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5 Common (and tricky!) Interview Questions

There are 5 common interview questions that we regularly see catching people out. Here are our thoughts on the thinking behind these questions and how best to construct your answers.

 

Question 1 - “Tell me about yourself…”

What the interview is really asking… “How do your skills and experiences relate ...

Contractor Market Getting Hotter

Over the last couple of months, Appoint Group has seen a change in the Consulting Engineering market with increased requests for contract Design Engineers and CAD Technicians across the Structural / Infrastructure / Architecture and Building Services sectors. These roles are spread across medium and national consultancies and the rise can be attributed to scarce skills and specific design softw...

We are all ‘avoiders’

We are all ‘avoiders’. How much is this holding us back, both in work and in life? How productive would we be if we weren't all ‘avoiders’?

Tell me if I'm wrong, but we humans are all avoiders by nature. We naturally avoid things we fear, dislike, find hard or don't enjoy. Instead we invariably make a beeline for things tha...

Nursing Careers... Does the NHS still rule?

Historically, the majority of Nurses in the UK have commenced and completed their careers within the NHS, without ever working in the private sector. These days, however, this is starting to change rapidly and loyal NHS employees are readily considering the private sector.

There are many stigmas about the private sector healthcare, most of which stem from the theory that private compa...

Appoint Group Does Sport Relief

Appoint Group Does Sport Relief

Appoint Group loves our fair share of treats and cakes so we decided the best way to raise money would be to have a bake sale in our building, followed by a mile long charity fun run.

After much deliberation we each chose our individual sporting fancy dress outfits, including sports people/personalities, ‘1-1-8’ Me...

A Day In The Life...

A Day in the Life of a Recruitment Consultant at Appoint Group

In July 2012, I was fresh-faced, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as a graduate emerging from university, about to dive head-first into the world of work. As most would assume, I did not plan to have a career in recruitment. No child at school says “when I grow up, I wan...

Our New Home

Our New Home

After growing by over 100% per annum for the last two years in a row, our offices were at bursting point and Appoint Group was much in need of a new home. Today is the first day in our new ‘Grade A’ offices, on the prestigious Botleigh Grange Office Campus. Situated behind the beautiful Botleigh Grange five-star Hotel and Spa in Hedge End, we now have the...

The Rebrand…

It only seems like a few months ago that Appoint Group was launched. That was in early 2010 and we have evolved as an organisation a great deal in that time. We began to feel that it was time to reconsider our logo and our website to better reflect us today.

Our new logo takes the initials A and G and links them like a chain. We are delighted to have formed strong business chains with...