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Jump start your 2020

Jump start your 2020

With 2019 behind us and 2020 ramping up, this is the perfect time to take stock, consider what is important to you and then set new career goals that will empower you for success at work.  Here are a few simple steps you can follow to get you going. Decide on your...

A Natural Winner

A Natural Winner

Naturally, we love to celebrate special times with champagne and we were delighted to be introduced to the independent natural wine maker Terlingham Vinyard this year. Graham Wilks, the owner, and his team like to keep things simple, the way nature intended. They...

The best of both worlds

The best of both worlds

After five years as an Analyst then Associate in Oil and Gas within the Investment Banking sector of a major city bank, I decided to take stock and make a career transition. I realised that the direction that I was heading in, although highly lucrative, was not giving...

Soft skills matter

Soft skills matter

While employers will always have specific hard skills that are required for each role, soft skills are incredibly important too, as they will help you work well with others and perform at the top of your game. Some of the soft skills most frequently sought after...

Brand You!

Brand You!

Now, more than ever, it’s vital for us all to clearly communicate what we do and what makes us different from the pack. This is important when you’re networking and critical when you’re looking for a new job. The starting point, of course, is to understand yourself....

The Power of Collaboration

The Power of Collaboration

There’s a reason why they say two heads are better than one: by involving our team we get greater perspectives on our candidates’ and clients’ requirements. Cultivating this sense of collaboration goes a long way in attracting and retaining the best talent. When it...

Time flies when you’re enjoying yourself.

Time flies when you’re enjoying yourself.

This week we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the foundation of Aldrich & Co. As part of our celebrations, we sponsored a careers event in the City to highlight career path opportunities.  With open debate and encounters, we created a forum for 52 students and...

Temping could be the best career move yet

Temping could be the best career move yet

Overlooked and undervalued, temporary work has been a key part of most people’s lives at some point. From having a summer job at school, to hiring an office temp to cover sick leave, it’s often shunned and ignored. Yet, unbeknownst to all those who have dismissed it,...

Stay curious. Think, learn, grow.

Stay curious. Think, learn, grow.

If you want to get ahead, keep learning in order to take your career development and personal growth to the next level. In today’s fast changing world of work, you need to commit to expanding your knowledge base. So to keep ahead of the curve, add skills development...

Stay curious. Stop dreaming and start doing.

Stay curious. Stop dreaming and start doing.

If you’re spending time doing a job that doesn’t fulfil you, have a big old think. Ask yourself whether you’re in the right career. Think carefully about what really drives you. Nurturing our passions helps our mental health, we feel motivated and become more...

Stay curious. Walk, talk, share.

Stay curious. Walk, talk, share.

Supporting your colleagues is a sure fire way to build a happy team. There’s always something you can learn from others so take those small steps to get to know your colleagues better – at your desks, taking a lunchtime walk together or perhaps enjoying a shared...

Two heads are better than one!

Two heads are better than one!

Searching for a new job can be daunting, especially on your own. Luckily for you, recruitment consultancies, like Aldrich, aim to help to reduce the stress of this experience and provide you with a variety of outstanding job opportunities. This sounds great, but  it...

Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul

Looking after your heart means taking small but meaningful actions. So we’re constantly sharing tips and recommendations within our team to try and inspire each other to become more heart healthy. Cardiovascular disease is the world’s number one killer today so we...

Action on Addiction – City vs Wharf 5km!

Action on Addiction – City vs Wharf 5km!

Aldrich and Company are addicted to helping people which is why we’re looking to smash the City vs Wharf 5km on Thursday 12 September in aid of the truly marvellous Action on Addiction. As their Patron, the Duchess of Cambridge plays a pivotal role in highlighting how...

Plastic Free City – a City of London Corporation initiative

Plastic Free City – a City of London Corporation initiative

While our strong reliance on single use plastics and the detrimental effect this has on our environment is now more widely known, the pollution of plastics on our environment is an ongoing issue. The City of London Corporation is supporting an excellent initiative...

Cycling in the City

Cycling in the City

The signs are that cycling to work has really caught on. Better for the environment, better for your health and a really great start to the day avoiding the crowds on the tube. The City of London has prioritised cyclists – more cycle lanes, better signals at junctions...

My Internship at Aldrich

My Internship at Aldrich

I joined Aldrich 5 weeks ago with no relevant City experience and I am leaving not just after having had an enjoyable time but with a whole new set of skills. As a student embarking upon my final year at university, I wanted to start building my career and try to gain...

Top Tips to Calm Interview Nerves

Top Tips to Calm Interview Nerves

If you are a recent graduate with little professional interviewing experience, interviews can be a very nerve-wracking experience. Here are a few key tips to ensure you are well prepared, calm and confident at your interview. Research the role - provide examples of...

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