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    Should recruiters favour education over potential?

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    Looking for the right candidate can be difficult, with people from all different background, levels of education and experience fighting it out to be your next employee. Vincenzo Ferrara looks into the argument about at who you should hire and who you should avoid. British businesses are at risk of losing out on the greatest candidates, […]

    Opinion: Raising the status of the European PA

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    With Brexit upon us, is it time for administrative and support staff to look further afield than the UK for their next role? David Morel, chief executive officer of Tiger Recruitment, tells HR Magazine why there needs to be a change in mindset towards support staff, along with an emphasis on educating people about the career opportunities available within the industry. […]

    What are the worst questions to ask in a job interview

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    Right up there with going to the dentist and sitting an exam has to be the great tradition of going for a job interview. Particularly now it’s September, and recent graduates will be gearing up for this. You sit there, being asked probing questions by someone you’ve never met, trying hard to impress them and […]

    Women five times more likely to feel that their gender hinders workplace confidence in them

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    Women are five times more likely to feel that their gender hinders confidence in them in the workplace.  A new report among UK managers reveals attitudes towards training and confidence in the workplace. Worryingly, women were five times more likely to feel that their gender hinders confidence in them, with a fifth (20%) of female […]

    One in three UK jobseekers lie on their CV

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    Can you honestly say that your CV is completely truthful? New research has shown that one in three of us lie on our CV. More than one in three jobseekers (38%) have lied on their CV at least once, reveals new insight from a nationwide study. Proving to be a nation prone to a little […]

    Recruiters say ‘Achieving Diversity Targets’ is their biggest challenge

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    Last year, the number of graduates hired by organisations featured in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers fell by 4.9% – the first drop in graduate recruitment for five years and the biggest annual fall recorded since 2009. so far in 2018, the outlook is cautiously optimistic, with graduate recruitment among the country’s top employers […]

    5 minutes with… BBC’s The Apprentice winner James White

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    James White, The Apprentice winner 2018, has launched a new specialist property and construction division to his existing company, Right Time Recruitment. Here, he reveals why the recruitment firm is seeking to get more PAs on its books, as well as some top tips if you’re looking to apply for the hit show. How has […]

    Upturn in Office Support recruitment compared to previous quarter, and year-on-year

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    We hear from Ruth Skelton, senior manager, office support recruitment at Morgan McKinley, about the second quarter of 2018 and how it has been positive for Office Support recruitment, with a slant towards marketing noticeable in a number of support roles.  Although it hasn’t felt it due to drawn-out recruitment processes and indecisive candidates, quarter […]

    10 ways to spot a star in your workplace

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    Being able to neutralise a toxic person sounds like a superhero power from a Marvel movie, but in actual fact it’s one of the ways you can spot a star performer in the workplace. That’s according to research from LondonOffices.com that looked at the typical traits and characteristics of career climbers so that business leaders know […]


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    Over a quarter of organisations rely on freelancers to complete core business tasks. But in more than half of the organisations, HR departments are being cut out of the hiring process. These results come from the latest survey conducted across five European countries by the payroll & HR services provider SD Worx and Antwerp Management […]