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Team building events: valuable bonding or insufferable time waster?

Team building events: valuable bonding or insufferable time waster?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 16 November, 2018

Team building event: three words capable of sending shivers down the spine of even the most acquiescent employee. But are team building events worth it? Do they get results? Or has the time come to drop the final curtain on what some employees perceive to be the bane of corporate life?

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8 tips for creating a happier, more productive office environment

8 tips for creating a happier, more productive office environment

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 06 November, 2018

8 tips for creating a happier, more productive office environment It’s true what they say: you’re a product of your environment. A dull, charmless office isn’t exactly going to inspire your workforce to produce their finest work. But with a little bit of thought, you can transform your nerve centre into a space that’s creative, productive and happy.

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Using AI to recruit employees: is it really all that smart?

Using AI to recruit employees: is it really all that smart?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 02 November, 2018

The future is already here. Tools that use artificial intelligence to help businesses find and hire the ‘perfect’ employee already exist. But are these tools really going to save your business time and money? Or is it a false economy to use AI for recruitment? In short: both answers are correct...

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Softer rise in perm placements contrasts with steeper increase in temp billings, growth of demand for staff picks up for first time in nine months, steeper decline in overall candidate availability leads to sharper rises in pay.

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Devon’s digital upgrade: how the local infrastructure is going superfast

Devon’s digital upgrade: how the local infrastructure is going superfast

Published on 24 July, 2018

Rural internet access? You might already be conjuring up imagery of the same old stereotype: pages loading at a painful crawl, image-free text failing to fill the page and connections so jittery you might as well be relying on 90’s dial-up. As for HD streaming? Forget it.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Perm placements rise sharply, but temp billings growth eases: March data signalled a further sharp increase in permanent staff placements across the UK, with the pace of expansion edging up fractionally since February.

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15 top interview questions for Managers

15 top interview questions for Managers

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

When it comes to interview questions for managers, knowing what to ask isn’t always straightforward. The stakes are high. But with our ideas, you can’t go wrong.

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Why Graduates are leaving the South West

Why Graduates are leaving the South West

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Graduates are disappearing from the south west. And we’re not talking about the odd few thrill-seekers swapping green fields for the bright lights of the big city. You expect a few of those. This is a more serious desertion of skills from our region.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - March 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - March 2018

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Permanent placements expand at softer, but still marked, pace: Permanent staff placements continued to rise across the UK in February. Though sharp, the rate of expansion moderated slightly since the start of the year. Temp billings meanwhile rose at a faster pace midway through the first quarter.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - February 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - February 2018

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Sharper increases in permanent placements: There was a marked rise in permanent placements in January, with the rate of expansion highest since April 2015. In contrast, growth in temp billings softened to a 10-month low

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Exeter's economy is booming!

Exeter's economy is booming!

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Exeter had the tenth highest growth in private sector jobs in the UK last year, a new report has revealed. The Centre for Cities Outlook 2018 report shows an increase of 3,000 jobs in Exeter – a 5.1% increase on the previous year.

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The South West IT Jobs

The South West IT Jobs

Published on 24 July, 2018

For many, the South West does not spring to mind as a hub of innovation and technology! Perhaps London, Manchester or Birmingham would come in higher on the list.

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