Our Industry Insights


How important is workplace culture?

15th November 2019

Culture is what makes your business different from everything else. Get it right and success is likely to follow. In this article, I’ll explain why.

How to craft a killer CV

11th November 2019

A simple, well-written CV can put you ahead of the crowd when it comes to taking the next step in your career. Here’s what employers are looking to see on your CV, right now.

7 reasons why you need a great plan to succeed

29th October 2019

When you make a plan and stick to it, you can achieve your goals, whatever they are. Josh Powell offers his thoughts.

Rural Surveyors – How to stay ahead in a changing landscape

18th October 2019

How the best Rural Surveyors stay ahead in a changing landscape. James Willis shares his thoughts.

Why you need to build a long-term relationship with your recruiter

15th October 2019

Josh Powell offers his views on the importance of building a long-term relationship with your recruiter. Even if you’re not currently looking for a job, you should be regularly talking to a good recruiter. Here are four reasons why.

5 reasons why you should consider relocating to Birmingham

8th October 2019

While I admit to being slightly biased, having lived in the West Midlands for a long time, there’s no denying that it’s a city that is on the way up. London may get all the headlines, but if you look more closely at the UK’s second city, you’ll see that it’s a great place to be.

Making the Switch from Client Side to Consultancy

James Willis shares his thoughts and talks to a candidate who has made the transition from client side to consultancy.

Why I started Joshua Robert

3rd October 2019

It’s a question I get asked all the time. Why did I leave the comfort and stability of a big recruitment firm to start my own agency? Well, sit down and let me explain.


17th September 2019

Donna Banks gives her thoughts on the post interview process and how to secure the best candidates.

Partnership with Melanoma UK

2nd September 2019

Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer, in the UK the disease causes around 7 deaths per day. Most cases can be prevented if identified and caught early, this is why the work Melanoma UK does in raising awareness is so important.

Global Recruiter Industry Awards – We are Finalists!

7th May 2019

After recently been nominated for Most Promising New Business (Herefordshire and Worcester Chamber Business Awards 2019), Joshua Robert has now been shortlisted for another award, this time in the Global Recruiter Industry Awards.

Staying Ahead in a Competitive Talent Market – Interview with Fisher German

2nd May 2019

It is well documented that there is a national shortage of skilled candidates across the property sector and particularly within chartered surveying. So how do top employers thrive in this market? We spoke to Maria Hawley – HR Director at Fisher German to understand how they’ve achieved their success.

Landscape Architects – How to be an irresistible hire

17th April 2019

With more practices looking for high quality Landscape Architects (LA’s) and approaching Joshua Robert to help them find them their ‘perfect’ candidate, Donna Banks shares her advice on what skills and qualities recruiters are seeking most – and ultimately, how to be an irresistible hire in today’s market. 

Hereford & Worcester Chamber Awards: We’re Finalists!

19th March 2019

This week Joshua Robert received some very exciting news – we became a finalist at the Herefordshire and Worcester Chamber Business Awards 2019! Out of hundreds of businesses involved, we have been selected for the ‘Most Promising New Business’ award. 

Joshua Robert features in the Worcester News

27th February 2019

Joshua Robert is delighted to have been featured in the “behind the business” section of the Worcester News. Our director Josh Powell was interviewed by reporter Tom Banner on all things JRR, including how the business was started and the journey so far.