Entries by Direct Recruitment

Make campaigning great again

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. Often, however, there’s not enough reflection done after a bad campaign and the same mistakes are made again the next time round. […]

5 personality traits that will get you hired

Building a team that gels together is a tricky task which eludes many business leaders and managers. It’s relatively easy to recruit and throw together a bunch of high-performing individuals without regard to their different personality types, but this can often lead to internal discord and division later down the line. That’s why many managers […]

Does self-promotion have to be shameless?

Shouting about your own success is uncomfortable for most of us, and understandably so. There is a fine line between being proud of your accomplishments and being brash and boastful, but it’s worth working on because it’s integral to your career progression. It’s your responsibility to keep your boss updated with your ongoing projects and […]

5 steps to conquering interview presentations

5 steps to conquering interview presentations It’s becoming increasingly common for our candidates to be asked to present as part of the interview process. Presenting during interview might be a foreign concept to you, but don’t be thrown off by it or let your nerves get the better of you. This is actually the perfect […]

Why unconscious bias is holding your organisation back

Most of us now understand that a diverse workforce leads to more innovation, better financial performance and improved staff retention, however there are still not enough women in senior positions. Only 7 per cent of FTSE 100 companies have a female CEO, while just 26.1% of boardroom executives (this drops to 19.6% for FTSE 250 […]