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Procurement Manager Kendal

Six Degrees are currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager for a busy Manufacturing business in Kendal. For further details contact Hayley Stubbs on 01228 904321.

Recruitment business continues to grow

  The team at Six Degrees Recruitment (based near Carlisle) continues to grow with the appointment of Hayley Stubbs as a Recruitment Consultant.  She joins at time when there is considerable business growth and forward planning right across Cumbria and her particular focus will be the south of the county.   “We’ve always covered the…

February Business News 2016

      Driverless lorries are to be tested in “platoons” in Cumbria as part of a government drive to bring major improvements to journeys. Broadband speeds in some Cumbrian towns is slower than those at Everest base camp, according to a new study. DEFENCE secretary Michael Fallon has announced £642 million of investment for…

How to write an effective job description

To really understand the scope of a job, it helps to have it defined in writing. During the recruitment process, you have a better chance of attracting top talent if there is a well documented account of the role. Wouldn’t you be more inclined to interview with an organisation that had taken the time to…

7 Personality Questions you Should Include in your Next Interview

How many of you have tried gauging a candidate’s personality during an interview? How many of you were successful? Better yet, how many of you have said these words: “I really didn’t think he/she was going to be like that when I interviewed him/her!” Chances are a lot of you have been down that road;…

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