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Would you settle for leftovers when you could get something fresh?

December 6, 2018 . 5:01 pm

Would you settle for leftovers when you could get something fresh?

There are a few meals that aren’t half bad as leftovers. Cold roast chicken, potato salad, even coleslaw is good. But why settle for leftovers if you can enjoy a fresh meal instead? Surely fresh food is a better option? Yet in recruiting, when someone resigns, managers often scramble to do everything they can to […]

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Interview Attire

December 1, 2018 . 10:30 am

Interview Attire

First impressions are everything! Now that there are so many different dress codes for work, it can be difficult to judge what will be deemed most appropriate so that you make a good first impression to the candidate, whilst adhering to your organisations dress code. Your attire plays a pivotal in the interview and can heavily influence a candidates decision as to whether they want to work with you or not – whether it is consciously or subconsciously.

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Encouraging a Little More Fun in the Workplace

December 1, 2018 . 10:00 am

Encouraging a Little More Fun in the Workplace

This time of year fun in the workplace is a lot more likely, as things tend to wind down and Christmas parties, secret santas and festive activities are taking place. However, all year round workplace fun is becoming increasingly important in the modern day organisation.

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Using Your Company Culture to Your Recruiting Advantage

December 1, 2018 . 9:00 am

Using Your Company Culture to Your Recruiting Advantage

Company culture has increasingly become an important aspect of any organisation. It is more than simply corporate visions or the way the office is decorated, it is the values, beliefs and practices that are woven through everything within the firm.

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The Importance of Updating Job Titles and Descriptions

December 1, 2018 . 9:00 am

The Importance of Updating Job Titles and Descriptions

When was the last time you reviewed your company job titles and descriptions (and I mean all of them)? Maybe it’s not top of your list right now, but it’s good practice to have a process for making sure there is regular review of both job titles and job descriptions.

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We’re not going to stalk you! Put your address on your CV

November 20, 2018 . 3:30 pm

We’re not going to stalk you! Put your address on your CV

So many times candidates fail to put their addresses or postal codes on their CV. For some it’s concerns about security and keeping their personal information safe. But for the majority of people, they simply don’t think it’s important. Here’s how important it is. Without an address or even a postal code, we as recruiters, […]

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November 20, 2018 . 2:26 pm

I’ve never really understood it. When I walk into McDonald’s and ask for a burger, the first thing they do is ask me if I want cheese with it. No, then I would have asked for a cheeseburger! But you know what, when I’m not being grumpy, it works. Because statistics show that at least 70% […]

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Proof is in the Pudding

November 20, 2018 . 2:23 pm

Proof is in the Pudding

I don’t know about you, but if it were up to me, pudding wouldn’t be the last thing on the menu, it would be the first. Who wouldn’t want all that delicious chocolatey, nutty flavour to start a meal off with? Recruiting people is a bit like sitting down to a meal. For starters you […]

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Why is food always on my mind?

November 12, 2018 . 9:00 am

Why is food always on my mind?

You may recall that we were recently talking about burgers. I don’t know what it is, but there is something about envisioning the taste of food that always comes to mind when I start to talk about recruitment. Taste is something so personal, what one person loves, another will hate. Take brussel sprouts for example. […]

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Qualifications vs Experience

November 5, 2018 . 10:00 am

Qualifications vs Experience

A 1st Class degree: the hallmark of the ideal candidate… or is it? The Great Debate: who would YOU hire?

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