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The Job Ad – How to make sure you get it right 1024 683 kca2018

The Job Ad – How to make sure you get it right

You may have seen a previous blog topic of ours where we posted about how to interview successfully – and we hope you found it interesting and that it gave you food…

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The real cost of employee turnover and recruitment

Would you like to hazard a guess at how much employee turnover costs? I’ll warn you, it’s a scary number. According to ACAS, the average cost, to replace just one…

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Interviewing successfully is an art form… 1024 685 kca2018

Interviewing successfully is an art form…

You’ve seen ‘the’ job with a company you’ve long admired, you’ve sent in your CV and filled in the application form, you’re shortlisted for interview, you’ve done your research and…

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So, what’s your experience of recruiting? 1024 683 kca2018

So, what’s your experience of recruiting?

Lots of articles out there focus on giving the candidates confidence and calming nerves around interviews, but what about the interviewer? During our combined 50 years of recruiting, we could…

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CIPD: “Owner Managers have limited experience in managing people.” 1024 683 Kirsty Craig

CIPD: “Owner Managers have limited experience in managing people.”

I’m here to champion the Manager and let me explain why. According to BEIS, SMEs account for more than half the UK’s turnover and employment. Yet, many Owner Managers of…

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How Content are your Employees?

When you run an SME, it can be hard to balance your responsibilities, but the happiness of your employees is one area that’s too important to overlook. Take a look…

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New services set to support SMEs’ growth ambitions

To help SMEs achieve their growth ambitions we are now able to offer professional coaching and mentoring programmes. This is thanks to Rachel Hough and Kirsty Craig who have recently…

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Is your recruitment process damaging your company’s reputation? 1024 683 kca2018

Is your recruitment process damaging your company’s reputation?

Bad candidate experiences during the recruitment process can do a whole lot of damage to the image and reputation of your business. And when recruiting, there’s a lot to consider,…

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The role of body language in communication

We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘it’s not what you say but how you say it’, but is this just about tone or do your facial expressions and body language play…

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