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Friday Funnies

10 Of The Worst Hires In History.

Have your company ever hired an employee who just failed spectacularly?

We’ve all got that one horror story; an employee, who seemed ultra-friendly, impressed during the interview and passed all of the employment checks…

…yet turned into a complete nightmare.

Just be thankful that you didn’t end up with any of the 10 chumps!

Posted on Aug 28, 2015
Candidate Tips

3 Killer Interview Tips to Help You Raise Your Game [VIDEO]

Interviews suck.

Having just 1 hour to impress someone you’ve never met, as they ruthlessly fire questions at you and whilst all the time, your nerves threaten to crumble…

It can be a bloody nightmare, but don’t panic!

To settle your nerves, we’ve created 2 short videos, revealing everything you need to know about turning that nightmare scenario into a dream come true.

Posted on Aug 26, 2015
Assessing Applicants

3 Simple Tactics To Speed Up CV Assessment [VIDEO]

Are you sick of spending hours, trawling through applications?

Do you find yourself losing focus and having to re-read the same CVs over and over again? Do something about it!

This week, we’ve put together a quick four-minute video, revealing everything YOU need to know about streamlining your CV assessment processes…

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
Friday Funnies

The 20 Most Terrible On-Screen Bosses

Have you ever wondered where horrible bosses get their inspiration?

Surely they don’t just wake up one day and think ‘heck, I need to start treating my staff badly!?’

Perhaps, they’ve just been watching too much television?

From sadistic and sexist to murderous and demonic, there are certainly plenty of role models for them to choose from!

Posted on Aug 19, 2015
Candidate Tips

10 Tips To Help You Become More Productive.

We all procrastinate from time to time.

In a world filled with stubbornly distracting tech (and people) it’s just so easy!

So how do the super-successful manage to stay so bloody productive?

Discover our top 10 tips here.

Posted on Aug 19, 2015
Attracting Staff

Recruitment Myths Debunked: 7 Lies You’ve Been Told…

RECRUITERS BEWARE: there are a number of ‘helpful’ resources online that offer less fact than fiction and (either accidentally or vindictively) do their bit to perpetuate the myths of recruitment.

Myths that could sabotage your entire hiring process!

This week, we’re revealing these lies, once and for all!

Posted on Aug 18, 2015
Friday Funnies

The 10 Worst (Real-Life) Bosses – Could You Cope?

We’ve all had (at least) one horrible boss in our time…

Perhaps they took their role as a “disciplinarian” a little too seriously OR they made you work late on your birthday…

However, there’s a line that should never be crossed.

If your horrible boss can top the 10 worst (real-life) bosses on our list – it’s definitely time to get a new job.

Posted on Aug 13, 2015
Assessing Applicants

10 Insider Secrets Revealed: How to Recruit Creative Thinkers

No matter what role you’re recruiting for, creative-thinkers are like gold dust.

They’re enthusiastic, passionate, driven by opportunity (for themselves and the business) and they tend to focus on solutions, rather than problems.

But to attract and assess creative-thinkers, YOU too must think creatively!

Posted on Aug 10, 2015
Friday Funnies

The 40 Worst Commuter Habits (and why they should be banned)!

What irritates you most about your commute?

The bag-on-the-seat trick? The chatterbox who just won’t leave you alone?

The wannabe-DJ subjecting you to the thump,thump,thump of his music?

Some commuters seem to take pleasure in being rude – are you one of them?

Posted on Aug 5, 2015

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