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India – A Goldmine for Human Capital

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  With over a 1.4 billion people, 117 billionaires, and CEO’s who lead the worlds largest companies, India is recognised as a country of exceptional human capital talent and from my recent experience I can understand why. As we expand our operations globally I m having more and more interaction with Indian business Leaders, Heads […]

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Green Shoots of Recovery

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Slowly but surely the UK economy is beginning the journey back to a ‘new normal’. The City is open although most City Slickers are now happy trading/broking from home and going into London for team meetings, employers are keen to get the team spirit back. On one side we see Bulge Bracket Investment Banks announcing […]

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End of Year Recruitment Patterns

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With all the news concerning Brexit and the prospect of a leadership battle one would have thought that with the lack of clarity on both the Political and Economic landscape, recruitment would be put on hold until at the least the New Year. Over the past 10 years this has proven to be the case. […]

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Oil, Electric Cars and Peak Oil .

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There was an interesting article in the FT on Tuesday. https://www.ft.com/content/a41df112-7080-11e8-92d3-6c13e5c92914 As many will remember the oil priced halved in 2016 as a result of an over supply of oil to the market. Driven by investor pressure to keep share prices high, Oil companies abandoned investments in new projects. According to the Norwegian consultancy Rystad […]

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New Visa rules could spell good news for The City

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You may have seen on the news this morning that Immigration laws on people entering the country have been relaxed for those on Tier 2 Visas working in the NHS. In simple terms people outside the EU who are skilled doctors and nurses will find it easier to get employment here. Now, you may be […]

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The Benefits Of Hiring Contractors

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This year we have taken the plunge and hired a specialist to concentrate solely on our contractor business. Many companies are put off from hiring contractors as they are seen as expensive and less invested in the goals, aspirations and culture of the company in which they work. That being said there are several benefits […]

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The Easter ‘recruitment’ Bunny

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Easter Bank Holiday weekend is almost upon us but here at Marlin Selection it’s the weeks’ that precede it that hold the most interest. The recruitment process always hits a bit of a lull when it’s half-term, it’s just the way it is. All over the country HR people and decision makers take annual leave, […]

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Christmas Rush

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It’s almost that time of year! The lights are up, the Christmas music has begun playing in stores and already my yearly excuses to put off and procrastinate from Xmas shopping have begun. With all the planning that is necessary to deal with the influx of relatives and bombardment of festive food, job searches can […]