Is March a good time to look for a job?

Job Searching in March It’s the beginning of another new month and of course, thousands of companies across the UK are still looking to recruit. Although there is no such thing as ‘the best time to apply for a job’, March is often considered a relatively successful month for job seekers, as highlighted in this

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How do I get back into work after travelling?

Last September, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to take a break from work and travel the world (well, South East Asia) for three months with two of my closest friends. It was truly one of the most rewarding and enriching experiences that I think I will ever have and if you’re considering

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Is Christmas a good time to apply for another job?

Before working in recruitment, I just presumed that the Christmas period was the time when companies began to slow down, put a hold on hiring and just leave recruitment to the New Year. But how true is this? Since joining Thompson & Terry Recruitment, I have seen how busy recruitment is and now, with only

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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 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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