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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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I’ve been thinking, and I’m sorry but……..

By on Mar 11, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

I’ve been thinking, and I’m sorry but……..

It’s likely that we’ve all had it happen. You’ve found what appears to be the perfect candidate for your position. You’ve agreed terms, discussed start dates, and now they just need to hand in their resignation to their current employer. Then you get the phone call. “I’ve been thinking, and I’m sorry but ……..” Yep, they’ve had a counter offer from their boss,...

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What’s the one thing that can deliver a huge competitive advantage for you?

By on Feb 28, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

What’s the one thing that can deliver a huge competitive advantage for you?

It’s something that you already have in your organisation – your employees.  Attracting, recruiting and developing the very best talent is the most important thing you can do for the continued growth and success of your company. But what if you are finding it hard to attract the people you need? Is it the skills gap that is to blame? Well, possibly, but more...

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