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Key Traits of Successful people – What is success?

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This year is proving a big year of change for us at Marlin, entering into new markets, an acquisition, a new website, and the opening of a new office. Regardless of industry I believe the personal traits required to be successful can be clearly defined in a few points. Success may not be the size […]

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The Lunch Time Workout

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According to recent research, going for a quick lunch time workout can have a significant impact on productivity at work in comparison to sitting at your desk all day. Promoting exercise in the City is becoming increasingly more popular, with companies offering subsidised gym memberships, group classes or sometimes even a gym at their workplace. […]

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Future jobs for tomorrows graduates

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Research suggests that by 2030 near 400 thousand jobs in finance could be lost as technology and AI are on the rise – a prediction by Opimas (research consultancy). Between January and May this year around 35% of roles posted by banks across Europe and the US, along with asset managers were for tech and […]

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Marlin Selection: Going The Extra Mile

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We are delighted that Marlin Selection has been recognised by Corporate Vision magazine and been awarded a place in their 2019 recruitment elite.  This award is for the whole team and is a just reflection of  their hard work and achievements during the last 12 months. Tim Rust and Tej Dhindsa were interviewed about the […]

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Dubai / Singapore: A Brexit Hedge?

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After a recent trip to the Middle East and Asia, a number of salient points come to the surface around two of the most popular business areas of the globe. Although Dubai hired over 60,000 extra blue collar workers last year to gear up for the 2020 Global Expo it also lost over 20,000 white […]

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The right to switch off

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Recent articles have shown that 2 fifths of adults look at their phones within just 5 minutes of waking up and for those under 35 this has risen to just under 2 thirds. People feel the compulsion to check their phone constantly and ultimately this has a knock on effect on business life and face […]

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Today is a good day to bury good news!

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So January 16th 2019. The day after a resounding Commons defeat for Theresa May which has left the whole process up in the air with very little positives coming from either side. Now while this divisive juggernaut continues to angrily stampede all across our news agenda, a report on Renewable Energy was released with little […]

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How will 2019 shape up?

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The year seems to have started on a positive front. Appetite to recruit has been solid across most of our functions and general activity has been higher than this time last year. The only pocket of hiring that has been relatively slow coming out of the blocks has been that of senior hires in middle […]

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2019 – An exciting year ahead

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As we return back to our desks following the festive break, we look forward to an exciting year ahead. Be it Hard / Soft / No Brexit London is Open and early signs are that firms are not shying away from investing in human capital. There are challenges ahead for the Financial Services employment market […]