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They’re coming – and they know what they want!

By on Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

They’re coming – and they know what they want!

We’ve spent the last couple of decades evolving our recruitment processes to appeal to millennials; the largest and most educated generation we’ve ever seen. Now it’s all change. Those thirty-something millennials are climbing the career ladder, moving into management and executive roles. And coming up fast behind them to fill their place are the new kids on the...

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I’m sorry to have to tell you, but………

By on Aug 9, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

I’m sorry to have to tell you, but………

No-one likes giving bad news. But it’s a fact of life in recruitment that when one happy candidate secures the role, there will be a few more that haven’t. So how do you deal with candidate rejection? As a responsible and caring employer, you should meet this head-on and treat the unsuccessful candidates in the best way possible. Why? Common old-fashioned courtesy...

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Mind the gap – How to identify your transferrable skills – and what to do about the spaces

By on Jul 22, 2019 in candidate advice | 0 comments

Mind the gap – How to identify your transferrable skills – and what to do about the spaces

What do you think of when someone mentions an audit? Here’s a Wiki definition.  ‘A systematic and independent examination of books, accounts, statutory records, documents and vouchers of an organisation to ascertain how far the financial statements, as well as non-financial disclosures, present a true and fair view of the concern.’  Very important we’re sure, but...

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Using gamification in recruitment

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

Using gamification in recruitment

There’s a new buzzword being uttered across all types of industry – ‘gamification’. Well, I say new. It was actually coined by Nick Pelling, a British computer programmer and writer nearly two decades ago. But it’s recently started being held up as a useful business tool, even though not everyone is clear what it means! A few years ago, research company,...

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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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