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Half Marathon Runners…

BIG SHOUT TO OUR HALF MARATHON RUNNERS! Months of training came to fruition on Sunday for William Roche Jack B and Issie Watson-Smith as they took on…

Strictly Recruitment have entered into an exclusive recruitment partnership with GHELAMCO

Strictly Recruitment are proud to announce we have entered an exclusive recruitment partnership with GHELAMCO. Ghelamco is one of the largest commercial property developers and…

World kindness day 2023

10 Ways to Celebrate and give back on World Kindness Day November 13, 2013 is World Kindness Day. Why not share some kindness and make…

September MVP

Strictly Recruitment would like to say a big congrats to Hannah Moore for winning the MVP title for September! Our COO Paul Kelly said: Hannah joined us six years ago…

August 2023 MVP

Strictly Recruitment would like to say a huge congrats to Jack Burgess for winning the MVP title for August. Our COO Paul Kelly said: Jack joined us as a graduate…

New member on the Strictly Team!

Meet the newest member of our fantastic Strictly Recruitment team…. Lily Newton. We are absolutely delighted to welcome her to the team, so as always, please make sure…

Tips to write the perfect CV

Did you know that the average recruiter/hiring manager spends 6-8 seconds looking at your CV before deciding whether you are right for the job or…

Finding Your Place in the Professional World: The Middle Path to Success

As an Executive Assistant, you know that you’re ready to move onto something bigger and better. But what is that something? Many of us are…

New member on the Strictly Team!

Meet the newest member of our fantastic Strictly Recruitment team… Holly Neicho-Wild We are delighted to welcome her to the team, so feel free to drop her a…

July 2023 MVP

Announced a lot later than usual due to holidays, but a massive well done to Izzy Cabral for winning the Strictly Recruitment MVP award for July! 🏆🏆🏆 Our COO Paul…

What Heck Even is Managing Up? The Jedi Mind Trick for Workplace Success

Ever heard of ‘managing up’ and thought it was some sort of corporate yoga pose? Or maybe you’ve been wondering if it’s a secret level…

Five tips for effective communication in meetings

Public speaking can be intimidating, especially when you’re in a meeting and need to speak on a topic. However, with practice and preparation, you can…

Best questions to ask in an interview!

Best questions to ask in an interview! When you go for an interview, you are always asked if you have any questions for the interviewer….

June 2023 MVP

Strictly Recruitment would like to share that our MVP award for the month of June goes to William Roche 🏆🏆🏆 Our COO Paul Kelly said: Billy delivers…

Brilliant Communication: Building Incredible Relationships in the Workplace

Brilliant Communication: Building Incredible Relationships in the Workplace In a world filled with distractions, demands, and deadlines, it can be challenging to build significant relationships…

Internal Promotion

Another big day here at Strictly Recruitment as we celebrate our latest promotion! A huge well done to Ellie Mason who has just been promoted to Recruitment Consultant….

Dan’s Experience

Today we had a great video chat with Dan who shared his experience of working in the corporate legal industry as an LGBTQIA+ member and…

London Legal Walk 2023

Tuesday 13th June the Strictly recruitment team took part in the London Legal walk which consisted of a 10km walk around London and some of…

May 2023 MVP

A massive well done to Issie Watson-Smith for winning the Strictly Recruitment  MVP award for May! 🏆🏆🏆 Our COO Paul Kelly said: Massive congratulations to Issie for winning…

Roy’s experience

Did you know…. Many LGBTQIA+ people still don’t feel comfortable in the workplace. One study shows that this discomfort has led to mental health problems…

Why Having a Mentor is a Game-Changer

As a career professional, you are probably used to handling things on your own, but sometimes, you need some guidance. Enter: your mentor. Mentors are…

Meeting Culture: What’s Your Pet Peeve?

Meetings are almost always a necessary evil in the workplace. We all know how it goes—someone proposes an idea, the entire team gathers to discuss…

How to bring more focus into your work

As an Assistant, you want to improve at your job and be more focused on your work. It can be challenging to stay on task…

New member on the Strictly Team!

Meet the newest member of our fantastic Strictly Recruitment team… Issie Watson-Smith. We are delighted to welcome her to the team, so please say hi…

March 2023 MVP

A massive well done to our Office Manager Lucy Sharman for winning the Strictly Recruitment MVP Award for March! 🏆🏆🏆 Our COO Paul Kelly said: In many…

Managing Stress in an Overwhelming Work Environment

  Stress is an inevitable part of life, particularly when you’re working in a fast paced environment with many plates spinning. It can be easy…

Easter Competition 2023

Easter Competition 2023!   This year Strictly Recruitment has put together an Easter Anagram for you to guess and be in with a chance of…

New member on the Strictly team!

