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February 11, 2020

Soft Skills and how to showcase them!

How important is your personality when you are interviewing for a role? And what on earth are soft skills?!
February 26, 2019

What makes a great member of staff leave?

Do you feel like you need some help in understanding why your staff are leaving? Even if you hold exit interviews, are you really getting to the bottom of what’s made them look elsewhere?
February 12, 2019

Working from home – how to get it right!

Whilst working from home sounds like a dream come true- conjuring up images of being curled up on the sofa with endless cups of tea and your laptop, whether you do it full time or occasionally, you’ll know it actually takes a great deal of discipline and structure to be able to work effectively.
November 30, 2018

December: the perfect time to start looking for a new job!

It’s almost December.. a time to wind down, slow the pace a little at work and lets be honest, eat and drink LOADS. It’s certainly not a time for looking for a new job…. Is it?
September 28, 2018

Working parents – why we’re important too!

We’re fortunate in our jobs that we get to speak to lots of different people every single day, all with their own stories, own career paths and objectives for the future.
April 18, 2018

Urbanberry Recruitment: 6 months in!

It’s been 6 months since Caroline and I pressed the button on Urbanberry Recruitment Ltds’ launch… and we are SO glad we did!!
April 3, 2018

Leaving a job: How to explain your reasons positively

There’s one question in particular in an interview that often leaves us in a uncomfortable position wondering how truthful we should be … “why are you looking to leave your current job?”
March 22, 2018

Getting Personal: Make a Statement

When we open a CV, one of the first things we should see is your Personal Statement, not where you went to school 25 years ago or how you enjoy walking your dog at the weekend.
March 14, 2018

Focus on what you don’t want and you’ll realise what you do!

As a candidate, you are probably asked “what are you looking for in your next job?” as part of the standard conversation when you speak to a recruiter.