Category: News

What not to say in a job interview!

Charlie Ryans The Recruitment Queen says:   “These are some good examples of what not to say in a job interview. There is an important line between being positive and self-assured as well as being self-aware. Too positive about yourself and you don’t know enough about the challenges for others in working with you. Too […]

April 27, 2017 Post Comment News

Students should not have to worry about graduate employment while at university, outgoing head of UCAS says

Charlie Ryan comments on the below linked article: “This is a brilliant article and so reflective of what is happening in today’s market. It is impossible at such a young age to know what you want to do and the pressure to get that “right” or “perfect” job so early, which is coming from parents […]

April 26, 2017 Post Comment News

Happy hiring: The firm that recruits Mr Men characters

“Timpson are leading the way with their recruitment of individuals based on attitude and aptitude as opposed to skill. They know that a Mr Happy is better than those with the competency but who are Mr Lazy!!   

April 24, 2017 Post Comment News

Timing and Personal Branding

Timing & Personal Branding! Are you a candidate struggling to get your dream job or even one at all for that matter? It’s time to start finding out what you are doing wrong and The Recruitment Queen is here to help!!  

April 20, 2017 Post Comment News

‘Menstrual Leave’ for to female workers!

**Charlie Ryan speaks her mind on a controversial topic!**   I think I am in awe of this particular article and as a women am disappointed that because of our body and how we are made we want special treatment. Sick leave is already in place if you are sick, why do we need something […]

March 29, 2017 Post Comment News

Company Rejects Woman For Asking About Wages

Original article: It’s interesting that the world has gone a little bit vocal on this, as to be honest in most interview situations you do not ask about wages at the first stage. This can often demonstrate that the money is being seen as the most important thing which is not what an employer […]

March 20, 2017 Post Comment News

Poor time management hampering growth

Charlie Ryan says: “Time management has become more and more of an issue with the speed of how we now have to operate. Email has created a lot of the time management issues as we are less structured in our commitment to what we do with our time and allow the world of email to […]

Eye Contact

Our team at CMR Recruitment know the importance of ‘Eye Contact’. Especially when it comes to interviews!

February 23, 2017 Post Comment News

Over-50s still facing discrimination in jobs market despite equality laws

“I don’t know why this is a surprise to the world. Age Discrimination was only ever going to allow individuals to take more cases against companies, it was never going to sort the problem. We all find a way to get the person we want for our company and sometimes that person needs to be […]

February 21, 2017 Post Comment News


We experienced, first hand, a recent situation where a young person applied for a job that was advertised as a “Trainee Apprentice – Business & Sales Assistant based in Watford. They attended an interview and we suggested they ask a lot of questions at this interview.  Questions about the company, the role and, most importantly, […]

January 31, 2017 Post Comment News
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