Why marketing for business

Why your business needs marketing

In the digital age, it’s becoming more and more important and a growing number of companies who previously haven’t had any marketing in place are taking the leap into the marketing world. But why is marketing important for a business? ‘It’s an extra expense’, ‘you can’t really tell the return on investment’, ‘we don’t have

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UK Job Market Report: May 2020

UK Job Market Report’s main findings: Permanent placements and temp billings decline further amid recruitment freezes, availability of workers rises at quickest rate since July 2009, & weak demand for staff leads to downward pressure on pay. Every month we receive the latest figures on the employment market in the South and the UK. The

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Dovetail’s Good News

With so much doom and gloom going on in the media at the moment, we thought we’d compile some good news stories to share with you all! So have a read and a giggle, and hopefully this puts a smile on your face and curbs the boredom. :0) Entertainment Royal Albert Hall: Watch concerts online

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Dovetail Diary: Suzi’s Marathon

The London Marathon should have been happening this past weekend, but due to current events, it has been postponed until Sunday 4th October 2020. But we thought, what better an occasion to share Suzi’s Dovetail Diary on her experience and journey running the marathon in 2012. Suzi is the only one in the Dovetail office

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How To Conduct a Good Telephone Interview

So, you’ve got a shortlist of candidates that you’re due to interview for a key job role in the company. You might even be used to interviewing and before remote working, have had it down to a T. But now you’re faced with a new challenge – interviewing via phone and you find yourself wondering

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HR + Dorset Business News: April 2020

We’ve gathered the recent headlines for Hampshire and Dorset HR News + Recruitment + Business headlines across the local area and beyond. Keeping you up to date with everything in the world of HR, work, business and strategy. We have also added a new section – Good News!  Make sure you follow us to see

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Music for Motivation and Mind #2

Snarky Puppy Welcome back to Music for Motivation and Mind! Laura here bringing you something slightly different to last time. Let me introduce you to one of my favourite groups – Snarky Puppy. If you’re here for something new, or something funky, keep reading. I first heard Snarky Puppy when I was in University and

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How (NOT) to Work From Home

Wondering how not to work from home? We all need a little something extra to lift our spirits at the moment! For some, working from home is the norm and their fully set up and ready to go on as normal. For others of us, that’s not the case. Make-shift work stations, cats who like

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How To Be A Good Leader

The age old question we find ourselves asking again and again – ‘am I a good leader?’. Or, ‘how do I become a good leader?’. The good news is, if you’re asking yourself these questions, it’s likely that you’re already doing a great job. But if you’d like a few tips on how to be

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Dovetail’s Job Search Toolkit

Whether you’ve just been made redundant, or you fancy a career change, searching for a new job is always a little daunting, and some people may not know how to find a new job or where to start! Over the past few years, Dovetail have been writing blogs on how to find a new job,

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Talent Trends

Top Talent Trends of 2020

There’s lots in the media at the moment on ‘work-life balance’, ‘flexible working hours’ and ‘artificial intelligence’, and how these are the latest talent trends set to change not only how businesses function, but also how they recruit. Simon Blockley, CEO at Guidan Globale, has done a great article in the Recruiter Magazine this month.

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How to Write a Good CV

A perfect CV is your first step and it is so important to get the Company or Recruiter to take your application to the next stage. This is the first place to sell yourself so take time in putting it together and read it out loud and think – would I interview this person? As

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HR + Business News – March 2020

We’ve gathered the recent headlines for Hampshire and Dorset HR News + Recruitment + Business headlines across the local area and beyond. Keeping you up to date with everything in the world of HR, work, business and strategy.We have also added a new section – Good News!  Make sure you follow us to see the

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Dorset Job Market Report – February 2020

The South’s Job Market Report: February 2020 Permanent placements rise at the quickest rate for 14 months as demand for staff continues to improve. Every month we receive the latest figures on the employment market in the South and the UK, kindly provided by IHS Markit, KPMG & REC who gather the key statistics from

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What to Wear to an Interview

Following on from last week’s blog – we thought we’d give you some top tips on how to dress/what to wear for an interview. Most people know that you should always dig out your best suit or business attire for an interview – but you would be amazed at what some people turn up wearing.

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Music for motivation and mind

Music for Motivation and Mind #1

In the Steppes of Central Asia Welcome to the first in the series of our music related blogs – ‘Music for motivation and mind’! Laura here, bringing you some well known and some lesser known works in the Classical, Romantic and Modern eras. I will be sharing some of my favourite pieces that I find

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