Is it a good time to recruit?

I think in a turbulent economic climate with so many unknowns, the knee-jerk reaction is to avoid unnecessary costs and for many businesses it’s about doing everything possible to cut cost and regrettably often staff redundancies being inevitable. But is that the right answer? Well in all honesty we don’t know what the future holds,

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Should I write a cover letter, when applying for jobs?

Should I write a cover letter? For the purpose of this blog, I will focus on whether you should write a cover letter when applying for a job via a recruitment agency, rather than direct to an employer. If applying directly to an employer, we would highly recommend writing a strong cover letter, but via

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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 to use Performing Arts to get a job

Whether you played ‘Shepherd number 3’ in the Primary School Christmas Nativity when you were six years old, or have dabbled in multiple acting agencies and performances, participating in performing arts, whether the role was big or small, can play a vital part in the world of careers and, indeed, in our day-to-day lives. Understanding

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