Chesterton Gray Blog: News, Views & Career Insights

The very latest news, views and career insights from across our team and networks.

Where have all the industrials gone?

How times have changed! A recent survey named the UK’s most sought after employers and none were industrial groups; all were retailers, service providers or money men and bean counters.

War for talent

This is a great expression and neatly sums up the skills shortages in the UK and the need for businesses to ‘go to war’ to find and attract talent for their businesses.

Is your CV still relevant?

You might think that in our cloud based, social and online world the good old CV is an anachronism, but it is still an important part of the job search process, albeit not the most important. Discard it at your peril.

Reasons why they reject your job offer

At least half of us have rejected a job offer at some time and a recent survey has highlighted some of the reasons why, from culture through to the money offered.