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Is Perception Everything?

On Thursday 25th February, I attended The Talent Leaders Connect #TLCon conference in London with the initial hope of mixing with some influential Talent Leaders to grow our Temp desk. Whilst I did meet some charming individuals, the event was far more useful from a company owner perspective.   One of the messages which was reinforced during the conference was perception and how everything a company does during its recruitment process either enhances or damages their brand.   Having run...

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Which way to go – temp to perm or straight permanent?

There are pros and cons to either taking someone on a permanent basis or trialing them through a temp to perm. Temp and perm desks are usually run as competing entities within recruitment consultancies. At Attic we want what is best for our clients' business.   There are valid reasons both for and against both approaches. At Attic we offer a one hundred percent guarantee on all our permanent placements during the first three months, so what are the benefits...

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Do we still need temporary recruitment agencies in London?

I am a self-confessed, joyful Luddite. I love paper, pens, books, diaries, thank you cards and meeting people face to face. I hugely dislike email and don't really understand Social Media!   The world of recruitment has changed dramatically over the past twenty years and now it would seem that everyone has access to anyone, so why do we still need temp recruitment agencies in London and how do you spot a good one?   The temp desk at Attic...

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How to fund your gap year in London

For those of you who are considering choosing London for your gap year destination but are worried about the financial implications, then this article is for you!   Why chose London for your gap year? London really is one of the most exciting cities in the world. I’ve lived here all my life and am always finding new exciting activities to do, new places to explore, to drink, to eat.   If you want a change of scene you can...

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Top Tips for Job Hunting this New Year

Make sure you are making the right decision Don’t make a rash decision. Are you stepping down from your position after a long period of careful consideration?  Or is it a sudden urge to leave due to a case of serious January blues. Remember that a change of career is a life changing decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly.   Ask yourself some important questions Why is your current role unfulfilling? Are you unhappy with your salary? Do you feel...

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