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Managing the Micromanager

By on Jul 16, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Managing the Micromanager

We’ve probably all come across at least one in our time – the micromanager who hovers over your shoulder, checking every little thing you do and telling you how they would have done it. Or delegating a task but then asking every 10 minutes how you are getting on. It’s a real source of frustration for the team and an inefficient way of working for the manager...

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Attracting Top Talent in a Changing IT Sector

By on Jun 29, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Attracting Top Talent in a Changing IT Sector

I guess we’ve all experienced the sometimes frustratingly slow pace of recruitment at one time or other.  But there’s one industry that certainly bucks that trend. The tech industry develops at a lightning fast pace, resulting in ever-changing job demands and roles.  As a sector, technology is growing twice as fast as the UK economy as a whole, according to research...

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Unlocking the Key to Innovation and Success

By on Jun 12, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Unlocking the Key to Innovation and Success

It’s a competitive world out there in business.  Organisations need to innovate, or they stagnate and eventually die.  We’ve seen some high-profile examples of that in retail recently, with well-established brands disappearing from our streets because they didn’t recognise this, or didn’t act on it.  Research Many pieces of research show that collaboration can be...

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Be happy – Tips on creating a positive working environment

By on May 15, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Be happy – Tips on creating a positive working environment

Let’s be honest, most of us work to earn money to support our lifestyles.  If we are lucky, we get to spend our days doing a job that we enjoy – most of the time anyway.  But if you got a call to say you’d won a few million on the lottery, would you really keep getting up and going into your place of employment? So, if we assume that people are at work because they...

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Dealing with Toxic people in the workplace – The danger of letting it go

By on May 2, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Dealing with Toxic people in the workplace – The danger of letting it go

Toxic employees are about more than being a little bit of a moaner. Having a bit of a gripe is part of the working world and blowing off steam now and again can actually help get you through a bad day sometimes. When it all goes wrong, you have every right to have a little moan. There is a difference between a perfectly normal response to a difficult time and having...

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Attracting passive candidates – Why starting the engine takes the most fuel

By on Apr 14, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Attracting passive candidates – Why starting the engine takes the most fuel

Despite how it seems, reaching out to the passive candidate isn’t some mystical art form or a result of some hidden knowledge passed on through the ages. The truth is that it is more about knowing the market, knowing the candidates, understanding what people want and, yes of course particularly on the part of the recruiter, a lot of very hard work. What is a passive...

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