• Preparing Your Referees


    So you’ve got through a few rounds of interviews, and your prospective new employer has asked to speak with your referees, so you are in serious contention for getting this new role. You are 90% of the way there to having that dream new job, but please DON’T under estimate the importance of this stage. In more than a decade as a recruiter, I have seen many instances where things have fallen over at reference checking stage, so I wanted to give you some tips to make sure this important stage goes smoothly.

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  • Traps for New Managers


    You may have been positioning yourself to take a leadership role but often the opportunity will come along sooner than you had planned or expected. Of course you are going to grab the chance to develop but you wouldn’t be alone if once the first wave of excitement passes you think “Now I actually have to do this!” Here are 4 tips for new managers.

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  • Interview Tips: Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?


    “Where do you see yourself in five years?” is the interview equivalent of “What do you want to be when you grow up?” and can throw even the most experienced of candidates. But with these four tips you’ll be able to answer like a pro!

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  • The Truth Hurts or in This Case the Lies Hurt


    So you’ve committed to a temporary role through an agency, and something has happened in your personal life that is stopping you from going in to work tomorrow. Perhaps you had a fight with your partner, your parents or your siblings?

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