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We all use social media these days, and it’s more important than ever to make sure your online presence represents you well, as it can be a powerful self-promotional tool.  Many recruiters now use social media sites like Facebook and Linke...
On behalf of everyone at The Logistics Partnership LLP and our individual brands; MVP, Drivelink, More Driving and Forward Prospects, I would like to say a big thank you to all of our clients (both business and candidates) as well as our supplie...
Shipping slump01/03/2017
In January 2010, the container ship Hammonia Grenada was delivered from a Chinese yard to its new owners, reportedly priced at about $60m (about £37m at that time). Just seven years later - at the start of this year - it was sold for scrap. ...
We have all heard of The Spice Girls and, whether we want to admit it or not, we know the song Wannabe (it will be 21 years old this year, feeling your age now? I am!) In the song we are asked what we want, what we really really want, and this questi...
Merry Christmas19/12/2016
On behalf of everyone at The Logistics Partnership LLP and all of our recruitment brands; MVP Search & Selection, Drivelink, More Driving and Forward Prospects,  I would like to say a big thank you to all of our clients (both businesses and cand...
Mondayitis!30/11/2016
Mondayitis, a phenomenon that is becoming more and more discussed given the prominence now of social media. Can you remember the last time that #mondaymotivation wasn’t trending at the start of the week? Neither can I… If you stru...
Simple praise is nice, but generally worthless in many situations as it can fall out of your mouth almost habitually and not therefore be specific to the person or situation in question. What employees need is constructive criticism, or corrective fe...
Okay, so you’re doing everything you can to look for a new job but things just aren’t coming together for you? Persevere! At the risk of sounding like my grandparents, Rome wasn’t built in a day. The job search takes time and effort...
Is the feeling of being busy always good or correct? Quite probably in a business environment, as long as it is for the right reasons, but we have to ensure that we always manage it correctly. If we aren’t careful, work can take over our lives ...
Do you remember that email address that you created back in high school – probably using Hotmail or Yahoo? Are you still using it? I hope not! When it comes to job hunting, every little detail is important when it comes to setting yourself a...
We have all had a point in our lives when we have had to decide between two options; the opportunity of a lifetime against comfortable smooth-sailing. Which way do we go, and what do we need to consider to make such a big decision? One of the main...
Congratulations, you have a job interview - your CV has done the job and the next stage is for you to meet the hiring team face-to-face! We all know that preparation is key if you want to succeed at this stage: research the company and know the job d...
Finding a management method as a newly promoted team leader is something that can take time, and there is no on way to approach this new responsibility. It is necessary to strike the right balance of friendliness and seniority along with delegation, ...
I’m a favourite amongst children and I have journeyed across the globe…I am a plastic doll. Made up of several components and different materials, I began life in a factory in China.           Long before ...
Did you know that a third of British workers didn’t take their full holiday allowance last year? That’s one in three people who, for whatever reason, didn’t allow themselves the legally recommended amount of time off and away from w...
An Airfreight & Seafreight Operations Executive manages and organises activities relating to air freight and sea freight. In this role you would be developing and maintaining robust processes and systems to ensure goods are shipped seamlessly. Workin...
I sat down with Matt Bishop of Forward Prospects to get his thoughts about recruitment and just find out a little more about him! What is your Primary Role at The Logistics Partnership (TLP)? I run the Forward Prospects brand, specialising ...
I was a revolutionary in the 20th Century and I’m embracing smart technologies in the 21st Century – I am a washing machine. I am usually born in foreign lands, mainly in Europe, although a company has just started manufacturing my kind w...
A Business Development Manager specialising in road freight carries out the majority of the usual sales duties as any other business development role, but with a focus on freight forwarding and transport. This means you usually need to have a backgro...
I am worn by many, desired by some and often sold for a great sum of money – I am a pair of jeans. My very fabric of existence was born in a cotton field in an exotic country such as China, India, Pakistan or Brazil. After the raw cotton is gro...
Freight forwarding involves moving goods on behalf of importers and exporters across the globe. An Operations Planner is responsible for planning and controlling the freight forwarding process from end-to-end, checking for any potential issues to avo...
Every item that comes into a warehouse and then leaves to be sold at a store has to be booked in and out. For example, in very simple terms, a product leaves a factory in Hong Kong, travels around the world on a cargo ship and the container is then l...
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