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  • New Grieves Pryce Website for ALL devices

    New Grieves Pryce Website for ALL devices As we head into the last third of 2012 we thought it was about time that our website caught up with some of the demands of its visitors. After analysing the data we noted that visitors using a tablet platform had seen an increase of 8% taking the […]

  • Tips on becoming a Non-Executive Director

    Source: The Times On-line,  2010 Get the right experience “The world from which non-executives have been drawn has tended to focus on people who are already on boards, particularly those in executive positions,” Dr Roger Barker, the head of corporate governance at the Institute of Directors, said. Candidates need a good record and considerable experience […]

  • Does an MBA equal a bigger salary?

    I have 15 years experience of working as a senior level ‘head-hunter’ and running an executive CV writing business, dealing with MBA graduates, and in my experience the short answer is yes. If one read down the lists of business school MBA programmes under various headings, many institutions are promising salary increases around 100 %.  […]

  • NHS Non-Executive Directors – South West & South East

    Becoming a Non-Executive within an NHS Foundation Trust is a rare opportunity to make your mark within an organisation which has a reputation for clinical excellence and innovation and adds true value to the local community. We work with a number of NHS Foundation Trusts within the South & South West region and are constantly seeking new Non-Executive […]

  • Tips for negotiating your executive salary

    As a ‘head-hunter’ with over 15 years experience in both providing CV writing services for executives, and  placing them into board level positions, I understand that once you have received a job offer, the negotiations have only just begun and a careful choice needs to be made on your part. Today’s marketplace is far less […]

  • Competition for jobs grows stronger in 2011

    Can we turn our fortunes and confidence around for the coming decade? If I were an employer hiring at the start of 2011, what would I be looking for in a job hunter’s CV? The Government has been driving initiatives to help keep businesses buoyant and to get the young back in employment. But what […]

  • Tips for Writing an Executive CV

    Always: Open your CV with a brief Personal Profile, be succinct and positive, busy employers/recruiters will make a decision in seconds. Use a high impact format, preferably with your name in capitals or on colour to ensure that you get noticed Use clean and easily legible typefaces, such as Arial, Arial Narrow or Tahoma. Start […]

  • UK Labour Market & Unemployment Statistics

    Source: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), April 21 2010 The unemployment rate stands at 8.0% – up 0.1% over the quarter and the highest rate since September 1996. 28.82 million people were in work in the period December to February according to the labour force survey (LFS). The number of people employed was […]