Three Rambling Recruiters

Aug
2017
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Recruitment really isn’t rocket science.. Yet so often it goes wrong, leaving candidates and clients with a sour taste in the mouth (you only have to scour some embittered threads on LinkedIn to see this). So why does something that is in principle, quite straightforward, so often go wrong? Beyond the technical aspects of a  … Read more

Jul
2017
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Meet Hannah (the one on the right)! She is the latest JBMer and has joined the Capital Markets team as a Researcher. She started her career as a financial advisor before it was suggested that she belonged in recruitment, so she took the plunge. Fast forward two years, and she has recruited into investment banks  … Read more

Jun
2017
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This weekend Fathers across the UK will be celebrating the journey of parenthood with their children and JBM’s very own James and Tim will be no different! With the big day looming, I wondered how one manages starting a business, being a full time recruiter and a dad all at the same time? Perhaps unsurprisingly,  … Read more

Jun
2017
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  This week’s rambling is all about our newest JBMer Alice McDermott, who has joined the team focusing on Retail Banking and Fintechs. She recruited across the Strategy and M&A space for 18 months in her previous role upon graduating Sheffield university. Beyond recruitment, Alice’s Blind Date profile reads: a North London girl born and  … Read more

May
2017
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  Every year JBM hosts a thank you drinks in honour of our amazing clients and candidates and 2017 was no different. The evening’s entertainment included a rather suave caricaturist, a soulful Jazz set, good food and of course many drinks, complemented by the stunning London cityscapes as seen from the 24th floor of The  … Read more

Mar
2017
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  How many people do you know who every single Monday post across social media saying something along the lines of ‘only five days to go until the weekend’? Despite the fact that we spend our days helping people find new roles, the recruitment industry is no different. Last year, the all-knowing Recruitment and Employment  … Read more

Jul
2016
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Life at JBM remains as fast-paced, exciting and stimulating as when I first joined 4 months ago; working at a startup has certainly provided me with a steep learning curve in a fast-paced atmosphere. I have learnt an extraordinary amount from my four colleagues, who all have one thing in common: they wanted to escape  … Read more

Apr
2016
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We are delighted to announce that Jimmy Mugnaioni has joined JBM Consulting and will be building our Insurance practice. Having recruited in to the Insurance Change Management space for seven years and sharing our values of honesty, transparency and delivery, it wasn’t a hard decision to bring him on board and we are thrilled he  … Read more

Mar
2016
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  After three months at JBM Consulting, I’ve had the unique opportunity to meet and closely work with outstanding clients and candidates in Financial Services. It only seems appropriate, given that International Women’s Day was just this month (08/03), and the fact that I am a young professional female working in the heart of the  … Read more

Feb
2016
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Hi, my name is Réka Lodinsky, the latest addition to the JBM family as a Researcher. When you call us and hear an enthusiastic female voice with a heavy American accent, well, that will be me. Thursday the 11th February was memorable for me for two reasons. First and foremost, JBM hosted an (unlimited) drinks event at The Shard  … Read more

Jan
2016
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The first week back into the work routine is always a daunting one; even more so if you’re not satisfied. When you’re carrying excess pounds from the copious amounts of food and alcohol consumed over the festive period and nursing the mental scars from competitive games of ‘articulate’, tucking into a pile of outstanding emails  … Read more

Dec
2015
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As 2015 draws to a close, we can’t help but look back on what a year it’s been for us here at JBM. We’ve made a new hire (welcome Alex!), moved to a bigger office (yet still argue about desk space) and even had a child (founder James has welcomed his first daughter to the  … Read more

Nov
2015
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  Moving from a FTSE 250 recruitment firm to a start up, I knew nothing would prepare me for the change of culture and environment, but I was confident I had made the right decision. That said, attempting to navigate the Northern line in rush hour did leave me a little disorientated, as I hopped  … Read more

May
2015
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With the passing of the General Election, certainty should return to the UK job market and, eventually, to businesses in general. Whilst the prospect of a referendum on EU membership still looms over commercial decision makers, broadly speaking employment (and confidence) has been rising month on month.   Indeed, the Office for National Statistics published  … Read more

Apr
2015
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As a fan of American Football (specifically the New York Giants), I make sure to follow the the sport all year round. Working in recruitment, I’m always fascinated by the approach that teams take to talent acquisition. However if you’re a passive viewer or follower of the NFL, you could be forgiven for thinking that  … Read more

Mar
2015
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. At JBM we take preparing candidates for interviews very seriously; to be honest we don’t understand why anyone wouldn’t. Preparation is key to success, especially in the very competitive consulting market. By getting to know our client’s requirements inside out and what the interview process will involve, we ensure that our candidates know the  … Read more

Feb
2015
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After a career in law and public sector consulting and following a rather joyous winter snowboarding in the Alps, the question on the lips of all my friends and family was simply “what’s next?” My mother (bless her), was crossing everything for a return to law, but at that stage I had different ideas. I  … Read more

Jan
2015
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Happy belated New Year! I hope that you have had a great start to January and that 2015 will prove to be a very happy and successful year for you. We are grateful for the help and support we’ve had over the past 2 years and in that time we have come a long way,  … Read more

Dec
2014
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To wrap up the festive season, JBM Consulting held a Christmas event to say thank you to clients and candidates who have helped us get this far. Mulled wine, mince pies and good company were in plentiful supply. It was held at the Kensington site of Maggie & Rose – a unique and creative private  … Read more

Nov
2014
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On a daily basis we advise candidates that are thinking about the next step in their career and discuss the variety of options that are available to them. In the last few months I’ve spoken to a Big 4 management consultant that now wants to become a pilot, a senior banking professional exploring the possibility  … Read more

Oct
2014
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Alongside it being one of the greatest sporting spectacles of all time, the 2012 London Olympics did something quite incredible to London…it made commuters talk on the tube! Do you ever wonder what the people next to you on your way in work do for a living? Or where they live? Or whether they are  … Read more

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