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Deal with the small problems to prevent the big ones

By on Jun 9, 2020 in employer tips | 0 comments

Deal with the small problems to prevent the big ones

That statement sums up the thinking behind risk management, and it has never been more applicable than in the wake of a global pandemic. An emerging sentiment is that the government wants organisations to plan to get back to work as soon as practically possible. Safety is on everyone’s mind, and it’s clear that the need to socially distance in the office is not just...

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How to nail an online interview

By on May 27, 2020 in candidate advice | 0 comments

How to nail an online interview

There’s nothing like a global pandemic to rock the foundations of recruitment. According to McKinsey’s estimate, during one week in April, nearly a quarter of the country’s working-age population had been furloughed. And none of us really know what the long-term effect on jobs will be once government support is removed. But despite this impact, there are still job...

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As Alexandre Dumas said….

By on May 20, 2020 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

As Alexandre Dumas said….

All for one and one for all! – That most famous of quotes from the Three Musketeers. In other words, members of a group support each of the individual members, and the individuals pledge to support the group. It feels like a very apt sentiment at the moment, as the divisions of the last couple of years seem to have disappeared, and communities and...

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May you live in interesting times

By on Apr 24, 2020 in employer tips | 0 comments

May you live in interesting times

Often purported to be an old Chinese curse, I think we can definitely say that at the moment we are living in interesting times. Work – and indeed all life as we know it – has been turned on its head over the last month, as organisations wrestle with taking their physical businesses online, moving their staff en masse to home working and struggle to keep afloat...

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