We recently celebrated our 15th year in business and Co-founders Sarah Culshaw and Kirsty Miall have compiled their top reasons for why Attic is going strong fifteen years on: Friendship – the foundation of their successful business Freedom – being quick to adapt to emerging trends Fun – not taking themselves too seriously and remembering to enjoy the job Fearless – having the courage to punch way above their weight in the early years Free thinking – ensuring their staff...Read Post
So, you are in a situation where your PA has done something to really irritate you – or maybe this is not the first time. Here are a few useful tips on where to go from here: Am I overreacting? It is hard to be objective when you are in this situation. We all know it is not great to react in the moment so take some time to calm down and read the following points before deciding...Read Post
To celebrate our 15 years in business, we thought it would be fun to get to know our founders Sarah Culshaw and Kirsty Miall and our Associate Director, Margherita Hunt a little better. Secretarial recruitment in London is a very competitive market – how do you stay ahead? SC: By always delivering above the norm and exceeding clients’ expectations. KM: By being honest, treating others with the respect they deserve and being flexible to change. MH: By being genuine...Read Post
The landscape of the employment market is changing and more and more of us are in pursuit of that perfect job and refuse to settle. This burning desire to land the perfect job presents significant challenges for all ages for various reasons and therefore can take a considerable amount of time before one doesn’t have to worry where the next pay check is coming from. In contrast to this, many are also setting up and investing in their own ventures,...Read Post
My eldest son went back to school last week and I was most perturbed by the fact that he didn’t want a new pencil case. Buying a new pencil case is a right-of-passage for the commencement of a new school year and all the possibilities it encompasses. The chance to have something new and shiny (and clean; without all the broken pens nibs, empty cartridges and pencil shavings etc) was a way to start afresh at the beginning of term....Read Post
First and foremost, we are here to help. Our job is to find you the perfect job. That means we need to get you know you. We like to take an informal approach to registering our candidates, there is no onsite testing just a face to face chat about what you like, what you don't like and what you're looking for. Nothing pleases us more, than finding you a position that you love. So tip number one, would be to...Read Post
I have a huge amount of confidence in the team at Attic – they have taken a lot of time and trouble to understand the culture and nuances of our business and it shows. I will keep asking them to support us because I know they will deliver a great result – quickly and with style.