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The importance of soft skills in recruitment!

The importance of soft skills in recruitment!

We always focus on hard skills when we are recruiting new staff. Can a candidate type fast enough, what software programmes do they know, what are their technical abilities? These tend to be the kinds of questions we are asking in an interview, or skills we are looking for onRead More

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace

So, today is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is “Mental Health in the Workplace”. According to Business Matter Magazine, 44% of UK workers say that winter has a negative effect on their mental well-being. And according to the Guardian Newspaper just last week, a new study showsRead More

Employee benefits to attract talent

Employee benefits to attract talent

According to a 2016 survey of UK workers, around 60% of people interviewed reported that “employee benefits and perks are a major factor in considering whether or not to accept a job offer.” Offering the right employee package is of utmost importance in today’s modern world, especially if you are looking toRead More

Rules for a perfect covering letter!

Rules for a perfect covering letter!

If you are applying for a job, it’s essential that you send the recruiter a covering letter to accompany your CV. A covering letter lets you target the job role in a very specific way and clearly demonstrates your skills and experience to the reader. It should be sent outRead More

The worst interview questions you could ask!

The worst interview questions you could ask!

It’s normal procedure for an employer to ask the candidate questions at the end of the interview. They do this for a couple of reasons – firstly to cover off any queries you might have, but more importantly to find out a bit more about what kind of person youRead More