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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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The importance of being accountable

By on Sep 27, 2019 in candidate advice, employer tips | 0 comments

The importance of being accountable

Accountability is important in all areas of life. Put simply, it’s about being responsible for, and being able to justify your actions. In the workplace, accountability fuels success  It demands clear messages from the very top. The unambiguous communication of the company’s mission, values and objectives – and then setting a collective expectation about...

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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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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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