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5 Ways Recruitment is Like Being in Love

As recruiters we love our job and all that comes with it. We also love all of our clients and candidates (well, most of them) as without them, we can’t do what we love most. So, even though we're no where near Valentines Day, we thought we'd share our top 5 recruitment/dating similarities.…

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Recruitment Past, Present & Future

We’ve been in recruitment a long, long time. In fact, our business is older than our youngest team member! So we thought it’d be interesting to take a brief look back at recruitment in the 90’s, what it’s like today and then what we predict for the future. Our equivalent of the Christmas Ghost, past, present and future!…

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7 Things Christmas Movies Taught Us About Marketing Recruitment

We can't believe it's December! It's not rare that during the festive period we chuck a Christmas blog or two down your digital chimney. After watching Christmas movies (on repeat) we've drawn some similarities that the festive favourites share with our day jobs in the marketing industry and we were pleasantly surprised with how well these fit!…

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What Do People Think When They Hear 'Recruiter'?

Whilst this is an industry we love, not many people outside of it really know exactly what recruitment is. It's rare you hear a child wishing to become a recruiter when they grow up... People often 'fall' into recruitment and then become incredibly successful because of the project based nature of the role.…

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Tadcaster Careers Event: Route to Recruitment

As an intern and administrative assistant here at Network Marketing there are loads of opportunities to do different things so last week I assisted Jonathan Hirst in representing Network Marketing, at the Tadcaster Grammar School Careers Fair.…

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Recruitment International Awards Success for Pertemps Network Group

Recruitment International held their annual awards at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Holborn last night (12th November 2014). In the amazing venue which certainly has the wow factor there were 40 plus tables brimming with the cream of the recruitment industry. It was clear from the outset that the competition was going to be very tough. As a Group we went in for three awards. Sheridan Maine, our accountancy recruitment business were nominated for best rising star having been established 18 months or so ago they have really taken the London finance market by storm and have grown to 24 consultants incredibly quickly.…

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Shift the Paradigm when Recruiting New Marketing Staff

The PM Forum is the world’s largest and fastest growing community for Professional Services Marketers with over 4,500 members in accounting, law, property, financial services, management consulting, architecture, design, engineering and other types of professional firms. As a committee member for the North West region my remit is to promote the PM Forum to both Professional Services Clients and Candidates whilst supporting the committee team in organising educational and networking events.…

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Graduate Consultants: The Beginning

The time has come. Three months, three hundred candidates, just four seats in the office. With desks polished and phones on hold, our fired up and raring to go Graduate Consultants have arrived. It’s been a long time coming but nevertheless they're here- from the left, Daniel, George, Jessica and Rhys have all picked their spots in the office and have already started their intense training under MD Jonathan Hirst and might we say- they’re looking promising! The grads will work closely with some of our most experienced recruiters, learning all that they can to make sure they gain all the key skills and knowledge that’ll help them get started up in the recruitment industry.…

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Network Marketing: The Intern

Alexander Coates takes on an Internship at Network Marketing. Twenty year old Alexander Coates has been here at Network Marketing Towers for 2 weeks doing work experience during his summer holidays from Aberdeen University. This was never going to be a fluffy 2 weeks of kicking back and doing a bit of filing – our intention was to show him what the world of work is really like. So – how did we do? We asked Alex a few key questions:…

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Top 10 Interview Tips for Graduates (Part 2)

In our previous blog we talked about the steps you should take in the build up to your job interview. In this second edition to the 'Top 10 Tips for Graduate Trainee Applicants' we discuss the steps to take during and post interview to assure you set the best impression and follow up the interview in the correct way, as the process is far from over once you leave the interview room! If you didn't see our Part 1- please follow this link for the first 5 of our Top Tips for Graduates. Once you're up to date, please enjoy the final edition below.…

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