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January Blues? Maybe It’s Time to Quit Your Job

Are the January blues hitting you hard? If that negative back-to-work feeling you thought would pass hasn’t let up, it might be time to quit your job. On Monday the world faced the most depressing day of the year: Blue Monday. Whether you believe the day is true or just a load of bogus science, there’s […]

The career route to becoming an Adviser or Paraplanner

You are at the beginning of your career and want to become an Adviser. What qualifications and route do you take and how do you get from A to B successfully? Finance, Business and Economic graduates leave University without guidance on the different routes into the industry. They may study through a specific examination body to gain […]

Why Hiring Before Christmas Could be Better For Your Organisation

With 2017 coming to a close, many individuals will be making the most of the opportunity to wind down and bring the year to a natural close. It can be tempting to put off the thought of hiring until the new year. There’s a sweeping generalisation that people aren’t searching for new positions in December, […]

Why Creating A Work Life Balance Produces Better Billing Results

In today’s fast paced business world, the ability to achieve work life balance is becoming more and more difficult. Employers expect more from staff, and we are increasingly putting additional pressure on ourselves to achieve greater results. But when did it become acceptable for our 9am to 5pm working day to become 8am to 7pm? […]

The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

Whether you are a home-based small business owner who works from home full time, or someone who splits their time by working from home occasionally, there are a number of pros and cons to consider before you set up a home office and plan your work environment. Here at Recruit UK we promote flexible working, and a […]

Working at Recruit UK

“After a successful first few months working at Recruit UK, it’s made me reflect on my career as a recruitment consultant, as well as making me realise what I really want from a company and the direction I would like my career to take. During my interview process, finding the right agency for me was […]

Elements of an inspiring ‘work for us’ page on your site

The war of talent is hotter than ever right now in the Financial Services industry. Over the last 20 years, our jobs and careers have been dramatically transformed. There seems to be much more of a desire to be a part of a mission rather than a safe lifetime career at an established organisation. Employees […]

Top Interview Questions by Recruit UK

Here at Recruit UK, we have put together our top questions to get the most out of your candidates at interview.   “Tell me about the last piece of constructive feedback you received, and what you did as a result.” It helps to understand the candidate’s opportunities to improve, it exposes their humility and self-awareness […]

9 reasons your best employees leave

In today’s candidate driven market, it takes far more than a competitive salary to retain staff. What was once looked upon as job-hopping is now widely accepted as just another step up the corporate ladder to better opportunities and of course more money.  The impetus now falls on employers to provide enough incentive to convince […]