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02.08.2017Top Tips For Giving Feedback That Motivates
Feedback can be a great management tool. Given effectively, it can enthuse, encourage and motivate the receiver to achieve even more. Get it wrong and you can have the opposite effect. Sometimes this can be terminal for your working relationship.
19.07.2017Gig Economy – Growth in London
If you have traveled around London recently, you may have noticed that there are a huge number of cycling delivery services operating in and around the city. This is part of the gig economy, which is a growing method of employment....
17.05.2017How to impress in a phone interview
When you’re looking for a job, you have to be flexible and prepared for anything, and that can mean being ready to do a phone interview....
10.05.2017The top five things interviewees need
There’s no doubt about it, undergoing an interview is one of the most nerve-wracking experiences out there. It seems that the more you want that dream job, the more nervous you are when it comes to entering the place of work and preparing to be grilled about your suitability to the role.
03.05.2017Diary management tips for PAs
Something that every PA will already know is that managing a busy diary is not exactly an easy task....
24.04.2017How HR can match apprentices to their business
The government is pushing the new apprenticeship scheme hard. Its aim is to have three million apprenticeships created by 2020. There are a lot of advantages to participating, but how does a business ensure it chooses the ideal apprentice?
19.04.2017Seven things to do the night before an interview
The night before an interview can pretty much determine whether you get the job or not. After all, if you don’t use the time wisely you could end up creating a bad first impression, deliver the wrong answers and ultimately let the role slip through your fingers....
04.04.20175 employment tips every temp needs to know
The world of temping can be a tricky one to navigate. You may be performing the same functions that you are used to in a permanent role but your responsibilities as an employee are different.
31.03.2017Strategies for being Proactive about Workplace Absenteeism
The average employee takes five or six sick days per year, and while that may seem a fairly low figure, even in a smaller organisation the costs add up quickly. And that’s to say nothing of the indirect costs involved in covering the work of an absent employee....
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14.03.2017How to recruit for those niche positions
We know that for employers finding the perfect candidate can be a difficult process, particularly if the position in question requires a set of niche skills. In these instances, it can help to think small by utilising niche recruitment techniques....
07.02.2017Why Counter Offers Do Not Work In The Long Run
You’ve decided to leave your current role and have found a new position elsewhere. When you hand in your notice at your current job you get a counter offer to stay on. Your employer will have spent a lot of money on your training and development and may decide you’re too good to lose....