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We often hear stories of how things go wrong when you try and do something commercial with friends – sell them a car, buy a house off of them…extremes perhaps, but not unusual. The traditional advice is not to do that sort of thing with your mates because it can…
We all know to find out as much as we can about the role and organisation before we go for a job interview. If we’re fortunate enough to actually know who’ll be interviewing us, it’s a good idea to also do some research on this person. Follow our advice on…
A hybrid of non-vocational skills are now just as important as qualifications, experience and job-specific attributes, according to new research from social care recruitment agency Randstad Care. How employees interact with one another and their clients and factors such as an individuals’ time management abilities, leadership attributes and capacity to…
Ever wondered what prospective employers value when looking at a LinkedIn profile? According to new research it's not a person's number of connections, recommendations or their clever contributions to groups, but the description which really matters. The independent study was conducted among 100 HR heads of some of the UK's…
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Dress for success

suitTop tips for interview attire

Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.


Resigning with class!

resigning150x100How to resign diplomatically

Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 


When the workplace is a hell place

unhappyBullying & harassment at work

Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.