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A necessary step in the pursuit of success

By on Feb 15, 2019 in candidate advice | 0 comments

A necessary step in the pursuit of success

You did your research. You practised your presentation. Your shoes were polished, and your suit pressed. You gave insightful answers to all those tricky questions. Perhaps you were thinking – hoping – that it was in the bag. But then you get the letter or the phone call saying thanks, but no thanks. We are all human, and rejection hurts. It’s natural to feel that...

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Attracting passive candidates – Why starting the engine takes the most fuel

By on Apr 14, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Attracting passive candidates – Why starting the engine takes the most fuel

Despite how it seems, reaching out to the passive candidate isn’t some mystical art form or a result of some hidden knowledge passed on through the ages. The truth is that it is more about knowing the market, knowing the candidates, understanding what people want and, yes of course particularly on the part of the recruiter, a lot of very hard work. What is a passive...

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Not just staring out of the window – What does employee engagement really mean?

By on Apr 6, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Not just staring out of the window – What does employee engagement really mean?

Recently I had cause to be on a train. It was a reasonably long journey, but the seats were comfortable, and there was room to work, so I was, in all fairness, enjoying the trip. I caught up on my business reading and emails and even had time for a little reflection time while I was staring out of the window at the passing landscape. Across the way from me, there...

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Getting to know you – Should you test or not test during the employment process?

By on Mar 29, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Getting to know you – Should you test or not test during the employment process?

There is a lot of debate around the subject of testing during the employment process and probably with good reason. Regardless of the reason for the testing being carried out, there is a certain validity in the viewpoint that a test is, in essence, only ever an assessment of the performance or answers given during that specific test. Basically, some people are of...

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Starting from the inside – Why you need to maintain your employer brand to attract the best

By on Jan 29, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Starting from the inside – Why you need to maintain your employer brand to attract the best

We have been in the recruitment business for many years now, and we have helped just about every different kind of IT and related industry business. We have seen one-person start-ups, family-run businesses, multi-nationals, and just about everything in between, and at no point have we sat down in front of a prospective client to discuss their employment needs and...

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