Knowing When It is Time to Recruit New Staff

Running a business is certainly a challenging task for most people, however one of the trickiest parts to manage is that of the workforce.  Knowing when the right time is to take on new staff is difficult, and it often comes as part of a delicate balancing act. 

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Great Benefits of Taking on a New IT Graduate

When you are looking for new staff for your IT business, newly graduated young people can be a rewarding choice. With up to the minute knowledge and practice with the latest tech and methods of working, there are many benefits to choosing to recruit IT graduates. They offer a chance for you to bring in some of the brightest and best candidates for your roles.

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation will apply from 25th May 2018 and goes further than the UK Data Protection Act (1998). For example, there is more obligation on a company to ascertain and document their legal basis for processing personal data.

The purpose of this overview is not to provide a comprehensive checklist of compliance, but to provide a brief snapshot of some of the legislation’s key points.

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How To Target The Best Graduates

Each year, the best graduates do not wait until June before actively searching for employment. Whilst competition for employment remains fierce, few companies can solely rely on being reactive to applications from the country’s top graduates. Here are our tips to win their interest first.

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Getting The Best From Your Graduates: Top 5 Tips

Investing in junior staff members is a balancing of your requirements. The money saved on salaries and their associated benefits on a more senior member of staff, tallies with increased investment of time in training. However, a committed outlay will see your new employee grow quickly and return your commitment over the long-term.

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Internships: A Guide For Employers

This guide is aimed to help employers understand how to get the best out of your internship programme within the boundaries of the law.

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10 Areas to Cover When Requesting a Reference

Requesting a reference from a previous employer can be a tricky and sensitive task; some employers are nervous of providing negative feedback, whilst their investment of time affords you with essential information on which to make a valuable decision.

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Hiring A Contractor

Key questions and options to consider when hiring a contractor.

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15 Questions To Aid Identifying Candidate’s Character:

Key questions to support your confidence that they're the right match for your team.

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New Year, New Job?

We find that after new year is one of our busiest times of year, particularly when it comes to candidates approaching us. There are a few reasons why January if often a good time for candidates and hiring managers alike.

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How To Prepare For An Interview

Undertaking an interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, but if you prepare well then you’ll certainly be better equipped to answer any questions; enabling you to show your personality, demonstrate your knowledge and assess whether the position is right for you.

Here are some tips that we would advise you to undertake prior to your interview.

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Which Graduate Career Is For me?

It can be distressing to face the end of your university studies with little idea on which job profile or even industry you wish to commit to. The majority of graduate opportunities won’t specify required degree courses in their job adverts, so if you have achieved strong grades the options can seem limitless.

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CV Tips

The purpose of a C.V. is to provide your prospective employers with a summary of your academic achievements, skills and employment history. As a result, a C.V. is your first chance to impress your potential employer. Although it is unlikely to secure you a position in itself, it is an opportunity to put forward your own skills and place yourself amongst the preferred candidates.

There is typically a great deal of competition for each job. As a result, it is important that your C.V. stands out to employers and, principally, it must be clear, concise and presentable. In order to further enhance your C.V., please take note of our tips below!

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How To Prepare For Different Interview Formats

Every stage of the interview process varies; here are our approaches to each!

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How To Benefit From An Internship

An internship provides a useful glimpse into a chosen industry, whilst greatly benefiting your CV.

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Cover Letters: How Are They Valuable To Me?

The majority of applications will request that you submit an associated covering letter. Here are our thoughts on how to benefit from them.

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