Last week a new candidate, let’s call her Amy, made contact with our office for the first time seeking advice on her job situation. Amy had recently started a new role with a research agency in London but after being there for four weeks was wondering if she’d made the right move. On paper, everything sounded as though it should’ve been hunky dory – how could Amy be so unhappy in her new role?
Posted 07/05/2019 by Rebecca Meaton
Linked In has been around long enough for all of us to agree it has its uses for job seekers. And with over 25 million members in the UK alone, there is a huge pool of talent ripe for the picking. So then why, as an employer, would you bother using a recruitment agency?
Posted 05/04/2019 by Rebecca Meaton
Unconscious bias has an adverse effect on workplace chemistry and can result in hiring the wrong person, so how can it be overcome?
Posted 30/01/2019 by Rebecca Meaton
An interviewer won’t justify putting you through to a second round interview if you have made little effort to impress, no matter how great your skills are, so how can you be sure to succeed...?
Posted 19/12/2018 by Andrew Mercer
One single mistake is enough to put a potential employer off, so it’s important for your CV to be flawless. Here are our top tips on avoiding the most common CV mistakes.
Posted 19/11/2018 by Rebecca Meaton
When my corporate clients in the more male dominated sectors (e.g Finance, IT, professional services etc) ask me how I assure an even split of male and female applications are filtered through to them I have always been happy to report this hasn’t been an issue in our industry as females have been well represented over the years. This is confirmed by the big agencies reporting a higher number of female to male ratio in their professional staff and clear replication across other Insight and Research functions in other environments.
Posted 30/10/2018 by Caroline Rock
The rise of social media over the years is obvious to us all. Whether it’s a quick snap to show where you are or what you are doing, promoting the latest trend or simply keeping up to date with the next Dele Ali challenge, the vital thing here is instant accessibility, being in the moment and capturing real time data. So it’s not surprising that the research and insights space has fully embraced it.
Posted 17/09/2018 by Vishal Mohit
We often get agency researchers approaching us, wanting to make the transition to an in-house insights team. With the right technical skills and sector experience, the shift can be seamless, but there are differences to consider...
Posted 12/09/2018 by Caroline Rock