Should I Accept a Counter-offer?

If you’re highly experienced in your field or hold a crucial role for your employer, don’t be surprised if you are faced with a counter-offer after handing in your resignation. Whilst receiving a counter-offer may be flattering, accepting one is rarely the right decision for your career and here’s why. Counter-offers Rarely Address Why You […]

How to Make the Experience Section of Your CV Stronger

Your CV is perhaps the most important tool you have for selling yourself, whether you’re looking for temporary or permanent roles. However, CV writing is unlikely to be your primary skill! So, how do you produce an exceptional CV that will help you land your next job? Often, the most important section of your CV […]

Could Your Dream Job Be A Nightmare?

You’re offered your dream job at the company you always aspired to work at, doing exactly what you’ve always wanted to do, and at an amazing salary. But there’s a problem: You have concerns about the office culture and whether you will fit in. Do you take the job and hope for the best, or […]

How to Talk About a Short Job Stint in Interviews

What a world it would be if we could all strut into interviews feeling completely confident and qualified. But, if you’ve ever job hunted before, you know this typically isn’t the way things work. Instead, there’s usually at least one pesky, negative thought that keeps echoing around in your brain, causing you to feel as […]

Flex Education

Online meetings, remote working, workplace downsizing, coronacations, business-travel bans… the amount of new concepts businesses and their people have had to wrap their heads around over the last 18 months has been dizzying. And while experts assert that the challenges Covid-19 brought have advanced the conversation around more flexible working models by some ten years, […]


Nick Dunton, CFO, Design Bridge Since Nick took on his first global CFO role in February 2018, at the deeply cool creative agency Design Bridge (*include link:, we’ve helped him place candidates in exciting roles in the business’ offices in New York, Amsterdam and London. Always fun to talk to, he took five (well, […]

360-second Interview

Claire McClune, Finance Director, VMLY&R Commerce Just ten years after Simply360Search found Claire her very first finance role as Commercial Analyst for the fabled ad agency Fallon London, she is Finance Director of WPP’s thriving creative commerce business VMLY&R COMMERCE, a role she took on in January. Here she shares some of what she’s learned […]