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Getting to know you – Should you test or not test during the employment process?

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

Getting to know you – Should you test or not test during the employment process?

There is a lot of debate around the subject of testing during the employment process and probably with good reason. Regardless of the reason for the testing being carried out, there is a certain validity in the viewpoint that a test is, in essence, only ever an assessment of the performance or answers given during that specific test. Basically, some people are of...

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The importance of full background checks when employing a key candidate

By on Jan 3, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

The importance of full background checks when employing a key candidate

Have you ever been for a job where their recruitment checking was as simple as a quick look at your references? If you have, the chances are that it was a result of one of two things. Either the job role was something fairly innocuous where checks were not needed, or the employer was either unaware of what checks could be carried out or was unaware of the importance...

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Returning to work after a career break – Five questions about getting back in the game

By on Oct 1, 2017 in candidate advice | 0 comments

Returning to work after a career break – Five questions about getting back in the game

Firstly, let’s dispel a myth. There is a common misconception that a career break is frowned upon by employers. We can promise you that this is not the case. Whatever the reason for your career break, your individual circumstances are not the issue for a potential employer. When you decide it is time to return to work, the employer will be looking for a valuable...

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Talking like Scotty – 5 communication mistakes candidates make in interviews

By on Dec 19, 2016 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

Talking like Scotty – 5 communication mistakes candidates make in interviews

Treknobabble I appreciate this may not be a question you expected to be asked when you started reading this blog, but have you ever heard of “Treknobabble”? Apparently, when the writers would produce scripts for Star Trek series they would often just write “(tech)” in the dialogue where a science-based explanation was required because it needed to be written by...

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