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Meet the Team – introducing Vicki Armstrong-Smith

Meet Vicki Armstrong-Smith – a pink-wearing, chocolate-loving, shopaholic with musical tastes as diverse as a jukebox! Not your typical recruitment consultant, I hear you say, but you’d be surprised. Vicki has led a career almost as varied as her passions

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Meet the Team – introducing Sian Williams

In the first of our new Meet The Team blog series we chat to a long standing member of Supertemps who’s taking on a new challenge – and, boy, does she love a challenge! Sian Williams heads up Supertemps Specialist

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Switch off, it’s Christmas!

In a recent blog we discussed the positive impact of a healthy work-life balance, never more important than at this time of year. Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, chances are you will get the opportunity for some well-deserved ‘downtime’

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Plymouth: the home of Britain’s happiest workers?

Ask most people to imagine the ‘happiest town in Britain’ and they generally think of one of the idyllic, sleepy villages that feature in an episode of Midsomer Murders, complete with cream teas and an accomplished cricket team. However, genuine

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How to write an academic CV

Having a decent CV is a really important aspect of the job application process for any jobseeker. However, different jobs often require a different approach from your CV. It’s standard recruiter advice for jobseekers to have several ‘versions’ of a

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Tips for successful gift giving at work

Giving someone a Christmas present is traditionally intended as a gesture from the heart. Done properly, giving and receiving gifts can be the perfect way to develop important connections between people. Whilst it might be easy to think of appropriate

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Ho-Ho-How to survive the office Christmas party

At this time of year, most people are thinking more about their Christmas preparations and less about their career development. Like many other major life changes people don’t tend to think about resolutions until the festive season is over. However,

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How to dress for an interview

In times gone by, what to wear to a job interview was an easy decision; men wore suits and women wore sensible, formal dresses as their standard daily outfits. Today, society is more casual which means dress codes are often

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