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Do Employers Really Check Social Media Profiles When Recruiting?

  It’s more than likely that you will have been warned about potential employers checking your social media profiles when you apply for a job – but is this true? The short answer: …

Hometown Spotlight: Chester

  Chester is a city in the Northwest of England which is hometown to one of our 11 branches, it was our third branch to open its doors way back …

How to be an LGBTQ+ Ally in the Workplace

  A recent study has shown that 35% of LGBTQ staff have hidden their orientation due to fears of being discriminated against in the workplace. Nearly one-fifth have been the target of negative …

Writing a CV With no Experience

  Are you wondering how to write a CV with no experience in the industry that you are applying for? This is a tricky situation for job seekers who are looking to change their current …

The Importance of Mental Health First Aiders in the Workplace

  It is standard for workplaces to have assigned Health & Safety Officers, Fire Wardens and First Aiders – but until recently, few people had even heard of a Mental Health First …

Reopening our Doors: 17th May 2021

  We are delighted to announce that on May 17th 2021 we will be re-opening our doors to the general public, who will now be able to come in and register for our job-finding services in …

Stress Awareness Month: Managing Work-Related Stress

Since 1992, every April has marked Stress Awareness Month ­– a campaign to raise awareness about causes, effects and cures of stress in the modern world. According to statistics by the …

Working in the Warehouse & Logistics Sector: Our Guide

  This time of year is always a busy one for our Consultants, with many companies requiring more staff as the busy Easter period approaches, especially those in manufacturing and supply …

ProACTIVE Robin Takes on the London Marathon.

  Our very own Robin Hartley, Senior Perms Consultant, is running the 2021 London Marathon on the 3rd October. Shropshire-based Rob is taking-on the famous 26.2 miles in the Capital to …