How a talent agency adds value: an example from ACCA

Karen Haynes writes: ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Since they were founded in 1904, ACCA have expanded to over 1500 staff in 50+ countries. We’re proud to have worked as a recruitment partner to ACCA since 2010 and have placed 57 candidates during this time in specialist or senior roles. One of our… Read More

Biological Prime Time: When are you at your most productive?

Originally posted on Josephine Grant:
Your “biological prime time” is the time of the day when you have the most energy, and therefore the greatest potential to be productive. Productivity is a highly individual thing – a get-stuff-done strategy that works flawlessly for one person may do nothing for you. You are probably already aware…

‘What’s your biggest weakness?’ — groan!

Anthony Haynes writes: The question “What’s your biggest weakness?” remains common at interviews. When the question was asked of contenders fro leadership of the Conservative Party in the UK, the BBC took the opportunity to ask for advice to candidates from various angles — for example, those of recruiters, careers experts, employers, and candidates. My… Read More

The positive approach to organisational continuity

  Anthony Haynes writes: Recently, we blogged — here and here –about the benefits of approaching continuity management positively, rather than seeing it just as guarding against risk.   Since, we’ve been giving some though to how to communicate our approach in writing. The problem here is that, in corporation communications, the anything in the… Read More