In my experience of recruiting in Oxfordshire over the past 8 years, the biggest thing that I feel we are missing is a wide choice of really good graduate programs, which is so upsetting considering Oxford is known across the world for its universities. I know there have been lots of studies into why talent
There are many common phrases used that aren’t necessarily true, which I have definitely learnt over the past 12 months; mainly that not all publicity is good publicity. From an early age and throughout my career I have always been a planner and goal setter in everything I do, from education and sport, into my
When opening the Thompson & Terry Recruitment doors back in 2014, being totally honest I didn’t really think I had a network (not to mention no recruitment agency experience) therefore I had to really quickly build relationships. I quickly started to attend every networking event I possibly could; the conversation starter was always around setting
The UK employment market has been calling out for a cost effective and sustainable solution to hiring for several years. Prior to the pandemic, we saw record high employment rates and in many sectors, there were more jobs being advertised than qualified candidates. For this reason, the control of the market completely flipped to create
Over the past 10 years, we have seen quite a drastic shift in candidate expectations when selecting an employer to work for; gone are the days where candidates only expect the benefits of a salary and 4 weeks holiday. It’s now so much about company culture, purpose and how the employment fits around everyday life.