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News, updates, recruitment advice and job-seeking tips from our specialists at Harris Hill and across the third sector. We’re keen to make this as responsive and helpful as possible, so if there’s a topic you’d like us to cover, a question you’d like to ask, or something you’d like to share please email blog@harrishill.co.uk and we’ll do our best to address them in future posts.

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That awkward moment: why we should embrace everyday embarrassments in working life

Even the coolest of cats has the occasional moment when it all just goes paws up, and in the world of work, there's no shortage of opportunities for putting your foot in it too. But as Nicola Greenbrook finds, there are ways of turning these embarrassing experiences to your advantage...

Nicola Greenbrook

20 Mar 2018

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What makes a wonderful workplace?

Having visited and recruited for countless charities in her career, Third Sector asked our director and deputy CEO Faye Marshall how organisations can make sure they're an attractive option for prospective candidates.

Harris Hill and Third Sector Jobs

15 Mar 2018

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Charity Careers: meet Sara Rees, head of fundraising for Rays of Sunshine

In the first of our brand new series of interviews with key charity sector professionals, Nicola Greenbrook talks with Sara Rees, head of fundraising for Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity about her career path, daily life, advice for aspiring candidates and hopes for the future.

Nicola Greenbrook

02 Mar 2018

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The 2018 Charity Series is off to a winning start!

The big annual charity quiz night was bigger and better than ever last week; here are the teams who made it to the top and news on where the record-breaking funds raised are going.

Harris Hill

26 Feb 2018

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How are we doing? We’d love to hear your views.

We’re always keen to make sure we’re meeting your needs, so we’ve teamed up with Third Sector Jobs to give you the chance to air your views (and to win a £150 Amazon voucher!) in a short but sector-wide survey.

Harris Hill

14 Feb 2018

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How to conquer your interview fears: top ten tactics

Brilliant, you’ve landed the interview! Except, now you’ve got to go to the interview. Yikes. For many of us, they can be a daunting prospect but worry no more: guest blogger Nicola Greenbrook is here with her top ten tactics for trouncing your trepidation…

Nicola Greenbrook

07 Feb 2018

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Upcoming events: a quiz, a meet, and Fundraising Week!

News on some of the forthcoming events Harris Hill are supporting, attending or both, including the Charity Series Quiz Night, Fundraising Week, and Buckinghamshire’s first big Charity Meetup…

Harris Hill

02 Feb 2018

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Should you change your career in 2018? And how?

Or what if you love your job, but want to do other things too? What if you decide to risk the security of a full-time job for a future in freelancing, following your dreams and raising a family? We're delighted to introduce our guest blogger Nicola Greenbrook who's making just such a move, and shares how she's transforming her career.

Nicola Greenbrook

21 Dec 2017

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It's not all about London...

This week we're proud to be supporting #UKCharityWeek, and while many of the UK's major charities are London-based, you don't have to battle the big smoke to find a truly rewarding role with an outstanding organisation. Here's just a selection of the great opportunities we currently have available elsewhere around the UK.

Harris Hill

07 Dec 2017

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Charity bowling was a ball!

The 2017 Harris Hill Charity Bowling Tournament was the biggest yet with fantastic participation from nearly 40 charities, a great atmosphere and plenty of surprises on the scoreboard! Read on for the full rundown...

Harris Hill

29 Nov 2017

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