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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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“Can I get you a coffee?” How to keep people interested and motivated at work

By on Mar 9, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

“Can I get you a coffee?” How to keep people interested and motivated at work

Being a recruiter has some hidden pleasures. One is when you come across a workplace where the employees really want to be there, and you can’t help but wonder how what makes them so interested and motivated at work. A Motivated workplace Have you ever been to a workplace where people are genuinely motivated? You can almost feel it as you walk in the door. Everyone...

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Experience talks, wisdom listens – Developing good leadership skills

By on Aug 10, 2017 in candidate advice | 0 comments

Experience talks, wisdom listens – Developing good leadership skills

Leadership is an elusive quality but, for me at least, it isn’t a magical one. Certainly, there are some people who seem to have a natural ‘something’ that makes people more likely to follow them, charisma I suppose we would call it. However, a charismatic personality doesn’t make you a good leader. Leadership is not just about being popular (although in fairness it...

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Money isn’t everything – attracting the best candidates to your workforce

By on May 26, 2017 in employer tips | 0 comments

Money isn’t everything – attracting the best candidates to your workforce

It’s an old saying but it’s true, money isn’t everything. In fact, in terms of recruiting the right IT team, not only is it not everything but it’s quite a long way down the list of things that will sway a wavering candidate, or even attract them in the first place. This is true for people actively seeking work, and even more so for those who are passively...

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