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  • Clare Cooper named in Global Power 150 Women in Staffing 2018

    over 1 year ago

    ​Clare Cooper has worked for Phaidon International for almost a decade, joining in 2009 after graduating in Mathematics and Management at Loughborough University. She was the first hire in the Selby Jennings team, where she helped build out the team to 10 people and established it as one of the leading tech teams on the market. In 2014, she was offered the opportunity to m...

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  • 5 Things Recruiters Wish They Had Known Before Starting Their Careers

    over 1 year ago

    ​Starting a career in recruitment is often a nerve-wracking experience. Before you begin you’ll inevitably have plenty of questions. And not knowing what’s coming is usually the hardest part.Part of the reason for this is that as an industry, recruitment is widely misunderstood. For those curious about what to expect, we asked a selection of Phaidon International recruiters ...

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  • 7 Tips for Graduates Starting in Recruitment

    over 1 year ago

    ​Starting in a graduate recruitment role at any company is bound to cause you some anxiety. Sometimes all you want is a few words of reassurance from someone who’s been there and done it. So where better to get that advice than from a selection of Phaidon International recruiters who have walked in your shoes? We asked recruiters from across our global offices what their top...

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  • 5 Reasons To Launch Your Career In Chicago

    over 1 year ago

    ​If you’re deciding which city is going to be the best place for you to begin your career, Chicago should definitely be in the reckoning. The Windy City is extremely graduate friendly with reasonably priced accommodation, a great social scene, and an excellent jobs market. It’s also diverse, full of personality, and is renowned for its friendly inhabitants. Check out these 5...

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  • 6 Reasons To Launch Your Career In Zurich

    over 1 year ago

    ​Switzerland’s biggest city is well known for being a top European financial centre. But there’s far more to Zurich than the banking sector. This lakeside haven provides residents with a great lifestyle and its multicultural nature make it an easy place to acclimatise to. Check out these 6 reasons to launch your career in Zurich.Strong EconomyAs one of the world’s most impor...

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  • 6 Reasons to Launch Your Career in Dallas

    over 1 year ago

    ​Everybody’s moving to Dallas! Seriously, Dallas has become an extremely popular destination for both young millennials and multinational corporations, and the trend shows no signs of slowing down. This cosmopolitan city is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. and for good reason. Opportunities are big, cost of living is low, and there are plenty...

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  • 6 Lessons You'll Learn in Your First 6 Months as a Recruiter

    over 1 year ago

    ​Your first few months as a recruiter are going to be tough. There’s lots to take in, from mastering IT systems to getting to grips with how recruitment processes actually work. And you’ll almost certainly feel out of your depth at some points.Don’t worry, this is normal. It’s a steep learning curve, but one that will stand you in great stead for the rest of your recruitment...

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  • 5 Reasons to Launch Your Career in New York

    over 1 year ago

    ​ Everyone knows about the stunning skyline. We’re all aware of the bright lights of Broadway and Times Square. And we instantly recognize the endless famous landmarks, from the Empire State Building to the Freedom Tower. It’s also exciting, inspiring, fast paced, and buzzing with an energy that’s completely unique. New York is a city that needs little introduction. Amb...

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  • How to Use LinkedIn's Alumni Tool

    over 1 year ago

    ​As a recent or soon to be grad, opportunities are often difficult to come by. Simply finding a way in can be the hardest step to take when you’re looking to kickstart your career. For this reason, it’s vital that you use every tool in your box to open up as many doors as you possibly can. Unfortunately, knowing where to start and where to focus your efforts can be confusing...

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  • The Role of a Recruiter

    over 1 year ago

    People often make the mistake of thinking that the role of a recruiter is to just help people find jobs. Believe it or not, that’s not really the truth at all. Sure, ultimately you’re trying to place great candidates into their dream careers. But your responsibility is first and foremost with the client. You’re there to help them find the right people to fill their positions...

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  • 5 Reasons To Launch Your Career In Singapore

    over 1 year ago

    With a population of just over 5 million people and a surface area of less than 300 square miles, Singapore is relatively small. But what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in stature, punching far above its weight in just about every respect. This city-state is one of Asia’s main financial powerhouses, boasting a booming economy. It’s the definition of cosmopolitan...

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  • How to Use LinkedIn to Engage With Potential Employers

    over 1 year ago

    ​Building a great network on LinkedIn is a fantastic step towards enhancing your career, particularly as a recent or soon to be graduate. But simply being in possession of a large and well-curated collection of connections probably won’t land you a job or score you exciting opportunities in itself. You also need to know how to engage with and impress prospective employers...

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  • Lucy Parker Named Finalist in Stevie Awards for Women in Business

    over 1 year ago

    ​Lucy Parker, Director of Temporary Workforce Solutions and Sales at global recruitment firm Phaidon International, was named a finalist in the “Employee of the Year – Business” category in the 15th Annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. This category recognizes the achievements of non...

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  • Phaidon International ranked as LinkedIn’s 11th Most Socially Engaged staffing firm, globally

    over 1 year ago

    Phaidon International is delighted to announce that it has been ranked 11th in LinkedIn’s Global Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Firms.LinkedIn analysed thousands of data points from September 1, 2017, to August 31, 2018. The rankings considered the company and employee reach and engagement, recruiter effectiveness, and content marketing of more than 60,000 search and ...

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  • How To Build Your LinkedIn Connections

    over 1 year ago

    ​If you’re a graduate looking to begin your career, a carefully crafted LinkedIn network can be a powerful tool. You can use it to secure recommendations and referrals. You can do research on prospective companies to get the inside scoop when preparing for interviews. And it could even help you to find and secure your first job. It’s estimated that over 80% of jobs never ge...

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  • Phaidon International Internship

    over 1 year ago

    Ten weeks later and my time as a Summer Intern at Phaidon International draws to a close! I’ve gained a unique insight working in their Internal Recruitment department alongside a team of fantastic consultants and managers. It’s given me a new outlook on the recruitment industry, and I’ve learned firsthand the skills required to succeed. This is a company that truly believes...

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  • How to Write Your LinkedIn Profile

    over 1 year ago

    Are you heading into your final year or on the lookout for your first job after university? If so, now’s the time to use LinkedIn to take your graduate job search to the next level. You’ve probably already spent plenty of time polishing your CV and maybe even brushing up on your interview technique. But you may not have considered how LinkedIn could help you secure your drea...

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  • How to Survive Your First Year as a Professional

    over 1 year ago

    ​Making the transition from studying into full time work is tough. At times the early stages of your career will feel like a never ending slog. The ups and downs can come at a dizzying pace. But with a some solid preparation and a positive outlook, you’ll come out fighting at the end of it. Take a deep breath and strap in for a bumpy ride. Here’s how to survive your first...

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  • Phaidon International Continues Partnership with Loughborough University

    over 1 year ago

    ​Phaidon International is delighted to continue its partnership with Loughborough Students Men’s Rugby as the club’s headline sponsor for the 2018/2019 season, for the second season in a row.Phaidon International is the parent company of five specialist global recruitment brands, offering permanent, contract and project-based recruitment services. The award-winning group has...

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  • How to Dress for Your Graduate Job Interview

    over 1 year ago

    ​As the saying goes, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. And the way you’re dressed for an interview speaks volumes about you before you’ve even had the opportunity to open your mouth.You might have spent days preparing killer answers to potential questions and polishing up on your S.T.A.R technique. But if you look as though you’ve been dragged through...

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