Blogs

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 …

IR35 – Preparing for 6th April 2021

  Next month, new rules will apply, extending tax legislation IR35 into the private sector. These changes were due to go ahead last April, but were postponed because of Covid-19. This …

Considering working in Customer Service?

  Many of the vacancies that our Commercial Department deal with are Customer Service roles. Customer Service covers a vast range of jobs titles and skillsets and our teams place candidates …

Proactive's New Warrington Office

  Situated between Manchester and Liverpool, the busy Cheshire town of Warrington became home to our 9th branch back in July 2012. We have since provided a first-class …

Why Use a Recruitment Agency to Find Work?

  Searching for a job and the application/interview process can be incredibly stressful - especially on your own. In this week's blog I am going to be sharing just a few reasons why using …

How to Boost Your Confidence at Work

  Do you sometimes lack confidence in your skills and abilities in the workplace? Well you’re not alone! It’s incredibly common for people to struggle with self-esteem and …

Brexit for Candidates – How will the changes affect EU workers?

  As of 1 January 2021, the UK is no longer in the EU Single Market and Customs Union. So what does this mean for our current and future workers who are EU citizens? We’re here to give …