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It’s not all about a 2:1…

It’s not all about a 2:1…

After finishing my university exams in the spring of 2015, all I could think about (and worry) for the weeks following until results day, was if I was going to achieve a desired 2:1 classification. I know amongst my peers then and candidates who I am engaging with on...

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OHHHH I love to interview!!!

OHHHH I love to interview!!!

Ask any manager what it’s like to make a hiring decision and they will most likely tell you that it’s no easy task for them. Making the right choice can be difficult–especially when they are choosing from a group of well-suited candidates. So it’s really important to...

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YOU HAVEN’T MISSED THE BOAT!!!

YOU HAVEN’T MISSED THE BOAT!!!

Where has the year gone… we are now half way through the year and all of sudden you get asked..”are we having a graduate programme this year?” Don’t panic, you’re not on your own - many businesses are in the same position where they have waited and waited, got...

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You’re Not Everyone’s Type on Paper

You’re Not Everyone’s Type on Paper

Gone are the days when your CV was enough to get you through the door and through to a first stage interview where you could impress the hiring manager enough to either offer you the position or at least invite you back for a second stage. With such a high number of...

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WAVE GOODBYE TO EXAMS!!!!

WAVE GOODBYE TO EXAMS!!!!

Your university time has come to an end…exams are finished, panic over…. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO? Going on your travels – lucky you.. If so we hope you have an amazing, well-earned break, but please get in contact with us on your return.  We work on positions all...

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CV Personal Profile – More like dating than you think!

CV Personal Profile – More like dating than you think!

When you’re sitting down and writing your CV profile really have a think about: Who's going to be reading it  Who’s your target audience Why you’re writing it  What it says about you  As recruiters we read ALOT of profiles on CVs on a daily basis. Apart from...

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What is Recruitment Consultancy?

What is Recruitment Consultancy?

More often than not, acquiring your dream job requires you to be in the right place at the right time. Especially when you’ll be fresh out of university, with little to no connections and just a bit of experience, deciding on the recruiter who will handle your CV can...

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CV OR NO CV?

CV OR NO CV?

Would you be happy to invite candidates in for interview without seeing their CV beforehand? Are you someone who reads through every CV sent to you, or would you be happy for your recruitment partner to take this additional workload off you? At KAG, we already work...

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Happy Birthday To Us!

Happy Birthday To Us!

So 12 months ago today, I was sat in a real pickle, I’d lost my job in a business that I loved and after 9 years working there, really didn’t know what to do with myself. I sat for several weeks thinking about my options, do I go and work for another business? After...

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