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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 […]

A Day in the Life of a Regional Manager at Recruit UK

Describe your career to date:  In 2015 I graduated from university with a 2:1 degree in business studies, I then went travelling for 4 months and joined Recruit UK. When I joined I had no true understanding of recruitment and had no real understanding of the financial services. I was provided with extensive training and […]

6 Lessons in Job Hunting from Game of Thrones

Westeros is a harsh world to live in, filled with murder, betrayal, violence and dragons! With all the swords, sorcery and Starks, you might think there is little that you can learn about navigating the real world but landing your dream job can sometimes feel as difficult as taking the Iron Throne! Here are seven […]

So, you think you need a Paraplanner?

Sure, as do so many financial services firms. It seemed to take so long for a lot of advisers to switch on to the idea of employing a paraplanner; the loss of control and cost vs the need to relieve the pressure on Advisers who were trying to grow their business whilst meeting the demands of […]