Meraki Insights

A range of blogs and market views of interest to candidates and clients alike.

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What's the going rate for talent in Accountancy & Finance roles? Find out with our Salary Guide.

Demand for Finance professionals has always been a strong barometer for the economy, well 2019 has been another strong year for Finance hiring in Scotland at a time when our economy has been growing quicker than the rest of the UK. In our salary guide for Accountancy and Finance, the Meraki Talent team have pulled together this report to give you an insight into salaries in Scotland.

01/07/2019 by Andrew Welsh

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Are salaries slowing down or soaring? Take a look at our Salary Guide for Financial Services in Scot

Within the ever-changing sector of financial services, it’s crucial to map the market and stay up-to-date on recent trends. To help our clients and candidates across the Financial Services sector in Scotland our team have been working extra hard collating data from market intelligence reports, client surveys and consultant analysis to create our latest Salary Guide for Financial Services in Scotland.

03/06/2019 by Andrew Welsh

Day in the Life Scott

Day in the life of: Scott Caithness

“What’s it like working as a recruiter?” or more perhaps more directly “What does a recruiter actually do?” These are two questions commonly asked about recruitment agencies. Although their main aim is the same, many agencies approach things differently. Here’s a day in the life of Scott Caithness, our Marketing and Comms Consultant, going behind the scenes to share the details of how we spend our time.

08/05/2019 by Scott Caithness

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Job interviews – how to nail non-verbal communication

A good interview. It’s not just about the words coming out of your mouth. All your non-verbal messages and body language will tell a story of their own, helping the interviewer make up their mind about you without you almost being aware of it. And they’ll be forming their first impression from the moment they walk towards you to shake hands.

28/03/2019 by Andrew Welsh

International Womens Day

International Women's Day at Meraki

Today is International Women's Day. It is a day for celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The first international women’s day was held in 1911 and we’ve come a long way since then. It’s quite a common question to ask why we still need International Women’s day in 2019 but the power balance (both in work and in life) is still male heavy and it’s great to take the opportunity to promote gender equality.

08/03/2019 by Nicola Martin