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News, thoughts and everything else from the yard...

Top 5 Book Recommendations

Ahead of the holidays, we asked our clients and candidates to recommend their favourite books and why – here are our top picks. We hope you enjoy them and find some inspiration. Happy reading! The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho This brilliant and relevant fable has definitely played an impact in my career, I still read it [...]

TY Christmas Charity project

The cold season is fast approaching and now is a great time to help out a little. After a rewarding event in February we have decided to donate some of TalentYard's annual profits on care packages which we will hand out to the homeless community this December ahead of the cold season. The TalentYard team [...]

Employer’s View – What is the difference between a temporary assignment, a permanent contract and a fixed term contract?

At TalentYard we offer a variety of options for your hiring needs. You may need a receptionist for just a few weeks or you may be considering hiring a PA on a trial basis first before making any commitment. Here is a brief summary of all the different ways you can hire a candidate:   [...]

Interview with Sophie Greenwood- Founder of Belle et Bien Communications

Founded by Strategist and Communications Consultant Sophie Greenwood. Originally from North Yorkshire, Sophie's career in communications has spanned nearly 15 years. She began in London working in luxury residential property before moving into the health and wellness industry. Here she started to work closely with some of the world’s most globally recognised and best loved [...]

Top work, career and wellbeing tips from our candidates!

We asked our candidates for some advice & tips on work life, wellbeing in the office and anything that may be useful at some point in your career! We hope you find these helpful 😊 Sabrina, Executive Assistant: On Friday afternoon send your boss a little report of the important meetings coming up and things [...]

My experience as a Private PA….

  I have always enjoyed driving around London at night time so I can peak through the windows of every household, looking at their living rooms, kitchens, imagining what everyone is up to, what jobs they do, how their day was. I am a very curious person by nature and that’s probably why I love [...]

Meet Roger Fielding – a successful management consultant and international executive coach

Roger has more than 25 years’ experience in management and leadership consulting and executive coaching. He has worked throughout Europe and Scandinavia, as well as in India, Russia and Dubai. Roger is also a Director/Trustee of Sibs, a national charity supporting the brothers and sisters of disabled adults and children. We met with Roger to discuss [...]

We have moved to Mortimer House!

Upcoming TalentYard event- CV & Interview tips! Wednesday 11th April from 5pm

A little guide to Queens Park and Kensal Rise

Having recently expanded TalentYard to Queens Park and Kensal Rise, we thought it fitting to walk our lovely TalentYarders through the area. Perhaps not necessarily one of the best known or most often visited areas of London, this leafy yet vibrant hub in North West London has a proud identity and a strong sense of [...]