To help inspire your interviews, here are five curveball questions that you could ask courtesy of James Reed’s bestselling book, ‘Why You’:
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With Euro 2016 well and truly underway, our latest research has found the top ten excuses truant employees will be using to skip work and watch the games.
‘Can I borrow you for a sec’ named most overused and irritating workplace phrase, according to our latest research. Use of online jargon is also on the rise.
We recently asked over 300 recruiters to tell us about their biggest recruitment turn-offs and find out exactly what they’re looking out for when considering a candidate. Here’s what we learned:
To help you complement your organisation’s job board activity, we’ve put together a handful of the best networking tips we’ve come across:
As many as 1.9 million working families will get the chance to benefit from new childcare subsidies. But will we employees actually use them?
Poll: Do you value a covering letter when receiving an application from a candidate? Whatever your profession or industry, the importance of a cover letter is a point of some contention. Whilst some recruiters see it as a key way to gain insight into a jobseeker’s experience and interests beyond their CV, others question how much value a cover letter really adds. One issue may be that many jobseeker’s simply don’t know how to write a proper cover letter. Where the format of a CV is familiar to most, what a cover letter should include is often overlooked or underrated. Many may be guilty of reusing the same letter for every application, or even neglect to include one altogether. But what do you think? How much does a covering letter really tell you about a candidate? And would it harm a jobseeker’s chances if their cover letter was poorly written…