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Are you prepared to give a good candidate experience?

By on Jan 22, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

Are you prepared to give a good candidate experience?

Do you know how your recruitment company treats its candidates? And are you sure that when recruiting directly, you handle your candidates well? The fact is, well over half of all candidates report a poor recruitment experience.  Many of the complaints boil down to poor communication – from a website that’s impossible to use on a phone to zero acknowledgement of an...

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I get knocked down, but I get up again…….

By on Jan 7, 2019 in candidate advice, employer tips | 0 comments

I get knocked down, but I get up again…….

Have you ever wondered why is it that some people seem to flourish in the face of adversity, whereas others only freeze or panic? It’s down to a personal quality that sets apart those employees who deal best with the pressures and stresses of today’s work life. The same quality determines someone’s ability to respond to the demands of life generally, their ability...

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Is your CV your golden ticket?

By on Dec 11, 2018 in candidate advice | 0 comments

Is your CV your golden ticket?

Creating the perfect Curriculum Vitae can be daunting for many people – especially if you are at the start of your career and sitting looking at a blank sheet.  Why?  It’s because a good CV can be the golden ticket to getting you an interview for your dream job.  So it feels like there’s a lot hanging on it. Keep that in mind – it’s purpose is not to get you the job...

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‘None of Us is as Smart as All of Us’

By on Nov 21, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

‘None of Us is as Smart as All of Us’

So said Ken Blanchard, author of the best-selling One Minute Manager. Certainly, one of the most challenging tasks of a leader is to build a strong and effective team.  It’s because you are dealing with human beings, and getting a group that works together in harmony takes hard work. But it’s a task that is critical to an organisation’s success. Everything from...

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Is your Online Life Standing in the Way of your Career?

By on Oct 25, 2018 in candidate advice | 0 comments

Is your Online Life Standing in the Way of your Career?

As if finding your dream job wasn’t challenging enough, now there’s another element to throw into the mix. Your social media footprint. And whilst we all understand that we shouldn’t post things that might come back to bite us, it can sometimes happen without you realising it. Maybe a friend has tagged you in a photo where you were, ahem, ‘partying’. Or you opened...

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