It’s been so long…

…I’ve almost forgotten how to post onto my blog! First things first, an apology for my silence for what WordPress tells me has been 155 days since I last posted!!!  Has it really been that long?  How time flies! I wanted to share my news with you, which I hope may help explain why I’ve been somewhat absent.  In around 8 weeks there will be a new member to the team, as I’m...
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Silence

It’s been over a month since my last post and I’m staggered by the continued activity on my blog and the number of hits! Perhaps it’s the geek in me! Either way, apologies for my silence, I’ve been exploring the world of in-house recruitment and have been somewhat sidetracked. I shall be back with more posts on Talent Management Matters soon. Meanwhile, enjoy the...
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Hot off the Press…Our latest Promotion…

Growing Your Business with an Extra Pair of Hands Creative Leadership have today launched their new Essential Recruitment Package for Small Businesses.  It’s aimed at helping busy entrepreneurs save time and effort in finding and securing the best talent for their growing business and avoid recruitment costs. The package, which starts from £199 + VAT includes a bespoke application form,...
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How to Interview – Step 9 – What to do if?

The joy of working with people is that each situation is different, here are some handy hints on What to do if…. …The candidate hasn’t arrived Give them or their agency a call and find out what’s happened.  It may be the traffic has got in the way or that they have gone to the wrong address.  Either way we recommend you allow them at least 15 minutes to turn up. …The candidate...
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An Inspirational thought for the day

We all need a little bit of inspiration and I was sent some yesterday when a close relative emailed a wonderful slideshow.  It’s too good to keep myself so I invite you to grab a cup of tea, click on the link, download the file  and take a read. Inspirational Thoughts I particularly liked the message  “The most important thing in this life is to help others to win. Even if that...
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How to Interview – Step 3 – Preparing for the Interview

Continuing with our series on How to Interview and following our last two posts How to Plan to Recruit and How to Shortlist and CV Sift, today we’re focussing on the key preparation needed before the interview itself. Just like Baden Powell said, it’s crucial that you are prepared for the interview and here you’ll find 5 simple stages to help you. Stage 1 – Background...
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