How to Make the Most of Employee Benefits

21st August 2019

As recruiters, a lot of our time is spent meeting candidates, visiting clients and communicating between companies and prospective employees. When we’re giving candidates the details of a new position, salary, bonus schemes and holiday allowance are all crucial considerations, but increasingly, employee benefits and perks are also an important part of this conversation and are an emerging area of research.

Studies show workplace benefits can have manifold positive effects, including better staff morale, improved engagement, a better work-life … Read more >>

Trainee Recruitment Consultant Opportunity

14th August 2019

MacKenzie King is a leading specialist recruitment consultancy focusing solely on recruiting accountancy and finance roles across Suffolk and Essex. As exam results season is now here, we are  looking to recruit a Trainee Recruitment Consultant to join our busy Ipswich office. This position offers a great opportunity to benefit from expert training and support in a dynamic industry, whilst earning a competitive salary plus the potential to earn commission as well.… Read more >>

MacKenzie King Team Save the World!

15th July 2019

Last week, the MacKenzie King team saved humanity from certain doom by recovering a vital vaccine from a top secret laboratory! Yes, for our staff summer bash we visited Escape Ipswich and succeeded in escaping from the ‘Contagion’ game in just over 53 minutes. Followed by some well-deserved drinks at Isaac’s, then a lovely dinner at the Waterfront Bar Bistro, it was great to put our teamwork to the test and celebrate some of our recent successes.… Read more >>

How to Cope with the Stress of Waiting for your AAT Results

3rd July 2019

We’re all familiar with the stress and strain of revising for and sitting exams and your AAT assessments are no exception. So, once you’ve finally completed your exams and binned your revision timetable, the relief and sense of freedom can be great – but then it’s often only a matter of time before you start feeling anxious about getting your results.

Here at MacKenzie King, most of our candidates and several of our consultants have been through the AAT exams … Read more >>

Is your Recruitment Consultancy Working Hard Enough for your Business?

19th June 2019

In the current economic climate, it’s more important than ever to be confident that your business is getting first class service and excellent value for money from your recruitment consultancy.

Here at MacKenzie King, we believe we give our clients a genuinely excellent service. Now we’re inviting you to answer the following questions in respect of your current recruitment consultancy to discover if you are getting the quality service your company deserves.… Read more >>

MacKenzie King’s Big Chinwag for Age UK Suffolk

12th June 2019

Age UK Suffolk invited the MacKenzie King team to organise a fundraising tea party as part of the charity’s ‘Big Chinwag’ campaign. Age UK Suffolk are a local charity doing great work to help combat loneliness and isolation in Suffolk’s population of over 17,000 people aged 65 plus, so we wanted to do something to help – and of course, we love any excuse to fill our faces with delicious goodies! … Read more >>

The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media when Job Hunting

9th May 2019

Unless you live on a remote desert island with no internet connectivity, social media is hard to avoid. Most of us tend to use our social media channels to share photos of our travels and our families, connect with friends and meet people with like-minded interests. However, when job hunting, should you carry on in the same manner as you would normally on social media?… Read more >>

Meet MacKenzie King: Lois

3rd May 2019

Here at MacKenzie King, we are always looking to expand our team with new talent. We’ve recently recruited a new member of staff in our Suffolk office. Lois has been with us for three months now, working as a specialist recruitment consultant, and we’re really pleased with how quickly she has fitted into the team.… Read more >>

Our 2019 Easter Egg Appeal: A Cracking Success!

17th April 2019

The MacKenzie King Easter Egg Appeal has become something of a tradition over the past couple of years. Last year’s appeal was a cracking success, and so the MacKenzie King team egg-citedly (apologies!) got stuck into our annual appeal once again. As always, our clients, colleagues and local businesses have risen to the challenge tremendously. … Read more >>

How to Choose the Right Recruitment Agency for you

11th April 2019

Whether you’re looking to make your next career move, or are ready for a new hire, choosing the right recruitment agency for your needs is crucial. You may think that all recruitment agencies are the same, but actually there are a wide range to choose from. … Read more >>