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Is a reference really any use? Some suggestions for reference checking

28th January 2019

When you are considering a new employee, you will undoubtedly want to ask for references so that you can get an honest opinion of them. Usually at least one of these will be from an...

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28Jan2019

Warrington – The ideal place to look for your New Year challenge – by Lee Farghaly

21st January 2019

Historically, when people first hear the place name Warrington, it’s not usually (rightly or wrongly) a place which people associate with being a thriving community where jobs and businesses are concerned. In 2015 it was...

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21Jan2019

New Year, Same You? (Acceptance) – By Lee Farghaly

18th January 2019

How’s 2019 treating you? I have a theory that the festive and New Year periods destroy you in some ways, and that January is when you piece yourself back together, bit by bit, but as...

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18Jan2019

New Year, Same You? (The Hangover) – By Lee Farghaly

11th January 2019

Well its official, Christmas is over, New Year is over. The real world has come calling again and the majority of us probably don’t want to pick up the phone. We all suffer a Christmas...

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11Jan2019

Social media and candidates – How social media can help you get a great workforce

21st December 2018

There is a lot to say about social media and the role it plays in the employment process, and using it as a recruitment tool has become standard practice in recent years. In truth, it...

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21Dec2018

Taken care of – Work for a company that looks after you

17th December 2018

As human beings, we all enjoy being taken care of in some way. It could be being looked after when you’re not feeling well, to having someone stand up to a person you’re fearful of...

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17Dec2018

Lorraine McKay – Celebrating 15 years with the company

11th December 2018

Lorraine McKay, who is based at our Head Office function in Bolton, recently celebrated 15 years with Jobwise, and helps to form the backbone of our team in finance, as well as her wider reach...

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11Dec2018

Social Employability – How Social Media can help or hinder your job search

27th November 2018

Social media can be a bit of a double-edged sword when it comes to looking for a job. As employees, I think we are all aware of the dangers that tweeting an ill-conceived work-based rant...

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27Nov2018