Temping? Don’t lose out on what you’re entitled to!

7th December 2018

If you’re in between permanent positions, or unsure exactly what your next career move should be, temping can be an excellent stopgap. It’s a way to gain valuable industry experience and can often lead to a full time position within the company you’re temping for. And there’s no reason why, if you’re temping, that you should feel that you are any less an employee than your permanent counterparts.… Read more >>

Autumn Executive Networking Lunches

23rd November 2018

This week saw the return of our Executive Networking Lunches. Once again, we hosted lunches at Suffolk Food Hall, Ipswich, and Little Channels, Chelmsford, which were attended by a wide variety of Senior Executives and the MacKenzie King team.… Read more >>

3 Ways to Make your LinkedIn Profile Work Harder

14th November 2018

Most job seekers will have a LinkedIn Profile. But how many people make their profile work to its best ability for them? Whether you are actively looking for a new role, or are using LinkedIn as a tool for building your professional network, there are ways to make your profile work harder for you.… Read more >>

Company Perks: How can Small Businesses Compete with Big Organisations?

26th October 2018

There’s a reason that perks are big business in the world of employee satisfaction at the moment: they do exactly what they say on the tin, they are a little something extra which is a nice little part of your job. And when it comes to employee satisfaction, making sure you stand out from the crowd in terms of the benefits that you offer is a sure-fire way of retaining your top talent.… Read more >>

Meet MacKenzie King: Ben

12th October 2018

As you may have seen in our recent interview with our Senior Recruitment Consultant Sarah, we’re always keen to support the career progression of our team. Supporting our top talent and helping them to build a successful career not only helps our team to enjoy a fulfilling role within recruitment, but it also helps us to nurture the best possible team for MacKenzie King!… Read more >>

How to Beat the Unemployment Blues

27th September 2018

It’s easy to be discouraged if you’ve been out of work for a while. A lengthy job search takes its toll not only on your bank balance; it can also affect your self-esteem. Although you may not feel like it, it’s important to be proactive, and take positive steps towards keeping your confidence up.… Read more >>

How and why your company should work towards closing the Gender Pay Gap

12th September 2018

With Gender Pay Gap reporting now mandatory for companies with more than 250 employees, it’s important for companies looking to hire the top talent to ensure that they are doing as much as possible to close the gap between men and women’s pay.… Read more >>

Meet MacKenzie King: Sarah

29th August 2018

If you’re familiar with how we work here at MacKenzie King, you’ll know that we are a very people-first company. As such, it’s always important that anyone joining our team is the right fit for the company, because the career progression of our team is super important to us. We want all of our team members to succeed and do well in their chosen profession, and if we can aid that at all, then so be it!… Read more >>

Exam Results and a Career in Finance: How to Make the Most of your Results

15th August 2018

With students across the country receiving their exam results over the next few days, it’s both a stressful and exciting time for many. It may be that you’re about to embark on further education, or perhaps you’re ready to start earning a living and are about to go out into the workplace. Either way, it’s important that you make the most of your exam results.… Read more >>

How to Choose the Right Interview Format

10th August 2018

If you’re recruiting for a vacancy within your organisation, you may well be thinking that there’s only one way to conduct an interview: face-to-face, in person, on site. Well, as progressive, forward thinking recruiters, we’d like to dispel that myth here and now! The interview is a crucial part of the hiring process, but that doesn’t mean that it has to always be traditional.… Read more >>