How to Attract Talent in Oxford’s Competitive Employment Market

As a recruiter, networker, and business owner, I am consistently working with other businesses, large or small, who all seem to share the same difficulties when recruiting talented employees. Although the severity of these difficulties depends on the location, seniority, and sector of the vacancy, the challenge itself always seems to remain. ‘The Digital Age’

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How I built my CV outside of my 9-5 and how you can to!

As a young person myself (well youngish!), I found it tough to separate myself from my peers at the start of my career, as most young people do. Even most ‘entry-level’ jobs will request some form of experience, which seems ironic, how exactly do you get that experience? Throughout school, Rugby was my passion and

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How all small businesses can offer graduate schemes that are often better than the big boys!

As a recruiter and avid Oxfordshire business supporter, I often find that many Oxfordshire-based businesses, especially the smaller ones, find it challenging to attract fresh, intelligent and hungry talent into their businesses. With our wealth of world-class students, surely this shouldn’t be the case? Based on my research last summer, I found that Oxfordshire offers

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Sasha Parker-Smith (Savills) : Q&A

Joining Savills from Allen & Harris in March 2018, Sasha joined the Summertown office and in the process a leading property firm with over 100 offices throughout the United Kingdom, and over 600 offices and associates throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. We sat down with Sasha to discuss his career to date and

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Brexit: Talent Implications

In today’s turbulent market, recruiting talent is vastly dictated by factors beyond our immediate conscience and control. My personal response to Brexit will define me either as a patriotic radical or an indifferent cynic. It is largely difficult to intersect the multitude of factors associated with Brexit however the longer-term by-products are largely misunderstood. Subsequently, if I

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