Meet the newest member of our fantastic Strictly Recruitment team…. Izzy Cabral We are absolutely delighted to welcome her to the team, so please feel free to drop…

Unlocking Your Extraordinary Potential in an Ordinary Environment

  It can be easy to feel undervalued and overlooked when you are extraordinary in an ordinary environment. That feeling of being “just something” instead…

February 2023 MVP

A massive well done to Charlotte Ainsworth for winning the Strictly Recruitment February MVP award! 🏆🏆🏆 Our COO Paul Kelly said: I must say a huge congratulations to Charlotte for winning…

January 2023 MVP

A massive well done to Millie Swift for winning our January MVP award! 🏆🏆🏆 Our COO Paul Kelly said: Congratulations on your outstanding work through January Millie. We have…

What do you want in your next role?

We are pleased to have partnered with Practically Perfect PA to give you more content and advice when you are in certain situations at work….

STAR method

What is the STAR method? The STAR method is an interview technique that gives you an easy-to-remember structure you can use to give more in…

Matts 5 top tips

This week, we would like to share our Recruitment Consultant Matts, top tips for having the most success in your first interview.   Matt’s 5…

Reaching 10,000 followers on LinkedIn!!

We are delighted to announce that we have reached a big social media milestone – 10,000 followers on LinkedIn and we chuffed to bits! A…

Difficult Conversations

How to Work with a Team Member Who is Not Pulling their Weight   We’ve all experienced it – the dreaded slopey shoulders. This is…

Prioritizing and Saying No with Confidence

A quick read, but no less important…   As an Executive Assistant, it can be a challenge to prioritize tasks and say no when necessary….

Setting Boundaries – Separating Work from Life

  Working long hours, being available 24/7, and always being “on” can be the norm for some (this is very true for much of my…

Strictly update – January 2023

January 2023 Update from our COO – Paul Kelly Hello everyone, I hope you’ve had a great start to the year! The long month of…

Dry January 2023 Competition

Dry January 2023 Competition   January can be a long slog, this year especially as it seems like a record number of people have been…

What It Takes To Be An Executive Assistant Extraordinaire

  Executive Assistants are the unsung heroes of the corporate world. They manage their boss’s schedule, keep them organized, and handle tasks that would otherwise…

Blue Monday: Is it a thing?

Christmas is long gone. It’s grim outside and we’re bombarded with bad news from all angles in the mainstream media. Today is ‘Blue Monday’ –…

Interview preparation – how to stand out from the crowd

If you are lucky enough to secure an interview you will most definitely be up against some equally impressive adversaries. This makes interview preparation essential…

Hannah Moore and William Roche promoted to Associate Director

Promotion Announcement – a note from our COO on behalf of Strictly Recruitment. Subject: Hannah Moore and William Roche promoted to Associate Director. We are…

New Years Resolutions VS. Goals

What are the best New Year’s resolutions? Before you answer that, realise the difference between a resolution and a goal. A resolution is a decision…

Strictly Recruitment are proud to announce we have entered an exclusive recruitment partnership with Trivandi

Strictly Recruitment are proud to announce we have entered an exclusive recruitment partnership with TRIVANDI     Trivandi was set up to share their knowledge…

Strictly Recruitment swoops top prize at the prestigious Recruiter Awards

***NEWS RELEASE – A message from our Chief Operating Officer, Paul Kelly*** Strictly Recruitment swoops top prize at the prestigious Recruiter Awards Celebrating its 20th…

Easter Competition 2021

Easter Competition 2021: We held a team meeting to brainstorm this year’s Easter competition. Little did we know, it was being recorded and has now…

Christmas 2020

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without our annual Christmas competition! Things might be a little different this year, but the Strictly and BSN team have…

Shining the spotlight on… Leng Montgomery

Join us to read Leng Montgomery’s fantastic journey, learning about his different career choices to ending up with a job he loves! Grab a tea…

Shining the spotlight on… Jessica Carpani

Join us to read Jessica Carpani’s amazing journey, from quitting university to now being a home news reporter on the Telegraph news desk! Grab a cuppa and…

Shining the spotlight on… Beth Aarons

Today we shine the spotlight on Beth Aarons as she shares her fascinating journey to becoming the Global Director at the Dorchester Collection Academy!  Can…

The Strictly 50km Relay for Run for Heroes!

STRICTLY RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: THE STRICTLY 50KM RELAY FOR @RUN.FOR.HEROES! The Strictly Recruitment team are proud announce that we will be running 50km in relay form…

Strictly Easter Egg Hunt 2020 Winners…

And the Strictly Easter Competition 2020 winners are…

Strictly Easter Egg Hunt 2020!

