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Senior Recruitment Consultant Ryan has been with us for three whole years! We caught up with him to find out how his time at AKA has been...

Digital Marketing Assistant, Ellie, has been with us for a whole year! We caught up with her to find out how her first year has been...

Are you feeling drained every week when Monday morning rolls around? Do you still feel exhausted despite a weekend of catching up on sleep? It could be that you are not entirely resting. Dr Saundra Dalton-Smith lists seven types of rest needed for you to feel fully energised. Want to beat exhaustion and burnout? Keep reading...

If you are used to completing job applications via online forms, you may be surprised to learn that sending job applications via email is still quite common. When hiring managers are being snowed under with applications each day, however, it is essential that you stand out when making a speculative application. Here are our top tips on how to make sure your job application email receives a positive response...

A Quality Manager is responsible for ensuring the products/services provided by an organisation are fit for purpose, legally compliant and meet customer requirements. You will produce data reporting on performance over the long term. Here are the signs you’d make a good quality manager...

The interview process is not only a chance for the company to evaluate you and your experience but an opportunity for you to investigate whether you want to work for the company. You will likely ask about, training and support; progression opportunities and management style, but how do you examine how inclusive a company is? Here are six questions to ask your interviewer(s) to evaluate how inclusive an organisation is. Why not ask one or...

A Procurement Manager is responsible for sourcing and purchasing the best quality goods and/or services for an organisation at the most competitive price. You will source suppliers, negotiate contracts and manage sustainability, risk and ethical issues. Here are the signs you’d make a procurement manager...

A Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the continuous running of equipment and machinery in industrial and/or commercial settings. Working with other professionals, you'll improve facilities, reduce the incidence of costly breakdowns and develop strategies to improve overall reliability and safety. Here are the signs you’d make a good maintenance engineer...

A Health and Safety Advisor is responsible for promoting a positive health and safety culture in the workplace by planning, implementing and monitoring policies. Here are the signs you’d make a good health and safety advisor...