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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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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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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Z is for… 5 things to expect when employing the so-called generation Z worker

12th December 2017

Just for clarity let’s make sure we all know who we are talking about when we mention generation Z in this article. I am sure you are aware of, and indeed many of you reading...

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Are you hiring to fail? – The true damage of bad hires and some ways to avoid them

13th November 2017

There is no denying that occasionally, no matter how hard we try, things will go wrong because nothing is foolproof. There is even a certain argument to be made that failing has a benefit in...

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Here today, stay tomorrow – The benefit of temporary staff during a skills shortage

10th October 2017

At the risk of stating the obvious, there are skills shortages in some areas of the world of work. It’s been with us for some time, and it doesn’t look like changing soon. What that...

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Productivity in the workplace – How to keep people interested in the working day

29th September 2017

It sounds like a cliché from an 80s motivational poster, but a happy worker is a productive worker. We all know this, and with all our combined years of recruitment experience here at Jobwise, we...

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GDPR – Apocalypse or damp squib?

20th September 2017

Much like Winter in Game of Thrones, people are saying in ominous voices ‘GDPR is coming’. If you are not aware of what that means, we are talking about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)...

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