positive negative decision list

Supporting the 7 major decisions candidates make

Research, shared by the employment search engine Indeed, suggests candidates must make at least 7 major decisions before they become an employee with your company.

So how can recruiters help you as hirers effectively support your candidates through these decisions? Continue reading

iron man toy

We love engineers…..because they are real-life superheroes

Previously we shared the story of how an Electrical Engineer built a real life Mjolnir and proved he was worthy of Thor’s Hammer. This month we’ve found another of the Avengers in the form of Mechanical Engineer, James Hobson from Canada. Continue reading

superhero

Job Interview? Don’t forget your superhero costume!

We all look for ways to boost our confidence before a job interview and improve our chances of success. We’re told to dress professionally, “suited and booted”, but according to one psychology researcher we should perhaps try dressing a bit more like Superman than Clark Kent. Continue reading

inspired at work - row of lightbulbs

Feeling Inspired At Work

Follow me here on LinkedIn or over on twitter and you’ll see me use the phrase “I love my job” quite often. This is particularly true when I have weeks like this one, when my role at Escape gives me the chance to meet new and inspirational people, encourages me to do something I’ve not done before and makes me stop and take time to think about what I’m doing and how I’m doing it. Continue reading

industry_interview

Industry Interview: Opportunities and challenges for 2016

For our first Industry Interview of 2016 we look at the challenges and opportunities faced in the year ahead by different industry sectors.

We would like to thank Tom Gollan, Director of Construction at Doosan Babcock, Mark Goldsmith, General Manager at Pfaudler Balfour and Escape’s own Operations Director, Adrian Brady for sharing their thoughts on what lies ahead this year.

Continue reading

keeping new year resolutions

New Year Resolutions – Are you keeping yours?

Of those of us in Britain who made a new year resolution on January 1st, 43% are likely to have given up before the end of the month. With this in mind, we thought it might be useful to take a look through some of the advice shared at the start of the year for those who had “new job” on their list of goals for 2016. Continue reading

what a job: baby goat cuddler

What a job! Baby Goat Cuddler

At Escape we know a lot about different jobs. However every now and then we find out
about a job that makes us stop in our tracks.

Whether it’s something that’s just a little more unusual, a once in a lifetime dream job or a job we never knew existed, we thought we’d share some of the more fascinating, unusual or down right bizarre roles we hear about.

This month: Baby Goat Cuddlers. Continue reading