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Top Tips for your First Day at a New Job

There are few things more nerve-racking than your first day in a new job. On your first day, you make the first impression on both your new boss and your colleagues, who you will spend a significant …

How to Stand Out in a Job Interview (for all the right reasons!)

  We’ve all had nightmare job interviews – those sweaty palm moments when you lose the ability to answer simple questions or you’re faced with a dragon-interviewer who …

HGV DRIVERS OPEN DAY: CAREERS WITH CULINA

Proactive Personnel are excited to be co-hosting an Open Day event this Saturday on behalf of our client Culina Logistics Ltd. If you’re a Class 1 LGV Driver and looking for a new job …

How to Get Ahead in the Retail Industry…

  Jobs within the retail industry are often classed as entry-level and sometimes considered more of a stop-gap job than a long-term career opportunity. However, with the right approach, retail …

Happy Birthday Derby! A year in the life of our East Midlands Branch…

While the US is celebrating Independence Day this 4th of July, we’re celebrating for a different reason – our Derby branch’s first birthday! It’s been a fantastic first year …

What does OTE mean? 10 Job Advert Phrases Explained

  Have you ever stumbled across phrases and words in job adverts or descriptions that have left you scratching your head? It’s more common than you might think. When job ads are written …

How to Recruit and Retain the Best Sales Talent: Our Top 3 Tips

The Sales Industry is a demanding and competitive one and it’s important that you recruit the right people for your business - and retain them! With a large sales team at the heart of our …

5 Job Hunting Mistakes to Avoid

  Whether you’re currently out of work or thinking about moving on to greener pastures, the job hunting process can be a real minefield! We’ve been matching job seekers with their …

How to deal with Stress at Work: Our Tips and Advice

  It’s a startling statistic that 40% of all work-related illnesses are due to stress. Every job comes with a certain amount of pressure, which can be harnessed and used as a …