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How work is like a jungle

Following Sunday’s show, it got me thinking how the place of workplace is like a jungle – sometimes. What are the characteristics you need to survive? On Sunday, 10.8 million people tuned in to watch Bournemouth’s very own local celebrity Harry crowned King of the Jungle. I confess I did watch a fair bit of

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See the latest headlines for December 18, bournemouth recruitment news

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. 10th Dec Bournemouth Echo: AIMCommunity is a charitable organisation involved in the arts, education and mentoring. Bournemouth Echo: Debenhams fashion collection based on designer’s

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Multiple Job Offers: How to choose?

As we approach 2019, I think we could say that 2018 has been the year of the candidate. In an uncertain job climate, that is set against the backdrop of the never-ending Brexit saga, uncertainty in UK economics, politics and pretty much everything in the UK at the moment it feels – is this likely

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Time for a Life Admin Day

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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Local Bournemouth News, Business News in Dorset

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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Job Skill shortages in the South

Job Market Report South: Oct 2018

Here is the October summary of  REC’s & KPMG’s Job Market Report for Hampshire, Dorset and the South.  The latest on salaries, placements and job skill shortages in the South. Permanent placements growth at an eight-month high, but labour supply continues to decline “The rise of permanent jobs available in the South of England reflects the

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Welcome back Francesca!

Please join us in welcoming back Francesca, who returned from maternity leave last week. Only two days back in the office, after taking a year out on maternity leave and it’s like she’s never been away! What’s more, it’s great news on two fronts as we’re not just celebrating having Francesca back, but also that

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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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Looking for a new job checklist

Looking for a New Job Checklist

If you’ve decided it’s time to get yourself a new job, we’ve gathered a ‘Looking for a new job checklist’ for you to work through before you start the ball rolling. We don’t want you to forget anything or get caught out by being unprepared – here are some pointers to getting you your perfect

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Career Skills, IQ, What makes us smart? Find out if you have any of the attributes ? :0)

What makes us Smart?

Traditionally, the perception of being smart has been uncool, geeky, the egghead who’s usually teased for being clever. They’re the one in class that’s typically odd and different from the rest, that stood out from the crowd for all the wrong reasons, spotty, glasses, bad hair, bad clothes. Then the tables turned and suddenly uncool,

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Employment News in Dorset

HR & Employment News: Oct 18

Keeping you up-to-date with the Business, HR and Employment news in Dorset and beyond 29.10. 18 Bournemouth Echo: Ted Baker founder to speak at Bournemouth event. The Independent: Apple CEO Tim Cook says he came out to show children ‘you can be gay and still do big jobs’ 28.10.18 Business Insider: 11 words you probably didn’t know

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Job Market Report South: September 18

See our latest round up of IHS Markit & REC’s Job Market Report Hampshire, Dorset and the South for September – who gather data from Recruitment agencies in Dorset. We’ve summarised the key points for September: Permanent placements expand at weakest rate for ten months Overall candidate availability falls at a quicker pace Starting salary

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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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Laura’s 2 years at Dovetail Recruitment

It’s another anniversary at Dovetail Recruitment this month As Laura hits 2 years she gives an insight into what it’s like working as a recruitment consultant. We can’t believe that Laura has been with Dovetail for 2 years this month. She’s certainly proven herself a natural for recruitment as she’s been a real star performer

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Business & HR News – September 18

A round-up of Business & HR News Keeping you up-to-date with what’s going on in Dorset HR, Business and the world of work locally and beyond. 24.09.18 The Independent: Public sector support staff ‘working 40 million hours of unpaid overtime a year Business Insider: What happens when you let employees pick how much they want

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