Back in December I shared a blog about my mother in law Pat to raise awareness of the fact that me, my husband Greg and friends Richard and Carol are running the London Landmarks Half Marathon at the end of March for Alzheimer’s Research UK. Since we shared that blog, lots of people have been … Read more How Our Family Copes with a Loved One with Dementia
Something a bit different for the Berry Rowan blog this time – from Jeanette. Some of my clients already know that my dear mother in law Pat (pictured) was diagnosed with dementia back in 2018. Some of you may have experienced the same and shared with me on those days when I was trying to … Read more Sharing Our Way of ‘Giving’ this Christmas
Honesty is a fundamental value, not just for Berry Rowan as a business, but in our lives and relationships with everyone we come into contact with; we believe it’s that simple. As a recruitment consultancy honesty is at the heart of the service we offer and therefore was a natural choice for one of our … Read more Why Honesty Is the ONLY Policy in Recruitment
With summer holidays now a distant memory, we were thinking about ways of keeping the ‘summer vibe’ post-holiday happiness going in the workplace. Whether you work full-time or part-time you want an environment that encourages a fun but productive culture; where everyone enjoys what they do, and the job gets done. As Fun is … Read more Fun and Productivity in the Workplace
As a recruiter and a business owner, enthusiasm was one of the key values I wanted to instil in the business. You cannot underestimate the value of having enthusiastic people around you and introducing enthusiastic candidates to my clients. It stems from my own enthusiasm and passion for recruitment and it’s something that people comment … Read more Nothing Great Was Ever Achieved Without Enthusiasm
The second in our series about Berry Rowan core values, Jeanette is looking at what ‘Reliable’ means to her. Providing a recruitment service to businesses means we are part of a virtual team and become a trusted partner when companies are looking to grow and take on new staff. For us, being reliable means that … Read more What reliability means to us!
Our whole ethos at Berry Rowan is focused on five main values which we apply to everything we do. Over the next few weeks we are going to look at each of our core values, starting today with commitment. Let’s start with a definition: Looking around you every day you will see examples of … Read more What Is Commitment?
It’s the day after Mother’s Day and however you spent your day, if you’re a working mum you are probably heading back to work today or later this week. You may be a working mum through choice or through necessity. There are lots of dual-earning families out there – whatever the reason, you need to … Read more Working Mums Are Awesome
There is no doubt it’s a candidate driven market out there! So, if you’re hoping to secure the best candidate for your vacancy you have to act quickly. In the last couple of weeks, we’ve had employers who have delayed the second interview stage only to find that their preferred candidate has already taken a … Read more Act Quickly to Get The Best Candidate
Remember that the person reading your CV will be looking at lots of other CVs too. You need to make your CV easy to read so they can quickly get a good sense that you are a strong candidate for the job. Send a CV that is relevant to the potential employer – don’t be … Read more Do’s and Don’ts When Writing a CV