Weathering The Storm

Carole Pepperell

Weathering The Storm by Carole Pepperell, MD   As December arrives I am truly grateful that we’ve got to this point. If someone had told me in March, as we entered lockdown, that we would still be in lockdown as we opened advent calendars, I would have balked at the incredulity of the remark. Yet, here…

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Nailing A Virtual Interview

Nailing A Virtual Interviewing

Pulling off a great interview is no mean feat, doing it over video conferencing is a whole new ball game and ensuring you impress the hell out of the interviewer during a global pandemic is crucial.  So how do you convince a recruiter that you are the best candidate for the job without ever meeting…

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Time To Reflect

Time To Reflect Carole Pepperell, Carousel’s MD I would imagine that, for the majority of people who are staying at home and potentially embracing the enforced slowdown, it is probably the first time in a very long time they have had the opportunity to appreciate what their hard work, sacrifices and long, late night finishes…

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How To Work Successfully From Home

Working from home

For a lot of companies, prior to the government’s Stay at Home initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of allowing employees to work from home filled them with dread. Overnight companies had to re-think the norm, problem-solve outside the box and allow those that could, the immediate ability to work from home.…

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Carousel Consultancy – Company Update

A message from Carole Pepperell, Carousel Consultancy’s Managing Director In view of the current situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus), I wanted to explain how Carousel Consultancy plans to operate over the coming weeks, even months if necessary. Thankfully none of the Carousel team has been affected by the virus and we are all undertaking all advised…

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What’s Our USP?

So, we’re a recruitment consultancy. We take vacancies from our clients and we match candidates looking for a new role to the vacancies we have. What’s new about that? What makes us any different to the thousands of agencies out there doing the exact same thing? Well, for a start we’re a team.  ‘Oh, come…

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Remote Working? It Works For Us!

Office Manager / PA

For a lot of companies the idea of offering employees the opportunity of ‘working from home’ fills them with dread.  Surely everyone will just lounge around in their pyjamas all day watching ‘This Morning’ or ‘Homes under the Hammer’ and only check their emails every hour or so? Maybe they’ll even jump back into bed…

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How To Make The Right First Impression

As the saying goes – you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Whether you’re meeting a Recruiter, an HR professional or the Hiring Manager, you need to ensure you create the best first impression possible.  According to reports, the human brain makes an impulsive decision within 7 seconds of meeting someone.…

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Top 10 CV Writing Tips

  So you’ve decided to start job hunting and you’ve seen some great sounding roles available, how do you ensure you are shortlisted for an interview?  You start by making sure you have the best possible CV and that it stands out from the pack – for all the right reasons.  With over 25 years…

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