Escape room - HR team building

Celebrating Dovetail’s outstanding success

Last week was our long overdue end of year team celebration.  We had an outstanding year in 2017/8 overachieving on all of our targets, so we ventured to the Lockey for the ‘darker’ escape room experience in Bournemouth on Friday. And what an experience it was! We’ve heard a great deal about escape rooms, they’ve

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Get the top talent for your team

 Get your Skates on

If you haven’t seen the latest figures from our Job Market Report summary, there’s no time to hang about if you want the top talent for your team. Over the last few weeks, we’ve had a flurry of speedy placements and I apologise for the cliché but it’s just oh so true – the early

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Job Market Report South: June 18

The Job Market in the South continues to be dominated by the candidate skills shortages – which is a key theme for 2018. We’ve summarised the key points from IHS Markit & REC’s Job Market Report South. As we’ve said before – if you’re thinking of a change there is no better time as salaries

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How to deal with pressure at work

How to deal with pressure – like England!

Yes, Can you believe England have done it and made it into the Semi finals, having won not just two ordinary games, but a gruelling match against Colombia with a penalty shoot-out to contend with! I think many of us are still in a pleasant state of shock that it actually happened – England rose

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HR News headlines

HR & Business Round Up – July 18

A round-up of Business & HR News headlines – Local, National & Beyond 16th July BBC News: Theresa May pledges to boost aerospace amid Brexit fears Theresa May has promised extra investment for the aerospace industry, just weeks after Airbus threatened to reduce its UK presence because of Brexit disruption. 16th July PersonnelToday: One in five

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benefits of doing a degree

The Pros and Cons of doing a Degree

It’s that time of year again when the final year students at University fling their books to the side, possibly bridge dive into a local river (as per the Oxbridge tradition) and escape student life all-together to embark on their journey into the real working world. We look at the benefits of doing a degree

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Executive recruiters Dorset

HR & Business News Round up

A round-up of Business & HR News – Local, National & Beyond Cherry-picked for you…! 21st June Bournemouth Echo:Brexit ‘could cost every household £2,200‘ Brexit is likely to cost every household money and spell job losses, although some industries in Dorset could see a positive effect. 20th June Bournemouth Echo: The boss of retirement housing giant McCarthy

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Bournemouth Race for Life, Bournemouth Recruitment agency

Bournemouth Race for Life

It was the Bournemouth Race for Life yesterday and more than 1500 people joined in – including me, my friend Georgia and my mum! We turned up at 10.40am to join in with the mass of people clad in pink at Bournemouth gardens/pier area. There were tutus, legwarmers, glitter and even a pink genie costume! Everyone

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Job Market Report, Jobs in Christchurch Dorset, Dorset Recruitment

Job Market Report South – May

The Job Market continues to be very up and down in May… here’s the lowdown if you’re seeking a new role or recruiting for jobs in Christchurch Dorset, Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding areas. In the current climate of less candidates and skills shortages, it continues to be a candidate’s market . The good calibre

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FMCG Sales Interview

Top Tips for a Successful FMCG Sales job Interview

We all know that every interview requires thorough research and preparation to make sure you demonstrate you’re the right person for the job and the company. If you’re looking for FMCG sales jobs in Bournemouth, Dorset or Hampshire – here are our top tips on nailing the interview. If you’re applying for a sales job,

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Digital jobs in Bournemouth

Tech Nation Report 2018: Summary

We’ve been eagerly waiting for the release of this year’s Tech Nation Report, the most comprehensive guide to the UK’s digital tech ecosystem to date, and we’re pleased to say it’s finally here!   We’ve gathered all you need to know from the report if you’re looking for digital jobs in Bournemouth, we’ve summarised the key

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Dovetail Charity Run

Laura’s Race for Life

Yes, it’s true, I’m doing the race for life on 10th June, 5k from Bournemouth pier to Boscombe pier and back again. I’m not alone though, as I’m doing it with my mum, and housemate Georgia. My mum’s already done 14 half marathons because she’s a bit crazy like that, so this will be a

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Bournemouth Business News

Bournemouth Business News

A round-up of Bournemouth Business News – we’ve cherry-picked the headlines, in case you missed it! 24th May The Duke of Kent visited Poole-based BOFA, …which is a world leader in industrial fume and dust extraction technology. 24th May Nationwide Building Society … which employs around 1,000 people locally, has seen profits fall for the second

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Report on Jobs in Dorset – April 2018

We’ve rounded up the key points from IHS MarkIt and REC’s April report on Jobs in Dorset & the South of the UK. Sharper increase in permanent placements, contrasts with slowdown in temp billings Steeper falls in both permanent and temp labour supply Starting salaries rise sharply, while temp pay inflation accelerates to near 20-year

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FMCG Sales Management

Boost your FMCG sales career with 10 must-reads

Whether you’re already working in sales account management or considering a career move into this area, then this is for you. We’ve researched the best-selling FMCG Sales Account Management books – old and new that are currently rated the best reads to help sales professionals succeed. 1. Way of the Wolf, Straight Line Selling Jordan Belfort The

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Candidates planning to move jobs have a strong chance of getting a pay rise

Job Market Report South – March 18

We’ve rounded up the key points from IHS MarkIt and REC’s March report on Jobs in Dorset & the South of the UK. Permanent placements and temp billings continue to rise at historically marked rates Starting salaries increase to greatest extent for five months Growth of demand for staff remains sharp, but candidate availability drops

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