Simon Royston

A Moment With…Simon Royston (Managing Director)

What’s your favourite office snack? Snack?  I mean if I as much as looked at a boiled sweet from 100 yards I’d put on two stone, so there are no snacks on my desk.  Coffee is all I really want, but lots of it…and no sugar!   What’s your favourite movie? Mississippi Burning – When…


Dan Oldfield At The Recruitment Lab

A Moment With…Dan Oldfield (Brighton Branch Manager)

What’s your favourite office snack? I try and keep breakfast and lunch as healthy as possible in the office considering it’s not as active a job as, say, playing right wing for Manchester United. But, having said that, I’m particularly partial to a bit of an overlooked snack: Snyder’s of Hanover’s Jalapeno Pretzel Pieces. Something…


Don’t Do This When Working from Home

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the world, many of us are not using this precious time to indulge in a hedonistic blowout, nope…..instead record numbers of us are keeping things low key and pretending to work from home.   For the unprepared, the uninitiated, and the plain workshy – working from home can be a…


How to Get a Job After Being Fired – FAST

As a recruitment consultant I meet lots of candidates who are in the job market because they have been fired and need a job fast.  In fact, one of the things that surprised most when I first joined the industry is how many people are actually being fired at anyone time!  Trust me – it…


The Perils of The Office Christmas Party

The Office Christmas Party   ‘Tis the season to be jolly and for many this means joining the annual tradition known as; The Office Christmas Party.  Love it or hate it – there is an etiquette that one should always observe to successful navigates this minefield.  To begin with though, lets follow an example of…


Generation Snowflake? Not what I see!

‘Generation snowflake’ is to my mind a hugely offensive and widely inaccurate term that has been adopted to describe the latest generation of young people now active in the job market.   Now – I really do not like labels and to my mind this new generation of workers is as diverse as any that…