduation in the West Country

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 14 September, 2018

Lots of graduates’ struggle to find employment after completing their studies, but here we outline how to find jobs after graduation in the West Country. Find out more.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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