Melanie Parker

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8 Oct, 2021

Let’s talk about burnout!

Let’s talk about burnout! Let’s talk about burnout! Burnout, for many, is the number one reason for changing jobs/careers. Burnout is emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress from work. At work, there can be many things causing this, from excessive work to unclear expectations. As scary as it might be, […]

Changing careers
14 Sep, 2021

Is Changing Careers Truly Possible

Changing careers is possible! Changing careers can definitely be daunting. I was listening to another great interview on Selina Barker’s ‘The Career Change Coach’ (check her out on audible!). She was talking to a paediatrician who loved the wellbeing & people side of her job, but had fallen out of love with the relentless hours […]

10 Sep, 2021

Kickstart Scheme – my pearls of wisdom

The Kickstart Scheme – my pearls of wisdom Are you a Small- or Medium-sized business looking at getting your mojo back or experiencing growth, but you are lacking cash flow or not sure if the need justifies an extra headcount? The kickstart Scheme is a fantastic, fully-funded programme to get 16-24 year olds who are […]

Online Interview
6 Sep, 2021

Online Interview tips

How do you prepare for an online interview? This is a question many people have asked themselves as we navigate through a time that’s increasingly geared toward the digital pathway. Now that an online interview tends to be the default way for companies to get to know you and assess your knowledge and skills, it […]

28 May, 2021

GoGecko CV Guide

The ultimate CV guide   There are hundreds of thousands of articles online on CV Tips, how to write your CV, what to include, what NOT to include, etc. We wanted to share what, in our experience as recruitment experts, works best.   Firstly, the format of your CV matters. It doesn’t need to be […]

Candidate experience
9 Sep, 2020

Why is the candidate experience so important?

They need treating like your internal customers. What does exceptional customer service look like? I rarely experience exceptional customer service but when I do I have to shout about it.  Love them or loathe them Amazon have a dubious reputation in some quarters but their customer service model is second to none. I have had […]

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