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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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‘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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“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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Hire in haste, repent at leisure – How bad employment practice can damage your business

By on Aug 18, 2017 in employer tips | 0 comments

Hire in haste, repent at leisure – How bad employment practice can damage your business

When you decide to hire a new team member, you are actually making a decision that could have some quite major repercussions. A new employee means a cost that is not just the investment in salary and resources; it will also have an influence on the time and operational procedures of the business. What you want to happen, of course, is that the new team member will...

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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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