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What is a Recruitment Consultant?

  When searching for jobs, you may have come across vacancies for a ‘Recruitment Consultant’ at agencies like Proactive Personnel. But what is a Recruitment Consultant? And could …

Which of our 5 New Year’s Work Resolutions Will You Keep?

  The arrival of a brand new year can be great motivation to make some positive changes in your life. I’m sure you’ll all have made your own resolutions to make improvements to …

Festive Fun: Christmas Events in Shropshire & the West Midlands

Shropshire and the West Midlands will always be an important part of the world for Proactive Personnel. We opened our very first branch in Telford, Shropshire in 1999 and today, staff at 5 of our 11 …

What to do When you go Blank in an Interview - Insider Tips

It happens to the best of us. That awful moment during an interview, when your eyes glaze-over, your mouth goes dry and your brain seems to have suddenly stopped functioning. You’ve gone blank. …

5 Ways to Keep Motivated at Work This Winter

  As the days get shorter, the evenings draw in and the temperature drops, you might find it difficult to get as motivated at work (or home for that matter) as you do in the middle of summer. …

The Best Place to Work? | Spotlight on Manchester

What's exciting, dynamic and always rains? Yep, you guessed it, this weeks spotlight is on Manchester – the home of our most northerly branch! From suffragettes to epic derbies, …

Apply today: 75 New Jobs Available in Stafford with Bri-stor

  It has been a busy week in our Cannock branch as the team has been working on a high-volume recruitment drive for one of our top clients, Bri-stor. Working with their personnel and …

CV Tool Kit – Our Top Tips for a Perfect CV

  It is often said that your CV has just 10 seconds to impress. It can be so easy to get them wrong, so don't let simple mistakes hold you back from landing your dream job. Whilst there is …

Six Questions Not to Ask in an Interview

Interviews are rarely a breeze – even the most seasoned of interviewees can get overcome with nerves or go blank when asked an unexpected question. As the saying goes; ‘Practice Makes …