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Brook Street

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Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Government / Public Sector, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Rec 2 RecWe recruit on behalf of some of the country’s best-known organisations, for roles across all industry sectors. Take a look at some of the job vacancies we’re currently recruiting for with a selection of our Featured Employers. Click below to download the Brook Street 2019 UK Salary Guide and compare pay rates regionally across a range of permanent and temporary roles.  Download Now Since we first opened our doors over 70 years ago, we’ve grown into one of the UK’s leading recruitment agencies − matching thousands of people with meaningful job opportunities at hundreds of companies every year. We’re the people jobseekers turn to when they’re looking to change roles, take the first step into employment, or re-enter the workplace. And employers across all sectors trust us to find their ideal new recruits, no matter how big or small their hiring requirements. Find Out More​ When you’re starting a new job it’s easy for those first day jitters to get the better of you. Your thoughts on your first day at work might be trying to remember names of your colleagues, taking in lots of new information, or working ou… Read more Are you looking for a new job, or recently been successful in securing a new one Maybe you’re in a role where you need to up-skill yourself to be able to do your job well If the answer is yes, you will be considering how to make sure y… Read more You may have set yourself a tonne of goals since January; to exercise more, eat healthier or to lose weight this year. But how many of you have set yourself a goal to improve at work and become a better employee Investing time into your… Read more The future of your career is in your hands, but it’s also in the hands of dynamic employers facing future trends and evolving with the times. For Learning at Work Week, expanding your knowledge and skillset could be the key factor in pro… Read more In the 1940’s, when Brook Street founder Margery Hurst set up Brook Street Bureau of Mayfair, secretaries were the focus of her business. Margery sourced temporary workers to fulfil the duties of a secretary to businesses across London, … Read more Studies have shown that a good work/life balance contributes to stronger mental health, higher productivity good staff retention. However, what defines a ‘perfect’ work/ life balance is different for each individual. One size does not fi… Read more When working in a busy job with a heavy workload, it is easy to forget to look after yourself. Recent studies by Health and Safety Executive have shown that between 2017 – 2018, 595,000 workers in the UK suffered with depression, anxiety… Read more Is your job particularly stressful Do you find yourself constantly on the back foot when it comes to your workload We’ve all been there and it can be difficult to find a way out or to feel like you’re on top of things again. But with a… Read more Throughout your professional careers, you may encounter forms of disappointment on a daily basis at work. Failure to complete a project on time, an email which has gone out with spelling mistakes, or letting a client or a colleague down … Read more To mark International Women’s Day we speak to Permanent Team Leader, Jamie Cowman about her experience at Brook Street. Brook Street came to be because of the commitment and ambition of one woman. Margery Hurst, a single mother in the 19… Read more It’s inevitable that there’ll be times when it feels like work is beginning to creep further and further into your personal life and not keeping within the confines of 9-5. This can lead to you feeling stressed, unhappy and unproductive … Read more We all know the feeling when we’ve realised we’ve made a mistake at work. The panic, the questioning of how it happened and the debate of whether you can get away with it or start a new role without anyone realising what happened. But wh… Read more Are you the one people flock to when they have a problem because they know you can solve it Do you keep your cool under pressure and enjoy helping others Want flexibility from a role If the answer is yes to all then you should conside… Read more It’s near enough impossible to be happy with your job all the time. There will be days, weeks and sometimes months where you’re not enjoying the role you’re doing. If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. And though you might not have … Read more We’ve all been there, in work and no matter what you try your concentration, energy and productivity has plummeted to unseen levels. Mentally it feels like there’s a ‘stop’ sign in your brain that is preventing you from functioning. When… Read more If you’re thinking of looking for a new job then adding some valuable skills to your CV is a sure-fire way to make you stand out.It doesn’t have to cost you any money and you can do it from the comfort of your own home! Make this your mo… Read more From automation to web development and programming, the demand for digital skills is here to stay. Even if it’s just competence in Excel or being able to run a mail merge on Word, having a good hold on your digital skills and capabilitie… Read more Moving roles to take on a more fulfilling job or changing your career completely often tops the New Year’s resolutions checklist, and becomes a real focus at the beginning of the year. Your resolutions by now may have taken a bit of a ba… Read more When you think about how far business and technology have evolved over the last ten years, it can easily send your mind into a spin. From the rise of the Smartphone and GPS to electric vehicles, social media and the digital revolution, w… Read more We wouldn’t blame you for being nervous before you start a new job. You’re not sure where the land lies yet, you don’t know which mug is off limits in the kitchen and you’ve got no one to sit with at lunch. There is good news though, the… Read more Staying calm when you start to feel the pressure is harder than it sounds. When you feel your stress levels rising and panic beginning to settle in, it can often feel like there’s nothing you can do to stop it. It can feel overwhelming, … Read more Having a retail or customer service job requires a lot more skills and knowledge than people might think; it’s so much more than just serving a customer. From dealing with complaints, to continuously educating yourself on new products, r… Read more Just like the Grand Prix, your job search is a race for the prize. You’re competing against others and going in laps every time you apply for a new role and go to interviews. The competition for jobs is getting fierce, which means it’ll … Read more Are you thinking about your next career move There will come a time when we all have a light bulb moment and decide perhaps it’s time to move on from our current role onto something better. Sometimes there are development plans put in p… Read more The internet has revolutionised the way that we live our lives, and this is particularly true of finding a new job. Gone are the days of seeing adverts in newspapers or word of mouth, most candidates in today’s market tend to rely on onl… Read more If you’re looking for a job and scouring the job boards for opportunities in your area, you’re likely to come across quite a few contact centre roles. Whilst several years ago a lot of these businesses would have been housed overseas, th… Read more Your job should be more than just a place you go to for 8 hours and do what you’re told. A job should mean being part of a team culture which treats their employees with respect and integrity and where you are encouraged to push yourself… Read more If you struggle with handling criticism, dont worry, we understand its not easy to take on the chin. There is value in constructive criticism and you can turn this into an opportunity to get as much feedback as you can and improve. How c… Read more It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new year – are you feeling good If the prospect of spending another 12 months in your current job sends shivers down the back of your spine, then we can help. Finding a new job might be a particul… Read more Whether you’re at the beginning of your recruitment career, or a seasoned professional that’s looking for their next challenge – we’re always on the lookout for great new talent to join the Brook Street and BS Social Care teams. With a history spanning 70 years, we’re one of the UK’s leading recruitment opportunities, so there are plenty of opportunities to take your career in  whichever way you choose. Learn more about the great job opportunities on offer at our branches nationwide. Find Out More REGISTER Upload Job Join Now © Brook Street UK Ltd 2018. All rights reserved