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15 Years as a recruitment consultant

15 years ago, recruitment consultant Annabel Lewis joined Headway. Working in our permanent division, Annabel has a wealth of knowledge and experience when it comes to recruitment. We decided to ask her about her time with Headway, and her 15 years as a recruitment consultant. You’ve been with Headway Recruitment for 15 years, that’s pretty…

£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…

Do schools prepare pupils for the world of work?

A few weeks ago my 9-year-old daughter skipped home from school with an application form for the position of “Lunchtime buddy” – the job role consists of helping the younger kids zip up coats, peel oranges etc. It is a very popular position with the Year 5s as they get the glory of wearing a…

And The Award Goes To……

Let’s get this out of the way first of all… I was shortlisted for an industry award last week. There I said it! The reason I mention it though is that it got me thinking about whether anyone else actually cares. So we conducted a short survey asking if it is important that a local…

To degree or not to degree, that is the question?

To degree or not to degree, that is the question? I’ve often wondered if having a degree has given me any kind of advantage in the world of work? I graduated back in 1999 with a 2:1 in The History of Art and Design. I personally would describe it as one of those “arty farty…

Top benefits to attract the best candidates

As recruiters, we have direct contact on a daily basis with hundreds of people looking for new jobs. People of all ages, from all walks of life and social backgrounds and with differing degrees of experience in the workplace. Individuals with a vast range of external influences on their lifestyle and choices but with one…

The Impact of Brexit in Industry

It has been over 3 months now since the Referendum. From the largest % vote in recent history, are we are expecting a new age of Great Britain, or awful Britain? I wanted to investigate this further. I work in the recruitment field where I have the luxury of having a large amount of regular…

Twitter Spats, The British Press And How They’re Shaping CV’s In The Current Job Market?

I’m actually not sure whether this counts as a celebrity spat. However, this particular incident was a bit more interesting than the usual Twitter exchange. This was based on a comment made by the comedian and actor John Cleese about Fraser Nelson, the Editor of The Spectator. A highbrow exchange? Certainly not when the wider…

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Headway are a great recruitment company. Friendly and polite and you get that feeling your more than just part of a target, they get you know you, and show a very keen interest in you throughout the process and after.

Personal shout out to Aimee Kinsella! Highly recommend her! LEGEND! Single Handily made the start of 2018 for me 10/10.