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Are languages in decline?

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Over the last few years there has been a steady decline in people studying languages at school, an interesting fact given that our economy has become that much more global and as a percentage our national wealth has never been more reliant on trading with nations which do not speak English. There are many reasons […]

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The Power of Positive mindset in team building

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The last four years have seen the England ODI Cricket team turn from a ramshackle, timid, prehistoric rabble into a roaring Juggernaut capable of blowing teams away in one of the most spectacular turnarounds in sport history. Despite a few hiccups in the tournament itself, the performance of the team since the lows of the […]

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Try Geneva

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Right now many people who work in Financial Services in the UK are looking at potentially setting  up a new life in Frankfurt, Dublin, Paris or Luxembourg etc. Perhaps it is worth mentioning that there is another Financial Centre which is not in Europe but is only an hours flight away. Geneva is not in […]

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Marlin Selection’s Expansion Continues!

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Marlin Selection, a London based recruitment firm which focuses on the global financial and commodities markets announces the acquisition of HD-Search, a specialist executive search firm focused on the physical commodities market. Led by Huw David, who has over 20 years of experience in the recruitment industry, HD-Search has established its position within the market, […]

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Your Cup of Coffee

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In the last decade we have seen an increase in coffee consumption, with the popularity growing from drip coffee to the more fancy vanilla lattes or flat whites. Whilst the value of the global coffee industry has almost doubled during this time, farmers have had been struggling to break even. Even though we have seen […]

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Welcome to our new website!

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This week we are proud to announce the launch of our new website! Over the last few weeks we have updated our page to ensure anyone looking for the latest opportunities in the financial services market can progress with the next step of their career. We have added several features to help you get a […]

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How do you price experience?

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This year has seen a continuation of the process of senior leavers being replaced by more junior staff. On paper this works out well. The cost savings are immediate and the Maths are simple. if you are able to replace 10 people on 120k with 10 people on 45k over a 4 year period you […]

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The Crude Awakening

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With extreme weather conditions growing more frequent, as we have seen in the news recently, Chicago was colder than parts of Mars and a few months back with the wildfires in California. Effects of climate change are starting to have a bigger impact on peoples’ lives. Despite all this, demand for oil is constantly rising, […]

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Are We Losing Human Interaction?

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In world where social media and technology is the governing body in communication, are we losing sight of the bigger picture and devaluing the importance of human interaction? Having recently entered the world of recruitment it has become very apparent how important the human interaction aspect is in the hiring process. Communication is imperative as […]