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Are you more suited to a larger or smaller business?

By Becky Postlethwaite on 12.10.17 in Your Career

When it comes to making your next career move, big doesn’t necessarily mean better. The truth is that different sized businesses have a multitude of varying benefits, and it’s not until you’ve considered these benefits that you’ll know what size company you should be working at.

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5 obstacles you’ll face as a new starter and how to overcome them

By Becky Postlethwaite on 31.08.17 in Your Career

Most us experience nerves before starting at a new company, even those who have been a part of the working world for decades. Nerves are necessary to help you perform at your peak and in this instance are a positive force for making sure you’re fully prepared and alert on your first day.

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Make campaigning great again

By Becky Postlethwaite on 08.06.17 in News

Most of us have been involved with our fair share of bad campaigns. A few people would argue that there’s a couple taking place right now, concluding with the general election this Thursday.

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How to create an effective team environment

By Becky Postlethwaite on 27.04.17 in Your Career

While there is no ‘I’ in team, the success or failure of said team often falls to one person: the leader. It’s possible to have a bad team with a good leader but it’s almost impossible to have a good team with a bad leader; such is their influence on everything that happens within the organisation.

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A new and effective way to approach your next job interview

By Becky Postlethwaite on 09.02.17 in News

I saw an interesting quote attributed to the Carnegie Foundation doing the rounds on LinkedIn recently that got me thinking. It read: “85% of your financial success is due to your personality and ability to communicate, negotiate and lead. Shockingly, only 15% is due to technical knowledge”. This statistic is a favourite of salesmen, but I also think it’s a great way to approach job interviews.

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The 3 keys to boosting your performance, productivity and happiness

By Becky Postlethwaite on 02.02.17 in Your Career

Employee satisfaction and overall productivity are inextricably linked; the happier employees are, the better their performance will be. It doesn’t matter how large your salary or how big your bonus if you wake each morning with a sense of dread at the thought of having to drag yourself into the office. Can you really put a price on your health and wellbeing?

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Why January might just be the most exciting month of the year

By Becky Postlethwaite on 05.01.17 in News

One in five of us made a pledge to ourselves this time last year to find a new job in the next twelve months. Perhaps you were one of them but you never got round to it, or maybe it’s only during the past year that you’ve felt the urge to try something new. Well, with 2017 upon us now is the perfect time to start making plans.

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Top tips to help you bulletproof your role

By Becky Postlethwaite on 17.11.16 in Your Career

Read Becky’s blog to ensure that you bulletproof your role.

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How to nail a phone interview

By Becky Postlethwaite on 29.09.16 in Your Career

Read Becky’s blog for crucial tips and advice on how to nail a phone interview

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Making your mark after maternity leave

By Becky Postlethwaite on 19.07.16 in Your Career

Some tips for returning to work after maternity leave

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Why an agency should engage the services of a Recruitment Consultancy

By Becky Postlethwaite on 27.04.16 in Attracting Talent

Finding the right people for your business takes time, money and resource and selecting the right recruitment consultancy can be the best way to help you attract and secure top talent in the industry

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Why tougher interviews unearth candidates who are a better fit

By Becky Postlethwaite on 15.03.16 in Your Job Search

Hard job interviews have been statistically linked to higher employee satisfaction.......

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Focus your mind – and get the job

By Becky Postlethwaite on 02.12.15 in Your Job Search

When we say focus your mind, we are not going all ‘Zen’ on you........

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Body language dos and don’ts during an interview

By Becky Postlethwaite on 29.10.15 in Your Job Search

The old adage ‘it’s not what you say, it’s what you do’ is very apt when it comes to job interviews. How you conduct yourself is as important as what comes out of your mouth.

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