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Picking up Other Peoples Mannerisms in the Workplace

14th February 2018

Have you ever found yourself saying or doing something that your significant other always does? It may not even be a significant other; it could be a friend, work colleague, or even someone you have...

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14Feb2018

Recruitment and Romance – Same thing aren’t they?

14th February 2018

Recruitment and Romance are so intertwined they may aswell be the same thing. Many characteristics and scenarios you’d associate with romance can be applied to recruitment and vice versa. If you can prove me wrong...

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14Feb2018

Valentines Day – A Brief History of – By Lee Farghaly

14th February 2018

For some, Valentines Day is a chance to embrace commercialism and guilt your partner into date night, for others it’s a reminder of another day when they’d rather not be single, whilst for others it’s...

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14Feb2018

Mystery prizes – Managing expectations in the employment process

12th February 2018

When I was a child, I won a competition in a comic. I can’t even remember how I won now (I suspect I sent in a joke or something) but I do remember what I...

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12Feb2018

Nice suit, shame about the person – The importance of clear candidate specifications

1st February 2018

I am sure if you are an employer, you have encountered a situation where you interview someone, and it becomes perfectly clear that they are not suitable within the first few minutes. It’s a difficult...

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01Feb2018

How to Give Negative Feedback – Lee Farghaly

19th January 2018

‘You are useless at your job’ This is how not to give negative feedback to somebody. Pretty obvious surely? That quote comes across as aggressive, confrontational and is not constructive whatsoever. If somebody said this...

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19Jan2018

Top tips for attracting passive candidates

3rd January 2018

What are passive candidates? Out there, in the big wide world, there are people who are living their lives, going to work, taking care of their families.  Some of them are your ideal employees –...

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03Jan2018

Diversity – a tick in a box or the key to a more productive organisation?

28th December 2017

When you read the news, it seems that politics, both nationally and across the world, is growing more inward looking.  And that, we believe, is a backward step....

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28Dec2017