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Coping With Change

What a few months it has been! I’m sure like us, for you a lot has changed, whether it be switching to remote working, part time hours, or unfortunately losing your job. Not to mention the personal – lack of ‘normal routine’, not seeing friends and family, working from home WITH the kids, the new

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HR + Business News in Dorset: May 2020

We’ve gathered the recent headlines for you to catch up on HR + Business News in Dorset and Hampshire. 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 – to lift our spirits!  Make sure you follow us

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Remote Onboarding: What you need to know

“I truly believe that onboarding is an art. Each new employee brings with them a potential to achieve and succeed. To lose the energy of a new hire through poor onboarding is an opportunity lost.” Sarah Wetzel – Director of Human Resources at engage: BDR You’ve gone through the recruitment process while in lockdown. You’ve chosen

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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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Music for Motivation and Mind #3

Welcome back to this month’s instalment of Music for Motivation and Mind. Laura here bringing you another two favourites, this time by Russian Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff (b.1873 – 1943). If you’re looking for a beautiful Romantic Piano Concerto or two to listen to, then look no further. Rachmaninoff was one of the last representatives of

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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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UK Job Market Report: March 2020

UK Job Market Report’s main findings: Permanent placements and temporary billings fall at the sharpest rate sine the Global Financial Crisis but candidate availability falls at the slowest rate since June 2013. Every month we receive the latest figures on the employment market in the South and the UK. The UK Job Market report is

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Top Tips for Telephone & Skype Interviews

We’ve recently noticed an increase in the use of Telephone Interviews from some of our clients – so we thought we’d revisit our top tips on How to best present yourself – over the phone or on Skype. When you start your job search, you may find that the initial interview stage is conducted over

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Dovetail Recruitment’s Bloopers Reel

Bloopers Reel In need of a giggle? We have put together the bloopers from all of our job of the week videos for your enjoyment! Have a watch and a good laugh as we all get tongue tied. :0) Related Dovetail articles: Music for Motivation + Mind How (NOT) to Work From Home The Dovetail

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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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Perm, Temp or Fixed Term Contract?

With a lot of uncertainty in the market at the moment, it’s likely that recruiting and offering a permanent job to someone is going to be unrealistic. Temporary contracts may look like a good option at the moment, but why not look at something in between – fixed term contracts (or FTCs). Here are a

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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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