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Our blog is where we can share articles, news, tips and information about recruitment and the industries we specialise in. Please feel free to drop us a comment or share with colleagues and friends.

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March 26th, 2013 Why You Didn’t Get The Job Offer

Although we are a small team and work closely together we do find it useful to meet weekly out of the office environment to discuss the business and share thoughts and ideas on the challenges candidates are facing getting through …

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February 18th, 2013 Is There a Shortage of Sales Talent?

Do you have luxury of choice when hiring? There’s certainly been no shortage of candidates on the market since the economy took a dive. Competition for a job has been high. Recruiters and hiring managers have been inundated with applicants …

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January 18th, 2013 Are Top Sales People Born or Bred?

Do you have responsibility for hiring, training and developing sales talent, whether that’s Sales Directors, Client Directors, new business Sales Executives or Account Managers? Regardless of which aspect of the Sales & Marketing function you hire for, what are your …

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January 11th, 2013 Video Interviews: Are you for or against?

TAKE PART IN THE SURVEY: CLICK HERE What role do video interviews have in the hiring process? Now 2013 is underway I thought it would be useful to kick off a discussion about the role video interviews will play in …

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December 21st, 2012 Sales Professionals: Are You Under Valued?

CLICK HERE TO TAKE PART IN OUR SALES PROFESSIONALS SALARY SURVEY Do you think you are under valued by your current employer? Is your annual review round the corner and it’s time to negotiate a pay rise. Are you a Sales …

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December 18th, 2012 Is Your CV an Asset or Liability?

It goes without saying the CV is a vital tool when it comes to searching for a new job. Recruiters, Hiring Managers, Directors, Business Leaders and even CEO’s are at some point in the hiring process going to come into …

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December 3rd, 2012 How Many Mobile Cloud Apps Are You Using?

Do you ever catch yourself using the phrase “There must be an app for that?” I do all the time and according to this article  “How Many Apps For Smartphones In 2012″ on the mobiles.co.uk blog, there’s no shortage of …

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November 27th, 2012 What can we learn from the search for the new Bank of England Governor.

The search for what many believe is the second most important job in the country, after the prime minister, has concluded with the appointment of Mark Carney who will take over as Governor of the Bank of England when Sir …

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May 12th, 2012 Must Ask Job Interview Question.

So many candidates fail to ask this question. I’ve lost count of the number of candidates I’ve interviewed over the past six years and if you add to that all the candidates our clients have interviewed over the past 10 years it …

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May 9th, 2012 What Job Search Resources Should I Use?

With competition for jobs likely to remain at record levels for the remainder of 2012 job seekers are eager to use any resource that will assist then in finding and securing their dream jobs. Headhunters, job boards, professional resume writers, career coaches and …

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May 2nd, 2012 The Secret to a Successful Job Interview

Don’t waste a job interview opportunity. We know it’s a very competitive job market right now companies are overwhelmed with applications for their open roles, recruiters and hiring managers are being very selective in choosing candidates to interview. That’s why …

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April 10th, 2012 8 Reasons To Use A Headhunter In Your Job Search.

The current job market is very competitive and employers have ‘luxury of choice’ when it comes to selecting candidates to put through for interview. Standing out in a busy market is a challenge if your job search strategy is limited …

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April 3rd, 2012 Beware the Counteroffer

Don’t use a counteroffer as a bargaining tool. I was prompted to write this post after reading an article entitled ‘Why You Shouldn’t Take a Counteroffer’ written by Alison Green, who gives advice on career, job search and management issues …

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March 30th, 2012 5 Ways You Can Impress A Headhunter

If you’ve never used a headhunter as part of your job search or don’t have one in your network you are missing out on potential job opportunities. Today’s headhunters don’t just work on retained searches, they are very well networked …

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March 28th, 2012 Passive Candidates: Are They Better Hires?

Passive candidates ‘The holy grail of recruitment’. The recruitment industry is buzzing about the quest to find and hire passive candidates, but what is it about these candidates that makes them the holy grail of recruitment and do you need …

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March 26th, 2012 5 Reasons Your CV is Being Rejected

 The UK job market is very competitive right now; companies and recruiters are inundated with CV’s and they are being very selective. The first phase of the screening process is a review of your CV and you want to make …

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March 21st, 2012 Do Recruitment Company’s Still Add Value?

UK Recruitment market £24billion industry. Adding value is a bit of a cliche I know but in the current economic climate and with some social media pundits declaring social resourcing as the death of recruitment companies I thought it a worthy topic …

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March 13th, 2012 Does your Job Search Strategy Include a Headhunter?

Is starting a job search a bit daunting? It’s no surprise given the current unemployment statistics that there is plenty of advice and opinions out there on how to conduct your job search. Fact is there are lots of quality …

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March 8th, 2012 Is your Recruitment Process Damaging the Company’s Brand?

All candidates should have a positive experience. Do you consider how your company’s brand will be viewed by those candidates you and your recruitment company engage with during the recruitment process? How important is it to you and your organisation that all …

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March 5th, 2012 Q&A with Daryl WIlliams, Managing Director and Founder of VadarMoss.

Find out more about Daryl in our quick Q&A… Why did you set up VadarMoss? There were two main reasons. Firstly, I decided there was a better way to deal with senior level upper-quartile candidates than the usual – which …

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March 2nd, 2012 The Headhunters Guide to London Restaurants

London is a great place to work and it’s a huge benefit having our office in the West End close to Covent Garden. I enjoy walking through the piazza and watching people react to the street entertainers, which I find …

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February 28th, 2012 6 Mobile Apps I Actually Use

There is a lot of talk and noise in the media about smartphones, tablets and how mobile Internet usage is exploding. I’m a big fan of Apples iPhone and iPad so I guess I’m part of this explosion. But how much of …

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February 22nd, 2012 My Social Media Journey

If you’d asked me at the start of 2011 what I thought of blogging and social media I’d have said “depends on the crime” and “I only read The Sunday Times”. I had a profile on LinkedIn a dormant Facebook …

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February 22nd, 2012 CV Essentials

On joining VadarMoss, and working with exceptionally talented sales professionals, I assumed that they would be experts at selling themselves when looking to make their next career move. Unfortunately all too often this is not the case with many of …

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