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How to get the best HR Jobs in Devon and beyond

How to get the best HR Jobs in Devon and beyond

Looking for a HR position? It’s a crucial role. In many ways your job is to reconcile the needs of the business with the needs of the employees; to create harmony and deliver business goals

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Got the skills to star in an office admin role?

Got the skills to star in an office admin role?

Office admin: two incredibly boring words that don’t even begin to sum up the diversity of duties, or depth of responsibility, the profession offers. You are the oil that silently keeps the office cogs turning. Your role is vital. In return you can expect valuable business experience and - with the right company - a decent salary and opportunities for progression.

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What recruiters want to see on a CV

What recruiters want to see on a CV

As one of the West Country’s busiest recruitment consultancies, our staff read a small mountain of CVs every day. From wonderful to weird, we’ve seen it all – including one effort covered in photographs of lions.

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5 CV Advice Essentials for IT and Developer roles

5 CV Advice Essentials for IT and Developer roles

Competition for IT and developer roles is increasingly fierce - from junior posts right up to board-level positions. If you want to make the vacancy yours, you have to impress from the start. Here’s our IT CV Advice….

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5 IT Interview Questions you should prepare for

5 IT Interview Questions you should prepare for

IT interviews are a unique beast. Alongside the generic interview questions that have been included since before the dinosaurs, your technical skills are going to be put to the test too.

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15 body language tips to ace your interview

15 body language tips to ace your interview

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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The corporate countryside: why executives swap the City for Devon

The corporate countryside: why executives swap the City for Devon

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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The best reference check questions

The best reference check questions

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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Want Career Happiness? Don’t Follow Your Passion…

Want Career Happiness? Don’t Follow Your Passion…

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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How to optimise your LinkedIn Profile

How to optimise your LinkedIn Profile

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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Temping Advice – 7 Things You Should Do

Temping Advice – 7 Things You Should Do

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.

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Interview Presentation Tips

Interview Presentation Tips

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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