Blog - February 2017

  • Why you should keep control of your promiscuous digit

    Posted on Monday, February 20, 2017 by Phil Hutchinson-MayNo comments

    So you’re fired up to find a new job and make some advances in your career. You know you have the skills that will take you to the next level and you’re keen to capitalise on the improving jobs market. All good news, but it’s important to be smart about the way you proceed, starting with the jobs you decide to apply for. At this time of year many people fall victim to the promiscuous digit – a ...

  • 7 Things Winning Candidates Have in Common

    Posted on Monday, February 20, 2017 by Phil Hutchinson-MayNo comments

    Or – How I spot a winner! As a recruiter it’s often easy to spot a serious contender as soon as they walk through the door. With thousands of interviews under my belt it really is that obvious when you meet a winner. So what is it about them that gives off such strong signals for success? And how do I then confirm that my first impressions are right? Here are the top 7 things I think winning ...

  • The Interview: How To Take Control

    Posted on Monday, February 20, 2017 by Phil Hutchinson-May6 comments

    If you’ve decided to move your career up a notch then you should be getting some interviews quite soon. It can be daunting, especially if you haven’t been interviewed for a while. You may feel you’re preparing for a battle with two adversaries facing each other but the latest thinking is that both sides should use the interview as a chance to have a proper conversation, to find out as much about ...