Snow Days – Your Rights If You Can’t Get To Work…

Insight & Opinion

With the UK averaging more than 20 days of snowfall per year (Met Office) the chances are most of us have experienced travel chaos at some point related to the white stuff (even those in Cornwall who experience the lowest average UK snowfall of just 7 days per year). So what are your rights if you can’t make it in? Read More

Hiring Salespeople

Why Must You Pay Sales People Commission?

Insight & Opinion

I felt a little odd writing that title. It’s a little like asking “Why should you give engineers big monitors?” If you have to ask the question, then you probably won’t understand the answer. The short answer is: don’t, if you don’t want good engineers to work for you; and if they still do, they’ll be less productive. The same is true for sales people and commissions. Read More

Creative CV Template

17 Awesome Examples of Creative CVs / Resumes

Career Development | Creative Recruitment | Front Page | Headlines

It seems that the humble 2 page word document just doesn’t cut it for those creative jobs anymore, standing out from the crowd is a must for those that want to bag the best opportunities. We have raided the Guru archives and found these amazing examples of highly creative CVs highlighting candidates who have gone above and beyond the standard 2 page word doc.

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Swim To Work

The Man Who Swims To Work Everyday


For over 150 years the river Isar has been used as an important waterway and a key transportation route from Rome to Vienna. Nowadays this tranquil setting in Munich, Germany doesn’t host Roman rafts but Benjamin David, an office worker who commutes a 1.24 mile stretch to avoid the rush hour traffic. Read More