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  • Tips on How to Negotiate Salary

    22 days ago by Lacee Watts

    ​If you are regularly reaching your targets and have recently taken on more responsibility in the business, you may be considering asking for a pay increase. Not sure how to go about this? Here are some tips. 📊 Why do you deserve a pay rise?Ensure you are prepared to answer this question! Use your job description as a reference and consider how your role has changed sin...

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  • Contract Recruitment in the Current Mortgage Market

    4 months ago by Toni Dines

    ​Here at Boxtree, we have seen a huge increase in our clients’ demands lately. In what was previously a very permanent opportunity-lead market for Boxtree and the lending recruitment team, we have seen needs shifting from towards contract recruitment.Although the permanent market remains strong within the UK presently, with the relevant investments and initiatives to drive g...

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  • Recruitment within the Mortgage Sector Now

    4 months ago by Toni Dines

    ​A seasoned recruiter with experience of recruiting through recessions. A passionate advocate of the specialist lending sector and a career that spans over 15 years, placing thousands of individuals at various levels within their career. When hiring at grass roots level within the industry, one of the things I advise is that property finance is resilient and robust and no ma...

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  • Is Contingency Multi-Agency Recruitment Dead?

    5 months ago by Toni Dines

    ​The contingent multi-agency recruitment model is now outdated. Now flawed. Fact.What is contingent multi-agency recruitment?“Contingent multi-agency recruitment (sometimes called non-exclusive) means that the recruiter is competing on a role either with other recruitment agencies or indeed the client, should the client have advertised the role on a job board or their websit...

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  • Boxtree Ghostbusters

    over 1 year ago by Toni Dines

    In the last few years the term ‘Ghosting’ has been increasingly used throughout my network and businesses in reference to people ceasing contact suddenly, unexpectantly and without any integrity. It was known mostly in dating but it’s now clearly crossing the line into businesses everywhere! To my hoorrrrorrrrrr, candidates AND prospective clients seem to deem it acceptable ...

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  • My Current Mental Health

    over 1 year ago by Toni Dines

    ​Founder of Insurance Recruitment, Cyber Security & Consultancy Businesses in the United Kingdom Reader Discretion; The content of this writing is brutally honest, frank and un-edited. It is Mental Health Awareness Week and today is World Mental Health Day - in support of this powerful and important awareness day, I would like to detail and share my past, present and fut...

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  • International Week of Happiness at Work

    over 1 year ago by Toni Dines

    ​In the spirit of it being International Week of Happiness at Work this week, Boxtree are a huge advocate of happiness both inside and more importantly outside the office. Happiness comes from within. It sometimes needs to be a choice and effort needs to be put into ensuring it but we have a small insight into a key point that we believe is integral to happiness. Stop compar...

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  • Two recruitment agencies have sent me the same CV - what do I do?

    over 1 year ago by Toni Dines

    ​I wanted to change the impression in the insurance market of a ‘specialist insurance recruiter’. Frankly, when I have tried to hire business developers, brokers or underwriters during my career, I experienced poorly trained and unprofessional recruitment agencies, simply chasing a fee. Most had little regard for actually listening to what I needed. When you combine that wit...

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  • What continues to motivate me to learn new skills?

    over 1 year ago by Toni Dines

    ​Any business owner, partner, manager or employee are never a complete and finished article when it comes to growth of skills and building personal assets within their skill set. Consistently evolving in skill and experience is what positively impacts life and business and, in my opinion, personal happiness. Today is World Youth Skills Day. Bringing myself to think about the...

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