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To Be OR NOT To Be……On a Graduate Programme

Over the last few years, I’ve had many conversations with candidates regarding graduate schemes.  What is the period of learning? When does the programme end? How can I progress quicker? My advice to anyone joining a Graduate programme would be: 1 Enjoy it, it’s part...

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Do you need added value?

We believe that an important part of the partnership that KAG bring to our customer relationships is by offering additional value.  Part of our service is to conduct reviews with candidates placed into your business and we feel that this plays a major part in reducing...

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Open Day

Multiple roles, limited time available, looking for a more engaging solution for your recruitment requirements…..an open day could be exactly what your business needs. At KAG we find open days extremely beneficial to both our clients and candidates, if you have...

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Are you feeling the LOVE?

In honour of Valentine’s Day, the season of Love and of course our Valentines competition I thought I would write a short blog on how being in Love can benefit your Career. It appears there are a lot of reasons why being in Love can make you more successful. As I am...

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People Don’t Leave Bad Jobs, They Leave Bad Bosses!

One of my favourite quotes by Richard Branson is ‘’Train people well enough so they can leave, TREAT them well enough so they don’t want to.’’ Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, with staff turnover increasing year on year in companies across the UK it is...

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The 9-5 Workweek is Dead…. Here’s What’s next!

There was a time when working Monday- Friday 9-5 was the norm. We are now starting to see a change. It is no secret that millennials coming into the work force have sent ‘Flexible Working Hours’ to the top of HRs agenda. That being said it is now becoming the norm...

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IT’S ALL ABOUT THE GREAT EXPECTATIONS

I know everyone has busy lives and we don’t always get chance to mark off everything on our checklists every day however just some simple tips that I feel are really beneficial when you are dealing with people. Give feedback, If you have been asked to call or email...

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PET HATES OF A RECRUITER….

Just a short message to any candidate that is looking to start their recruitment journey. Be serious about your job hunt before you intrust a recruiter to work on your behalf. Only apply for roles and companies you are genuinely interested in joining. If you are...

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NEW YEAR, NEW CAREER?

For many people the 1st of January comes with a surge of motivation, reflection and the desire for change (ok and maybe a hangover). Apart from muttering ‘im never drinking again’ usually New Year resolutions are made and people make positive decisions about what they...

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