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Career Coaching & Rethinking Your Career

Career coaching, the art of discovering where you’re at; where you’ve been and where you wish to be, is rising in popularity and prevalence, especially with rising unemployment rates due to COVID-19. Rethinking Your Career Research has shown that 90% of workers are expected to need new skills by 2030 due to growing automation and…

What Are Purpose-Led Organisations All About?

You’re probably hearing more and more of purpose-led (or purpose-driven) organisations, and rightly so. Having more ambition than just a bottom line of profit will result in an array of advantages, from being able to attract the best talent to an increase in trust, leading to more investments.  Today, and even more so in the…

Insights – Helping You to Reach Recruitment Goals.

Now more than ever, the time that you invest into your business is crucial. Recruiting new employees can be an extremely time-consuming process, especially in consideration of the inflated amount of CVs that you will most likely be receiving as a response to COVID-19. Whilst you may be thinking that now is not the time…

How can Business Owners Battle Coronavirus?

Businesses of all sizes are being hit hard by the escalating coronavirus outbreak. Many have been forced to close or reduce operations to eliminate the spread of the virus, so it’s crucial that business owners take some time out to consider the vital steps that must be taken now to protect your businesses when we…

Linked In – why your headshot and profile matter

Linked In. If you’re seeking employment or looking to employ, it’s a platform you won’t want to ignore. When it comes to Linked In, we’ve seen everything from the bizarre and the brilliant, right through to the hilarious and then downright inappropriate. Here we take a look at why the wording of your Linked In profile…

Starting a new job- how to have the best start

Starting a new job can be a daunting prospect. Maybe you’re raring to go and can’t wait to get started, or maybe you’re just plain nervous. Most likely, it’s a bit of both; and understandably so. Whilst taking the next step on the career ladder is an exciting prospect, a new job will affect almost…

Getting the most from your recruitment agency

Getting the most from your recruitment agency depends upon a number of factors. You appreciate how important effective recruitment is. After all, the success of your company is dependent upon having the right people in your team. You’re set on getting the most from your recruitment agency so that you can sit back, safe in…

Salary Negotiation – how to handle it

Salary negotiation. Quite possibly the most awkward part of the entire recruitment process First things first; it’s important to remember that you’ve already been offered the job. The employer obviously wants you in their team. This is simply their initial offer. At this point, everything’s up for negotiation. Your starting salary at a company is…

Interview Tips – what not to say at an interview

You’ve landed the interview you’ve been hoping for. You’ve agonised over your Linked In profile, and spent hours tweaking your CV. So far, so good. The company must like what they’ve seen so far. Now it’s time to talk yourself up. It’s important to remember just how much is involved in a job interview. In…

Managing a disruptive team member

Managing a disruptive team member is a tricky business. They may be fantastic at their job, yet still manage to rub your team up the wrong way and behave negatively. They may gossip at their co-workers’ expense, or consistently undermine your authority. It may even go as far as intimidating colleagues, bullying, shouting and slamming…