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Can technology really replace the human touch?

Can technology really replace the human touch?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

With 56% of employers saying that they lack access to relevant candidates, the ongoing challenge of volume versus quality remains. In trying to tackle this problem, the rise of virtual recruiters and video interviewing has surfaced.

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Business Leaders reveal what’s best about work and play in Devon

Business Leaders reveal what’s best about work and play in Devon

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Forget your scone-based food fantasies. There’s more to Devon than jam and cream. With excellent digital infrastructure, convenient travel links with London and Birmingham, a top university supplying a steady flow of bright-eyed graduates and some of the most beautiful coastal and countryside scenery in the UK, it’s little wonder local business leaders are so proud to call this part of the West Country home.

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Exeter: unexpectedly, unashamedly fantastic for digital careers

Exeter: unexpectedly, unashamedly fantastic for digital careers

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Grab your wi-fi routers and americanos, it’s time to head for Exeter. It just so happens that Devon’s capital is asserting itself as a digital hub - and is one of the best cities in the UK to start or grow your digital career.

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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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