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Great feedback from Singapore
24 May 2017
We were delighted to receive this super feedback from one of our candidates from the Singapore office. As you can see, candidate care is extremely important to us within...
Competency Based Interview Questions: How to Answer Them Effectively
23 May 2017
Whilst no two interviews are ever the same, you will find that most interviews involve certain common elements. Regardless of where you are in your career and whatever...
5 Must Have Apps For The Modern Business Person
16 May 2017
In business you need to take advantage of anything that can give you the edge over your competition. One easy way is to make the most of technology...
The Buzz of Finding Someone a Job
05 May 2017
We all have our reasons why we go to work. As the owner of a recruitment agency, I have one simple mission. I want to help people make that next step in their career...
The First Thing Any Job Seeker Should Do
31 Mar 2017
You become a job seeker the moment that you entertain the probability of a move. Some would say that many of us are constantly on the lookout for whatever comes next...
How Can You Be More "Likeable" In Your Interview?
07 Mar 2017
Let’s face it, you can have a stellar CV and a list of achievements as long as your arm, but if the interviewers don’t warm to you as a person...
The Most Dangerous Career Obsession
06 Mar 2017
Sad to say, but, for many of us, our careers define who we are. We give our all at work to build a sustainable future, and even when we are enjoying our children or...
Recruiters Accept but Don't Expect Rejection
06 Mar 2017
We get used to the word “no” in our business. Eventually. If you ask enough questions, you are sure to have your fair amount of knock backs...
Make Time Your Friend in Your Job Search
06 Mar 2017
“Arrrgh. I’ve only got three months of gardening leave cash. I have to find a job. Now!” We probably all know that unique pressure of either quitting or being dismissed...
Finance Market Review 2016
02 Feb 2017
Finance Market Review 2016
You Win If You Keep Going When Everyone Else Stops
01 Feb 2017
Sometimes slowing down is as good as accelerating. The majority of us find ourselves working in competition with others. Everyone has targets to hit...
Your Salary Does Not Define You
01 Feb 2017
This is going to be one of those blogs where you might think that I have my head in the clouds. Believe me, I have had enough tough times in life to understand the value...
Coming Second is Okay in Recruitment
25 Jan 2017
Sometimes you come second. It’s a fact of life. The winner ran faster, thought quicker or simply was in the right place at the right time...
Alice Zangouras and Botan Creighton Joins LMA !
13 Jan 2017
We are delighted to announce the arrivals of Alice Zangouras as an Associate Consultant to our Risk Division and Botan Crieghton as a Senior Consultant to our Finance...
House of Fraser Event
10 Nov 2016
Calling all our London-based contacts. I would be delighted if you can join us as we celebrate the partnership between Will Exell and LMA Recruitment at an exclusive...
Kim International Exchange
24 Oct 2016
Kim is currently on her international exchange visiting our sister companies BWP and Greycoat in Dubai.  She is having a super time as you can see.
Do You Have a Boring Job? Me Too
24 Oct 2016
When we mentally go through our “to-do” lists at the start of every day, there are certain tasks that create an excited shiver of anticipation...
Who Cares What Recruiters Have to Say?
21 Sep 2016
Recruiters are a much-maligned species. They are seen as the “market traders” of talent, handing on their wares with barely a second glance...
John Amaechi OBE - 9th LMA HR Seminar
21 Sep 2016
Our 9th HR Seminar took place this morning at the Soho Hotel with our guest speaker, John Amaechi OBE giving the most fantastic speech on “Inclusion; a 21st century...
If You Listen, You May Learn Something New
21 Sep 2016
If You Listen, You May Learn Something New Too many people love the sound of their own voices, but they simply don’t realise how detrimental this is to their personal...
Dominic and Jamie Join LMA !
19 Sep 2016
After a record year, our Finance Division continues to grow.  We are delighted to announce the appointment of two senior consultants who joined the team this week...
Career Plot Twists Are All Part of The Ride
12 Sep 2016
Career Plot Twists Are All Part of The Ride You might have heard that there is a new Harry Potter play in London. It is pretty unlikely that you will have seen it just...
Would You Jump Jobs Without a Parachute?
26 Aug 2016
Would You Jump Jobs Without a Parachute? I don’t often watch YouTube videos, but a certain featured video on the BBC website caught my eye the other day: “Jumping From...
LMA Summer Party
21 Jul 2016
“Our summer party was absolutely brilliant…..with lots ping pong, lots of booze which meant lots of fun!  Well done to Daniel Baker for winning the LMA table tennis...
LMA join the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge
21 Jul 2016
LMA participated in the JP Morgan Corporate Challenge run in Battersea Park, London yesterday evening.  On a very warm night all of our runners completed the course...
Quarterly High Fliers
18 Jul 2016
"To celebrate our latest Quarterly High Fliers dinner, we had a fantastic evening at the superb Wolseley restaurant in the West End of London...
I Don't Feel Different. Do You?
14 Jul 2016
I Don’t Feel Different. Do You? So, Theresa May is our new Prime Minister. Do you know what, she is probably the right person for the job in these difficult times...
