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2020 Freshers – Prime’s Top Tips

25th September 2020

First things first, what a rollercoaster year 2020 has been so far.   This blog post has been a few weeks in the making, but Boris’ most recent announcement seemed to flip the last draft on its head. We seemingly went from ‘how to enjoy a new look freshers week’ to probably something closer to […]

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Prime Runnings

25th March 2020

As of Monday 23rd March, the UK government has decided to take similar measures to their European counterparts and enter a nationwide lockdown. This means under no circumstances should people be out and about, having a swift one down the local or asking their God for forgiveness at their place of worship. The only exceptions […]

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Prime Press Release – #BESMA Sales Training Provider of the Year 2019

20th November 2019

‘Prime win Sales Training Provider of the Year award’   The British Excellence in Sales Management Awards are the highlight of the sales industry calendar, shining a light on outstanding sales professionals and teams across the UK. The awards took place on Friday 15th November at Wembley Stadium, with an array of outstanding individuals from […]

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Surviving Freshers Week

23rd September 2019

Freshers week, the pinnacle of University culture. For most people it’s your first time away from home, an opportunity to have some freedom and find out who you really are. It’s probably also the first opportunity to drink your favourite spirit to its death and forever resent the smell or taste of it thereafter. Amongst […]

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My Year at Prime – and the lessons I’ve learnt on my placement year!

5th July 2019

My boss and Prime’s co-founder/MD Neil Clough once said to me, “a placement year isn’t about saving money” (which is good as I haven’t saved any) “it’s about learning”. At the time of writing this post this is my 11th and final month as Digital Marketing Executive at This is Prime. During my time here […]

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Musical Millennials: 4 key ways to motivate Millennials in your sales team

30th May 2019

Millennials, Baby Boomers, Generation Y, are all great names for a punk band, yet instead they’re the names used to describe the different generations in today’s workforce. What makes Millennials specifically so important? Well because there’s SO MANY OF THEM in today’s workforce – more than any other generation in fact. Back in 2017 Millennials […]

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Final exams – 5 steps to being perfectly prepared the morning of your exam.

17th May 2019

Alas the Easter & Bank holidays are almost over and for many of you the last few weeks may have been spent sleeping, watching Netflix and going out getting drunk. However, now its time to get back to University mode where you’ll be forced to spend your weeks relaxing, watching Netflix and going out getting […]

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Hard Brexit, Soft Brext, Crunchy Brexit, Nutty Brexit: what does Brexit mean for students?

18th April 2019

Is the writer of this article the only one who thinks Brexit sounds like a type of cereal? Never have there been so many opinions on one subject since the day Nick Gandhi wore his ‘funky shirt’ to our Manchester office. Brexit is almost upon us (or at least should be) with the UK being […]

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Mad About Grads: reasons you should hire graduates for your business

19th March 2019

‘Experience required.’ The two words no graduate on the job hunt wants to read. Here at Prime we invest time into the development of young talent as we believe graduates are as capable, if not more so, than a handful of candidates with ‘experience’. Our process reflects this as the ‘Prime Training Day’ is centered around giving all our candidates the skills needed to thrive in a sales role and then allows them to showcase their abilities while they learn those skills. Many of these graduates go on to thrive in the various sales and recruitment roles we place them in… Why? Because age and experience doesn’t matter when you have talent.

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Single Pringles: how to entertain your single self on Valentines Day

13th February 2019

Ah Valentine’s Day, the marmite of holidays! A chance to show your true love how much you really care, or a chance for retailers to use your relationship to fill their pockets? If we’re being honest, it’s probably both. Still, the writer of this article happens to be a fan of Valentine’s Day, because whether single or in a relationship it’s a great opportunity to fill your face full of food and get drunk. Even though some talented souls manage it, with recruitment often meaning long hours and a lot of out of office work, it can be hard to find and maintain a relationship alongside the job. Still, everyone finds ‘the one’ eventually so there’s no need to worry. The only issue now is how to entertain yourself on February 14th when all the couples are out living it large. Well at Prime we’re all about solutions not problems. With that being said, here’s some ways to entertain your single self on Valentine’s Day, all of which are going to make you glad you’re not out with those disgusting sappy couples.

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