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6 Of the best questions to ask your interviewer

It has happened to everyone – you’ve made it through your interview with little to no slip ups. Everything was going great…until they asked if you have any questions for them. Asking questions makes you look good – it shows that you’re really interested in the position and keen to learn more. And, depending on…

4 Habits standing in between you and success

1.OVER-COMMITTING The more you say “yes” to requests thrown your way, the more likely you are to experience stress, exhaustion and depression. All of these issues slowly chip away at your capability to reach your goals. Remember that every time you say “yes” to something, you’re saying “no” to something else. That something else could be…

4 Tips to boost your productivity at work

Productivity at work can sometimes feel more like a myth than a reality. It’s common for everyone to experience these “productivity slumps”. Unfortunately, when you need to get stuff done, these slumps are pretty frustrating. So, how can you overcome these dips in productivity? These five hacks for increasing productivity at work will help you to…

What are the benefits of employer branding?

Your employer brand refers to the perceptions that current and potential employees hold about your organisation. A good employer brand markets your organisation’s values, personality and reputation. It helps your organisation to stand out against competition and to appeal to top talent in the marketplace. It has become an important topic in the world of recruitment and…

What are the 5 main benefits of having a diverse workplace?

Diversity is not just a buzzword that we throw around. Instead, a diverse workplace is a concept that helps companies to become more productive. It helps foster creativity, new ways of thinking and genuine business growth. A diverse workplace promotes many benefits, including: 1. A STRONGER TEAM A team of people from diverse backgrounds can offer…

How to improve your candidate experience in 5 simple steps

In today’s job market, candidates have so much information at their fingers tips that allows them to be more selective. Because of this, the experience a candidate has with your company has never been so important. Having a positive candidate experience is essential for attracting and recruiting top talent. The statistics speak for themselves 72%…

HOW TO CREATE AN EFFECTIVE JOB ADVERT

Job adverts, are your way of finding the right talent to add into your team.  That’s why we’ve put together some advice on creating effective job adverts. The better your job advert is, the higher your chances are of finding the best possible candidate.   CHOOSE AN APPEALING JOB TITLE The job title is an…

Which factors make for a successful work-life balance?

The traditional pattern of working 9am-5pm, five days a week and with limited holiday allowance and a fixed salary at the end of the month, is changing as the world of work evolves. Employees are seeking more beyond their monthly salary, as they look to gain more varied opportunities and to work more flexibly around…

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