7 Scary Artists To Spook You On Halloween

By Truffle Talent’s Adrian Larkin… Some people might say the self-portrait I did for my GCSE art project was the scariest thing they’ve ever seen, it was certainly a horror show from start to finish. But taking a deeper delve into art and the dark-side of Instagram we’ve uncovered pieces that are equally if not more terrifying…brace yourselves art lovers. 01 Jamie …

Truffle’s Favourite Illustrations From Inktober

You’ve got to admire the dedication of those that commit to Inktober and manage to post one illustration a day for the whole month. It takes some doing. Yep, that’s 31 drawings in 31 days. Us Trufflettes have managed all of zero, but we’re pretty busy at Truffle Remote HQ filling jobs with all the wonderful creative peeps we work with. So, …

HOW TO BEAT YOUR COMPETITORS TO TOP TALENT

You want the best talent, and so does everyone else! Indeed, we’ve had an interesting few months at Truffle Towers. Hiring staff has become a lot more complicated, competitive and cut-throat. Think of it like the ’90s student fave game show Supermarket Sweep (we loved Dale). Manic contestants grabbing items of any value off the shelves from a budget looking supermarket in …

A Day In The Life Of…Truffle’s Social Media Dad

Adrian is a former BBC journalist turned social media strategist who now manages all of Truffle Talent’s social channels, he’s also father to 3 girls. Busy? Surely not! 6am…. As a stay-at-home working dad looking after 3 girls my day usually begins like this… 7am… While I’m making my kids’ breakfast i’m also firing up the phone checking Instagram and …

Work lessons learned from being a parent

Work lessons learned from being a parent (or what I now know from being a working mum) I’m a parent. I have been parenting for over 10 years now. I have two, one of each, so job done! I am not an expert on parenting or working, I am merely a Mum with a small business. There are inspirational women …

The unexpected counter offer

There’s nothing quite like the lure of the sea and the warm feeling of soft sand between your toes to make you re-evaluate your 9 to 5. Some well-earned time away from your inbox and ever shrinking desk space, often allows the much needed time to revisit your goals and ambitions. And more importantly, the head space to assess how …

Make hay while the sun shines!

Why applying for jobs in the summer months could be the best thing you ever did….. Are you a fabulous Creative who potentially would be interested in new opportunities? Are you putting off applying for jobs because it’s summer and you have holidays booked in? Or are you too busy sunning yourself on your roof terrace to have time to …

Why and how you should use a (good) recruiter…

In this digital age there are multiple resources available to help you hire people in to your business. The wide usage of LinkedIn, Twitter, and even Facebook has made it easier for employers to connect with candidates online and reach people they otherwise wouldn’t have access to. So why on earth would you pay a middleman (or woman) to do …

Decision, decisions….. Should I take that job?!

Job-hunting can be stressful; a multitude of uncontrollable factors need to be “just so” in order to make your search successful. Location, expectations, time of year, the economy, personal circumstances, health, weather and tube strikes can all play a role in helping/ hindering you to find that perfect opportunity. So, once you have overcome all of these factors, made it …