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  • 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 ...

  • 5 FMCG Challenges for 2017

    Posted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 by Phil Hutchinson-May4 comments

    FMCG, like most industries, was dominated last year by Brexit and so long as the government continues to play its cards close to its chest we’re going to have to live with uncertainty for a while longer. But we can also look forward to plenty of opportunities (as well as challenges) in the year ahead – so we’ve pulled together some thoughts from the experts about what might happen in FMCG ...