Season of mists and mellow job interviews: advice for candidates

Anthony Haynes writes: Shadows lengthen, holidays become a memory, and the rate of job interviews accelerates. When it comes to talent acquisition, September matters. To support candidates we provide two forms of resources. First, there is our own guide, Being Interviewed.  It provides tips on how to prepare, what to do on the day, and… Read More

Talent acquisition: does location matter?

Anthony Haynes writes: Recently the topic of geographical location has risen in profile. This is a consequence of its connection to contentious debates in political economy. In France, Christophe Guilluy has pointed to the significance of geographical disparity: the elite live in metropolitan centres; ordinary people, who live far from those centres, experienced a much… Read More

Talent acquisition strategy: the role of client diversity

Anthony Haynes writes: First, a little context. Our business development strategy at FJ Wilson Talent Services is designed to help us to become, for organisations for professionals, what Sophie Macpherson Ltd has become for the art world — the go-to agency. Our clients play a key role in this strategy — not only because they… Read More

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…