We conducted an internal survey with the Red Executive team so you can get to know us better. We asked: What is considered the most important skill for Recruiters to possess? Do you prefer Star Trek or Star Wars? How many years Recruiting experience do you have? Are you a pet owner? When was your first placement? And more! We took the data and created an infographic to share with you. Check out what the Red Executive team said:   To connect or learn about the Red Executive Team members: Martin Collins, Founder and MD Ricky Ruddock, Head of Business Development Julian Cassar, IT Recruitment Team Lead Rosalind McCabe, Office Manager Bjorn

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We conducted an internal survey with the Red Executive team so you can get to know us better. We asked: What is considered the most important skill for Recruiters to possess? Do you prefer Star Trek or Star Wars? How many years Recruiting experience do you have? Are you a pet owner? When was your first placement? And more! We took the data and created an infographic to share with you. Check out what the Red Executive team said:   To connect or learn about the Red Executive Team members: Martin Collins, Founder and MD Ricky Ruddock, Head of Business Development Julian Cassar, IT Recruitment Team Lead Rosalind McCabe, Office Manager Bjorn

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Since the Brexit vote in June 2016, the future of international digital technology businesses in London is unknown, causing concern. Business Leaders are looking at the various scenarios that Brexit poses and trying to understand the outcome. Questions and concerns that weren’t an issue pre-Brexit, now need to be considered for successful expansion into Europe for international organizations. For example, if you open a business in London, will it simply be a short-term measure? Or will the changes in legislation and international political cooperation impact the ability of a London-based business to operate across EMEA? At this point, the exact issues and factors that could affect a business’s ability to expand

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Since the Brexit vote in June 2016, the future of international digital technology businesses in London is unknown, causing concern. Business Leaders are looking at the various scenarios that Brexit poses and trying to understand the outcome. Questions and concerns that weren’t an issue pre-Brexit, now need to be considered for successful expansion into Europe for international organizations. For example, if you open a business in London, will it simply be a short-term measure? Or will the changes in legislation and international political cooperation impact the ability of a London-based business to operate across EMEA? At this point, the exact issues and factors that could affect a business’s ability to expand

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This is something I struggle with every day. It is generally best not to address me before 11 am, otherwise, you will be met with a death stare and a grunt. I’m probably the most unfriendly Canadian in the world (before 11 am). But this is not conducive to a happy work environment, especially an environment that requires lots of energy. The dark cloud hanging over my desk does not help office moral. So I took the approach: New Year, New Me. I am making a concerted effort to turn my frown upside down in the mornings and become a ‘morning person.’ I have tried a bunch different techniques to be ‘human’

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This is something I struggle with every day. It is generally best not to address me before 11 am, otherwise, you will be met with a death stare and a grunt. I’m probably the most unfriendly Canadian in the world (before 11 am). But this is not conducive to a happy work environment, especially an environment that requires lots of energy. The dark cloud hanging over my desk does not help office moral. So I took the approach: New Year, New Me. I am making a concerted effort to turn my frown upside down in the mornings and become a ‘morning person.’ I have tried a bunch different techniques to be ‘human’

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It’s a New Year, which means a fresh start and new beginnings. It’s a time when you consider your future. Consideration is about setting goals and creating a plan; so you can achieve success. At the start of each New Year, we ask everyone at Red Executive to consider their top priorities for the coming year and write down their main goals. We then sit down as a team and discuss everyone’s goals and develop a plan on how to achieve them. We do this by considering the following factors. 5 simple ways to set goals: 1. Be Motivated Find something that motivates you and is your ‘raison d’être.’ If your

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It’s a New Year, which means a fresh start and new beginnings. It’s a time when you consider your future. Consideration is about setting goals and creating a plan; so you can achieve success. At the start of each New Year, we ask everyone at Red Executive to consider their top priorities for the coming year and write down their main goals. We then sit down as a team and discuss everyone’s goals and develop a plan on how to achieve them. We do this by considering the following factors. 5 simple ways to set goals: 1. Be Motivated Find something that motivates you and is your ‘raison d’être.’ If your

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You know it’s the holidays when… 1.Christmas music…24/7 2. The accordion street performer has arrived 3. Fake snow…in every shop window 4. You have to buy a gift for your Secret Santa 5. At least one dog in your neighborhood is wearing antlers 6. The grocery store has enough Fruitcake to last through the apocalypse 7. A holiday party…every night of the week 8. The office plant is decorated with tinsel and a star 9. Mulled wine 10. Shopping centers are now open 16 hours a day, 7 days a week Happy Holidays from the Red Executive team!

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You know it’s the holidays when… 1.Christmas music…24/7 2. The accordion street performer has arrived 3. Fake snow…in every shop window 4. You have to buy a gift for your Secret Santa 5. At least one dog in your neighborhood is wearing antlers 6. The grocery store has enough Fruitcake to last through the apocalypse 7. A holiday party…every night of the week 8. The office plant is decorated with tinsel and a star 9. Mulled wine 10. Shopping centers are now open 16 hours a day, 7 days a week Happy Holidays from the Red Executive team!

