Hybrid working: What’s right for your business?

Hybrid working: What’s right for your business?

Alan Sugar may not approve of hybrid working or adjusted timetables but the rest of us are pretty excited about the sudden willingness of organisations to consider creative changes to our working lives. In some industries, remote working has been standard practice for years and for others it had seemed an impossibility until COVID struck. […]

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Why ex-military candidates make excellent employees

Why ex-military candidates make excellent employees

It can be tricky for ex-military candidates to find rewarding careers but employers should always be open to the great diversity of skills learnt during service. Ex-military candidates can be fantastic additions to the workforce and bring much-needed insight to modern businesses. Highly-skilled and prepared to learn A military career involves endless training. The mindset […]

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Managing Flexible Working: Our Tips

Managing Flexible Working: Our Tips

Flexible working is mainstream and any company that rejects it will miss out in the battle for talent. Managing flexible working takes a bit of effort, to begin with, but once the systems are in place, you’ll have a thriving team. Managing flexible working means managing expectations on both sides Many have long been advocating […]

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Making your comeback after redundancy

Making your comeback after redundancy

Redundancy can be a devastating experience and bouncing back is not always as easy as it sounds. Don’t fall into the trap of despondency. So many people report that redundancy was just what they needed in hindsight. It forces you to assess many aspects of your careers so far and gives the opportunity for change. […]

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Are a lack of digital skills holding back your career?

Are a lack of digital skills holding back your career?

Digital skills are relevant to almost every job today but our clients still give feedback highlighting the need for higher level understanding in candidates. Even in everyday software such as the Microsoft Office suite, true expertise can result in far greater productivity, efficiency in managing a workload and increased collaboration ability. If you want to […]

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Using the STAR method in job interviews

Using the STAR method in job interviews

The STAR method for answering questions in a job interview is a great structure to be aware of. When you’re nervous it’s sometimes tricky to express yourself in a simple, logical way and this method is designed to give clarity to your answers. The STAR method is often used in competency-based interviews where a candidate […]

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