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Welcome Louise Chapman

Vine Resources are pleased to welcome the newest member of their team – Louise Chapman

Louise joins Vine Resources as an account manager for Vodafone UK, Vodafone Global and Vodafone Global Enterprises. She has over fourteen years of experience as an account manager and, after a couple of years out raising a family, is excited about getting back to work in the fast paced and exciting world of recruitment.

What to expect from telecoms recruitment in 2015

According to market experts and analysts, 2015 is going to be a very exciting year for telecoms and technology. With an increasingly competitive marketplace and increasing demand for the top talent across the sector, there has never been a better time for telecoms professionals to consider a change of roles.

5 ideas to get your job search off to a winning start

There is always a lot of recruitment activity in January. For lots of people dragging themselves into work after the fun and frolics of the Christmas holidays is too much, so they start looking for pastures new.

If you’re thinking of looking for a new job this year, there are a couple of things you should do before you conduct your first search or send your first application.

 

3 fast ways to know that you aren't the right candidate for the role.

Have you ever wondered why your recruiter seems to be unenthusiastic about your application?

It's our job to source a candidate that matches the requirements of the role and organisation. But as an active job or contract seeker you should be able to quickly suss out if the role is right for you.

Vine Resources teams up with the Honeypot Children’s Charity

Vine Resources are thrilled to announce that our chosen charity for 2015 is the Honeypot Children’s Charity.

 

I survived the Amazon jungle – but how do I survive the craze of London? A recruiter’s guide to surviving the jungle of London

I’ve always been told to travel as much as I can and as far as I can.

”You grow as a person” they said. 

However, what I wasn’t told was how we live in totally different worlds in the same world and sometimes the grass is greener on the other side – but greener doesn’t mean better. 

When BT met EE: How the acquisition could affect telecoms recruitment

BT have recently announced that they have entered exclusive negotiations to acquire EE, the UK’s largest mobile network operator. Subject to regulatory approval, the acquisition would result in BT being able to offer their customers quad-play services. Even if the acquisition is not approved by the regulators, the announcement is great news for telecoms recruitment and is expected to increase recruitment activity throughout the marketplace.

Learning from the ghosts of Christmas Parties past - 5 tips to surviving the work do

I love December. The decorations, the lights and the fact that everybody is in a slightly better mood than usual makes it my favourite time of the year. The only slight trepidation I feel about December is the annual work Christmas party. To make sure that our party ran smoothly, we asked our clients for their accounts of previous Christmas parties and their tips on how to enjoy the Christmas party without jeopardising your career.

 

Remote working: The work/life balance myth

Technology is allowing businesses to be more flexible around how individual workers fulfil their role. It allows people to work from their own devices, work in any of a number of company or client offices, allows employees to work from home and gives them access to their work from almost anywhere at any time.

 

Telecoms professionals: Start up Vs Corporate giant – Which is right for you?

According to a recent article in Forbes, over $50 billion was invested in start-ups by U.S. venture capitalists in 2014. The article goes on to outline how established businesses are trying to out-innovate start-ups. These include spending huge sums on R&D, acquiring start-ups and running incubators.