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Skydive

I have always enjoyed the outdoors. Marathons, sporting challenges, you name it, I’ve done it. Most recently I did a skydive. Nobody was surprised when I announced that I was planning to do this, as the saying goes: “Any idiot can fly a plane, but it takes a special kind of idiot to jump out…

What is DiSC Profiling?

What is DiSC? DiSC profiling is a form of psychometric profile… which is a fancy way of saying a personality test. This type of personality test is based on the work of William Houlton Marston who was also the creator of Wonder Woman! DiSC stands for Dominance, Influence, Support and Conscientiousness, we probably have a…

7 Interview Tips That Will Help You Get the Job

Here are Headway’s job interview tips to help prepare you for interview effectively. Proper preparation will help alleviate some of the stress involved in job interviews, and the more you prepare, the more comfortable and successful you will be at interviewing. 1. Practice and Prepare Practice your responses to the typical job interview questions and…

Could an employer CV be the future of recruitment?

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…

The 1 thing you should do to become a desirable company to work for!

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…

£50 Voucher Referral Scheme

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…

Getting punched in the face for charity!

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 White…

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