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  • Don’t be the Grinch who stole Christmas

    You may or may have not seen “The Grinch” if you haven’t … then get watching!! The Grinch is a fictional character who lives in a town called Whoville; he hates Christmas and also wants to ruin it for everyone else!! Now why is this all relevant … working in a sales environment, no boss…

  • How to avoid being spooked about starting your new job?

    Halloween is a weekend of scary antics; whether you go out, enjoy fright nights or spend the evening trick or treating – it’s a weekend to enjoy frightening each other, and most of us love it!! But do you know what can be scarier than any clown, any ghost or any vampire walking around the…

  • Why you should hire potential over experience

    Working in a busy recruitment office, we see a lot of people pass through each day – all will be looking for different jobs, and for different reasons; but do you hire somebody with less experience, but a lot of potential, over somebody with a lot of experience, but not as much about them? I…

  • Should you always be honest during an interview?

    My colleague (A recruiter for temporary staff) mentioned something interesting last week – on an average, she would interview maybe 10 potential candidates per week, and a lot of them ask the question; should they be honest about their goals and expectations or should they lie, knowing that maybe some of their future goals may…

  • How to post on something you know nothing about!

    Having recently started working here at Mitchell Adam and coming from a Construction Recruitment background I have to be honest, I am no expert in all things Finance! I began writing blogs last month and a colleague of mine who recently started working for our Sister Company “M A Executive” wrote her first blog just…

  • Top Interview Questions!

    7 questions you should be asking during an interview The first interview between a recruiter and a candidate can be crucial in sending the correct person over to your client. Posing a variety of particular questions will help you uncover the passion, cultural fit, work ethic, knowledge, skills, problem-solving abilities, strengths and weaknesses while also…

  • ‘Wind Down Watering Holes!’

    The busy buzz of the business district in Birmingham city centre is fantastic! The district is home to many big name companies, some global and corporate and others independent and boutique, but all part of the daily hustle and bustle that is city centre working. The day to day life of a recruiter, along with…

  • Super Temp VS Bad Temp

    In theme with the recent release of the new Superman vs Batman film we thought we would share some of our advice on becoming ‘SuperTemp’. It’s a fact; unemployment is at a decade-low rate. However, figures show that the number of jobs available has been on the continued increase for quite some time now. For…

  • Introducing A New Leader

    “It’s a very exciting opportunity” said Eddie Jones, newly appointed manager of England’s rugby team. He further added “For me, it’s a great opportunity to coach these players and it’s a great legacy that Lancaster has left, there’s an opportunity to build something here.” As a part of our business we deal with the introduction…