19 Sep 2017

The number of vacancies across the UK has increased at the fastest rate since April 2015. According to the recently published Markit/REC Report on Jobs, this 28-month high in demand for staff is responsible for driving other recruitment activity. Most notably, staff appointments across the UK in August 2017. The poll of 400 recruitment firms […]

13 Sep 2017
recruitment career move

Kingsley Hamilton People proudly sits within the recruitment industry, which, according to the REC, holds a strong place in the UK economy with a contributing value of £35.1 billion per year. So, it’s most definitely a good time to be working in the field. Are you thinking about switching recruitment sectors and/or consultancies? If so, […]

09 Aug 2017
Want to boost your earnings? Now is a good time to change jobs or even careers, says the REC

The latest industry research brings positive news, including about earnings, for active and passive jobseekers alike – a trend that doesn’t show any signs of giving up anytime soon. The update will be welcome reassurance for those currently looking for a new job or career, and a point of enough interest to pique the attention of […]

31 Jul 2017
Top tips for managing underperformance

When everyone is working to their full potential, a business runs like a well-oiled machine – boosting high productivity, healthy workplace environment, transparency, and happy employees. In short, HPW – high performance working. On the other hand, disengaged, unfocused, and underperforming employees can sap the life from any business, no matter how small or big […]

20 Jul 2017

Last week, we reported on the continuing trend of higher demand for staff. This week, more good news follows for skilled jobseekers – according to data published this week courtesy of the Recruitment Employment Confederation (REC). Its July JobsOutlook survey revealed somewhat buoyant business confidence. Just over a third of UK employers think that economic conditions […]

11 Jul 2017

(Sector) demand for permanent staff Demand for permanent staff persisted yet again in June, according to the latest Markit/REC Report on Jobs. With a job vacancy index of 63.0, proving to be a slight dip from May’s 63.6, the figure remained well above the neutral 50 – pointing to a further “sharp increase” in the […]

04 Jul 2017
IT CV

The IT sector is always evolving, meaning that every day presents either new challenges or opportunities to businesses looking to stay ahead of the competition. So, it’s becoming increasingly vital for employers to hire the most talented specialist IT professionals around – including you. With this in mind, we break down the steps to ensure […]

26 Jun 2017
kickstart-career-pa

Behind every successful senior manager or director, you’ll typically find a personal assistant (PA). Working as the first point of contact for C-level executives’ coworkers and clients, PAs are the discreet powerhouses who handle everything from screening phone calls plus handling email enquiries to managing daily diaries to taking meeting notes. Clearly, the appeal of […]