Five Reasons to Get Up and Go to Work
11 Jul 2016
Getting ready to go to work every day isn’t always the easiest thing to contemplate, but as you drag yourself out from under those warm covers...
Should Britain Have a Choice in the Brexit Debate?
24 May 2016
In this series, professionals discuss how the EU referendum affects the business community. See the stories here, then write your own (use #Brexit in the body of the...
LMA HR Breakfast Seminar - Employment Law
18 May 2016
LMA Breakfast Seminar – Employment Law update Hosted by Jenny Hamilton, a consultant from our secretarial team, LMA hosted another very successful breakfast seminar for...
Why Winning Isn't Everything (But It Is Nice)
12 May 2016
I have to admit that my palms were a little sweaty. The thoughts running through my head wouldn’t have been so loud if I hadn’t been sat in this very same seat before…...
WE WON !!
10 May 2016
WE WON!  Last week at the Recruiter Awards, LMA won in the category “Agency of the Year (under 75 employees)”.  An amazing achievement for an amazing business...
Natalie Makele Joins LMA !
03 May 2016
“We are delighted to announce that Natalie Makele has joined LMA’s successful HR division as a Senior Consultant.   Natalie has a fantastic track record recruiting into...
Jayne Halperin Joins LMA !
28 Apr 2016
LMA are delighted to welcome Jayne Halperin to the team as Business Development Director.  With a wealth of experience in the professional staffing markets...
Have We Lost The Ability To Sell?
28 Apr 2016
Have We Lost The Ability To Sell? If you give a millennial a smartphone, making a call does not figure high on their priorities. The latest apps will be downloaded...
How Does Carrying A Gun Solve Gun Crime?
22 Apr 2016
I have been blogging here for a while now, and hopefully, my blogs have been helpful and thought-provoking for most people. They have certainly been well-received...
LMA HR Breakfast Seminar on Thursday 21st April
30 Mar 2016
We are delighted to be hosting another LMA HR Breakfast Seminar on Thursday 21st April. The focus of the seminar is to give our clients’ tools when it comes to ‘selling’...
RECRUITER AWARDS 2016 - WE ARE SHORTLISTED IN 2 CATEGORIES!
03 Mar 2016
I am delighted to announce we have been shortlisted in two categories in the forthcoming Recruiter Awards.  These are the Oscars of the UK recruitment industry and just...
Veronica Wint Joins LMA !
23 Feb 2016
We are delighted to announce the arrival of Veronica Wint as Manager of our Secretarial Division.  Veronica joins us with a wealth of experience and we wish her the very...
Leave Your Job on Good Terms
08 Feb 2016
As the phrase goes: “life is a journey” and, as with all journeys, somehow you often come across the same faces at various points. As the world becomes ever more...
New Starters
01 Feb 2016
“LMA are delighted to announce the arrival of two new Associate Consultants to their London team.  Georgia Humphries joins the Banking Contracts & Interim division and...
Blackfriars Settlement
01 Feb 2016
Every week, employees from LMA work with clients from Blackfriars Settlement at their centre in Waterloo to give them interview advice...
New Starter - Finance
15 Jan 2016
Danielle Miller joined us yesterday as a Senior Consultant  in our Finance team specialising within roles in Commerce & Industry.  Danielle has a wealth of experience in...
Promotion Announcements
15 Jan 2016
We are absolutely delighted to announce three key promotions at LMA.  Rob Clark has been promoted to Director in light of the amazing success of our HR team...
Community Careers Event
26 Nov 2015
This is a photo taken of Gregg Allan, Director of our Financial Services divisions at his old school, Glyn School in Epsom Surrey where he was part of their local schools...
Stop Looking Global, Start Looking Local
26 Nov 2015
Thanks to the inexorable rise of technology, the world seems like a very small place sometimes. In fact, it is so easy to sit in our comfortable living rooms and feel...
Entrepreneurs Know When To Move On
17 Nov 2015
There are many lessons that we could learn from the leaders of the entrepreneurial revolution. History may show this movement to be comparable to the industrial...
How Leaders Maintain Momentum
28 Oct 2015
Sometimes people forget that a team is not a homogenous mass, all ready to pull in the required direction at the drop of a hat. The best teams are a diverse mix of...
Reward and Recognition in Recruitment
09 Oct 2015
Money is a sticky subject. At work, there are written and unwritten contracts between employer and employee – “do this and you’ll get your salary...
Managing Diverse Talent - Breakfast Meeting
09 Oct 2015
Hosted by Hannah Gibson, Senior Consultant, our HR division this morning held a breakfast roundtable which was attended by leading professionals from HR community...
Quarterly High Fliers Dinner
08 Oct 2015
We celebrated our Quarterly High Fliers dinner to celebrate amazing performances for Q2 on Wednesday evening at STK restaurant in London...
LMA, Singapore wins Global Recruiter Award!
