Employment

  • Hiring managers, onboard properly to secure long-term employees

    The hiring process doesn’t end at the candidate’s acceptance  of the job. Without a smooth introduction to the organisation in the days following their acceptance, you are in danger of alienating your new recruits and impacting their …

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  • What a city-based hiring manager looks for

    Interviewing for a city-based role is not hugely different from any other - but if you want to work in the city, hiring managers are usually looking for some key specifics that might be helpful for you to know about.  1. Longevity Hiring managers …

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  • Want to become an estate manager? Here’s how

    An estate manager holds one of the top positions in a private household. He or she has a very important role, working directly with the owners to plan and execute the management of the estate. The estate manager is often held in extremely high regard, …

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  • Five reasons you should consider a career as a receptionist

    The role of the receptionist is one that’s often overlooked by candidates as a long-term profession. But with the right company, career-receptionists can enjoy a rewarding and fulfilling career. We meet a number of front office candidates looking …

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  • Does your business suffer from presenteeism?

    According to a new report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), an estimated 137 million working days were lost due to sickness or injury in the UK in 2016. This equated to approximately 4.3 days per worker which is the lowest recorded number …

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  • Four reasons why diverse hiring is better for us all

    Diversity is no longer a buzzword. It’s business-critical.  Most of us would agree that diverse hiring is a positive thing for the economy, however, it goes without saying that for many, it’s still a highly contentious topic. Hiring …

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  • Is three months’ notice a good or bad thing?

    Increasingly, employers are putting their administrative staff on three months’ notice as opposed to one months’ notice. The motivation behind this is partly a reaction to the evolution of the PA role, and partly a fear of being ‘left …

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  • When is the best time to schedule an interview?

    When you’re looking for a new job, time is precious. This is especially true if you’re already in employment. Finding the time to take calls, let alone setting aside a few hours for an interview can take its toll on other commitments. For …

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