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  • Combatting Office Politics with Team Building Ideas

    30 Jul 2019

    Office politics can hamper a work environment. The constant distractions and office chit chat can lead to a lack of productivity and performance, which can stop a business moving forward.

  • Received A Poor Reference For Your New Hire?

    30 Jul 2019

    You’ve shortlisted, interviewed and made an offer to the candidate you thought very highly of. Then, as standard practice, you’ve written for references and to your dismay, you’ve received something which is far from glowing. What do you do?

  • Assessing CVs: What You Should Be Looking For...

    30 Jul 2019

    You’ve advertised a job and been inundated with applicants: dozens of CVs to look at, and not sure where to start? Here are a few ‘dos and don’ts’ to help you find the stars you need to take through to the next stage.

  • Are You Prepared To Interview?

    30 Jul 2019

    Some find interviewing a doddle, others face sleepless nights for days beforehand. Whatever your confidence levels are, remember – the general idea of job interviews is to give candidates a great chance to show how good they could be in the job; your role in that is to make sure candidates have ample opportunity to shine Here are some useful pointers to follow ahead of interviewing.

  • Do You Need More Suitable Candidates For Your Jobs?

    30 Jul 2019

    Do you keep seeing the same applicants over and over for the jobs you advertise? Are you looking for new talent to bring in, but failing to attract the right people? You may wish to have a look at these ideas before going for a more expensive agency approach.

  • Running Out Of Ideas To Find New Staff?

    30 Jul 2019

    Have you ever tried a totally open approach to recruitment to see what results you get? We have some great ideas here, read on to find out more.

  • Stuck For Interview Questions?

    30 Jul 2019

    We thought you might like a few ideas of the questions we find can help at least get a conversation going, in the hope you’ll be able to then glean some useful info about your candidates:

  • Questions You Should Not Ask When You're Interviewing.

    25 Jul 2019

    In this day and age, with employment legislation continuing to make life as an employer a challenge, you need to be more careful than ever about what you ask your candidates at interview.  Make sure you always keep your questions related to a candidate’s ability to do the job. To help keep you on the path of least litigation, here are a few questions you need to avoid:

  • Using Social Media To Check Your Candidates Out?

    25 Jul 2019

    You've just received another batch of CVs to look through and you've some time to kill, so you decide to look your candidates up on various social media platforms. - Is it wrong?

  • Helping A Nervous Candidate Through A Job Interview

    25 Jul 2019

    Sometimes we see candidates come through the door who appear to be a total nervous wreck. We've set out below a few ideas for strategies to deal with these situations which you can try next time you're faced with a flustered and terrified looking interviewee: