Hiring Your First Employee – Part 1

Hiring Your First Employee – Part 1

Hiring your first employee is a significant milestone in the business owner’s journey. First employees are often hired when your personal workload has spiralled and the process can be rushed to fulfil an instant need. These are our tips for new business owners to ensure your new hire is a cost effective, inspiring asset to […]

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The Benefits of Being Assertive

The Benefits of Being Assertive

Assertiveness is one of those concepts in business that seems to divide opinion. It is viewed as either a) a really good thing that is essential to being a successful human being or b) an excuse to be obnoxious, domineering and aggressive. Of course, in reality it is neither and being assertive is not really […]

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Career Planning Part 2: Do Your Research

Career Planning Part 2: Do Your Research

Have you read Career Planning Part 1: Getting Started? Finding your perfect career is tricky, especially when new roles are emerging all the time. Who was hiring for UX designers, GDPR consultants or indeed blog writers ten years ago? You need to do your research and you may just discover your dream role. Identify Your […]

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Career Planning Part 1: Getting Started

Career Planning Part 1: Getting Started

Whatever stage you’re at with your career, the likelihood is that you will have the sudden revelation that you’re not sure where it’s all heading! That’s were career planning comes in. Some people are lucky enough to work in a role with a recognised, structured progression, for example most civil service roles, medics and legal […]

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Top Tips for Telephone Interviews

Top Tips for Telephone Interviews

As remote working becomes more popular we are receiving an increasing amount of requests for telephone interviews from clients. These can range from an informal pre-interview chat to the final clinching stage in a long assessment process. If you’re job hunting, especially for a remote or contract role sooner or later you’re going to be […]

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Applying for Your First Management Role

Applying for Your First Management Role

It is very common to speak to experienced candidates who have been in a senior position or specialist role but haven’t had direct management experience.  This can put you in limbo with employers cautious on taking on a management newbie.  These are our tips for securing that management role and leaving your new boss in […]

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