How to Avoid a Digital Overload when Job Hunting

16th March 2018

Here at MacKenzie King, the wellbeing of our team and our candidates is always at the forefront of our minds. We recently talked about avoiding digital overload in the workplace. Switching off occasionally, both mentally and physically, can really help our workplace wellbeing. However, it’s not just at work that we feel digital overload. It’s easy to overwhelm ourselves digitally in our personal lives too, especially when job hunting.

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How to Avoid a Digital Overload at Work

2nd March 2018

Multitasking. Everyone wants to be able to do everything, all the time. And why not? It’s hailed as the holy grail of productivity, and with the amount of apps, software and systems at our fingertips nowadays, it’s easy to understand why you’d feel the need to increase your digital presence. However, it’s also easy to become bogged down in digital overload.… Read more >>

Keeping Ahead of Recruitment Trends

16th February 2018

As a specialist financial recruitment agency, it’s important to us that we’re always ahead of recruitment trends. At the start of each year, therefore, we like to take the time to reflect on what was big in recruitment the previous year, and also take a look at how different recruitment trends and challenges will affect us going forward.… Read more >>

How to Attract, Engage and Retain Millennials

2nd February 2018

Today’s newest generation of job hunters expect a lot more from their careers. Being the first generation to really grow up with tech at their fingertips, and in a world which is constantly evolving so as to be as inclusive and flexible as possible, Millennials are increasingly looking for work that works for them.… Read more >>

Five Steps to being Job Search Ready after Redundancy

19th January 2018

Redundancy. It’s not something that any of us like to think about. But, unfortunately, it’s a sad fact that many of us will face being made redundant at some point in our career. With the recent collapse of Carillion and the difficulties experienced by Toys R Us, their staff will be facing troubling times ahead, with many people having to deal with the prospect of job hunting at short notice.… Read more >>

New Year Job Hunt Resolutions

4th January 2018

The arrival of the Christmas holidays and New Year often prompts many people to start the process of job hunting. It’s understandable; after all, you’ve had a year to reflect on the job that you’re in and the New Year is a catalyst for change. And yes, January is a great time to job hunt. But if getting a new job is your New Year’s resolution this year, then it needs to be taken seriously.… Read more >>

Spreading some MacKenzie King Christmas Cheer!

13th December 2017

The team at MacKenzie King recently spread some Christmas cheer by enjoying a Christmas jumper day for charity! Enjoying a ‘casual Wednesday’ and donning our finest Christmas attire, we raised over £100 for Safer Places, a charity who do much good within the Essex community, and who we have long been in support of.… Read more >>

What Impact will the 2017 Autumn Budget have?

1st December 2017

With chancellor Philip Hammond having recently delivered the Autumn Budget, many employers and recruiters will now be looking to see how the various changes will impact on them.… Read more >>

Success at our Autumn Networking Events

17th November 2017

This week saw us yet again holding our regular networking events. We’re pleased to report that both of the events, held at the Suffolk Food Hall, Ipswich, and Little Channels, Chelmsford, were a  huge success! Approximately 60 Senior commercial Executives were in attendance across both networking events, enjoying the peer-to-peer networking opportunities they provided.… Read more >>

How will the Rise in Interest Rates affect Businesses?

9th November 2017

Last week saw the news that the Bank of England were to raise interest rates for the first time in a decade. The official bank rate has been increased from 0.25% to 0.5%. This is the first rise that the Bank of England has applied since July 2007, and whilst many businesses were aware that an increase was imminent, the effects of an interest rate rise will still have an impact on their day-to-day operations.… Read more >>