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The new hotspot for senior finance professionals? Cardiff

On 20th April, we were delighted to attend the first ever Finance Awards Wales, described as a showcase of the best finance talent in Wales. And with over 400 attendees and 11 awards, what a showcase it was! Of course, specialising in finance recruitment as we do, we’re already well aware that Wales has some fantastic finance professionals, and we’re privileged to know a number of them. But to be surrounded by so many at once really highlighted to us how far the Welsh finance industry has...


18 May 2018

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The importance of personal resilience for work

We’re delighted to be sponsoring Aprils CIPD’s event on ‘How to build personal resilience’. Presented by inspirational speaker, trainer, coach and author Steve Head, it’s a topic close to our hearts and one we find ourselves talking to candidates and clients about regularly. In such a competitive market, personal resilience isn’t just a ‘nice to have’, it’s an essential soft skill that can determine whether people achieve both their own career goals and those of their o...


17 April 2018

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Is the traditional CV becoming redundant?

Recruitment is changing. Complex skills requirements, advanced recruitment software and increased competition has led to claims that the traditional CV is being replaced by more creative and technical formats. We’d certainly agree that traditional CVs have their limitations in this increasingly digital workplace. Aside from the absence of non-verbal cues and visual appeal, an estimated 70% of them contain discrepancies. As a result, it’s difficult to make judgements about candidates’ su...


5 December 2017

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The Sitka doors are open

The doors to Sitka Recruitment have officially opened, you're reading this so that proves we are!  Our aim with this Sitka blog is to share expertise, knowledge and experience; to help job seekers find a new role and employers recruit the right people for their business.  As autumn approaches, you may be thinking that it is time for a change or a new start and we are well placed to help you, as we start our business.  If you're reading this, then hopefully you are keen to come o...


15 September 2016

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