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How to Hold a Successful Video Interview: a guide for employers

October 26, 2020

How to Hold a Successful Video Interview: a guide for employers


Now we are all getting used to working in this challenging situation, many firms are still hiring, and many people are looking for work.  Video interviews are a safe and reliable way to bring the two together, so here are some tips to help you run a smooth and successful video interview: Preparation You need […]

Newsletter – 22 October 2020

October 22, 2020

Newsletter – 22 October 2020


Hi folks, With charities all over the country already struggling due to the cancellation of fundraising events and people tightening their belts, there was terrible news this week as Remembrance Parades have been cancelled and the British Legion and other charities are struggling for much-needed funds. Please do support them where you possibly can.   […]

Newsletter – 8 October 2020

October 8, 2020

Newsletter – 8 October 2020


Hi folks, With much of the eyes of the media on the twin joys of the pandemic and the American presidential election, it could be easy to miss some of the little gems that appear on our newsfeeds.   We were particularly moved by the remembrance of Horace "Harry" Billinge, who was one of the soldiers […]

Ex-Mil sources a film set medic for a leading medical events company

October 6, 2020

Ex-Mil sources a film set medic for a leading medical events company


Challenge We were tasked with seeking out a film set medic role for a leading medical events company. Time was the difficult factor here as the client required quality applicants available for an immediate start, living within a reasonable commute of the location and with the particular skillset required for what has the potential to […]

Standing out from the crowd in a competitive jobs market

September 29, 2020

Standing out from the crowd in a competitive jobs market


It’s no secret and no surprise that the jobs market is fiercely competitive at the minute and may get even tougher in the coming months. With more people applying for every single vacancy, how do you make yourself stand out from the crowd every step of the way? We’ve pulled together some top tips for […]

Newsletter – 24 September 2020

September 24, 2020

Newsletter – 24 September 2020


Hi folks, This week the Prime Minister took to his podium to warn us all that the fight against COVID-19 is in no way over and that we must all act to prevent a serious second wave this autumn. He also spoke of the great challenges in policing regulations and suggested “ the option to draw […]

Newsletter – 10 September 2020

September 10, 2020

Newsletter – 10 September 2020


Hi folks, We hope you are staying safe and well during all the Covid ups and downs. The news cycle of 2020 continues to surprise and we often find it tough to pick out the strangest among them! Firstly, a long but interesting article on Novichok, the poison which keeps making headlines. What is it and […]

Newsletter – 27 August 2020

August 27, 2020

Newsletter – 27 August 2020


Hi folks, It’s been a strange old year with so many weird and wonderful news stories to choose from. This one has really tickled us though: the MP for Hammersmith and the council have asked the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), if their expertise in installing bridges overseas could be used to identifying a […]

Newsletter – 13 August 2020

August 13, 2020

Newsletter – 13 August 2020


Hi folks, We're well into the traditional quiet period for news but things don't seem to be letting up in 2020.  All this news means a busy year for our armed forces. Royal Navy ship HMS Enterprise has just arrived in Beirut to assist following the terrifying explosion which destroyed the port and buildings across the […]

JC’s Virtual Interview Tips

August 10, 2020

JC’s Virtual Interview Tips


In today’s job seeking marketplace, Zoom/Virtual interviews are now very popular for initial rounds of interviews and to be honest it can be a very unnerving experience, especially if you have never done it before. Here are some very quick and simple rules when being asked to have a “virtual” interview Dress to impress: make […]

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