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Keep an eye on this page for the latest recruitment insights, people news and, of course, an occasional reason to work with Six Degrees Recruitment.

Spring Clean your CV

Six Degrees Recruitment offer you some handy tips on how to freshen up your CV this Spring! You never know who could pick up your CV next… Back to Basics Contact details, education & qualifications, work history & experience, interests, achievements and references – All present and correct. Present Yourself You wouldn’t turn up to…

Cumbria’s Market for March

Cumbria’s jobless figures fall again! Russell Armer Homes receives prestigious (1 in 15) 5-star customer satisfaction award Reays – “1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain” “Employer of the Year” – Hawkshead Brewery #CumbriaWeekend brings over 1.2million view boost to Cumbria’s Tourist Industry’s social media Northern Gas Networks (NGN) bring home two awards in Customer Satisfaction Fulcrum…

Enjoy Employment – Work Happy!

I can honestly say – “I love my job!” but it’s only natural to have down-days (we are only human, after all). So whether you’ve fallen out of love with your job or you just need a pick me up from time to time – here’s some tips from Six Degrees on how to make…

Here To Help – Why a recruiter is vital for your career

Getting your job search right can take a lot of time and effort…. putting together a CV, searching and applying for new opportunities, speaking to potential employers that are not the right fit (whilst missing out on speaking to the ones that are), attending interviews that go nowhere, chasing references, managing multiple offers at once,…

The View of the Cumbrian Market from Six Degrees this February

Monitoring the movements of the Cumbrian Market ensures that Six Degrees are always in the know. This month in Cumbria… Stobart Group wants to carry out £20m redevelopment for Carlisle Airport £2.9m office development on Westlakes Science & Technology Park near Whitehaven is underway to help meet the needs of West Cumbria’s growing energy industry…

Restictive covenants: how can employers assess their losses?

How much should employers expect to recover when an employee leaves the company, breaches contractual restrictive covenants and, for example, solicits clients, poaches staff, uses confidential information or joins a competitor? Typically, a degree of secrecy will be involved and the breach may not become apparent for some time after the event. Consequently, it can be very…

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