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I want to save the planet....

I recently recruited a Responsible Sourcing & Fisheries Manager for a client of mine. One candidate in particular stood out, or rather the conversation that we had stood out, he said he wanted to help save the planet as the previous generations had done so much damage. And he didn’t want a job that was corporate in a large organisation in a city, he wanted a job where he could make a difference to the future of the world. Wow. How times have changed.

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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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