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When is a Recruitment Consultant not a Recruitment Consultant?

Published: 15th August 2015

Most of the time. Well, pretty much anyway. Sweeping statement but it’s true. The minute recruiters are targeted to send as many CVs as possible to a company needing their help, quality of those CVs is far less important than the content and relevance to the candidate’s and client’s needs. The minute hiring managers or […]

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WT 2.0

Published: 1st July 2015

We’re evolving here at WingroveTaylor. Times change and so do our needs as business owners. For personal reasons I’ve had to return to work from home. Whilst I loved being in the office with the team, it became very apparent that the needs of my son were increasing as he struggled with his medical needs […]

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Celebrating the Impossible

Published: 13th March 2015

It’s been a funny week. We’ve just helped a senior HR Manager land their desired role after a 5 interview process. Yes, 5 interviews. Well actually, 1 telephone interview, 3 interviews face to face plus a lunch, so it ended up being 5 parts of the interview process. In 17 years as a recruiter, I […]

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Calling all Great Candidates

Published: 16th February 2015

The market is changing, and with the increased buoyancy of the job market comes more choice for the star candidates.  So how can clients attract these potentially fantastic new employees? Remember that their time is valuable, schedule an interview as soon as possible and within a week of speaking with your recruiter. Ensure you know […]

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Care Sector Sees Increasing Growth

Published: 23rd January 2015

We at WT work within three predominant sectors: Care, HR and Growing Entrepreneurial Businesses. They may seem like very different areas but all need a similar foundation: Skilled, Experienced People. We’re nearly 1/12th through 2015 (!) and a list of the 14 best new business ideas for this year has been published by the entrepeneurial […]

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Getting Down to Business, 2015

Published: 8th January 2015

2015 comes armed with a multitude of New Year’s resolutions. Whether you’ve planned to eat healthier, join the pricey gym you’ve had your eye on for a while, or cut down on your Facebook dependence, you’ve got it all sorted. But have you? With New Year being synonymous with personal development and progress, it’s no […]

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The Motivations for Success

Published: 2nd December 2014

As we come to the end of the year, Helen and I have taken some time to look back at the last year in awe. In January, WingroveTaylor was nothing but a sparkle in our eyes. Here we are, closing out 2014 with a team of 4 and great ambitions for the future. We all […]

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Social Media For Your Job Search Part 2

Published: 10th November 2014

Let’s talk Twitter.    We all know it’s a great tool for getting the latest news, follow your favourite celebrity and start arguments with people you don’t know. Did you know that Twitter is also an excellent way to search for jobs? Twitter is our #2 pick in the social media job search toolkit. (Check […]

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We’re looking to 2015. Are you?

Published: 3rd November 2014

Forward planning is our theme this week here at WingroveTaylor HQ. We could look behind us with worry (or pride!) but we choose to focus on what we can achieve tomorrow, next week, before Christmas and indeed into 2015. It’s not even December, never mind New Year’s Day 2015, but as anyone who has changed […]

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Social Media for Your Job Search

Published: 22nd October 2014

Job Markets today are significantly different to how they used to look 10 years ago. While most of us are clued up on applying for roles online, very few people are aware of the power of social media when it comes to finding that perfect job. Over the next few weeks, I am going to […]

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What a week in recruitment…

Published: 29th September 2014

Only one week on from meeting Steve Wozniak, one of the modern world’s leading geeks (that’s what he calls himself), visionaries and legends of innovation, as well as also being selected as Finalists in the National Entrepreneur Awards 2014, and we find ourselves in our final week as a 2 man band! WingroveTaylor have hired […]

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The Hospitality Gem

Published: 24th September 2014

This week, we had the pleasure of working with our good friends at Chin!Chin! Bar & Kitchen, a lovely cafe/restaurant based in the lovely St Michael’s Hill in Bristol. Owner Darren Armstrong has been working hard to put together a restaurant that values great food, great atmosphere and a great team. With the departure of […]

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What makes you get out bed every morning?

Published: 19th August 2014

As WT are on the precipice of expansion, Helen and I have spent this last week trying to work out how to employ well. We wanted to understand what gets people out to work every day. Let’s face it, for most of us, working is a chore. We do it because we have bills to […]

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Why Graduates get passed over

Published: 1st August 2014

If you’re a graduate, you may be familiar with this scenario: You’ve just entered the job market, and you’re looking for an entry level job in your chosen field. The job descriptions all ask for at least a year’s experience, but no one seems willing to give you that experience in the first place. How […]

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