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How to make the Perfect CV

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

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

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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TOP TIPS FOR RECRUITERS

TOP TIPS FOR RECRUITERS

Always do what you say you’re going to do, Always under promise and over deliver. Without your client and candidate, you are nothing so each party needs treating right - it’s a 3-way relationship. It’s all about the relationships, people buy from people, and...

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JOB HOPPING

JOB HOPPING

I don’t know anyone that has started a job and ever truly felt that it was a job for life.  Obviously if companies are able to offer clear progression plans, targets to reach that is achievable in order to gain promotion, flexible working and attractive salary &...

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Holiday Period

Holiday Period

Everyone within the recruitment industry always talks about how August is the quiet month of the year, “nothing happens” etc. The reality is that although the number of roles being advertised does decrease, the number of applicants applying for each role remains the...

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NO SHOWS – INTERVIEWS…FIRST DAY…

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 for...

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IT’S NEVER GREAT TO LOSE A GOOD CANDIDATE

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…

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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