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What employers get wrong when hiring

Hiring the wrong person can cost a lot of time and money. It can result in decreased productivity, a higher rate of sick days and more money spent in the long run on recruitment. Unfortunately, it’s all too common –

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Six questions you shouldn’t ask an applicant (and six you should)

If the recruitment process leaves you disheartened because you can’t find any applicants with that ‘spark’, it could be your interview methods which leave something to be desired. If the questions you are asking are too routine, bland or vague,

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Hiring your first employees as a small business

As a small business owner, hiring your first employees is a big step. It means you’re ready to expand your business but it also means you have a responsibility to others for the first time. To help make sure you

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Top ten tips for networking like a pro

Networking is one of the best ways to make new contacts and can help you land that perfect job. If you’re not a natural networker, or are looking to do it more effectively, here are ten top tips to follow

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What is candidate experience?

While it can often feel that the ball is in the court of the recruiter, candidates hold a lot of power when applying for jobs. ‘Candidate experience’ is a term applied to the experience which potential employees have when applying

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Caught on camera: the benefits of video interviews

It’s becoming more and more common for hiring managers to interview job applicants via video technology. Why? Well, the immediate benefits for recruiters are obvious – it’s saves both time and money in buckets. For applicants, a video interview broadens

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The UK’s dream job revealed – pens at the ready!

In May 1946, renowned author George Orwell gave a damning review of his chosen career: “Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one

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UK’s top jobs revealed

Have you ever wondered what the best job in the UK is? Looking for work but confused where to set your sights? Perhaps it’s just melancholy British sentiment, but we can all attest to knowing someone who earns more, who

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