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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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Competency-Based Questions? WHAT ARE THEY??

You may be reading this as a recent graduate or a candidate who is about to go for an interview. You will hear Recruitment Consultants use the phrase ‘the interview will have competency-based questions’ but what are they? And more importantly, how should you answer...

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How To Overcome The Autumn Slump

It’s October, the nights are drawing in and there’s a slight chill in the air. Personally, I love this time of year as it’s time to dig out the thick jumpers, look forward to the skies filling up with fireworks and before we know it we will be singing Christmas Carols...

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Interviews- A Painful Process

Interviews can be painful for everyone involved. The hiring manager, the recruitment consultant and of course the candidate who is being interviewed. Ultimately the whole process is to determine whether the candidate is right for the company, has the relevant skills...

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