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Time to introduce the G into KAG…

My names George, a 25 year old Midlander who’s very excited to be joining Kate and the guys at KAG Recruitment as an Account Manager after some time away from the industry. I’ve spent the last 18 months of my life travelling around 10 countries across 2 continents,...

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Traffic lights? WELL ALMOST…

Are you Red, Yellow, Blue or Green?? Personality profiling is something that several of our clients use and it is a great tool for assessing your recruitment needs. Sometimes referred to as psychometric testing or psychological profiling – is a means of measuring an...

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Competency-Based Questions? WHAT ARE THEY??

You may be reading this as a recent graduate or a candidate who is about to go for an interview. You will hear Recruitment Consultants use the phrase ‘the interview will have competency-based questions’ but what are they? And more importantly, how should you answer...

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How To Overcome The Autumn Slump

It’s October, the nights are drawing in and there’s a slight chill in the air. Personally, I love this time of year as it’s time to dig out the thick jumpers, look forward to the skies filling up with fireworks and before we know it we will be singing Christmas Carols...

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Interviews- A Painful Process

Interviews can be painful for everyone involved. The hiring manager, the recruitment consultant and of course the candidate who is being interviewed. Ultimately the whole process is to determine whether the candidate is right for the company, has the relevant skills...

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Subject Snobbery – Is it a ‘thing’?

As a graduate, if you are applying for roles and they have specific degree discipline requirements and you haven’t studied that subject it can be disheartening and you may feel like you’ll never be able to find the right role for you. From a recruitment consultant’s...

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5 Tips For Securing Yourself a Graduate Role in September

If your reading this now, I’m assuming you graduated this summer and have spent the last few weeks enjoying the glorious English sunshine we have been blessed with this summer. Your days have most probably been spent celebrating your new found freedom by seeing your...

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Instagram, Facebook, Twitter…….

Are you a social media junkie? Always posting, Snapchatting, Tweeting…  Have you ever thought of who your target audience is? Your profile may be private – BUT that doesn’t stop potential employers from being able to see the content you are putting out.  Have...

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