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Counter Offers – A Recruiter’s Worst Nightmare 🤦‍♂️

As recruiters, we speak to candidates who may be considering a new opportunity every day. Each person has their own reason for looking. We do our best to understand their motivation and needs, so that we can find a new role that fits. The most common reasons that prompt people to seek a new opportunity, […]

The Road to Success, is Always Under Construction

Here at Straco, we think it’s important for every business to adapt and evolve, to ensure they remain relevant, whilst maintaining a consistent and familiar identity. Which is why we have given our website a refresh and refined our markets. We wanted to simplify and better reflect the digital markets we cover. We’ve always had […]

Job interview tips: Make a great first impression

An interview is your gateway to a new opportunity so it’s essential to get those interview skills toned up and really impress those potential employers.  Below are some pointers on how you can conduct the perfect interview. This includes face to face, video calls and telephone interviews. Research the company Really get to know your […]

Portfolio hints and tips to showcase your work

A portfolio is a huge selling point for any professional in the creative industry, it’s a fantastic opportunity to sell yourself and show what you are capable of. Be selective about the work you showcase Don’t overdo it, sometimes it pays to be ruthless. Make sure you focus on showcasing the best and most relevant […]

Tips for writing the perfect CV

The CV seems to have been around for ever, in fact Leonardo Da Vinci has been credited with creating the first way back in 1482 (You learn something every day). Things have advanced since those times and the availability of free apps and editing software means you can get creative with your writing and also […]

Inspiration Station – Summer Edition

There’s been a lot going on in the industry so far this summer! Here are a few features that caught our eye. P R I D E   M O N T H ! Rainbow staircase at Meadowhall Sheffield We love the effort all the major retailers and shopping complexes have gone to for Pride Month. […]