Vicki Marinker

Vicki Marinker is a self-employed recruitment consultant and writer. Following a short career in public relations, she moved into a specialist area of recruitment, becoming a director of the UK’s largest corporate communications recruitment consultancy.Last year Vicki decided to leave the corporate world and now works as an Associate with Comms Leaders, a small niche recruiter. Having interviewed over 10,000 communications professionals during her 20 year career, she is well placed to write about professional development and personal impact.Vicki also writes a Lifestyle Blog called Lifestyle Maven and has a makeup and skincare business. She lives in North London with her husband and two young boys.

What is Real Confidence?

I probably come across as quite a confident person. Some might say I’m borderline arrogant at times. But that hides the truth: that I lack confidence, but can put on a good show. There have been times when I’ve suffered such a loss of confidence, I’ve cried myself to sleep …

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Seven More Ways to Improve Your Personal Impact

Following on from my recent article about how to shine in interviews, here are more great ways to improve your personal impact and leave an impression – whether it’s with one new contact, or a room full of people waiting to hear your opinion. When we’re in business, we’re always …

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Improve your Personal Impact and Nail that Job Interview

tips for improving your job interview chances

During my 14 year career as a recruitment consultant I have interviewed nearly 10,000 candidates in the corporate communications profession. Some of the most impressive and impactful candidates I’ve met didn’t initially look that good on paper. But face to face, they have an impact, they have that special secret …

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