Blog posts

Finegreen blog - Social Media Tips & building your presence online

Mar 06, 2015 14:30 GMT Finegreen Associates One of the key things we try to establish at Finegreen is ensuring all staff have a good and strong online presence. In the modern, social media era, it is a crucial ingredient for any marketing strategy but is also a hugely valuable networking tool across all fields and industries.

Finegreen blog - CV Writing: Do’s and Don’t's!

Feb 27, 2015 14:30 GMT Finegreen Associates Our Lead Resourcer, Rebecca Taylor, kindly contributes to our blog this week, giving her tips on some of the most important do’s and don’ts when building, developing or editing your CV. Rebecca has worked in recruitment for over 15 years and in that time she has helped create and edit thousands of CVs from a diverse range of candidates from graduate up to board level.

Managing Your Job Search Frustrations - what to expect and how we try to manage your expectations

Feb 20, 2015 14:00 GMT Finegreen Associates Our first blog post is contributed from our Specialist Lead Estates Consultant Gareth Longley. With several years expertise recruiting for senior healthcare professionals and managing a number of specialist LinkedIn groups, Gareth talks about how senior executive candidates can manage their expectations when applying for roles.

Viewpoint for Mental Health Today magazine

Feb 19, 2015 11:27 GMT ID Medical Healthcare recruiter ID Medical is seeing increased demand for mental health professionals nationwide – but what are the reasons behind this?

Aspire and World Human Rights Day

Dec 04, 2013 08:00 GMT Aspire 10th December will mark 65 years since the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In the run up to the day, we will be looking at seven articles in the Declaration. We will be highlighting the shortfalls of progress and how we should be improving to ensure we are meeting the obligations that we have signed up to as a nation.

Keeping the flame alive - Aspire Campaigns Blog

Nov 19, 2013 10:40 GMT Aspire Yesterday, a House of Lords select Committee published a report on the legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Committee has been specifically set up and tasked to look into this issue.

The failings of the Work Capability Assessment; who is to blame?

Aug 09, 2013 12:32 BST Aspire The last two weeks have not seen the best headlines for Atos healthcare, the company that has had the monopoly on delivering the controversial Work Capability Assessments (WCA) since Employment Support Allowance (ESA) came into existence in 2008.

Nursing care in hospitals

Aug 02, 2013 17:05 BST Aspire There was a lot of publicity recently around the Keogh Review, which looked into the quality of care and treatment provided by 14 hospital trusts in England with persistently high mortality rates in the last two years. Unusually large death rates do not necessarily mean that the hospitals are poor as there are other factors such as the health profile of a local area that have an impact.

The case for a cumulative impact assessment of Government changes affecting disabled people

Jul 12, 2013 17:05 BST Aspire This week the House of Commons debated a motion calling for a cumulative impact assessment of the impact of recent changes in policy affecting disabled people. This means reviewing all the ways that disabled people may have been affected by things such as bedroom tax and benefit cuts. By Policy and Research Officer, Krupesh Hirani.

Aspire response to Spending Round

Jun 28, 2013 14:48 BST Aspire Wednesday 26th June saw the announcement of the Government’s Spending Round which outlined their spending plans for 2015/16.