Our annual Easter Egg hunt is underway! But where are all the eggs? For your chance to win a wonderful Cadburys Easter Hamper, simply tell…

Shine the Spotlight on… Danielle Francis

Welcome to Danielle Francis’ story! Enjoy reading about her high-level support to senior executives and how she goes the extra mile both inside and outside…

Shining the Spotlight on… Reg Amoah

Meet Reg Amoah – this week’s Shine the Spotlight candidate! Read Reg’s career journey within Diversity & Inclusion where he has impacted many lives, hosted…

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Shining the spotlight on… Donna Coulling

Today we shine the spotlight on Donna Coulling as she shares her fascinating PA journey, hoping to inspire and motivate others!    Talk us through…

#WearRedDay for Chrildren’s Heart Surgery Fund

Today at Strictly Towers our team are honoured to be supporting #WearRedDay organised by Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF), raising awareness of congenital disease. ❤️…

Strictly Recruitment Presents…

On Wednesday night at Strictly Towers we played host to our first event of 2020 – Strictly Recruitment Presents… What law firms really look for…

Strictly Recruitment presents….

We are delighted to invite you to our event Strictly Recruitment presents… ‘What law firms really look for in a candidate’ for canapés and conversations around…

Shining the spotlight on… Jessica Robson, founder of Run Talk Run

Today we shine the spotlight on Jessica Robson who shares her fascinating journey from training as a PA, to Office Manager to founder of Run…

Quitters day / National ditch your New Years Resolutions day 2020

New Year’s Resolutions. We’ve all been there on Jan 1st proudly stating that from now on we’re hitting the gym 3 times a week, going…

Follow our socials!

It’s been an amazing start to the year for us here at Strictly Recruitment, the jobs are coming in thick and fast, the team are…

Food Bank 2019

FOOD BANK 2019 This week the Consultants here at Strictly have really got into the spirit of the holiday season by filling our Food Bank…

CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE 2019

CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE Christmas is just around the corner everyone! Feeling festive? The first week of December is nearly over. You’ve been so busy at…

Strictly Christmas Competition 2019

Strictly Christmas Competition 2019 So you think you know your Christmas films? Can you spot the four all-time classic films re-enacted by some of the…

❋Advent Calendars❋

❋Advent Calendars❋ This week, we delivered hundreds of Festive Advent Calendars around the world, to the wider Strictly family! Did you receive yours? We wanted…

Congratulations – The British Legal Awards 2019

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees at the The British Legal Awards 2019! All of these awards are a true depiction of the amazing…

International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day Today we are celebrating worldwide the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities. Let’s take into consideration how…

Strictly Casino Night

Strictly Casino Last night, around 100 of our nearest and dearest came to our annual Winter Drinks evening. And what a wonderful evening it was!…

World Kindness Day

Happy World Kindness Day Today is ‘World Kindness Day’, where everyone is encouraged to spread kindness. How will you spread kindness today? Perhaps making a…

Remember, remember, the fifth of November

Remember, remember, the fifth of November Happy Bonfire Night from the Strictly team. Whether you’re writing your name in sparklers, gathered around a big bonfire,…

AND THE WINNER IS…

HALLOWEEN COMPETITION WINNER Happy Halloween! Thank you so much to everyone who submitted their answers this week. The number of chocolate and sweets in the…

Bonfire Night in London!

Bonfire Night in London No plans for Bonfire Night yet? Not to worry, see below the biggest and brightest displays in London to choose from…

Halloween Events in London- 2019

Halloween Events in London- 2019 Halloween is approaching, how are you going to celebrate? Well if you don’t have any plans yet, not to worry!…

SPOILER ALERT! Snow forecast in London…

*** SPOILER ALERT *** Here’s the exact date when snow is forecast to fall in London… Summer is already a distant memory as our evenings…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Today, some of the Strictly team are wearing their different shades of pink in honour of #breastcancerawarenessmonth. Breast cancer is the…

Strictly Recruitment’s take on Mental Health

Strictly Recruitment’s take on Mental Health In support of mental health awareness, we thought we would have a discussion with the Strictly team about mental…

National Poetry Day

Happy National Poetry Day To celebrate, a few of the Consultants here at Strictly wanted to share a poem they created especially for today, we…

The Beast from the East Returns…

The Beast from the East Returns… Hats, scarves, coats and gloves at the ready! The beast from the east is on it’s way back… Say…

International Day of Charity- 5th September

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CHARITY It’s International Day of Charity, which recognises the significant importance of the role in which this sector plays in the continuous…

