Author: Emma Ellis

Combat The Nerves

Alongside appearance, punctuality and first impressions, one of the most common components of an interview is the ability to conquer those nerves. Everyone has their own way of dealing with their nerves, from trying to relax on the day of the interview, to listening to...

How to make the perfect CV

It is a fact that a CV gets no more than 30–60 seconds attention so it must have an immediate impact and grab the interest of the reader. Make sure you highlight the most relevant information according to the role you have applied for. This...

Women’s Utility Network launches with its first event

With such focus in the utilities industry about a lack of women in senior roles, it’s great to see someone finally doing something about it.  Angela Peart, Managing Director of recruitment company Utility People has joined forces with five incredibly successful women in the energy...

Does anyone get nervous going to networking events?

Here's a few tips and tricks to make you get the most out of our first event next Thursday! With just under a week before our first WUN networking event, we thought it would be really helpful to share some of our best tips and tricks...

Focusing on your Goals in 2018

Every new year starts with resolutions but by February many have been forgotten and before you know it Christmas is on the horizon again!  If your new year’s resolution is to push your career to that next level, here are some top tips to help...

Is your New Year’s resolution to find a new role?

‘Find a new job’ is one of the most common new year’s resolutions and is always the busiest time of year for us recruiters. If you are amongst the January crowd and looking for a new role, how do you stand out? Now is the...

Im a Recruiter, Get Me Out Of Here

Just in time for the return of ‘I’m a Celebrity’, the Utility People boys Ben, Charlie, Jordan, Matt and Renz will be taking on a special Bushtucker Trial of our own, for our new charity OPERA Global Youth Foundation, who aim to raise £40,000 in...

OPERA Global Youth Foundation

It was great to be invited to attend the launch of the OPERA Global Youth Foundation last night. The purpose of OPERA is to unite recruiters to empower 71 million young people who are facing unemployment. Our director Angela Peart attended the event to see how we...