Meraki Insights

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

First steps into networking

We’ve all been told that building our own ‘brand’ is important for our own personal career development. The majority of us view building our ‘personal brand’ as low priority and fail to invest enough time and effort into developing this. Working in recruitment, I already develop my brand as a result of the number of candidates I place and the service I give to my clients, therefore, I didn’t think it needed to be developed further.

08/01/2019 by Sarah Hutchinson


Why you should consider a move to the Netherlands

The Netherlands, famously known for its canals, tulip fields, windmills and beautiful cycling routes. Located in northwestern Europe, the country has liberal views and a modern outlook. This is two of the many reasons the country is increasing in popularity as an expat destination. Meraki Talent recruits across various cities including Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague, to name a few.

07/08/2018 by Nicola Goedkoop

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In-house or Agency?

In-house or Agency- Where is best to kick-start your marketing career?  Marketing professionals usually have the choice of two different career routes to explore; they can go down the in-house path, becoming truly specialised in their chosen brand’s industry or they go down the agency route; where they will work alongside creative individuals and work ahead of trends.

31/07/2018 by Scott Caithness

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Considering going Contracting? Top 5 things to consider

So far the contracting market has been busier than ever, and those who navigate the market successfully, have the potential to thrive. What’s not to love about contracting? The money, the flexibility, being your own boss and career development. As desirable as the advantages of contracting are, it does come with certain pitfalls and if you are thinking of taking the leap from permanent to contract, there are a number of things to consider.     1.

24/07/2018 by Gordon Willmott


Why international experience will benefit your chartered accountancy career.

It’s no secret that international experience is valued highly by employers.  In an increasingly interconnected world, the capability to work effectively in a diverse workplace is crucial. Having insight into working globally is a game changer for UK chartered accountants, as the opportunities that come out of it are endless. When an employer sees someone with international experience, they know that the candidate will have a number of highly desirable and sought after skills.

16/07/2018 by Nicola Martin