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5 interesting recruitment facts and what they mean for employers and job seekers

We might not have a Prime Minister or a clue what’s going on with Brexit and summer has so far been a complete washout but at least the current jobs market is something to get excited about. According to data … Continue reading

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Heavy workloads and lack of development is taking a toll on employee happiness

According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD) UK Working Lives survey, many of us feel overworked and are lacking opportunities to progress in our careers. More specifically, it was found that overall happiness is being dragged down … Continue reading

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The importance of soft skills in the workplace

When screening candidates during the recruitment process, most companies will look at qualifications and experience. While these are of course very important, something that organisations often overlook is soft skills. What are soft skills? Soft skills are general attributes that … Continue reading

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5 simple ways to improve your job search

Job hunting is never fun nor easy. If you’re unemployed you have the pressure of trying to find something as quickly as possible and while you can afford to be choosy if you’re still employed, it can be incredibly difficult … Continue reading

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How jobseeker behaviour is changing

The recruitment industry has evolved dramatically over the last decade thanks to continued advancements in technology. Fortunately, the days where recruiters would sit around waiting for candidates to come in and register with them are long gone. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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UK job seekers’ top frustrations revealed

  A recent poll carried out on 1,000 job seekers in the UK has revealed the top frustrations candidates face when looking for a new role.     These include (multiple answers were allowed): Slow feedback (52%) Poor communication (44%) … Continue reading

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How to retain top employees

Finding top candidates can be a challenge so when you make a great hire, you’re going to want to do everything you can to keep them for as long as possible. How do you strike the right balance between keeping … Continue reading

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The challenges that recruiters are facing in 2018

The combination of a skills shortage and workers being increasingly reluctant to move jobs thanks to the uncertainty of Brexit, means that recruiters have their fair share of challenges to face in 2018. If you’re worried about how you’re going … Continue reading

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How to create high-performing teams

Although individual work has its place and can certainly provide many benefits to an organisation, high-performing teams are also necessary to the successful running of your business. High-performing teams are made up of individuals who work particularly well together. They … Continue reading

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Five great reasons to work in finance

Whether you’re a recent graduate or you’re considering a career change, there are many benefits of working in finance. From an impressive starting salary to fantastic career progression opportunities, below we have highlighted just a few great reasons to consider … Continue reading

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