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Blind Dates

Would you let YOUR recruiter go rogue? We at KAG Recruitment love a bit of rogue trading 😊 However, it’s not for everyone and I personally wouldn’t recommend it if you have trust issues… At KAG we work very closely with our clients to really understand what...

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On the 8th day of Christmas

Singing Praises Acknowledge your shortcomings – don’t go in selling yourself short and downplaying achievements, on the contrary, sing your own praises. But take some time before hand to think about where the company might question your suitability or areas of...

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On the 9th day of Christmas

Questions, Questions, Questions when the interviewer asks ‘so do you have any questions for us?’, your answer is never: ‘No, I think you’ve covered everything there.’ Even if you think they have….they haven’t! Something as simple as asking about the interviewers own...

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On the 10th day of Christmas

10 positive people Be assertive – You will get tough interviewers, who will grill you with questions and poke holes in your CV. It happens. It’s more often than not a test of your resolve. So be assertive, back yourself and your abilities because you’re at the...

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On the 11th day of Christmas

11 candidates closing close the interview – you wouldn’t expect a car salesman to spend an hour giving his all-singing all-dancing pitch to then walk off before asking you to buy the car? So why leave an interview without telling them you want the job? Summarize...

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On the 12th day of Christmas

12 interviews winning don’t give up – the age old adage, ‘if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again’. This couldn’t be more relevant for interviews. Don’t be disheartened if your 1st interview doesn’t go well, or even your 5th. What doesn’t work for one...

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Engaging with your new starters

A lot of the work we do at KAG with our clients and candidates is based around finding the right person for the right Manager/Business. This is then followed up by our 3 & 6-month consultation reviews so we ensure that both parties are happy. There is also a lot...

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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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