Emma Plummer

Emma Plummer

Recruitment Partner

Emma blogs for the ACR jobseekers’ blog covering tips on how to stand out, managing the job-hunting process and more.

What are soft skills and why are they important?

While experience and job-specific skills are imperative to many roles, soft skills are often incredibly important too. Soft skills can influence how individuals perform in their role, how they build relationships with colleagues, and their progression within a business. Soft… read more…

The Benefits of Fixed-Term Contracts

Contract work is becoming a popular way of working among both employers and employees. Although this type of work is available across a variety of sectors throughout the year, the roles often arise when companies embark on special projects. It’s… read more…

How to write a modern CV

Your CV is usually the first chance a recruiter and potential employer has to assess your suitability for a role. Your CV should reflect the modern business landscape and promote your qualities, but it’s still a professional document, so it’s… read more…

How to choose the right temping agency for you

Every temping agency will take a slightly different approach, and that will determine who will work best for you.    In simple terms, temping is where companies require short term assistance to cover for extra workloads or sickness/holiday/maternity cover. Temporary roles help… read more…

New Year Job Hunting Advice

You’ve hit the New Year sales, you’ve got a snazzy new wardrobe for work but… you’d like a new job too.  Most companies that are hiring in the New Year want someone to start as soon as possible – often with the perspective that it is better to start the… read more…

How to make your job application stand out

We receive many different job applications every working day at Anne Corder Recruitment – and some of those really stand out to us, catching our eye and immediately enabling us to imagine the candidate in a role. So how can… read more…