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Get Connected (and get a phone line)

Get Connected (and get a phone line)

This is an excerpt from our Top 10 Mistakes Recruitment Start-ups Make (and how to avoid them) e-book download. You can download that now, for free, here. This suggestion is from SSG Technical Support Wizard, Rob Machin: It may sound trivial, but we encourage all our...

Spending Too Fast (and not understanding cashflow)

Spending Too Fast (and not understanding cashflow)

This is an excerpt from our Top 10 Mistakes Recruitment Start-ups Make (and how to avoid them) e-book download. You can download that now, for free, here. This suggestion is from SSG Head of Investment, Ash Bennett: Cashflow is vital for your business to thrive. If...

Interview: Dale Howell of Search Green

Interview: Dale Howell of Search Green

SSG are proud to announce the launch of Search Green – a recruitment start-up serving the booming renewable energy sector. Led by Dale Howell and Omar Sheikh, Search Green seek to become renowned for their value-led approach – providing five-star services with a...

8 things you need to start your own recruitment business

SSG have helped over 500 UK recruiters start their own recruitment business - so we're in an ideal position to advise any recruiter about what is required to start up on their own. These are the 8 essential things you need to start your own recruitment business:...

Expert Recruits X Operation Smile

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?

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

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 Traill/McKimmie

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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...

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