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Friday Funnies

The 30 Best (Worst) Excuses For Pulling a Sickie!

It’s that (bloody freezing) time of year again! Are you tempted to pull a sickie?

You’re in luck. This week, we’ve got some amazing (terrible) can’t-quite-make-it-into-work excuses, for your inspiration!

Posted on Nov 27, 2015
Staff Retention

10 Employee Engagement Blogs That All Managers Should Know About.

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Steve Jobs

Do your staff love what they do? Do you reckon they genuinely care about the success (or failure) of your business?

No? Never fear! We’ve rounded up a list of the 10 most useful employee engagement blogs to give you a helping hand this festive season!

Posted on Nov 23, 2015
Friday Funnies

The 10 Most Amazing Employee Perks!

You’re probably used to the discounts, the insurance and the “Beer Fridays!”

But wouldn’t you get excited by biweekly massages, an onsite shopping centre and sleepovers with your boss?

Work “perks” are just the best, aren’t they?

Posted on Nov 20, 2015
Candidate Tips

How to Follow Up a Job Application To Make a More Lasting Impression

After trawling through thousands of CVs per role we advertise, it takes something a little bit more special to make a lasting impression on recruiters.

This week’s video blog reveals one of the easiest, most effective strategies for making an impact.

Sometimes, it’s the simple things that count.

Posted on Nov 17, 2015
Assessing Applicants

13 Warning Signs That a Job Candidate is Wasting Your Time.

It’s a hard life being a recruiter…

It becomes even harder when your entire recruitment process is riddled with time-wasters – i.e. candidates who aren’t serious about the opportunity.

That’s where our 13 warning signs can help!

Posted on Nov 16, 2015
Candidate Tips

Your #1 Priority When Starting A New Job (Guest Blog)

Want to make a great impression at your new job? There’s one key thing you should be prioritising.

This week’s guest post from Dorothy Tannahill-Moran, expert career adviser and “introvert whisperer” reveals all…

Posted on Nov 10, 2015
Assessing Applicants

8 Trick Interview Questions to Trip Up Your Candidates

Are you sick of over-rehearsed interviewees telling you what they think you want to hear?

Check out these 8 trick interview questions guaranteed to trip candidates up, revealing more of their real personality.

Posted on Nov 10, 2015

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