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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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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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So you’ve graduated, what next?

Most university students are buried under a pile of research and revision right now but, for many, thoughts will be turning to the end of the academic year and, quite possibly, the end of life as a student.  Many will

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Top five networking tips for beginners

Networking is one of the most essential tools you can employ in your career – it can bring exciting opportunities, invaluable inside knowledge about your industry and even just friends who are in the same boat. But approaching new people

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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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Top ten reasons for IT graduates to stay in North Wales

Sian Williams, Business Manager for our Specialist division, recently visited Bangor University to give a presentation to IT students at the School of Computer Science. One of the hot topics for discussion that came from Sian’s visit was the realistic

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