Blog

Categories

Candidates Employers

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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?

Read Article

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.

Read Article

Temping Advice – 7 Things You Should Do

Temping Advice – 7 Things You Should Do

Posted by Ali Willox
Published on 20 July, 2018

A few people haven’t cottoned on yet, but there’s a lot to love about temping. It keeps your CV well watered while you are between jobs. And you get to meet new people, expand your skill set and explore different industries, without committing to a permanent position.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

Getting a job in the West Country as a web/software developer

Getting a job in the West Country as a web/software developer

Published on 20 July, 2018

One day the world will explode in a supernova of syntax errors, if-then statements and while loops. Until then developers are going to continue to be in demand.

Read Article

About cookies

We use cookies on this site to help improve user experience and deliver services. By using this site you consent to the use of cookies.