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The importance of momentum in networking

The importance of momentum in networking

June 30, 2014

By Scott Torrance We all know the importance of building a strong, deep network for success in business and yet if we’re honest with ourselves we don’t dedicate enough time to doing it well. There are a few events in business that shakes us out of this slump and into action. Number one among those …

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Every job is temporary (whether you realise it or not)

Every job is temporary (whether you realise it or not)

May 23, 2014

Today’s guest post comes from Scott Torrance, the founder of Flux Insights. Loosely labelled as a content marketing consultancy, Flux Insights works with businesses to improve their thinking and share those thoug …

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The key to a great, successful career is not talent.

The key to a great, successful career is not talent.

April 17, 2014

By Ross Coverdale There seems to be a common misconception around the importance of talent when it comes to being successful. Talented individuals are capable of excelling at the things that they are gifted in doing, so it seems reasonable to say that in order to succeed you mus …

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Recruitment needs to move beyond carrots and sticks

Recruitment needs to move beyond carrots and sticks

April 15, 2014

If the recruitment industry is going to change, where do we start? These changes are likely to come from increasing pressure to adapt – escalating the rate of change and volatility – defining a new normal …

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BBC interview Anna Knight on record staff demand in Scotland.

BBC interview Anna Knight on record staff demand in Scotland.

February 17, 2014

This morning’s Good Morning Scotland radio show featured Anna Knight, team leader in our Edinburgh permanent division, who was invited along to be interviewed on the rising demand for people in the Scottish jobs market. The interview has been transcribed below, but you can also listen t …

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An open letter to unfulfilled recruiters everywhere

An open letter to unfulfilled recruiters everywhere

January 8, 2014

By Huw Martin I’ve been in recruitment for longer than I would like to admit, and as I sat over Christmas with a large glass of red wine quietly celebrating the success of Head Resourcing in 2013 I started to think. As we look to continue to expand our team I contemplated the state of the recruitment …

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Inside the Head of a... Wintel Consultant

Inside the Head of a... Wintel Consultant

September 26, 2013

In this edition of ‘Inside the Head of…’ we talk to Carl Johnston, a Wintel Consultant who shares his thoughts on what it’s like to work in IT. Looking for a new job in IT? Search and apply for your next role or call us for an informal chat. Alternatively, if you work in IT, business change …

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5 words to avoid in your CV

5 words to avoid in your CV

September 9, 2013

How many CVs have you seen, or have you sent in to employers, that start with the phrase “I am a hard working individual…” or something similar? Most people are bound to have used any of the following words in a version of their CV at some point, and while technically, these words aren’t necessarily ones you should avoid at all costs, but ultimately you are far safer actually explaining to …

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Loose lips sink ships!

Loose lips sink ships!

August 29, 2013

By Huw Martin Now, I’m not talking about World War II conversations about enemy shipping movements here, I’m talking about ‘unguarded talk’ and how it can have catastrophic effects on a business or reputation. This happens every day and I’ve jokingly tweeted about a few examples but …

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What IS job satisfaction?

What IS job satisfaction?

July 26, 2013

By Ross Coverdale It would not be too much of a stretch to say that everyone wants job satisfaction – but what does it really mean? Here are a few thoughts… You enjoy being at work. Okay, let’s get something straight – I’m not saying that you’d rather be in the office than soaking up the s …

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