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
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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The best reference check questions

The best reference check questions

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

Welcoming someone new to your team is always exciting. But it’s not without risks. Hiring the wrong person is an expensive mistake. That’s why it pays to find out as much as possible about a candidate before you commit.

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The corporate countryside: why executives swap the City for Devon

The corporate countryside: why executives swap the City for Devon

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

There’s more to Devon than rural charm. With more organisations choosing the South West as their home, there is steady demand for executive talent. (We know because we help hire the best.)

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15 body language tips to ace your interview

15 body language tips to ace your interview

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 20 July, 2018

Like it or not, your body language says a lot about you. It’s no exaggeration to say that things like posture, gestures and facial expressions can make or break your interview performance.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 16 May, 2018

The number of people placed into permanent job roles continued to rise markedly in April. That said, the pace of expansion was the softest seen in 2018 so far. In contrast, growth of temp billings picked up from March’s 13-month low.

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The Office Christmas Party - How to avoid being one in ten who go overboard...

The Office Christmas Party - How to avoid being one in ten who go overboard...

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 17 December, 2017

Tis’ the season to be jolly. Just, not too jolly… as a survey published by the TUC (Trade Union Commission) has shown that over 40% of party-goers have admitted to getting more than a bit squiffy at the office Do which can have some rather unfavourable consequences…

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