Blogs by all the team

by Georgia HopeAssistant Consultant

How to ace a telephone interview

Increasingly often we are finding that clients are requesting telephone interviews as the first stage of the interview process. This first step is often overlooked despite being the first opportunity to showcase your competency for the role and flaunt your marvellous personality...
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by Carra Belcher Payroll Administrator

Are you a good listener?

Listening skills are very important, in all aspects of life, from personal to professional. They help build strong relationships and help us to be more effective in whatever it is we do. We are all in roles that require us to listen in some form or another, whether it is with colleagues or customers, and how we do this is very important. Even more so when going for an interview or having important meetings.
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by Jo AppletonManaging Consultant - Perms

Have you ever seen a purple squirrel?

Purple squirrel is a term to describe a candidate with precisely the right education, set of experience and range of qualifications that perfectly fits a job's requirements, implying the more requirements there are, the harder it is to find the perfect candidate.
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by Richard RussellDirector

Will you be skipping on National Skipping Day?

For those of you who are paying close attention you will have noticed that we all take turns here at Peach to write our regular blogs. I have to admit that despite the healthy level of enthusiasm that generally pervades the office when Georgia says “it’s your turn for the blog this week”, that isn’t generally greeted with as much delight as Georgia deserves...
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by Amanda RussellDirector

You reap what you sow – or so we hope

We took a booking last week which for one reason or another was not an easy one to fill. Either people weren’t free, couldn’t commit or simply didn’t fancy it. Not an unusual problem for a Temps Desk but nevertheless frustrating.
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by Georgia HopeAssistant Consultant

Don't let Brexit hold you back

Recently we have been bombarded by the ever continuing uncertainty surrounding Brexit, it seems as though all of our options at this rate are pretty dire and everything is all a bit ‘doom and gloom’!
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