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Expert Recruits X Operation Smile

Ethical Recruitment with a smile... It's not particularly newsworthy to say that recruitment is an industry which is built on human relationships - and that beyond the desire to bill and make money, most recruiters take enormous pride in the philanthropic element of...

Does personality type influence entrepreneurship?

The decision to leave the safety net of employment and start your own business is a massive step for anyone. Entrepreneurship is always intertwined with some element of risk, but if you get it right, starting your own business can deliver huge rewards in the long run....

The Launch of Ashridge Talent

We're delighted to announce the launch of recruitment startup Ashridge Talent, who are headed up by Rod Larman. It's been great to work with Rod as he started his recruitment business with SSG, and we were lucky enough to catch up with him to find out why he decided...

The Launch of Flowex Recruitment

We're delighted to announce the launch of recruitment startup Flowex Recruitment, who are headed up by Ben Lilley. It's been great to work with Ben as he started his recruitment business with SSG, and we were lucky enough to catch up with him to find out why he...

The Launch of Traill/McKimmie

We're delighted to announce the launch of recruitment startup Traill/McKimmie, who are headed up by Andy Traill and Stewart McKimmie. It's been great to work with Andy and Stewart as they started their recruitment business with SSG, and we were lucky enough to catch...

The Launch of Valley Green Recruitment

We're delighted to celebrate the launch of Valley Green Recruitment, a business launched by Andy Plues with support from SSG. We caught up with Andy to see why he decided that now was the right time to start his own business, and what ambitions he has for Valley Green...

The Launch of Edvantage

We're delighted to announce the launch of Edvantage, a recruitment business specialising in the supply of Education professionals across the UK. We caught up with Pete Edwards, the owner of Edvantage, to find out why he decided to launch his business with SSG. Tell us...

SSG raise £520 for Macmillan

On Thursday and Friday last week, SSG took part in the Macmillan "World's Biggest Coffee Morning", with team members baking cakes and raising money. The team raised over £520 for Macmillan Cancer Support - including a donation from the company. Congratulations to...

Imposter Syndrome and How to Overcome it

If you’ve thought about starting your own Recruitment Business, but have felt held back by thinking that you’re not really good enough, you could be suffering from Imposter Syndrome. This type of condition is described as a psychological pattern, where an individual...

What is Emotional Intelligence in The Workplace?

The notion of emotional intelligence was captured by psychologists Peter Salovey and John Mayer in a landmark article back in 1990. EQ is classified as the ability to identify, evaluate, and manage emotional responses in those around you, as well as your own self....

There’s No Need to Wait For Independence

It’s never too late to choose your own path when it comes to running your own business. When I’m talking to prospective clients one of the things I hear most is that they wish they’d done it 10 years ago. The main thing for me when I hear this is the fact that desire...

What Should My Professional Network Look Like?

Your professional network shouldn’t just be online, in places like LinkedIn, although the value of these types of networks isn’t to be underestimated. The value of real human interactions, made by attending networking events, training courses and other “real life”...

The Psychology of Time Management

There’s always a lot of jargon used when it comes to talking about mindset and the different psychological approaches to work. Really, all we’re talking about is how we can approach and complete tasks in a less stressful and more rewarding pattern. When you run your...

The Art of Deception. Is it a deal-breaker?

We’ve all sat across the table from candidates who were not forthcoming with their mistakes. It’s never a good sign and often a deal-breaker, especially when the issue is consistent and deliberately repeated. But sometimes we only see slight signs of concern. Let’s...

Client Focus: Robert Kenward of YOU search & select

When it comes to attaining that perfect "Work/Life Blend", Robert Kenward has achieved everything he set out to accomplish. Robert has worked within the recruitment and events sector for over 17 years and explored the world of hiring from all angles – namely as a...

Client Focus: Tess Orchard of TO Resourcing

When it comes to attaining that perfect "Work/Life Blend", Robert Kenward has achieved everything he set out to accomplish. Robert has worked within the recruitment and events sector for over 17 years and explored the world of hiring from all angles – namely as a...

CRM – What Does it Mean to You?

As a recruiter, admin isn’t always high on the list of priorities. However, your Sales pipeline definitely should be. Sales are always at the forefront when it comes to running your own recruitment business. As recruiters, we’re always on the hunt for the next...

What really motivates Recruitment Business Owners?

The study of why people do what they do has always been fascinating to the team here at SSG. Namely because, in investing & supporting recruiters in their own recruitment agencies, one of the objectives of SSG is to ensure that we support that business in line...

How to start a Recruitment Business: The Options

There’s no denying it; since 2003, the recruitment market has changed. Insightful I know. But it’s true; like many fantastic things, the recruitment market has changed, developed and progressed over time and therefore it has demanded that SSG do the same. While, back...

The Mindset, Tools & Resources You Need to Succeed

Is one of your main goals in life to start your recruitment business? Maybe building your own business has been on your mind for a very long time? I bet you've already heard the success rate or lack thereof for new start-up businesses from your current employer,...

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