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Answering Three of the Trickiest Interview Questions

Posted by in Website on 6th February 2019

As if interviews aren’t hard enough already, those pesky people who are looking to employ you, tend to throw in some hard questions too; I mean, it’s not like the interview process isn’t hard enough already.

So, the team here at Paramount Personnel have got together and come up with the best way of answering those darn tricky questions, enjoy!


The reason this question is asked is to find out if you’re self-aware and authentic. It’s about figuring out how you think and operate.

When answering it, consider using words that describe the way that you think. Mentioning that...

Here’s the best way to leave your job

Posted by in Website on 29th January 2019

  Here’s the best way to leave your job

We’re still in January and the “New Year New You” vibe, remains strong. At this time of the year, a career move can be at the forefront of your mind.

Finding a new job is exciting; it’s fun and exhilarating all at the same time. What tends to be a trickier task though, is resigning from your current job.

If your career move has been brought about because of the current position you hold, and your lack of love for it, we highly recommend that you think very hard about the way that you resign....

We are 'Disability Confident'.

Posted by in Website on 23rd January 2019

  Disability Confident Committed

We're very proud to say that we have renewed our membership and we continue to be Disability Confident Committed. Through this scheme, the Government are working with employers to ensure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions, have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

The tools, guidance, advice and recognition of this scheme are aimed to help employers to recruit and retain from the widest possible pool of talent and help them keep valuable skills and experience. 

The guidance covering this entire topic can be found here - Employing disabled people and people with health conditions.


Answering that tricky question: "Where do you see yourself in five years?"

Posted by in Website on 21st January 2019

  “Where do you see yourself in five years?

I dread this question and I think most of us do, but some interviewers will still ask it, so it is best to be prepared for it rather than trying to think on your feet.

Personally, we here at Paramount Personnel believe in honesty; if you don’t have a clue where you see yourself in five years, it might be prudent to answer something like this, “As someone who is looking to learn as much as I can when I’m here, hopefully in a year or two, I'll have a better idea of what...

Can Facebook really stop me getting a job?

Posted by in Website on 3rd January 2019

Who cares if I swear on Facebook, it’s only between me and my mates?

We’ll tell you who cares, your employer… or more importantly, any potential future employer!

You’re not doing anything illegal by posting slightly naughty words or the odd risqué picture or quote on your Facebook page, but you should really bare in mind, how other people might see it.

Put it this way, if you’re up against another candidate for a job, who has as much experience as you and equal the amount of qualifications, it’s a fair bet that your potential new employer will pick the one of you,...

So, you want to become a chef?

Posted by in Website on 12th April 2016

TV chefs are nothing new. The Galloping Gourmet (Graham Kerr) hit our screens way back in the 1960’s and there has been a never ending stream of celebrity chefs ever since. These cooks, these inventors, these miracle workers with raw ingredients have been thrilling us with their wares for more years than I care to remember and yet, still more TV shows are announced and new faces appear. 


This flood of talent doesn’t look like stopping anytime soon either. And it is probably down to them that we are seeing more and more people wanting to take up cooking for a...

New Web Site

Posted by in Website on 3rd November 2015

Paramount Personnel's new web site will soon be online and offer a much more pleasant visit.

The new site will offer landing pages for our various offices as well as the new www.paramount.scot and the new office for next year www.paramountpersonnel.es which will also be in Spanish

It should also be industry leading our designers Optix Solutions tell us.

Watch this space 

The Paramount Mug

Posted by in Office Updates, Website on 5th August 2014

As a few of you will know if you follow us on twitter and facebook (if you don't why not) our mug is quite a traveled piece of ceramic. It certainly get's about a bit and too be honest I'm not always sure it is filled with tea or coffee.

We have decided that we will be popping up it's regular jaunts on the web site as well from today.

Do you know where it is this time?

Fridays Mumble 9th Sept 2013

Posted by in Office Updates, Opportunities , Website on 5th September 2013

Its non stop in the Paramount Office today, temps booked out on the construction desk and temp chefs out all over Devon!!  A real busy week which is what the boss wants to hear when he calls in from Sunny Spain! 

You may have heard the team on Radio Exe advertising the Paramount Personnel Hot Job?  If not tune in on 107.3 or call us at the office on 0845 658 6665 to see what new vacancies have come in?

Julie is back in the swing of things, Linda is having her hair done, Freddie needs to have his hair done, Trish...

Free Cash !!!

Posted by in Opportunities , Website on 14th July 2013

Paramount Personnel are again giving away free cash!!  Please see the flyer or call us for more details!!