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The interview is when?????

By on Jun 13, 2019 in candidate advice | 0 comments

The interview is when?????

In an ideal world, you’ll have a few days to prepare for that all-important interview. Plenty of time to conduct your research, carefully match your achievements to the job requirements, think up some brilliant examples of where you can demonstrate that you have shone, and perhaps set up a few mock interviews with willing volunteers. But what happens if you only get...

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Taking a path less trodden

By on May 21, 2019 in candidate advice | 0 comments

Taking a path less trodden

How do you feel when you wake up on a workday? Happy, positive and raring to get to work?  Or disillusioned and unfulfilled? If it’s the latter, you are not alone. Around 40% of us are not happy with our jobs or career paths and would dearly love a change – not just to another company, but to another career entirely. You might associate a dramatic change of...

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Finding the leaders of tomorrow

By on May 13, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

Finding the leaders of tomorrow

As corporate culture and business structures seem to change ever faster, there’s one thing you need to ensure your company achieves exceptional and sustainable results – and that’s great leadership. A recent parliamentary report states ‘good management and leadership within SMEs can increase productivity, turnover and employment.’ The report cites an example of a...

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The final step in making your perfect hire

By on Apr 17, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

The final step in making your perfect hire

Of course, we all ensure that we check references before making a final decision on hiring – don’t we? Even when you find an applicant with the perfect CV, who interviews brilliantly, don’t be tempted to skip this vital follow-up step. Because when job hunting, it’s natural for candidates to want to make themselves look as good as possible and to appear suitable for...

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The power of personality

By on Apr 5, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

The power of personality

In the workplace, you hear people talk about ‘the staff’ or ‘the employees’ as if they were a homogenous group of people. But the ‘employees’ are made up of individuals who are, well, individual. That means teams comprise a group of incongruent people, all with their own personalities.  And that’s a good thing. The strength of the whole team ends up being...

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