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19 Nov

Is 2024 time for a new job? to get started

Did you know that 2024 is the Year of the Dragon? In Chinese culture, the dragon is a symbol of good luck, strength and health. 2024 is predicted to be a year to transform, prosper and accomplish. To capitalise on the opportunities it brings for growth and renewal, you are going to need to remain open

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22 Aug

5 commonly asked interview questions – how to ace your preparation for them

If you are going for an interview, it’s good to come across as natural and relaxed. At the same time, you have been told to listen carefully to the questions and answer honestly, making sure that your answers don’t go off on a tangent. With this in mind, you may be wondering ‘should I prepare

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09 Aug

Health & safety in the workplace is a key part of wellbeing

The most basic definition of wellbeing is ‘the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy’. Employers and employees alike will not achieve that state if they have doubts or concerns about health & safety (H&S) at work. Whether business owner or employee, everyone at a workplace should be able to return home to their family

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29 May

New employees – 5 ways to make them feel welcome and settled in

Whether welcoming a new temp or permanent employee, there are some simple things that hiring managers and workplaces can do to help new employees settle into their new environment and feel welcome. Getting things off to a great start for a new team member is important because it sets the tone and communicates a lot

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22 Mar

How to get a job when there are gaps in your CV

and how they may even help you… A common worry amongst job hunters is whether the gaps in their CV are going to be obstacles that get in the way of them successfully landing a new job. This article provides some helpful insight into this topic along with some practical suggestions of how you can

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08 Nov

5 benefits of owning a franchise 

Do you love the thought of owning your own business? Owning a franchise could be the answer to getting up and running instantly! As a franchisee you can operate a business using the franchisors business model.

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13 Oct

Interviewing candidates – 10 tips for hiring managers

Conducting interviews for new employees is a skill that many people are not formally taught. Instead, many hiring managers just pick it up along the way through trial and error.  To help you fast-track acquiring good interview practices, these tips below have been prepared to highlight some of the basic elements that create optimal conditions for successful hiring.

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26 Jul

5 recruiting tips to create job ads and draw in the right candidates

Perfecting a job advertisement to attract more applicants is more important than ever in the current climate of a tight labour market. We help our clients recruit the right candidates by advertising on their behalf and making sure all the elements mentioned in the tips below are covered.  Sometimes job vacancies are broadcast via various

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23 Mar

Why don’t you work for yourself?

This opportunity could be a great way of feeling supported in the transition If there is one issue this pandemic has surfaced, it’s that there are challenges in employment relationships whether you are employer or employee. They’re different but equally challenging.  Having had experience on both sides of the employment relationship I’ve developed some thoughts on

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09 Mar

Working locally might just be the perfect balance

Covid-19 has had a major impact on the way we all work. The average number of monthly Google searches on “work from home jobs” is up by 900% compared with 12 months ago. Clearly there is more demand for jobs that allow workers more family time. It is often not until people start working from

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