Industry Insights

Pros and Cons of Contracting

PROS AND CONS OF CONTRACTING Contracting can be a great way to get international experience, improve your CV and earn more money. But it's certainly not the life for everyone... Advantages Money. Spending a few years abroad as a contractor lets you earn a lot more than you would in a permanent position. Challenge. As a...

‘Best International Recruitment Agency’ 2014 & 2015

Best International Recruitment Agency’ 2014 & 2015 First Point Group Win Best International Recruitment Agency at Recruiter Awards 2 years in a row First Point Group, specialist recruiter to the Telecoms sector, has been named as Best International Recruitment Agency again at the 2015 Recruiter Awards for Excellence, announced last week at the Grosvenor House...

Get On Your Bike

Get On Your Bike When is the best time to get on your bike and search for overseas clients? For us, at First Point Group, it was day 1. Our very first client was based in Algeria. In fact, it was a number of years before we even had a UK based client. It was...

Apple Bought Some Time

Apple Bought Some Time It's been a few weeks since Apple announced details on the release of their Apple Watch and there's a lot of speculation around its position in the smart watch market. Thinking about some of the existing smart watches, it made me wonder how Apple were going to compare and stand out...