Grow Your LinkedIn Network

Grow Your LinkedIn Network (Before It’s Too Late) Jeremy Burrows BIO Jeremy Burrows has 12+ years of experience as an Executive Assistant supporting fast-paced, high-capacity,…

Notting Hill Carnival Guide 2019

Notting Hill Carnival 2019 The world’s largest street carnival is finally here, who’s excited?! Notting Hill Carnival, taking place this year on August 25th and…

Beating those Holiday Blues

Beating those Holiday Blues Have you just come back from one of the most fantastic holidays you’ve been on? Been dreading the commute back into…

National ‘Tell a Joke’ Day

NATIONAL ‘TELL A JOKE’ DAY “Why did the scarecrow get the job? He was outstanding in his field.” All joking aside… It’s national ‘tell a…

Shining the Spotlight on Jeremy Burrows

Shining the Spotlight on Jeremy Burrows This week we are honoured to be joined by Jeremy Burrows! Jeremy has become a true flag bearer for…

Shining the Spotlight on Tara Layman

Shining the Spotlight on Tara Layman This week, our shine the spotlight piece is on Tara Layman, the Head of PA and Administrative Services at…

Shining the Spotlight

This week we caught up with Tanya Kuhrt from the Essex PA network. Tanya talks us through the motivations behind the network, upcoming events and…

Strictly sports day

This week’s annual Strictly sports day was a huge success. The crowd were amazed when one of our new recruits broke the vaulting record. The…

The best rooftop bars in London

If the weather forecast is correct, Summer officially starts this weekend! But how best to celebrate? With a cocktail in one of London’s best rooftop…

What NOT to do in an interview!

Our bite-size video guide is back! In this video some of the Strictly team take a fun, tongue in cheek look at some of the…

Interview Hints & Tips

Strictly Recruitment Bitesize Video Guide This week we are focusing on ‘Interview Hints & Tips’ to guide you through your interview preparation. We hope you…

Shining the Spotlight on Louise Cunningham

Today we are shining the spotlight on Louise Cunningham, who is currently the Senior EA to one of the most senior female Financial Services Partners…

Pride 2019- Everything you need to know!

Pride 2019- Everything you need to know! It’s the beginning of Pride Month, meaning London’s streets will be full for a joyous month-long festival celebrating…

Shining the Spotlight on Lisa Warwick

  Shining the Spotlight on Lisa Warwick Ahead of Arsenal FC’s season defining Europa cup final game against Chelsea in Baku, we caught up with…

Mental Health Awareness Week

Today is the start of a very important week in the UK- Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental health affects so many people in so many…

NEW STARTERS

A big welcome to Paige, who is our newest Trainee Recruitment Consultant to start this week. We are over the moon to have Paige join…

Strictly at the London Marathon

Yesterday, the Strictly team had an amazing day out supporting all the participants in the London Marathon! It was a fantastic experience cheering on every…

Shining the Spotlight on Craig Harris

This week, we are shining the spotlight on Craig Harris, a multi-award-winning Executive Assistant, who currently works for Shelter UK! He spoke with our friends…

Happy Administrative Professionals Day

Happy Administrative Professionals Day Today we are celebrating ‘Administrative Professionals Day’, recognising the importance of support staff everywhere. As a Recruitment Agency, specialising in Business…

NEW STARTERS

A huge welcome to Mohammed and Thomas, who are the two newest Trainee Recruitment Consultants joining the team this week. We are super excited to…

CONGRATULATIONS!!

Our lucky competition winners Jessica Morgan, Kerry Khoweiss and Alice Scutchey collected their Cadbury Easter Hampers this afternoon, all picked at random out of record number of…

The Winners Are…

The three lucky winners are…  

Win 3 Easter Hampers

**EASTER COMPETITION** Our eagerly awaited Easter Egg Hunt is now underway!!! To be in with the chance of winning one of three fantastic Cadbury’s Easter…

Whitechapel Mission

Today, Joe Morris and William Roche, two of our Recruitment Consultants here at Strictly Recruitment, alongside some of the team from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman,…

World Autism Awareness

Did you know, Autism affects more than 1 in 100 people, meaning over 700,000 people in the UK are autistic? This week marks ‘World Autism…

The Winner Is…

Our lucky competition winner Miranda Cecil collected her prize of £200 on Monday lunchtime. You probably saw the video of the draw (if you didn’t,…

Breaking News…

Thank you so much to the hundreds of people who have been in touch expressing their interest in our ‘latest project’.   Given it’s the 1st…

Win £200!

Welcome to our new and improved website. The online home of Strictly Recruitment. The team here at Strictly call us a family and this is…

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