Working in recruitment as the quietest kid in the class

Having recently joined Thompson & Terry Recruitment as a Sociology graduate from Oxford Brookes University with no previous experience in recruitment I have been tasked with writing my first blog post for our company website. I’ve never been one for presenting or standing in front of a crowd to talk about myself (though I do

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What should I research before an interview?

Preparing for an interview takes time. In such a competitive market, you cannot simply just walk into an interview with no preparation and wing it. There are so many things you need to research and prepare for, so that you come across passionate, knowledgeable and dedicated – 3 key skills hiring managers will be looking

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Is the New Year a good time to search for a job?

The year of 2020 has been a significantly difficult and different year for all. Many businesses across the country have had to make tough decisions to make redundancies and freeze recruitment processes. For candidates, this has been a difficult time with lots of people left unemployed and unable to find a job, in such an

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How can I impress during my Zoom interview?

This year has seen lots of events, meetings and training transition from person to Zoom. Due to the pandemic there are lots of restrictions in place, which of course, have an affect on the workforce. However, lots of companies are still looking to hire with interviews most likely to take place on Zoom. Without that

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How to prepare for redundancy

In a somewhat unknown economic climate, it’s difficult to predict what the UK economy will look like once the majority of government support schemes end. Since starting my career back in 2009, and opening a recruitment agency in 2014, I have always found the job market buoyant, with redundancies rarely heard of outside the public

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