VG Charles professional networking with

VG Charles professional networking with More than 60 professionals from across the West Midlands joined us for the latest networking event. The event provided a sociable way to make new business contacts and develop existing working relationships in the relaxed and informal setting of the Bierkeller complex on Broad Street. Squire Patton Boggs’ Mariyam Harunah with Andrew Jenkins of VG

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Getting to know Jyoti Kumar

Getting to know Jyoti Kumar How did you first start working in recruitment? I fell into recruitment due to wanting a new challenge in my professional life.  I wanted to go back to Nottingham so I decided to phone all the recruitment agencies within the Nottingham area. I eventually got a job with Prime Social Care in the Lace

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Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat It’s the time of the year when you’re more than likely to receive a knock on your door in more ways than one. Unfortunately we can’t provide any advice with regard to dealing with pesky trick or treaters. However, we have come up with a few quick tips on how to avoid a horror show when speaking

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OK I’ll admit it – I have no idea what Smile Day is supposed to be about. It’s right up there with Geek Pride Day (May 25th), Global Handwashing Day (October 15th) and my wife’s birthday in terms of days that go completely under the radar and which I never remember are happening until I get a tweet (or an

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Friday On My Mind….

TGI Friday!! You’ve been a long time coming, but I’m so glad you’re here! As I sit here on this Friday morning and look back at my week, it’s been a crazy one. For us recruiters, September is a very busy month for a variety of reasons. Some have come back from holiday, having had time to think about their

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Top Tips To Get The Best Out Of Your Recruiter!

We speak to numerous candidates and clients on a daily basis. Sometimes the people we speak to at first (well at least in my experience), are a little underwhelmed to receive our phone call. However, we’ve been blessed to receive excellent feedback from both our clients and candidates in recent months- even those who were at first not so keen.

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All I Want For Christmas Is……..

OH NO!!!! NO!! NO!!! NO!!!!!!!!! IT’S AUGUST!!!!!!!!!! NO!!!!!!! That was more or less my response when I went out to a restaurant over the bank holiday weekend and found myself face-to-face with a Christmas tree by the front door. I was also swamped by Christmas cards in the shops last week (despite it being 27 degrees outside at the time)

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Olympic Gold Medal for Sleep Deprivation!

I love the Olympics! My first recollection of them is Mexico 1968 – yes I know I’m showing my age, but they have always captivated me. When else do you get to sit and watch the fencing followed by a spot of white water kayaking and then judo? Once every four years, that’s when and I absolutely can’t take my

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Poker Face

Here at VG Charles we organise thousands of interviews every year. Candidates often ask us for advice on how they should behave when meeting a prospective employer for the first time. We cannot answer with any degree of certainty as there is no absolute rule and this is something which is very subjective. However, here are a few of our

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Holiday Blues

It’s holiday season here at VG Charles Towers and I am due to break up in the next day or two for two weeks away. I love my holidays, spend ages planning them, research the best places to eat for my chosen destination, plan loads to do while I’m there and generally turn into a Tripadvisor nerd to make sure

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