A guide to moving from retail into your first office job

As an agency who specialise in office support staff, we see hundreds of people every year who have worked exclusively in retail but are desperate to move into an office environment. Retail can be a tough job at times, with long working hours and pay that doesn’t always reflect the hard work that’s put in.

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Why SMEs can’t afford to ignore digital marketing any longer

In 1995, just 1% of the world’s population had an internet connection. Fast-forward to 2017, and that figure has reached 40%. The astounding rise of the internet over the last twenty years has irreversibly altered so many aspects of our lives – from culture and entertainment to politics and the media – and marketing is

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5 reasons why hiring graduates is great for your business

Top graduates are hard to come by, and even harder to tie down. Every year, around the time that universities finish for the summer, and a new wave of graduates starts to emerge, there’s a scramble amongst recruitment agencies to get their hands on the best and brightest CVs. Top graduate CVs are like gold

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Why you should treat that counter offer with caution

Leaving a company to move to a new job is always difficult, especially if you’ve been there for any substantial period of time. If you have a good relationship with your manager, or feel a sense of loyalty to the company, working up the courage to hand in your notice can be a real challenge

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Why January is a great time for companies looking to recruit

January gets a tough press, and it’s not hard to see why – it’s freezing cold outside, the purse-strings are tight after the over-indulgence of the festive period, and everyone’s back to work after a week or two relaxing by the fire. Nonetheless, January’s not all bad, especially if you’re looking to add new talent

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What questions should you ask at the end of a job interview?

A job interview should be a conversation, not an interrogation, so it’s crucial that you have a good selection of questions prepared beforehand. However, what you ask at the end of the interview will reflect on you as a candidate, so it’s important to make sure you think carefully about your choices. Steer clear of

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4 tips for landing your first job in marketing

As one of South West London’s leading recruitment agencies for marketing positions, we know how difficult it can be to get your foot in the door as a junior marketing professional. Marketing is a very competitive industry, where the number of applicants usually massively outstrips the number of positions available, and as digital becomes ever

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Modern recruitment, old fashioned values

Everything’s digital these days. Whether you want to book a holiday, buy a house, or find yourself a date, most things in life are only a few clicks away. Recruitment is no exception to this trend. Online job boards have long been an important part of the job market, facilitating the process for both employers

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