Top tips to stay focused

Top tips: How to stay focused

If you’re a habitual multitasker, here are 10 tips to help you break the habit and stay focused on the task ahead.  “We’re good at doing rapidly sequential tasks, rather than simultaneous ones” – according to the Psychologists (1) Top Tips to Stay Focused 1. Check up on yourself Distractions can be internal as well as

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10 Ways to be Successful in Your New Job

Congratulations on your new job! Your first day is crucial! It could be the start of the rest of your life… or it could be the beginning of a routine much similar to your old job, where every day feels pretty much the same and not really getting anywhere. In order to avoid this, here

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Meet the Recruiter – Suzi

As some of you may be new around here, we thought we’d make it a little more personal and do a Q&A with Laura and Suzi so you can ‘meet our recruiter’! Laura went first, so this time, it’s Suzi! Without further ado, here we go. Let’s meet our recruiter, Suzi, our Director of Sales

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Top Tips for Working From Home

Ahh, working from home. At the start of lockdown, I thought WFH was going to be amazing. No commute, dress down every day, slightly longer lie in, lunch in the garden, and my choice of playlist. Oh, how quickly that novelty wore off. And here we are again with the suggestion of WFH when you

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New Job Support Scheme

In case you missed in on the news, we’ve put together some key facts on the new Job Support Scheme that comes in to place on 1st November. The Chancellor started his speech in the house of commons saying that the furlough scheme was an excellent short term solution to the immediate ramifications of lockdown.

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Business News in Dorset & Hampshire

Business News in Dorset & Hampshire – We’ve gathered the recent headlines for you to catch up on HR, business strategy and IT news. Keeping you up to date with everything in the world of HR, work, business and strategy.  Make sure you follow us to see the latest business news in Dorset & Hampshire,

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HR Recruitment Dorset News, Off site job interviews, Top tips for employers and candidates

Top Tips for Off-Site Job Interviews

With many offices close or at least having a rota or a skeleton staff in the office and working from home, conducting job interviews on site might be tricky. But you might still want to meet the candidate in person instead of just doing things remotely like we’ve seen recently. So sometimes it’s necessary to

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information on the kickstart scheme

Information on the Kickstart Scheme

Looking for Information on the Kickstart Scheme as you’ve heard of it, but aren’t really sure what it’s all about? Well, we’ve gathered the key information so read on! I don’t know about you, but when I graduated, I really didn’t know what I wanted to do, let along what was available out there for

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Job Market Report: August 2020

UK Job Market Report August – Main Findings: Permanent placements and temporary billings return to growth, substantial increase in candidate availability and starting pay continues to fall. Every month we receive the latest figures on the employment market in the South and the UK. The Job Market Report UK for August is kindly provided by

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Interview tips

Get your interview head on

I’m not sure Worzel Gummidge had an ‘interview’ head – but if you’re going for an interview then it’s time to get yours on – here are our top tips for interviews. When you go for an interview, you have one shot to do well and make a good impression with your potential future employer.

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Meet the Recruiter – Get to know Laura

As some of you may be new around here, we thought we’d make it a little more personal and do a Q&A with Laura and Suzi so you can ‘meet the recruiter’! So without further ado, here we go. Let’s meet the recruiter, our Director of Finance & Administration, Laura, is up first. How did

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Didn’t cut the mustard?

Looking for a job, getting the interviews – but something goes wrong…and you don’t get the job? Unfortunately it happens and sometimes you’re just pipped to the post. But sometimes, the feedback can help and you may have stumbled into a pitfall. So, what could have gone wrong? With over 75 years experience in recruitment,

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The Job Retention Bonus

You may have seen on the news, or heard through the grapevine, that there is a new Job Retention Bonus planned to be given to companies who keep their previously furloughed staff on until January 2021. But what are the details? Well look no further! Here is the key information that you need to know.

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Job Market Report: July 2020

UK Job Market June Report – Main Findings: Hiring activity falls at much slower pace, redundancies lead to sharper rise in staff supply and starting pay continues to fall markedly. Every month we receive the latest figures on the employment market in the South and the UK. The Job Market Report UK for July is

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Low starting salaries = demotivated staff?

Are lower starting salaries leading to demotivated staff? You may have heard that lower starting salaries are evident in the job market at the moment. On LinkedIn this week, I spotted a post that frustrated me to say the least. A recruiter was speaking about his candidate who had gone to an interview and was

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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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