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The Four W’s of GDPR….

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation that is being enforced on 25th May 2018 which requires businesses to strengthen and unify their data protection process to protect personal data and privacy of EU citizens. So, if you’re fed up of signing...

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Recruitment…Its not about sales…

Recruiters are like Marmite to some companies.  But if you are fortunate enough to find a recruiter that takes the time to understand your business, then hopefully your recruitment process will become more efficient, retention will be strong and you will have...

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Count Down to Christmas…

How is there only two calendar months remaining in 2017? It’s coming up to everyone’s favourite time of year, with the Big Man himself preparing to tumble down our chimneys with a big sack full of gifts, carols are waiting to be sung, and endless amounts of pate and...

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Cover Letter – Old news or still on trend…

I am used to receiving applications with cover letters attached that don’t relate in any way to the role that the candidate is applying for.  If the application states that the company requires a cover letter,  then please take the time to ensure what you send them is...

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Returning to work…….

Whatever your reasons for taking a career break, whether that’s illness, a sabbatical or having a baby; returning to work can be a daunting process. After hanging up my suit jacket 11 months ago (yikes, where did that time go), having a baby, then being made...

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JOB OFFERS..what’s acceptable?

So you’re offered the first role you interview at – you’re excited, have beaten your peers to the “job offer finish line” and can’t believe you no longer have to keep attending interviews.  STOP think about these key points before you jump in at the deep end… 1)...

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How to make the Perfect CV

MAKE Your CV STAND OUT NOT FALL DOWN… Every CV needs to have a personal touch, this includes not leaving a profile on that is relevant to the previous application.  It’s really frustrating when a strong CV is received but shows a lack of attention as the profile...

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BEING THE BOSS

Management Advice We have pretty much all experienced working for a difficult boss in our time.  I have had some fantastic Managers over the years, but believe it or not it’s not always the easiest job to do and ultimately the buck stops with you. Pretty much all of...

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Great News For Business

It’s good news for businesses this month, with our latest data revealing that candidate application rates increased by a promising 1.1% in July, when compared with data from June 2017. Not only this, but many of the UK’s key cities and industries saw above-average...

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