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Inside the interview: business leaders reveal their favourite questions

Inside the interview: business leaders reveal their favourite questions

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Enough theory. We asked seven business leaders their favourite questions to ask when interviewing candidates. From the comical to the canny, what they told us proves that - apart from being an oddly British obsession - each interview is unique for all involved.

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Becoming a Solicitor- An Overview on the Routes to Qualification

Becoming a Solicitor- An Overview on the Routes to Qualification

Published on 24 July, 2018

Do you have a burning desire to be a successful, high powered Solicitor on track for Partnership at a top firm? No idea where to start?

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5 Interview Questions that aren’t as scary as you thought

5 Interview Questions that aren’t as scary as you thought

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Congrats on scoring an interview. Now, just in case you weren’t in the guides or scouts as a kid, let us remind you that it’s important to be prepared. Why? Because preparation has the power to turn fear into confidence; doubt into assurance. It’s true for everything from hosting a dinner party to taking your driving test. And it’s definitely true for interviews.

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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

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

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?

Posted by Ali Willox
Published on 24 July, 2018

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

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

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

Published on 20 July, 2018

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

Published on 20 July, 2018

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

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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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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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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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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