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Michael's Blog - Life as a Recruitment Consultant at Nigel Wright

July 31st 2019

Our IT Senior Recruitment Consultant Michael Dawson shares his career story and what it's like working as a Recruitment Consultant at Nigel Wright in our first-ever consultant blog series.

North East Finance Salary, Skills and Benefits Report 2019

July 12th 2019

Nigel Wright Recruitment’s 2019 North East Finance Salary, Skills & Benefits Report is the most comprehensive report about what finance professionals in the North East are earning and what benefits they are enjoying from their employers.

North East IT Salary, Skills and Benefits Report 2019

July 4th 2019

Nigel Wright Recruitment’s 2019 North East IT Salary, Skills & Benefits Report is the most comprehensive report about what IT professionals in the North East are earning and what benefits they are enjoying from their employers.

Housing Group attributes culture to gender pay success

June 4th 2019

Thirteen's Executive Director, Heather Ashton, tells Nigel Wright about how its culture and ethos has helped the company produce its favourable gender pay results which it revealed in March.

Nigel Wright candidate achieves ‘top talent’ accolade

June 3rd 2019

Nigel Wright candidate, Apollonia San Contreras, was recently named as one of Sweden’s ‘super talents 2019’. Currently heading up digital marketing at Hövding, she tells Nigel Wright about how she’s built a strong reputation in her career.

Greggs’ ingredients for diverse career paths

May 21st 2019

Greggs' Retail Operations and People Director, Roisin Currie, tells us about the people initiatives underpinning the business’s success, as well as Greggs’ mission to understand the “secret sauce” of its culture.

People strategy charts course for North P&I’s future

May 16th 2019

North P and I Club's Global People Director, Dawn Robinson, tells Nigel Wright how delivering HR transformation without a major “change catalyst” has been the hardest challenge of her 30-year career.

Cumbria firm credits cultural transformation to recent success

May 7th 2019

Group HR Director, David Nicholson, tells us how, in the last decade, James Cropper has released untapped ambition and potential by improving employee engagement while learning to better communicate its proposition.

Recruitment Consultant skills

April 24th 2019

Find out which skills are required to become a successful Recruitment Consultant and how these will be used within any typical Recruitment Consultant role.

Consumer Focus Magazine: Insight into the Consumer Sector

April 10th 2019

The tenth issue of our Consumer Focus Magazine is now available to download online.

Eat, sleep, row, repeat - Team Tyne Innovation achieves a world record

April 4th 2019

On the 23rd January, Team Tyne Innovation became the fastest mixed four-person crew to complete the 300 mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge which is the world's toughest rowing race.

Atom Bank seeks broader appeal to take on Fintech rivals

March 25th 2019

Atom Bank is the UK's first app-based bank and in just five years, has helped completely transform the financial services landscape. Despite strong brand recognition, Atom Bank's Head of Marketing explains how raising awareness is still important.

Top 100 Megabrands - Euromonitor International Report

March 21st 2019

Euromonitor International’s megabrands report is a ranking of the top 100 most successful fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands worldwide. Download the report to view to top 100 as well as a more in-depth spotlight on the lists top 10.

Professional skills: 6 to focus on in 2019

March 11th 2019

Professional skills can’t be taught. Sometimes they’re intuitive, but most often they’re refined through experience. Find out about the 6 professional skills you should be focusing on in 2019.

Lisa Taylor: Delivering a consultancy service to develop careers

March 4th 2019

Lisa was ready for a new challenge after spending 15 years with a national competitor. Find out how Lisa has been part of Nigel Wright's transformation since 2012.

Personal development planning: key considerations for 2019

February 19th 2019

With workers hinting that access to personal development is often more important than a pay rise, it’s clear that helping employees with personal development planning should be a priority for employers.

Community spirit behind Darlington Building Society’s successful year

February 19th 2019

A brand refresh, "tangible" marketing initiatives and innovative product development have been key to Caroline Darnbrook's success at Darlington Building Society which has seen membership numbers soar since 2015.

Innocent Drinks: agitating change for a sustainable future

February 19th 2019

As Innocent’s longest-serving employee, Louise Stevens has played an instrumental role in Innocents journey to becoming a B Corp. She tells us how a vision to always “leave things better than we find them” has helped the business become a sustainabil

Hard work and dedication pays off with a career in development

February 6th 2019

Full Stack developer Paul McMurray talks to our IT Recruitment Consultant Sophie Elliott about coding, tech careers and his favourite technologies. Read the article to find out more.

North East Salary Report 2019: The best (and worst) careers for job satisfaction

January 18th 2019

The North East job market remains buoyant, workers are experiencing modest salary growth and are demanding greater autonomy in their roles through flexible working, according to Nigel Wright Recruitment’s latest report.