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Office Christmas Party Dos and Don’ts

Office Christmas party season is here - a time to get all festive with your colleagues, your boss, management…what could go wrong?! (more…)... Read More

Writing a Winning CV

Your CV, or curriculum vitae, is your chance to shine. It’s the opportunity to show prospective employers what makes you suitable for the role and why they should choose you over other candidates. It’s competitive out there, so you’ve got to make yours stand out. No pressure.   Here’s our advice for writing a winning CV.   Before you begin…   The first jo... Read More

Mental Health in the Workplace

“60% of employees have experienced a mental health problem due to work or where work was a contributing factor at some point in their career.” Mental Health at Work Report 2017.   Wednesday 10th October was World Mental Health Day and the focus for 2018 was on mental health in the workplace. It got people talking, it got businesses thinking and it raised awareness. But there’s... Read More

Attracting Passive Candidates

The best way to understand passive candidates is to first look at active candidates. As the name suggests, active candidates are those proactively looking for a new role. Perhaps they’ve signed up for job alerts, uploaded their CV to job sites, applied for a role directly or signed up with a recruitment company. Passive candidates, then, are those who aren’t actively looking for a new po... Read More

Diversity in the workplace

No, we’re not talking about the dance group Diversity - you know, the talented street dancers who won Britain’s Got Talent back in 2009. We’re talking about diversity in relation to equality and inclusion – a topic that’s become increasingly prominent, commonly at the forefront of discussions. But what exactly is diversity? Why is it so important in the workplace, and how can we enco... Read More