A brand new look and feel!

Modern, fresh and spirited: our new brand identity reinforces our positioning as a leading recruitment consultancy in an exciting and dynamic market, in which confidence, capability, approachability and smart insights count – for candidates and clients alike. In today’s world, technology drives opportunity – we’re at the forefront of that trend, always looking for novel ways to connect our candidates and clients with new openings.  Our new identity is the result of a decision to refresh and reposition the…

I didn’t order a flake!

This sounds the exclamation of both the irate ice cream purchaser and, alas, the occasional client. The former problem is easily fixed and has no long-term consequences for anybody (unless you take ice cream very, very seriously). If only the same could be said of the latter… But sometimes we lose sight of the fact that in life we’re always part of something greater than ourselves. Such a mindset underpins that looming horror which blights temp desks throughout the land: “flakery” [cue:…

Summer living in London…

When the sun comes out in London everyone flocks to the best rooftop hangouts for socialising and sun worshipping whilst sipping sundowner cocktails. Here are a few favourites worth trying out in London this summer, the perfect options for an after-work aperitif, wherever your office is located. Radio Bar at Me London Hotel The stylish Me Hotel is popular with the fashion crowd thanks to its close proximity to Somerset House (the LFW venue). Radio Bar offers panoramic views of London’s iconic…

Making an offer: “What do you mean, ‘they’re thinking about it’”?!

It’s not unusual for a candidate to progress to final round with a client, nail the interview, receive an offer and not accept immediately. They want to mull it over, weigh up their options and seek advice from peers before saying “yes”. The client, whose expectations have hopefully been properly managed, is usually understanding of this. But from time to time we encounter a client who seems genuinely dumbfounded that the candidate doesn’t enthusiastically accept without hesitation. That candidates are sometimes a little…