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People Don’t Leave Bad Jobs, They Leave Bad Bosses!

One of my favourite quotes by Richard Branson is ‘’Train people well enough so they can leave, TREAT them well enough so they don’t want to.’’ Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, with staff turnover increasing year on year in companies across the UK it is...

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The 9-5 Workweek is Dead…. Here’s What’s next!

There was a time when working Monday- Friday 9-5 was the norm. We are now starting to see a change. It is no secret that millennials coming into the work force have sent ‘Flexible Working Hours’ to the top of HRs agenda. That being said it is now becoming the norm...

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE GREAT EXPECTATIONS

I know everyone has busy lives and we don’t always get chance to mark off everything on our checklists every day however just some simple tips that I feel are really beneficial when you are dealing with people. Give feedback, If you have been asked to call or email...

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PET HATES OF A RECRUITER….

Just a short message to any candidate that is looking to start their recruitment journey. Be serious about your job hunt before you intrust a recruiter to work on your behalf. Only apply for roles and companies you are genuinely interested in joining. If you are...

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NEW YEAR, NEW CAREER?

For many people the 1st of January comes with a surge of motivation, reflection and the desire for change (ok and maybe a hangover). Apart from muttering ‘im never drinking again’ usually New Year resolutions are made and people make positive decisions about what they...

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JOB HUNTING OVER THE CHRISTMAS PERIOD

When most of the UK is winding down for Christmas, tucking into a tub of Quality Street and waiting for the Christmas specials in front of the TV, it can be hard for YOU, the jobseeker to stay motivated and continue to be productive during the festive slump. Although...

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FESTIVE ATTRACTION

We know December is such a hectic time of year. Most Managers juggling organisation of the annual Christmas party, reviewing the past 12 months and planning for the new year, it can be hard to keep up. There’s a myth that people don’t advertise, recruit and hire in...

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Attract, Recruit & Retaining Graduates?

There are many positives in employing Graduates into a business. With their ambitious nature, knowledge of forever changing new technologies and a passion for values they can be a solid investment from the moment they accept the job offer. Am I guessing you already...

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How do you deal with job rejection?

This isn’t great for anyone but just a few tips on how to conduct yourself if you ever find yourself in this situation. Easier said than done but it’s not personal, so try not to take it to heart Shouting or behaving in an argumentative way doesn’t help anyone, as a...

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