How Our Family Copes with a Loved One with Dementia

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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

Sharing Our Way of ‘Giving’ this Christmas

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

Why Honesty Is the ONLY Policy in Recruitment

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

Fun and Productivity in the Workplace

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

Nothing Great Was Ever Achieved Without Enthusiasm

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

What Is Commitment?

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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

Act Quickly to Get The Best Candidate

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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