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The basics of creative brainstorming in your agency

If you work in the creative sector, or work in a role where you’re required to regularly come up with new ideas, learning to brainstorm properly could really make a difference in your role (it’s not just about gathering your colleagues together in a room with a whiteboard!). As specialists in creative and media recruitment

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Looking to implement flexible working in your office?

In September 2019, Tiger Recruitment hosted a roundtable discussion with a handful of HR professionals across a variety of industries. The topic of the day? The rise of flexible working, and how this shift is playing out in the modern workplace. One of the key topics discussed was its  practical implementation to ensure as successful

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Five skills great receptionists need in London

Receptionist; front of house; director of first impressions; or front desk executive: whatever the chosen job title, this role represents the face and voice of a business. Performing the critical position of delivering first impressions to a company’s clients, you need to be the best at manning your fort. So, how do you stand out

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Three ways to hold on to return to work parents following parental leave

The Office for National Statistics has, just this week, estimated that the unemployment rate in the UK is 3.8%, which is the lowest since records began in 1974[1]. The contracting pool of available candidates means that it’s becoming increasingly important for employers to attract return to work parents back to the workplace. Employers have not

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The benefits of going outside during your workday

Today marks the longest day of the year! To celebrate the arrival of the summer solstice, we’ve put together a handy guide on the multiple benefits a simple walk around the block or taking a meeting outside can have on your productivity and mental health. [1] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22840583 [2] https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/eco.2014.0027 [3] https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/a-prescription-for-better-health-go-alfresco [4] https://news.umich.edu/going-outsideeven-in-the-coldimproves-memory-attention/ [5] https://www.rochester.edu/news/show.php?id=3639

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A day in the life of a private chef

Having a private chef job is a dream role for many – you can create extravagant menus for glamourous parties and cook exciting bespoke meals for the rich and famous. We chatted to one of our fantastic candidates, Jessⁱ, about what it’s like to be a freelance or temporary private chef. From preparing a fish

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Temporary summer jobs in London

How do I get a temporary summer job? As an undergraduate or recent graduate with three long summer months at your disposal, it may be tempting to pack your life into a backpack and take off, exploring your European backyard. However, this period is also a perfect time to bulk up your CV and gain

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What should a CV look like in 2019? Re-defining ‘hoppy’ CVs

20 years ago, most workers would leave school or university, find themselves a job and work their way up the ladder, staying within the same company for five, 10 or even 20 years. As such, the idea of ‘longevity’ on a CV stuck, as employers looked for employees who could demonstrate their loyalty. The idea

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The qualities of a great restaurant host

What makes a great host or hostess? As the first person a customer meets when they walk through a restaurant’s door, a host or hostess is one of the most critical positions within hospitality. They often control the entire flow of the restaurant and can set the tone for the diners’ complete experience, ensuring that

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A guide to private household jobs

Just like any business, the private household requires a wide range of support positions to keep operations running smoothly. From a private household PA and butler, to a chauffeur, housekeeper and estate manager, there are many moving parts to ensure a seamless day-to-day experience for a UHNWI and their families. But do you know the

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