Dovetail Recruitment Team

The Dovetail Q1 Update

It was great to get the Dovetail Recruitment team together last week for our Q1 meeting and I’m delighted to say it’s been a great start to the financial year for us. The economic and political climate continues to keep it all a bit up in the air, but the world of recruitment in Bournemouth

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Job of the Week: Account Manager

Laura has Dovetail’s latest Bournemouth Job of the Week! We’re looking for an Account Manager for this exciting company based in Ringwood. It’s a fantastic opportunity with a fast-growing company for an Account Manager to work with major retailers, managing major accounts, supporting customers and selling products. This job is hot of the press so

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Business + HR News – Aug 19

We’ve gathered the key headlines across Business, Work + HR news Bournemouth, Dorset, the UK + Beyond! Keeping you up to date with what’s going on! 19th AugustForbes: Billionaire Backs U.K. Startup Trying To Extend Human LifespansPeople Management: Raising pension age to 75 would improve worker wellbeing, says think tankForbes: Digital Talent Shortage Driving Need

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A-Level Results + The Clearing Tunnel

Lessons in clichés It’s A-level results week and hopefully, you’ll be spinning around with delight as you get the results you’ve been waiting for. Over the last few years, the stats have only gone upwards, the BBC reported last year, that:‘A-level students have been awarded the highest proportion of As and A*s since 2012, amid

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Video: Make your job application stand out

You’ve decided it’s time for a new job and it’s time to up your career a notch. Perhaps you’ve already been applying for jobs and you’re not getting too far, or maybe you’re just about to start looking.Either way, how do you make your job application stand out from all of the other candidates trying

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Video: Difficult interview questions

We’ve pulled together some top tips on how to answer those difficult interview questions in the next instalment of our career tip videos. You’ve impressed with your CV and made it to the interview, now’s your chance to shine and make an impact. Make sure you’re prepared for those tricky questions that can crop up.

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Job Market Report: July 19

Permanent placements decline at softer pace during July Every month, Dovetail Recruitment summarise the key points from the KPMG and REC UK Report on Jobs: South of England. Here are the latest figures for July– showing salary comparisons for Bournemouth, plus stats on candidate placements and skill shortages. It’s an HR must read. – Modest

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Playing Hardball

The Art of Negotiation – Is Boris right to play hardball, will it work? Last week, we saw Boris fulfil his childhood dream of becoming Prime Minister, take the reins from Theresa and step into what is one of the most important jobs in the country.  I wonder how he felt on the morning he

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Video: How to do well in interviews

In our career tips video #3 – we’ve compiled our best advice for anyone looking for a new job and ready to start interviewing, ‘How to do well in interviews’. You’ve put the time into your job search and managed to get an interview with a company that looks ideal for you, so make sure

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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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The Job Island

#It is what it is, or is it? #Candidate qualities Now I am not a seasoned Love Island viewer, but I have to quietly admit I have fallen victim to the hype of Love Island this year. Why? How? What on earth? (Fiance’s words) Everyone needs some wind down bubble-gum TV – that’s my excuse

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Work + HR News: July 2019

We’ve gathered the key headlines in Business, Work + HR news for Bournemouth, Dorset, the UK + Beyond! – to keep you up to date with what’s going on. 30th July The Guardian: The subtle art of being out of office Personnel Today: Equality enforcement is ‘timid’ and ‘not fit for purpose’ HR News: What

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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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Job Market Report: June 19

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. Here is our summary of the key stats for the Recruitment Market Report for last month. Solid reduction in permanent placements Vacancies

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How to give Constructive Criticism

If you’re not happy with how a member of staff or a colleague is performing, how do you try to resolve it without causing upset? We look at ‘How to give constructive criticism’. Whatever the area is that needs to be addressed, it’s never an easy task to tell someone that you’re not happy with

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Business + HR News Round-Up

We’ve gathered the latest headlines from the best news sources to give you the latest in HR, Business + Recruitment in Bournemouth, across the UK + beyond. 24th JuneBusiness Insider: I’m a bartender — and these are the drinks that we secretly judge you for ordering Business Insider: Google spent 10 years researching what makes

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