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Category : Career Tips

31 Jan 2019

New Year, New Job

In a study conducted by the BBC, January was shown to be the busiest month for new job listings and with many individuals setting New Years’ resolutions to progress in the workplace, the New Year is the perfect time to ignite a job search. January, for many, is a fresh start and a chance to change up daily working routine and re-evaluate long-term career goals. However, the job application process can be daunting and incredibly time consuming. At Concilium we […]

23 Nov 2018

6 Tips for the first 6 months in Recruitment

My first six months have flown by so quickly as an Associate Consultant at Concilium Search, and I can’t believe how much I have learnt during this time. After half a year in the industry, I wanted to share my 6 top tips for any new Graduates starting out in recruitment.   Organisation really is key It is easy to be initially overwhelmed by the number of people you are speaking to on a daily basis – especially when working on […]

09 Nov 2018

How my scientific degree helps in my role in the Pharmaceutical division

My role as a Pharmaceutical Executive Search Consultant at Concilium Search means that every day is different, and you are challenged to adapt to whatever the day brings.   Working both reactively and proactively, as well as following a process, is familiar after studying Biochemistry followed by Forensic Science at King’s College London. During these degrees, I studied a wide range of scientific topics, as well as undertaking several research projects in topics as diverse as oncology, cardiovascular therapies and […]

25 Oct 2018

How speaking multiple languages enhances your business

Working internationally, we understand the importance of language in business. As a company that is geared towards engendering long term partnerships, we see the ability to communicate directly with clients and candidates in their native language as one of the first steps to building, developing and maintaining excellent relationships. Multilingualism has been shown to have many social, psychological and health advantages, including more rationalised decision making and delayed onset of dementia. Additionally, learning a language provides a skill which, as a […]

12 Oct 2018

Construction Contracts at Concilium Search

Earlier this year Liam Smith from Newcastle University and Bradley Pearce from UEA were hired through our graduate programme and started working in our Energy Contracts division. Following an excellent start at Concilium, Liam saw an opportunity to expand into a previously untapped industry for us; Construction. When Bradley subsequently joined later in the year, he was the perfect fit to help Liam lead and grow our newest division. Liam & Bradley both grew up with parents who work in […]

08 Oct 2018

Meet Lhoujerra – our new Credit Controller!

The first time I came to this country I had a mixture of two emotions – excitement and worry. I was excited to meet new people in an entirely different environment, facing new challenges. But I also worried because of not knowing what was waiting for me.  I spent 7 years working for the Debt Collections industry in the Philippines and that’s where I acquired the skillset and best practices for interacting with clients and collecting debts. I devoted four years to managing and leading a group of collection specialists, […]