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The Right Questions – Top Tips for Interviewers

July 19, 2019

The Right Questions – Top Tips for Interviewers


One of the most important tasks in any company is interviewing applicants for vacancies. Even if you have experience, it is worth keeping up-to-date with current thinking about how to do the job effectively. Think first about what you want to achieve. You have a list of shortlisted applicants, all qualified for the job. The interview […]

“Why not me?”: Giving Interview Feedback to Candidates

May 20, 2019

“Why not me?”: Giving Interview Feedback to Candidates


When you interview, only one person gets the job and everyone else is left asking “why not me?” Employers don’t have to give feedback, but any candidate who requests it deserves an answer.  They have generally shown that they are keen to find work, want to improve their job-search skills, and often really want to […]

The seven top transferable skills of Ex-mil candidates

March 15, 2019

The seven top transferable skills of Ex-mil candidates


Military careers give individuals an abundance of transferable skills and make great candidates for a number of highly skilled and often hard-to-recruit posts. Ex-military personnel are exceptional problem solvers, team workers and fast thinkers. Ex-military staff have an exceptional range of transferrable skills; for example, someone who has worked on transporting troops, munitions and supplies […]

Nine things to do before you hire

January 16, 2019

Nine things to do before you hire


If you know you need a new member of staff but you’re not sure of the process, here are some simple steps you can take to ensure that you hit the ground running and attract the ideal candidate. Know exactly what the role looks like Before you do anything else, it’s worth while setting some […]

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