How to find a job over 50

Anthony Haynes writes: As we explained in a previous post, we frequently receive requests for careers coaching. Our solution is to partner with an expert careers coach — Denise Taylor, founder of Amazing People (www.amazingpeople.co.uk), is an expert careers coach. Here we are pleased to publish our first blog post from Denise. Denise Taylor writes: Most of… Read More

Mental health and talent acquisition: positive steps

In our previous post Susie Schofield reported on the experience of Rob, one of our candidates. Here she continues the conversation, focusing on public issues. Unfortunately, the reality for many people who have a mental health condition or a disability is harsh. According to a report from the Trades Union Congress (TUC) three-quarters of people with… Read More

Talent acquisition and mental health: talent agencies can make a difference

In this, the first of two posts on the theme of mental health and recruitment, Susie Schofield reports the experience of Rob, a candidate we recently worked with. Rob: When I left the Forces, I dabbled on the peripheries of recruitment agencies and talent-spotters. I have to admit, to someone with my background, it was difficult… Read More