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Everest… I Failed!

So anyone who has seen me in the last few weeks will have heard all about my trip to Nepal and Everest base camp. Yes Mark you’ve told us already (eyes glaze over). Well I’ve got a confession to make. I failed. No, I really did trek to base camp and no I didn’t get…

Welcome to the Team! Introducing Nick Booth

This week we’d like to introduce you to Nick Booth, the newest member of the Headway Team. Nick isn’t from a recruitment background, and has a range of skills and experiences that we thought made him the perfect fit for our team.  Here we have a quick chat with Nick to find out more about…

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

£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……

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?

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

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…