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Why Winhurst?

Now don’t worry, I’m going to give you the sales pitch on why work with Winhurst Recruitment but this is a question I get asked A LOT! Why Winhurst? Where does Winhurst come from? So here is Winhurst’s story.

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RecruitmentJo Richardson
Being accused of Discrimination......

Quite a strong accusation which really really shook me to my core. And something I don’t brush off lightly, so when I received an email recently accusing me of this I was completely gobsmacked, then I felt defensive, and then I put myself in the shoes of the person accusing me of it. They must have felt either really desperate, sad or frustrated, maybe all three to accuse me. I took a big breath and did what most of us do…..I ‘Google’d it! And this is what I found:

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Why do people apply for jobs when they don’t have any, or few of the skills required to do it?

I’m starting this blog in the hope that some answers come to me, as right now I have no idea! I have just got off the phone from a candidate who applied for a Planning Managers job and the advert states “experience in a planning department within a food manufacturing environment, preferably chilled”. This candidate works in a Bank. A bloody bank.

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So many Interims……

It’s on my Friday morning swim (I must go on a Friday if I want a glass of wine on a Friday evening, that’s the deal!) that I usually get my thoughts together about what I’m going to write about and this morning once again, delivered a few ideas. But then a chat with a candidate this morning cemented the exact topic of something that I’ve been giving a lot of thought to. The Interim market.

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How many connections on LinkedIn is too many?

When I first had a thought to write something about LinkedIn, I had nearly 4,952 connections and was getting all excited about hitting the 5,000 mark. Then I wrote a comment on LinkedIn on Monday 15th May 2017 at 6.50pm just before I left the office, about a candidate of mine getting her dream job and who’d have known what would follow……

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