Are you chasing purple squirrels?

A purple squirrel is a term from the recruitment industry used to describe a job candidate with exactly the right education, qualifications, experience and skill set to perfectly fit a role’s requirements. A purple squirrel candidate should be able to pick up a role with no training and no downtime. Sounds too good to be

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Is your job spec too tight?

The latest UK labour market figures from the Office for National Statistics show that unemployment is continuing to fall while job vacancies are rising. With Brexit about to turn off the tap of EU migrants, employers are going to struggle to attract the right candidates for their roles. Even in marketing, which is traditionally a

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