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  • When you hand in your resignation, your employer may not react how you think they will – so our latest advisory piece gives some guidance on how to deal with counter offers. A counter offer means your employer wants to avoid your resignation and offers you an improvement on your current role, responsibilities and/or package. […]

  • Job Hunting Tips There are so many IT contractors out of work at the moment that any competitive advantage that you can get when looking for jobs is essential. Here are some job hunting tips, gleaned from IT recruitment consultants, that can help you impress them and give you a better chance of getting a […]

  • “So why do you want this job?” Answering that question should be really easy! Often the answers are: Well, I want a job… I want to work… I want to pay the mortgage/rent…. I want a promotion, it’s a bigger job… I hate the job I’m in, I need to do something different… My family are […]

  • As a skills crisis in the UK takes hold, the recruitment industry is facilitating higher levels of contractor placements within the IT sector, ensuring the continuation of a vital talent pipeline for businesses that are struggling to attract and retain talent, writes David Geary, policy adviser to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). We have […]

  • Interview Tips – Quick Reference Guide – Prepare – Dress well – Mobile phones off – Firm handshake – If you use glasses, wear them in the interview – Think before you answer Interview Tips Introduction So we have helped to secure you an interview. Now it’s up to you to convince the employer that […]

  • Having friends at work is great, it gives you something to look forward to when you get up in the morning and provides you with an incentive to actually come into work. You want to stay at work if you enjoy spending time with your friends that you have made there and it makes your […]

  • Most people face the challenge of a job interview at some point during their career. But with big changes in the way interviews are being conducted, in particular the introduction of video interviewing, is it becoming harder or easier for candidates? It was back in Thomas Edison’s day when the ‘job interview’ as we know […]

  • It’s been a long road to recovery, but the economy is finally bouncing back after the Great Recession. Businesses are growing, companies are hiring and quality talent is in high demand. For the skilled worker, the job market has shifted in their favour, and professionals everywhere are taking advantage. The findings of the sixth annual […]

  • The jobs Brits most desire have been revealed with a potentially surprising top five. While you may expect a nation of dreamers, still wishing they could make it as a Hollywood actor or a Glastonbury-headlining rock star, the most sought after jobs were actually revealed to be of a quieter nature. In the Yougov poll […]

  • So you’ve found your perfect role, applied, interviewed, and got the job. Congratulations! Now it’s time to quit your old one. But how do you do that like a professional? We’re pretty sure that strutting out the door yelling ‘I quit!’ is the wrong way to do it – so let’s take a look at […]