Blog - March 2024

  • How to write a great CV. Don't forget to blow your own trumpet!

    Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024 by Hazel Gillespie10 comments

    Ever wondered why recruiters keep banging on about why your CV or covering letter needs to highlight every key success and achievement? Well, here's the crux of it: these documents are your professional storytellers, your advocates in a competitive job market. Imagine your CV as a highlight reel, or your 'elevator pitch'. It's not just a timeline of your work history; it's not a list, it should ...

  • The counter offer. Is it fools gold?

    Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024 by Hazel Gillespie366 comments

    Ever been tempted to stay by a counter-offer? Here's why you might want to think twice before accepting. Firstly, let's consider the reasons you wanted to leave. More often than not, it's not just about the money, right? It could be the company culture, lack of progression, your relationship with your line Manager or key colleagues, or perhaps the work itself. While a counter-offer might sweeten ...

  • 'Spring'! A Time to Get your recruitment career blooming again. Or, Hades might get you.

    Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024 by Peter Gillespie18 comments

    It's 'Spring'! A time of re-birth, of longer days & brighter mornings. A time of hope and a time to reflect and re-energise your life, and career? While Greek mythology proposes that 'Spring' is a result of Demeter, the God of Fertility', celebrating having her kidnapped daughter returned to her by the evil Hades (her hubby was Zeus, King of all Gods - so Hades was a brave boy), we just like to ...