Important recruitment lessons to learn in 2018

Just because we’re a month into a new year doesn’t mean it’s too late to reflect on what we’ve learnt in 2017. As we head further into 2018, we take a look back at some of last year’s recruitment trends and what we should be looking out for in the next 12 months.

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6 body language tips to use in an interview

How you present yourself in an interview is just as important as what you say, so it’s vital you are aware of the different ways in which interviewers will be reviewing you. While it’s important to prepare what you will talk about and how you can explain your skills and experiences in the best way, take some time before your interview to think about the way you hold yourself because body language is a huge factor.

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7 ways to cope when you’re having a bad work day

Bad days can happen to anyone, even those of us who really love our jobs. When you are having a bad day it can seem like there’s no way out and having an extensive workload can really add to the pressure. Perhaps you’re feeling unmotivated and can’t seem to bring yourself to begin the long list of tasks you need to complete, or maybe you’re stuck in a seemingly never-ending rut.

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What to expect when working with Time Recruitment

Looking for a new job or recruiting the right staff to join your company can be a little tricky sometimes, which is why so many people choose recruitment companies to take the pressure off doing all the work themselves.

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How to give effective feedback to unsuccessful candidates

It’s never a nice experience telling someone they didn’t get the job, but there are ways to break the news in a gentle and positive manner.

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Top tips for writing really great job descriptions

Have you ever written a job description, read it back and then deleted the whole thing because you weren’t happy with it? You’re not the first person to do this and chances are, you won’t be the last.

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How to ask your boss for a sabbatical

Have you ever thought about taking a sabbatical but weren’t sure whether it could be a serious option for you? Maybe you thought your employer wouldn’t allow it or that you don’t have a good enough reason to qualify for one.

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How to job hunt successfully over the Christmas period

Job hunting over Christmas can be pretty unappealing. Getting stuck in a cycle of searching for the right role and filling out endless application forms can make you want to bury your head into your Christmas pudding – but, it’s important you don’t give up!

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How to choose between your best two candidates

Just imagine getting to the final stage of the recruitment process and you have not one but two fantastic candidates who would be perfect for the job. On the one hand this is great because you have been lucky enough to find two people who would fit the bill, but on the other hand, this can make your decision even harder.

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5 Skills You Need to Have in Healthcare

Healthcare is one of the UK’s largest industries covering a wide range of job roles from nurses and doctors to medical assistants and administration support. Like with any job, you need to have a specific set of skills in order to carry out the role, and the healthcare profession is no exception. However, there are a few general skills that can really impact your career prospects.

If you want to learn more, why not read our handy infographic below to see if you have what it takes to work in the healthcare industry.

 

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How to stay organised in a fast-paced job

Staying organised in a fast-paced job can be challenging, even for the most efficient people. It’s very easy to feel overwhelmed when you are faced with a sudden influx of customers, emails or situations to deal with, and we all have days where our productivity levels aren’t at their peak.

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How to support an employee who is suffering with a mental health condition

Today is World Mental Health Day and this year the focus is on wellbeing in the workplace. Since figures have shown that 1 in 4 people suffer every year in the UK, we’ve decided to take a look at the importance of wellbeing at work and the relevant steps you should take if you are managing someone with a mental health condition.

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