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Monday was National Sickie Day - 10 best ways to beat the winter blues

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Published:02 February 2016

RMS WinterBlues

As many of you may have seen,  Monday was National Sickie Day, with The Telegraph reporting that up to an estimated 375,000 people either took the day off or missed an important job interview; not the sort of behaviour we would condone at RMS Recruitment!

The end of January to the start of February can be a low point for a lot of us and it’s no surprise that with the recent extreme weather we’ve been experiencing it’s all too tempting to roll over and pull the duvet back over our heads after the early morning alarm goes off. Having said that, the days are getting longer and Spring is not too far off  (looking at the daffodils outside the office you could be forgiven for thinking it’s here already!) so here’s a list of things you can do to help fight off the Winter Blues and make sure you’re in a positive frame of mind to give yourself the best chance of landing the new job you’re after.

 

Creating Job Descriptions with Selling Power--A Key Trend in 2016

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Published:28 January 2016

Companies often find the process of recruiting for secretarial jobs in London a challenge. As businesses strive to attract the best candidates in a highly competitive economy, preparing an attractive job description is not always considered a priority. However, an inaccurate, out-of-date, or boring job description will seriously hamper any recruitment campaign, driving away candidates who were initially interested.

Recruitment Agencies See Mobile-Based Services Taking London By Storm

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Published:25 January 2016

With people becoming increasingly reliant on mobile web access for all facets of their lives, a growing number of individuals are applying for jobs using their smartphones. According to recent data, more than 50 percent of applicants used their phones to meet job application deadlines. With data suggesting that this number is set to grow, there are ways London-based businesses and candidates can use this trend to enhance the application process.

West End Recruitment Agency offers free CV advice to ex City staff

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Blog
Published:25 January 2016

The City is changing and you need to as well

RMS Cityworkers

It would be difficult to have missed the headlines concerning the volatility in global markets over the last few months, and with the FTSE having recently dipped back into bear market territory the City is braced for further job losses on top of the cost cutting announced at the back end of last year. With global players such as Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, Standard and Chartered and HSBC announcing cuts of anything up to 30% in their trading and support staff the prospects look pretty bleak for the City right now.

Speed Hiring Poised to Become a Key Trend for PA Recruitment in 2016

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Published:20 January 2016

When recruiting for permanent, temporary or contractual candidates, speed of hire is often something that is overlooked. Hiring time is a vital element that has a major impact on the quality of candidates and corporate revenue. When it comes to PA recruitment in London, there is a huge amount of competition, and that means that the most sought-after candidates are frequently snapped up in less than ten days. When the hiring process exceeds this amount of time, the talent pool becomes depleted, as many of the highest-qualified candidates will have already accepted offers from other companies. Additionally, a longer hiring process impacts on productivity and revenue, particularly when the vacant position is for an important role such as PA or office support. As more organisations seek to improve their recruitment processes in order to secure the best candidates, speed hiring is set to become a key trend for 2016.

Is Social Media fuelling an increase in Career FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)?

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Published:19 January 2016

Previously, FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) seemed largely confined to our social lives rather than our careers but recent research by the CIPD reveals that Career FOMO is on the rise – we look at the reasons and how to avoid slipping into the trap of assuming our friends are advancing their careers faster than ourselves.

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Top 2016 Trends in PA Jobs—Referrals Will Produce 50% of New Hires

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Published:14 January 2016

Recruiting for PA jobs in London can be a challenging process. Companies strive to find the best candidate for the role, but in such a competitive economy, recruiters need to be savvy to succeed. Leading businesses like Google are now securing around fifty percent of their new hires via referrals. Benefits of referrals include increased speed of hire, less cost per hire and positive impact on diversity. With studies proving referral programmes commonly result in the best-quality candidates, highest volume hires and best retention rates, referrals are set to become a key trend in 2016.

"Sorry", but are your good manners holding you back in your PA job?

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Blog
Published:12 January 2016

Do you punctuate your emails with qualifying phrases like, “I just wanted to…” or “Apologies for not getting back to you earlier” or “Sorry I can’t be of more help”?

If the answer is yes, then apologies in advance but we just wanted to alert you to a report this week that you may be subconsciously undermining your authority in the workplace as the phrases may cause others to doubt your ability. This symptom of “imposter syndrome” whereby women feel undeserving of their achievements, is a commonly reported phenomenon for women in the workplace and a well documented cause of lack of promotion and the gender pay gap. 

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Take a different approach to the New Year “Rehab and Reform” mentality

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Published:04 January 2016

So here we are at the start of another January when we are inundated with advice on new diets, new exercise programs and the latest mindfulness techniques, not to mention that urge to review our work situation and embark on a frenzy of new job applications. So before you rush to prepare 500 calorie meals using your new spiraliser while simultaneously balancing on your foam roller and reviewing job vacancies on the iPad, take a breath…….

RMS NewYear

 

A Step-by-Step Guide in Moving to New PA Jobs early in the New Year

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Published:31 December 2015

It is common at this time of year, particularly for young, bright people who are seeking to improve their standing in life, to consider their job and the potential for a new position in the future. Take a look at this effective step-by-step guide for those who are looking for PA jobs, or any particular kind of job, across London. 

Graduates Unsure of Their Career Path can be Aided by Temp Agencies

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Published:30 December 2015

With graduate numbers increasing year on year, from 17 percent in 1992 to 38 percent in 2013, reports suggest that graduates are panicking over available jobs  and making poor job decisions as a result.  Many graduates take the first job offered, only finding that it later does not suit them. Thus, most of them find themselves moving from one job to another, or worse, withdrawing from multiple job offers at the last minute. 

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