06 Oct 2015
LMA, Singapore won at the Global Recruiter Awards last night in the APSCo Asia Pacific Member of the Year category.  The team are absolutely delighted and thrilled to...
Who's Job is Engagement - Breakfast Meeting
24 Sep 2015
Hosted by Victoria Johnston, Senior Consultant, our HR division this morning held a breakfast roundtable which was attended by leading professionals from HR community...
Financial Services Team Night Out
11 Sep 2015
Our financial services team had a brilliant team afternoon out last week to celebrate a record quarter for them. As you can see from the pictures...
Why This Brit Respects Obama The Leader
09 Sep 2015
It sometimes surprises me why we don’t see more articles on LinkedIn about Barack Obama. It may be that LinkedIn doesn’t want to be overly political...
Stop seeing a Candidate as Commission
25 Aug 2015
So many industries would benefit from people taking a longer-term view to doing business, but not many would benefit more than recruitment...
The Entrepreneur’s Black Book
19 Aug 2015
Personal contacts are the lifeblood of any business. When you aren’t exactly sure where you are going and how you might need to get there, they are even more crucial...
Singapore's 50th Birthday!
19 Aug 2015
Our Singapore team celebrated their countries 50th Birthday buy going for a slap up lunch which served Nonya food which came about about as native Malays married...
HR Seminar
05 Aug 2015
On the 3rd July, 2015 our London team held their latest annual HR Seminar. The event was a huge success and was attended by over 150 of our clients at EY offices in More...
Summer Party
15 Jul 2015
LMA London had our annual summer party on Friday 10th July in London’s Regent’s Park. This year was “Sports Day”. As you can imagine it was incredibly competitive and the...
Diversity. Care Or Not Care.
13 Jul 2015
From Emma Watson to Patricia Arquette, the recent diversity debate has some high-profile champions. Following in the footsteps of Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela...
The Inspiration Of The England Lionesses
01 Jul 2015
They want to inspire a nation. Well, one-half of a nation in particular. Footballers aren’t usually great talkers. However, so far in the Women’s World Cup...
Just Do What You Say
24 Jun 2015
Business isn’t so easy when it is a guessing game. Sometimes, I think that things could be so much more straightforward if we were all a little bit more honest with the...
Challenge The Status Quo!
09 Jun 2015
“It has always been done this way” is an attitude that has sent many a business (and individual career) to an early grave. The past often offers the easiest route to...
Every Business Should Embrace Volunteering
26 May 2015
Recruiters are sometimes seen as selfish individuals with their eyes fixed firmly on potential commission payments and scant regard for the long-term welfare of their...
This Top Female Tennis Coach Is Pregnant
19 May 2015
Amelie Mauresmo has had a lot to deal with in her career. She was the World No.1 for several periods, despite a reputation for “choking” at the bigger tournaments...
Why Successful Leaders Talk
13 May 2015
Talking used to be the only way to influence, but even with the plethora of communication methods these days, in my view, it remains by far the best way to influence...
The Diversity Difference
29 Apr 2015
“Who cares if all of the board are white males?” “Why should I go to a seminar on promoting women’s rights? They are perfectly good at promoting themselves in my view...
Why I Tell My Team Everything
21 Apr 2015
If someone works for me, they know the score. I do my very best to share as much information as possible with people – whether it is the P&L numbers for the past...
Your Desk Is The Best Place For Learning
15 Apr 2015
There is not enough time in the day for all the things that I want to accomplish. Much the same can be said for the personal development of the guys that work for me...
Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick. You’re Hired
08 Apr 2015
The nature of the recruitment race has changed. During the sparse times of the recession, it was often the case that the catalyst for activity was when a company...
In Worship of Small Things
25 Mar 2015
The World’s population may be growing by 70,000 people every day, but the march of the individual in our societies continues unabated...
Happy Women In Recruitment Day!
17 Mar 2015
The 8th March was International Women’s Day. This is a day to celebrate the fairer sex but also to recognise that there is still a long way to go to achieve full equality...
Do Your Words Have Power?
24 Feb 2015
A promise has tremendous power. Once you let it out, it is hard to take it back. It takes mere seconds to say, and sometimes even less to think about...
Do You Get What You Pay For?
18 Feb 2015
I have always thought that this is a rather silly question. Yes, you get what you pay for; the real question is whether it is worth what you paid? As the saying goes: “If...
10 Words To Engage My Team
10 Feb 2015
As any business owner knows, keeping and developing your best people is number one priority. If you have a team of superstars, it is even more crucial...
Age Discrimination Starts With Clients
03 Feb 2015
As Group Managing Director for an award winning global recruiter with offices in London, Singapore and Hong Kong, I have seen many successful executives come through our...
Don’t Let Your Job Search Depress You
27 Jan 2015
Job searching is a lonely pursuit. As much as you can listen to advice from family, friends and recruiters, success lies firmly in your hands...
Anyone Can Join The Global Jet Set
21 Jan 2015
Global mobility is on the rise, and in some industries a stint abroad is becoming an essential requirement in order to move further up the corporate ladder...

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