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At work, we send many emails every day and people tend to just open a new email, quickly type a message or response and then hit send without putting much thought into it but you should. Every time you send an email, it’s a representation of you. You don’t want to be remembered as ‘that guy’ who makes people roll their eyes when an email notification from them pops up. So next time, before you hit that ‘send’ or ‘reply’ button, consider these emails etiquette tips. Include an email signature Your contact information should always be easy to find and contain all relevant information. Your signature should have no spelling mistakes,

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At work, we send many emails every day and people tend to just open a new email, quickly type a message or response and then hit send without putting much thought into it but you should. Every time you send an email, it’s a representation of you. You don’t want to be remembered as ‘that guy’ who makes people roll their eyes when an email notification from them pops up. So next time, before you hit that ‘send’ or ‘reply’ button, consider these emails etiquette tips. Include an email signature Your contact information should always be easy to find and contain all relevant information. Your signature should have no spelling mistakes,

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The Red Executive team took a break from planning for the New Year and put down our mulled wine to share our predictions on, what we believe, will be recruiting trends in the coming year. We discussed industry trends, in-demand skills and how recruiting will change. Predictions for Recruiting trends in 2017: Candidate Experience Creating and delivering a positive candidate experience will become a more important part of the recruitment process in the coming year. Every candidate that applies for roles, whether they get an interview or not, needs to have a positive experience. This will be created when the company communicates to every candidate across every medium. Those who personalizes

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The Red Executive team took a break from planning for the New Year and put down our mulled wine to share our predictions on, what we believe, will be recruiting trends in the coming year. We discussed industry trends, in-demand skills and how recruiting will change. Predictions for Recruiting trends in 2017: Candidate Experience Creating and delivering a positive candidate experience will become a more important part of the recruitment process in the coming year. Every candidate that applies for roles, whether they get an interview or not, needs to have a positive experience. This will be created when the company communicates to every candidate across every medium. Those who personalizes

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Recently we conducted a survey to gain a better understanding of how you think about job search and recruitment consultancy. We asked about; what factors are in play when making career decisions; what type of organization attracts you; what challenges do you face when recruiting and what considerations are in play when engaging with a recruitment consultancy. We took the data and created an Infographic to share with you. Here are the results from our 2016 Talent Survey:     The results gave us better insight into what you want and your priorities, allowing us to better tailor our services to meet your needs. Read more about our Candidate Services Check

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Recently we conducted a survey to gain a better understanding of how you think about job search and recruitment consultancy. We asked about; what factors are in play when making career decisions; what type of organization attracts you; what challenges do you face when recruiting and what considerations are in play when engaging with a recruitment consultancy. We took the data and created an Infographic to share with you. Here are the results from our 2016 Talent Survey:     The results gave us better insight into what you want and your priorities, allowing us to better tailor our services to meet your needs. Read more about our Candidate Services Check

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Do you feel you have trouble getting things done and staying on-task? As someone who is working, in school and guest blogs, my ability to get everything done, and on-time, relies on being productive. Being productive is not only about getting more done, it’s about staying on-task and not getting side-tracked. I have tried many different things, different apps and followed peoples’ advice. Through much trial and error, here is a list of my favorite and simplest ways that will help you be more productive. 5 ways to be more productive 1. Create a to-do list The list should be ordered from most important to least important. Creating a list is

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Do you feel you have trouble getting things done and staying on-task? As someone who is working, in school and guest blogs, my ability to get everything done, and on-time, relies on being productive. Being productive is not only about getting more done, it’s about staying on-task and not getting side-tracked. I have tried many different things, different apps and followed peoples’ advice. Through much trial and error, here is a list of my favorite and simplest ways that will help you be more productive. 5 ways to be more productive 1. Create a to-do list The list should be ordered from most important to least important. Creating a list is

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1.We learn. Every day, the first thing we do is read about investment, merger and acquisition activity across the digital technology space. 2. Understand our clients. What do they do, how do they do it and how they do it better? 3. Develop strategies around our assignments. Where and how are we going to engage the finest talent for our clients? 4. Create long-lists and short-lists. Who is the best Talent on this list? 5. Personalize Engagement. How is this opportunity right for YOU? 6. Assess. Is this opportunity right for the candidate? and are they right for the business utilizing key criteria? 7. Present clients. We positively present our candidates to the client against

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1.We learn. Every day, the first thing we do is read about investment, merger and acquisition activity across the digital technology space. 2. Understand our clients. What do they do, how do they do it and how they do it better? 3. Develop strategies around our assignments. Where and how are we going to engage the finest talent for our clients? 4. Create long-lists and short-lists. Who is the best Talent on this list? 5. Personalize Engagement. How is this opportunity right for YOU? 6. Assess. Is this opportunity right for the candidate? and are they right for the business utilizing key criteria? 7. Present clients. We positively present our candidates to the client against

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