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Get the Pages Perfect: Make Your Portfolio Stand Out

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Your portfolio is the professional face you need to present to the world – often before your actual face makes an appearance – and it needs to wow prospective employees with work that is varied, exciting and oozing with talent. It also needs to shine brighter than the fifty or so other varied, exciting and…

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Dealing with Recruiters: Reliable or Rogue?

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Recruiters are everywhere and work in many different ways, from tracking you down on LinkedIn to helping you find that perfect fit position via an agency you’ve contacted. While some recruiters can be relied upon to do their utmost to find a job that suits you in a company you’ll love (us) others work to…

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Time For A Change? 7 Signs You Need A New Job

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Sometimes the time is right to leave a certain position, and it doesn’t make you a quitter. We outgrow jobs just like we outgrow clothes, so here are 7 signs that it’s time for you to take the plunge and start searching for something new in the world of work. You’re bored, stressed, or unchallenged…

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To Sir/Madam, With Love: How To Write A Cover Letter That Gets Noticed

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As a recruitment agency, we feel your pain when it comes to writing the evil cover letter (seriously, we have to read them!). Whether it’s a job through a recruiter or direct to the company, you always need a sharp cover letter to send along with your CV. Even if you doubt your cover letter…

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The Bonobo Guide To Goodbyes: Resignation Letters, Handovers And Exit Interviews

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You’ve nailed the interview, accepted the role, signed the dotted line and are busy picking out suits for your swanky new job. It’s time to quit your current job, but what exactly does it involve, and how should you go about it? Talk to your boss The first person to know you’re leaving should be…

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Cut In The Middle Man: Why You Should Use A Recruitment Agency To Hire Your Staff

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Finding new talent is crucial to success for any company, but finding the right people — without spending huge amounts of time and money — can be tricky. So what exactly are the benefits of using a recruitment agency for companies? At its most basic level, a (good!) recruitment agency lets you do what you…

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Do What You Love, Love What You Do: How To Stay Happy At Work

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We all want to feel happy in the workplace, and everything from books to TED talks have tried to tackle the big question: How can we truly love what we do for a living? We’re recruiters, not psychologists, but we’re pretty confident we know how to achieve the perfect work:happiness ratio. Feeling valued Everyone needs…

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5 Reasons Employers Should Use A Recruitment Agency

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In our – slightly biased – opinion, recruitment agencies are invaluable to employers seeking the next brilliant candidate for their business. Employers can waste time and effort trawling through CVs and, if they’re really unlucky, might even end up hiring the wrong person for the job. So here’s why all you employers out there should…

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How To Survive Day One At Your New Job

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You’ve aced the interview stage and, after the elation and celebratory “I got the job” drinks (with your lovely recruitment agency, of course), the realisation that you’ve got a First Day looming sinks in. There’s new faces, new places and a whole new way of working. But relax – the Bonobo guide to a smooth…

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Digital Burnout: What Is It And How Can It Be Avoided?

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We deal in digital, so we understand that the inability to escape from your work email can cause real stress and result in what’s known as digital burnout. But what exactly is burnout and what steps can you take to avoid it? As a technical term, burnout refers to a machine that’s been overused, without…

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