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NO SHOWS – INTERVIEWS…FIRST DAY…

Industry stats are showing the worrying trend that the ‘no-show’ brigade is starting to become a serious issue.  I hear many comments on this – how job offers have been made to candidates and companies are so excited to be having the individual join them, only...

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IT’S NEVER GREAT TO LOSE A GOOD CANDIDATE

As we are all aware in the recruitment world sometimes finding a candidate that ticks all of your client’s requirements can be tricky so it’s even more of a blow when they have confirmed they will attend an interview and then withdraw their application. Unfortunately,...

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IT’S NOT ALLLLL ABOUT THE SALARY…

Over the last few months, it’s becoming more obvious that candidates are more interested in the wider offering.  This is the company, opportunity, progression and work life balance as opposed to just the salary. Prior to hiring, employers need to look at and map out...

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BE YOU…..

It’s all too easy at interview to try and be something that you’re not.  You are trying to impress, make all the right eye contact & conversation –  that sometimes this ends up not giving a true representation of yourself to your potential employer. I have spoken...

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Interviews – Daunting or a Great Experience??

Interviews can seem really daunting but I feel they are also extremely character building, you learn more about yourself and actually what you DO & DON’T want each time you interview.  I have worked with several candidates over the years who are still enjoying a...

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JOB TITLES….CONFUSING…MISLEADING..DONT RELATE TO YOU

A lot of clients these days have their own internal job titles that don’t necessarily relate to you or the role that you are currently searching for.  PLEASE don’t let this put you off applying in the first place.  My advice to all candidates is to look past the job...

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Amazing Relationship

One of the things that I really enjoy about working with companies and building a relationship is the understanding, knowledge and trust that develops as the partnership forms.  I recently took on a graduate project for a client that I have worked with for some time...

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Candidates in the driving seat…

The job market definitely has the candidate in the lead again with the majority of candidates having two to three opportunities to choose from… Time to hire and career/client appeal is critical in the current market, but also to be able to offer progression in an...

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The Counter Offer…..

This is a bug bearer of mine and always has been.  We are all aware of the general statistics around candidates who receive counter offers –  80% of those who accept counter offers leave, or are terminated, within six to 12 months.  And half of those who accept...

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