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News and commentary on the business world

We like to share what we’re up to and also when we find something that we think you’ll find useful too.

Keep an eye on this page for the latest recruitment insights, people news and, of course, an occasional reason to work with Six Degrees Recruitment.

April’s Business News in Cumbria

Six Degrees Recruitment keep a keen eye on the business and economic movements within the local area of Cumbria; because it’s our business to know your business… Here’s what has been happening in April: 2022 World Cup – SIS Pitches is returfing three pitches at the Aspire Zone in the Qatari capital Doha Sellafield dishes…

What single project or task would you consider your most significant accomplishment in your career to date?

At Six Degrees Recruitment based in Cumbria, we place a great deal of importance on the interviewing process, to establish capability for a role we are working on.  Here is a simple way to concentrate on one accomplishment and really get some detail behind a candidates thoughts processes. To see why this simple question is so powerful, imagine…

Cumbria Continues to Crack Records for 2015!

New all-time record low for Cumbria – JSA claimants fell by 339 in one month alone 2,205 less JSA claimants in 2014 Average earnings have increased by 1.7 % in Cumbria (previously 0%) 76,000 (including non-claimers) less job-hunters than previous A large increase in Self-Employment start-ups Every district in the County seems to be experiencing…

“Show me the money” – How to work out a fair compensation scheme

We’ve all heard Tom Cruise’s famous line from Jerry Maguire, but showing your sales team members the money is often a complicated equation. In this guide, you’ll find tips for designing sales compensation packages that yield results and actually scale.   As most CEOs & MDs have discovered at some point, sales compensation is very…

Delighted to be part of Carlisle Ambassadors

Having attended the first two meetings and heard from many inspirational speakers all looking to improve the city and further afield, we strongly felt that we wanted to join such a great initiative. Having recruited in the county for a number of years, there is a definite need for us to be putting Carlisle on…

Friday Feeling

How to keep your employees happy and hard-working and more importantly – for you! Six Degrees say – give your team that Friday Feeling – every day of the week! Here’s how… Recognise progress Make them feel involved Take an active interest Make it fun Keep it positive Encourage exercise and rest Don’t over-analyse everything For…

CN Business Boost 2015 Winners

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