This week the spotlight is on the co-founders of Total Facilities Recruitment, Kate Barclay and Louise Walsh. Working in the facilities management and building maintenance sector, TFR launched with Recruitment Entrepreneur in 2014. We caught up with them and learnt what advice they would give to their younger selves, their favourite thing about being their own boss and what itContinue reading
There is absolutely no point setting goals and targets if you aren’t committed to achieving them.
If something is worth doing, then it must be done. Don’t just agree that it would be nice to make it happen – decide you are going to do it. Write it down somewhere you’ll see it every day. Visualise how you will feel and what you will gain when you achieve it. Plan how you are going to get there.Continue reading
We have gone from the low key manicured streets of Chelsea, to the fast-paced whirl of suits and heels in the heart of the City at our new offices in Bank.Continue reading
I already knew recruitment was a tough job. Paying rent on a London flat I never saw, earning £18,000/year, the once eagerly promised commission still far from reach. These were tough times. I learnt why recruitment companies value resilience so highly, I saw 11 graduates come and go in my first year, in an office of eight. It’s not for everyone.Continue reading
It’s Halloween Eve in the Recruitment Entrepreneur hub and no doubt later we’ll head to the pub!
Whilst ghosts and goblins are yet to be seen, one hundred recruitment consultants might make you scream.
Although we were delivering huge profits to our bosses, we weren’t really being valued for our contribution or being offered any further opportunity for progression. We could stay put and carry on ad infinitum or we could realise the dream of having our own agency.Continue reading
After travelling South America for three months, I came to the sad conclusion that I was no longer at university and thus had no purpose in life. For approximately one week, this was delightful. The next week I was back at my google search, this time I stumbled across recruitment. I really liked the sound of being paid for how hard I worked and I liked that the work was based on building relationships with clients and candidates.Continue reading
Several months ago, I had no idea the world of recruitment existed let alone that I would become part of it. I am just a simple guy from Wales who gets on with things, never did I dream that I would be writing this sat at my desk in London as a technical support and web development executive.Continue reading
For Miranda Hilton, CEO of Group8, the synergies in thinking made the partnership appealing: “The legal industry is going through a fundamental shift and law firms are being asked to deliver ‘more for less’ against the landscape of an increasingly digital and procurement-driven world. Many of our clients are having to rethink their business models”.Continue reading