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Brexit- love it or loathe it, we can’t ignore it

Post Brexit, so far so good at Attic, but we must all prepare ourselves. Never  in my lifetime has public and political opinion been so difficult to predict. I strongly believe, that there will always be a place in businesses for the best, so make sure you are that candidate. Articles like this are invaluable to those on the job hunt and mindful of their career progression in uncertain times. "Your post-Brexit Career Action Plan Everyone is waiting to see...

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Effectiveness Vs Speed

How do we keep the balance between needing to work quickly/efficiently whilst also be able to maximise every opportunity. I really would like to cut down on the amount of reliance I have on my emails and pick up the telephone instead - if only everyone else would do the same then the world would be a better place. I know I can get lost in my Inbox, only to emerge hours later with very little having been achieved. New...

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Take your time

New Year, new beginnings and all that! So with this in mind, people start to rethink their career and what needs to change this year, this is the year of you! Take your time to think about your career, its a huge part of your life and there is nothing worse than when someone rushes it, then immediately regrets their decision. Concentrate this is not a game but your life and you need to be happy. "Taking time to think...

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The grass is not always greener!

I began working at Attic Recruitment five and a half years ago, when I was a bright eyed and bushy tailed graduate who had typically just returned from travelling and didn’t know what I wanted to do. I registered with Attic Recruitment as a candidate, but the timing was such that they had a junior vacancy and offered me a position within the business. Although my dad had spent many years in headhunting, I must admit recruitment had never really...

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A company stays alive, when it’s culture stays alive

So, the ‘big’ day finally arrives, you’ve spent the last few days prepping for the interview and you absolutely knock them for six. You asked the right questions and had the right answers. All that you can do now is wait. The call comes. You’re a mix of nervous and hopeful, after all the interview went off without a glitch. “I would like to thank you for your time, whilst we were really impressed with how you interviewed and we...

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How do we keep ahead of the competition?

This is a question I regularly ask myself; how do we continue to stand out in an over-crowded market place where hundreds of boutique secretarial recruitment companies are set up every year? 14 years ago, Sarah and I set up Attic with one main goal – to build a successful secretarial recruitment company. It’s only 14 years on that I truly understand my definition of ‘success’. New companies come and go all the time – setting up and promising something...

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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.

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