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Mental Health Awareness Week – Pick the right buoy!

Spinning plates and juggling multiple responsibilities can be overwhelming and with this week being Metal Health Awareness Week, it is worth knowing who to turn to if things become unmanageable. Here are some insights into the professionals that you may seek guidance...

My week at Aldrich & Co (29th April – 3rd May)

After battling to think about my future career in the midst of studying for my degree, I was lucky enough to spend the week at Aldrich & Co to learn more about the process of recruitment and the financial services sector - a fantastic chance for me to gain insight...

How to Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question

This is possibly the most common and intimidating question that comes up during any interview. No other question is as open ended as this one, and therefore it can cause many to become concerned about what the interviewer wants as an answer. Don’t worry - this is one...

How to Make a Professional Impression

When it comes to self-presentation, it is always best to adopt the “first impressions count” rule. The first impressions that we generate when we meet people for the first time is especially subject to scrutiny when in a professional environment. By hiring you, you...

Top Skills You Can Learn for Free Online

With the digital revolution of the 21st century, we are now more exposed to knowledge than ever before.  Access to free skill development, knowledge-growing websites and resources at our fingertips, however it is so easy to spend your evenings relaxing and it is much...

We are hiring – come and talk to us!

We are looking for an enthusiastic, engaging and driven Recruiter to join our well-established team at Aldrich & Co in the heart of the City. We bring a high quality and an honest approach to an extremely competitive market and have 25 years’ standing with a...

Background checks – what do they mean?

Background checks – what do they mean? It is the acceptable norm that your CV will be researched and validated by future employers Offers of employment will likely be subject to checks Embellishing exam results and facts in your CV will be quickly discovered...

The Perfect CV – Top 10 CV Tips

In the second addition to our CV series we look at top 10 CV tips that will ensure yours stands out from the crowd: Write about achievements, not responsibilities that are in practice not theory Keep it brief, about 500-600 words is about right Put the most important...

The Perfect CV – the must dos! and the must do nots!

In the next series of our careers blogs we discuss all things CV. Starting with the must dos and the must do nots! What to leave out: • The heading ‘Curriculum Vitae’ • Your date of birth • Your driving licence • Getting too personal • Photographs • Irrelevant...

Is your team fully functioning?

Being part of a team is an aspect of everyday life for most people, be it at work, in sport, in family life. If the team has one or more dysfunctional member then the whole framework can fall apart. Having a strong team dynamic does not mean being the hero at every...

Raise your Game: Setting Goals

Setting goals Without goals your life will drift and lack any meaningful purpose. The worst that could happen to you is to reach your final days and look back and wonder how you managed to let amazing opportunities slip by which held you back from building an...

Raise your Game: Courses

Courses: Access to learning has never been easier; skills can always be improved! We can offer you the best tip: get yourself a trainer. A great trainer who we have worked with www.redcapeco.com have individual and corporate memberships to get your technical skills up...

Raise your Game: Training

So many resources are available; whether your firm provide them or you are proactive and look externally, it is only through training that you can progress and excel! If you are truly passionate about raising your game, reading around your subject will enhance your...

We love placing the best candidates in the City!

The best candidates in the City are also effective networkers. Apply these simple tips to raise your game: You will find that networking gives you a platform to grow whether you host a dinner with an agenda, attend seminars or social groups If you are interested and...

Raising your game: Reading

With technology at our fingertips, there is a temptation to plug in and turn off but we encourage you to use your morning commute to help raise your game. Here are a few examples of how: Expand your mind by reading or listening to insightful podcasts; it is the...

Raise your game

Do you have a career goal? We find that candidates who have clear objectives have certain traits in common; they read more, they are effective networkers and they look to build on their skills by taking courses internally and externally. By being better informed and...

Planes Trains and Automobiles – the best advice in town!

We know the best PAs in town and we have been asking them to share their advice on travel management. The essentials: A travel management company (TMC) who have their own in-house 24 hr 365 day service. Find an organisation where you really will matter - you are a...

We are listening, the future’s bright

Week 4 We thought you might like an update on what is happening in the job market. We have reasons to believe that there has been no slowdown in the employment market. Our clients in the Financial Services sector are hiring and yes they are being specific and...

5 tips for shining at your first interview

You cannot go wrong if you follow these 5 tips! Make an outstanding first impression: Whatever the role, the first impression is vital so you need to show all of your best traits. So what exactly do people look for? Put fear aside - be enthusiastic, confident and...

Finding the Perfect Balance

Every day of this new year we have been bombarded with media about leading better lives. We are encouraged to look at our lives and consider making better life decisions, to eat better, sleep sounder, exercise more, feel happier, be more positive. Crikey, it can be a...

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