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Video: Graduate CV Advice

If you’ve just graduated from University and looking for your first proper job, then you need our Graduate CV Advice – #5 in our series of Career Tips Videos. If you’re looking for your first proper job, it can be a little daunting when it comes to putting together your first CV. After the celebrations

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How to simplify your life

Time to Simplify?

“Simplicity is the essence of happiness.” Cedric Bledsoe No I’m not Phillip Schofield on ‘The Cube’, I’m talking about National Simplicity Day :0) and how to simplify your life, i.e. ‘Do or stop doing things to simplify your day.’ What is National Simplicity Day? Created in honour of the American essayist, poet and philosopher, Henry

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How to write a CV with no experience

We’ve pulled together the key information you need to create your first CV. Our ‘Write a CV with no experience sample’ is ideal for any graduates looking for their first job, or anyone fresh out of college – who need to showcase their skills but has limited work experience. We’ve provided a downloadable template for

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Looking for Graduate jobs in Bournemouth?

Job Search Tips for Graduates

So, you’ve just finished University and got your degree under your belt. Well done you – it’s a great achievement and if you really want to you can put letters after your name! :0). If you’re looking for graduate jobs in Bournemouth or beyond then look no further! You must have been thinking about the

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Bournemouth Business & HR News: Feb 19

Keeping you up-to-date with what’s going on in the Bournemouth News – Business & HR & more –  here are the latest headlines in the world of work across Dorset and the UK.   25th Feb Business Insider: ‘Accomplices in oppression’: 14 new members of Congress demand Apple and Google remove Saudi government app that

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Candidate skills shortages in the UK, staff availability in the South - from the latest job market report

Job Market Report South – Jan 19

Candidate skills shortages in the UK is still an ongoing issue – The KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs: South of England is compiled by IHS Markit from responses to questionnaires sent to around 150 recruitment and employment consultancies in the South of England. Permanent staff appointments rise at slowest rate for over a

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Tiffany and Samantha’s 5 Year Work Anniversary

They say ‘time flies when you’re having fun’! That certainly seems to be the case with two of our longest standing members of staff. This month we are celebrating Samantha’s 5 year work anniversary here at Dovetail and Tiffany’s belated 5 years. (Okay, it’s more like 5 and a half at this point! :0) ).

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Business & HR News Dorset: Jan 19

Keeping you up-to-date with what’s going on in the Business & HR News in Bournemouth & beyond –  here are the latest headlines in business, HR and the world of work for Bournemouth, Dorset and the UK. 7th Jan HR News: Top 10 Employees Demands Revealed Bournemouth Echo: Healthy food brand Fr3shbox goes national HR

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Get the latest stats on Permanent Placements in the South, Salaries and job skills shortages with our November Job Market Report

Job Market Report South: Nov 18

If you need to know what’s going on with permanent jobs in the South – look no further. Here is our monthly summary of  REC’s & KPMG’s November Job Market Report for Hampshire, Dorset and the South. Giving you the latest on salaries, placements and job skill shortages in the South. Commenting on the latest survey

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Business & HR News Dorset: Dec 18

Keeping you up-to-date with what’s going on in the Bournemouth recruitment news – here are the latest headlines in business,  HR and the world of work for Dorset, the UK and beyond. 17th December The Guardian: Dorset needs to be more competitive in an economy which is still “sluggish and relatively flat” following the recession of

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Time for a Life Admin Day

Issue: Dealing with Life Admin Solution: It’s time for a Life Admin Day to sort out that never-ending to-do list? If you feel like time is running away and let’s face it, who doesn’t? There’s always a long list of chores hanging in the background, that you think you’ll get around to when there’s a

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HR & Business News – Nov 18

In case you’ve been too busy working :0) we’ve rounded up the key headlines in HR and Business News in Dorset, the South and across the UK. Keeping you up-to-date with what’s going on in the world of work, business and HR. 30 Nov Personnel Today: Single parents are the largest underutilised talent pool in UK  28

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Feeling stressed? See our 26 Tips to beat the stress factor of life

26 Tips to Beat The Stress Factor

It’s National Stress Awareness Week and as the nation’s stress levels continue to rise we’ve gathered 26 top tips to beat the stress factor and help you deal with the everyday stresses you may be experiencing. There are also some tools at the bottom for you to assess your stress levels. Sometimes we battle on

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Top Tips: Interview questions

So, you’ve got a shortlist of candidates that you’re due to interview for a key job role in the company. Have you: 1. Booked a meeting room? 2. Ensured any colleagues or managers are free for the meeting? 3. Reviewed the job description? 4. Prepared your interview questions to ask your candidates All ready then,

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Cert RP Results: Passed with Flying Colours

It’s celebration time in the office today as both Samantha and Laura have now received their exam results and it’s super news, as they have both passed with flying colours! At Dovetail, we pride ourselves on being a professional recruitment agency in Dorset. They are delighted to have all that hard work behind them – 3

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Can you future-proof your career?

Long gone are the days of having a job for life! It used to be simple – graduate, get your first job, stay with a company for 10, 20, 30 years or more! Retire. Easy. Today’s world of work couldn’t be more of a contrast. If you haven’t already upped your game, it’s time to!

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