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April Atkinson - May 8, 2017

According to the biblical quote and now popular saying; “Do to others as you would have them do to you.” The way in which people are treated in modern society has been a topic of conversation for some years now, especially where equality rights in the workplace are involved. Issues date back as far as… Read More »

April Atkinson - April 25, 2017

Ever since the 2008 recession, the hardworking people of Great Britain have been reluctant to switch jobs, especially to unknown or less established companies. In my experience as a Recruitment Consultant, I find that candidates enjoy hearing about a potential employer’s history, background and future plans. In fact, I find that they are more likely… Read More »

April Atkinson - April 4, 2017

Unemployment is at its lowest since 2004. Businesses that are looking for their next new star employee are struggling and this, in turn, means agencies are also feeling the pressure when looking for talented, reliable candidates. It is a candidate-led market, which means job seekers usually have the choice of at least two positions and… Read More »

Annabel Lewis - March 22, 2017

Headway is looking for candidates like you! Do you know someone looking for work?  Would you be happy to tell them about Headway Recruitment?  If so we would love to hear from your friends looking for office based roles.  In return we will send you a £50 One4all gift card to spend in your favourite shops when… Read More »

April Atkinson - March 20, 2017

  Well I can now finally look back on a challenge that started a week before Christmas. Sat on the sofa with my laptop and a beer considering a personal test for the year ahead. I had heard about Ultra White Collar Boxing and clicked on the website out of curiosity. It sounded simple “..…Ultra… Read More »

April Atkinson - February 7, 2017

This week, Valerie, who has been a director of Headway for 36 years, shares her top tips on how to ensure you are always in contact with an agency when looking for work and discusses the benefits of face to face meetings with your agency when looking to hire new staff. Over the next couple of… Read More »

April Atkinson - January 27, 2017

This week, April, who works on temporary recruitment in our Leeds office, shares the stand out tips she has picked up in the time she has been in recruitment. April talks about how your email address should look when you are job hunting and using existing members of staff as benchmarks when taking on new recruits…. Read More »

Jacqui Teale - January 24, 2017

Haven’t we all had days – winter, spring summer or autumn – when no matter what the weather – the more attractive option,  probably not the best option, is to stay in bed … I’m not talking Saturdays or Sundays here!!! So you start to think about the excuse you can find for not going… Read More »

April Atkinson - January 20, 2017

This week, Annabel, who has been with Headway over 12 years, shares the stand out tips she has picked up in the time she has been in recruitment. Annabel talks about how and when to accept a job offer and gives her clients advise on how to act after interviewing top quality candidates (from Headway of course!). Over… Read More »

April Atkinson - January 12, 2017

This week, Jacqui, who has been with Headway almost 30 years, shares the stand out tips she has picked up in the time she has been in recruitment. Jacqui talks about the how to write and present your CV and key information to add. Jacqui also shares how to make it quick and easy for clients… Read More »