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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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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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Victoria takes the crown as Temp of the Month

We have great pleasure in introducing you to our February Temp of the Month for Colwyn Bay, Victoria. Victoria is a brilliant example of the perfect temp: adaptable, flexible, capable and enthusiastic – in fact, she headed out on her

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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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Jobseekers, get the best out of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the best social media channels for jobseekers to get active on. You can connect with companies you’d like to work for, you can strike up conversations with like-minded individuals and you can keep updated with all

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The Best and Worst Jobs of 2014 – part two

Worst jobs Get that Sunday night feeling? Hate getting out of bed on a Monday? Think you have the worst job in the world? Think again! A recent survey conducted by Adzuna, the online search engine for jobs, provides an

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Gillian’s a star temp of the month

Described as a ‘star’ by her nominee Gillian Jardine was nominated as Colwyn Bay’s Temp of the Month for being a pro-active member of her team with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude. Gillian currently travels from her home in Colwyn Bay

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Sian’s top tips for surviving your probationary period

So you’ve got the job of your dreams – what next? Sian Williams, Business Manager at our Bangor Branch, provides some words of wisdom on making the best impression during that crucial probationary period… Job hunting can be one of

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