What Makes a Great Leader in 2018?

Millennials have joined the workforce with a completely different mindset to the generations before them. They are often looked at negatively, being called entitled, spoilt and the ‘me me me’ generation. However, this is nothing new. Older generations have always done this. They have always looked at the generation after them as worse off than…

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Terrible Reasons for Quitting your Job

You've been in your job for a couple of years and you're starting to get itchy. Should you drop everything and move on or stick it out for a bit longer? This is a dilemma many of us have faced at some point in our careers. We believe it stems from our inherent curiosity. As…

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How to Avoid Recruiting the Wrong Person

Let's begin by considering the costs involved When an employee decides to resign, they would have spent a period of time demotivated and feeling indecisive about their future. Throughout this time, we can assume more time is wasted as they are not their happy, fully productive, selves. Once the decision is officially made, they have…

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When is it the Right Time to Promote Employees?

Who, When and Why? As job hopping increases, promoting star employees at the right time is becoming more important than ever, if you want to retain them that is. When an employee feels they have given everything they have to the role and are not moving forward they will very likely choose to move on…

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Writing a Job Description

A job description is the first impression a candidate will get of your company culture. Applying for jobs can be quite nerve-wracking for candidates because there are so many unknowns and so many questions. What if I don’t like the job, what if I won't fit in? What if after all this time and effort…

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What Not to Do in a Job Interview

We all know interviews can be stressful. Don’'t make it worse for yourself by doing the obvious "no no's". Here are a few things you can AVOID doing to help it sway in your favour. Show up late You don't need to be there too early but being late does not give a good impression…

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview

First and foremost, well done! If you're preparing for a job interview then you've stood out of the crowd and are considered a potential. The next step is to show the company you are applying for, that you really are the person they're looking for. This is the stage where nerves tend to increase as…

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How to Write a Good CV

Your CV is the first impression a company gets of you. Therefore, it needs to be an accurate reflection of you as much as possible. We know this is challenging, you're an awesome fully rounded human, how are you going to squeeze it all into an A4 sheet of paper? Fortunately, recruiters and hiring managers…

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How to Handle Stress before a Job Interview

The reason most of us stress before an interview is the fear of failure, of getting stuck, saying the wrong things, not having an answer to say and ultimately failing at something we really want to succeed at. We fill our minds with 'what ifs' that literally paralyze us. The way to get yourself out…

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How to Bring your A-Game to Work

In an ideal world, we would bring our ‘A-Game’ to work 100% of the time. We would be motivated, efficient, energised and engaged all the time. However, although we can aim for that every day and work extremely hard to perform at our best most of the time, there are days and times where we…

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