9 Tips For Interview Preparation

Prepare and be ready for some of the most common questions an interviewer will ask. Don’t memorise your reply, you want to sound natural and genuine. But, think about the main points you want to cover when asked Tell Me About Yourself – the interviewer doesn’t know you, so this is the chance to sell […]

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Dual Earning Families and the Supportive Workplace

A report published in May 2018 -The Modern Families Index 2018 – Employer Summary Report highlights that for many modern families dual-earning is commonplace.  The number of families where both parents work has risen to 68%. In 2017, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies report* 78% of mothers aged 24-54 were in employment (this is […]

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Good Manager or Great Manager – What Makes the Difference?

Have you heard the saying ‘people don’t quit a job, they quit a boss’? It’s often cited that 1 in 2 people will leave their company because of their Manager, Team Leader or Supervisor. A recent Harvard Business Review revealed some research which discovered the real truth is that “managers need to design jobs that are […]

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9 Summer Perks to Keep Staff Cool

Hurray it’s summer – with lovely longer sunny days and warmer weather it can be tricky to keep staff motivated. Just when you need staff to focus on completing that piece of work or project there is always the lure of the local pub and a nice cold drink after work pulling them out the […]

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Do the seasonal holidays impact your staffing levels?

Holiday seasons are traditionally a time when many companies pull back on their recruitment efforts. Contrary to this popular belief, seasonal events such as Easter present a unique opportunity to recruit top talent. The main reason Easter/Christmas/New year can be a prime time to recruit new team members is because lots of people take a […]

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