Job Seeking Best Practices

Along with moving house, getting married and imminently entering parenthood, finding your way to a new job is one of those universally stressful periods we all dread encountering. Sure, it can be an exciting process but actually getting through it can be harrowing. There’s a definite paranoia that comes hand in hand with seeking that

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How to leave a job

For good or ill, there will come a time to leave your current workplace. You might have secured yourself a bright and spangly new position you’re terribly excited about, perhaps you are moving away or even emigrating to a different country altogether. Or maybe the moment has come for you to embark on some very

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Are you being paid enough?

Thanks to the data gathering carried out for our 2016 Life Science Salary Survey, we know that 48% of UK respondents believe that their salary does not reflect their current career level. Even though the majority were satisfied with their current level of compensation, this still shows a significant lack of confidence within the sector

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The Reinvigorating Effect of January

There is always something special about January. After the delights of Christmas and the recent cold snap we have been shivering through, that might strike you as an odd claim. However, hear me out and bear in mind the fact that I work in recruitment… Be it a New Year’s resolution or people simply having

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Recruitment Nightmares

You know the score, you finally get a tricky candidate to interview but they suddenly grow and extra head and bite the hiring manager with it. Or you turn up at a major client meeting only to belatedly realise at the last minute you’re completely starkers. Then when you get back to the office your

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Back to Basics: Interviews

Every single day we are inundated with news of brand new developments and innovations. It doesn’t do in this modern life to stand still, as someone brighter and better is bound to come along and sweep you into the gutter. Or at least that is what we are lead to believe. One of reasons people

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Tech Upgrades for Your Job Search

Hunting for a new job role can really feel like a full time job. You’re constantly keeping an eye out for promising opportunities and feverishly polishing your CV all the while still putting in the hours at your current workplace. The pressure felt during this frantic time is one of the reasons why the recruitment

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Time is of the Essence

Madonna lied to us, if anything time doesn’t go by slowly. In fact it whips by at a breakneck pace leaving us in the billowing dust of its wake. Sure, the clock can seem to be dragging its second hand across its face at a glacial pace when you’re twiddling your thumbs of an afternoon,

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What’s your ideal job title?

Now I don’t mean what are you qualified for? I’m not talking about what’s available in the current job market? Deep down, what is it that you really want to do? If we’re going to embrace the whole Americana of it all; what is it that makes you happy? If I chose to go down

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