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
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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Then and now: salaries snowball in Devon and beyond

Then and now: salaries snowball in Devon and beyond

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

Beautiful beaches. Breath-taking countryside. Exceptional artisan cider and - whisper it – the best pasties in the region! There are some parts of Devon’s reputation that we are only too happy to uphold. When it comes to salaries? Different story.

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West is best: the greatest regions to work in the West Country

West is best: the greatest regions to work in the West Country

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

There’s more to working in the West Country than surrendering to the magnetic pull of Bristol and Bath. If you are prepared to broaden your horizons it’s possible to find fabulous jobs in truly gorgeous parts of the region - such as Devon, recently voted by Country Life Magazine to be the best place to live for quality of life in England.

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Interview formats, common questions and how to prepare

Interview formats, common questions and how to prepare

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

At this moment, in an office far away, an interviewer is shuddering at the prospect of asking the same question for the umpteenth time today. The simple fact is that some interview questions are asked more than others. And that’s good news for you and your job hunt.

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8 Reasons Why You Should Leave London for Devon

8 Reasons Why You Should Leave London for Devon

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

Living in London is exhilarating. It’s also exasperating and exhausting. If it’s time to shift focus towards a better quality of life, South Devon could be your perfect exit from the rat race. Give us five minutes to explain why.

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13 foolproof ways to motivate your staff

13 foolproof ways to motivate your staff

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

It’s a wonderful thing - the energy and dynamism of a motivated group of people. Problems get solved. To-do lists are crunched. Work begins to feel much less like work.

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Interview Presentation Tips

Interview Presentation Tips

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

Petrified of your interview presentation? Don’t be. You belong to a bloodline of fabulous storytellers. It’s the whole reason you are here, walking the earth.

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How to optimise your LinkedIn Profile

How to optimise your LinkedIn Profile

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

It’s time to face facts. You need to show your LinkedIn profile some love. The good news is that transforming your profile into something that knocks spots off the competition and wows new connections needn’t take all night. Here are simple, effective ways to optimise your profile to help it stand out in a crowd of 430 million.

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Want Career Happiness? Don’t Follow Your Passion…

Want Career Happiness? Don’t Follow Your Passion…

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

You spend more time doing your job than anything else - with the possible exception of sleeping, if you are one of the lucky ones. Either way, your career is a major part of your life. So you should make sure it’s fulfilling, right? Exactly. So why are so many people shooting themselves in the foot when it comes to career happiness?

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8 Business Benefits of allowing your staff to work remotely

8 Business Benefits of allowing your staff to work remotely

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

This remote working malarkey is increasingly common - and not just for freelancers. Should your business offer your staff the opportunity to undock from the desk? That’s your decision. It’s okay if you’d rather keep your staff on-site. But with the growing clamour for remote working, you need to be able to explain why.

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