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Top Tips for Employing the Right People

Top Tips for Employing the Right People

Although there are literally millions of people who are actively seeking some form of employment, very few of these candidates are suited to filling positions that are offered by way of sales and IT jobs. One of the best ways to ensure that the right person is employed for any of these positions is to…

UK unemployment falls sharply

UK unemployment falls sharply

We could finally be moving closer to an interest rate increase in the UK, as the number of people out of work fell by 167,000 in the three months to November to 2.32 million. This is the largest drop since 1997 as ONS figures suggested that 280,000 found employment to take the total number of…

Why new recruits should paint fences

Why new recruits should paint fences

Last week three guys who recently established a business in London wanted my thoughts on the recruitment of their first member of staff.   Whilst they were naturally concerned about the costs associated with employment, greater uncertainty surrounded the management of the new recruit?“We’ve got  to make sure the new person knows how to do…

Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Business Hiring Mistakes

The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Be aware that just because a candidate looks good on paper, it doesn’t mean they will be suitable in practice. Consider a structured assessment test to see if their skills meet your expectations. 2.…

Top 5 Tips for a Small Business Hiring Graduates

The weekly top 5 tips post is always full of helpful hints and advice for small, home and micro business owners. 1. With the job market still in a period of turmoil, it is more likely than ever that a small business will be able to attract some graduate talent. Graduates can help you to…

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