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Developing In-House Talent

Developing In-House Talent

Developing in-house talent is critical to an organisation’s future, with businesses often finding it difficult to fill key roles with external candidates, recognising in-house potential and nurturing it, massively supports organisations in having the most effective...

What To Wear to an Interview: A Guide for Men

What To Wear to an Interview: A Guide for Men

Feeling confident, and doing well in an interview starts with preparation… and a great interview outfit that you feel comfortable in. When you receive that exciting invite, take note of the detail, paying particular attention to anything you need to do ready for the...

What Not To Wear To An Interview

What Not To Wear To An Interview

Dressing to make a great impression at an interview is so important, as we tend to hold onto our first impressions of people, which can be hard to change later. What you wear to an interview can demonstrate to interviewers how you may present your own personal brand,...

What to Wear to an Informal Interview

What to Wear to an Informal Interview

What is an informal interview? An informal interview usually takes place in a more relaxed or casual setting – such as over coffee or lunch. They have less structure than a formal interview would and often, are more focused on getting to know you as a person, whether...

What is Hybrid Recruitment? Benefits & Models

What is Hybrid Recruitment? Benefits & Models

Amid a global pandemic, we have seen change after change to the way we live and work, we find ourselves in a constant state of flux within “the new normal” looking to an uncertain future. However, COVID-19 has shown us the importance of flexibility, reactivity and...

Body Language and How to Succeed at an Interview

Body Language and How to Succeed at an Interview

It’s vital candidates know and understand how to flourish and succeed during an interview, and to understand the important role body language can play in obtaining a new role. Researchers have established a rule that verbal communication is only 7% of what people take...

6 Handy Telephone Interview Tips

6 Handy Telephone Interview Tips

Face to Face interviews Vs Telephone Interviews Telephone interviews over the years have become more popular with employers recruiting. Many recruiters conduct their initial screening process and first interviews via a telephone call which can save employers time and...

8 Common Phone Interview Questions with Answers

8 Common Phone Interview Questions with Answers

Telephone interviews have become more popular over recent years with employers who are recruiting for roles. Using phone interviews helps recruiters to save time and lower the costs of the recruitment process, It also helps them to eliminate the weaker candidates that...

18 Second Interview Questions To Ask An Employer

18 Second Interview Questions To Ask An Employer

Another milestone and you have successfully completed your second interview.  Your task or presentation is complete and hopefully, you have had a chance to meet more members of the team, however briefly.  Current restrictions permitting, you will have been able to...

9 Best Questions To Ask At The End Of Your Interview

9 Best Questions To Ask At The End Of Your Interview

Understandably, when approaching an interview, the candidate focusses on how best to present themselves in terms of their skills, their experience, their behaviours and their competencies. Answering the questions put to you by the interviewer or panel is one way of...

13 Great Questions to Ask At An Interview

13 Great Questions to Ask At An Interview

A job interview is very much a two-way process and the interviewer will be looking for candidates to engage, and show curiosity about the organisation and the role.  The best way of doing this is for the candidate to ask the interviewer questions.  Generally, there is...

9 Fun and Interesting Interview Questions

9 Fun and Interesting Interview Questions

Questions at interview generally follow a familiar pattern.  The candidate will be asked questions about their career, their competencies, their behaviours and how much they know about the company.  But these questions often do not give an interviewer sufficient...

10 Tricky Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

10 Tricky Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Interviews can be like learning a new language, you prepare what you want to say, say it well and then comes the difficult bit – someone questions what you have just said – and they speak fast, and you are not too sure how to answer. You will have prepared well for...

12 Great Interview Tips to Get the Job

12 Great Interview Tips to Get the Job

Importance of Preparation: Interviews are generally stressful experiences, and there are ways of making them, if not enjoyable, at least more positive experiences. If you feel you do not interview strongly, think about your interview toolkit. What are you using to...

Unconscious Bias

Unconscious Bias

What is unconscious bias? Unconscious bias can be defined as judgements or prejudice that are considered unfair, either in favour of or against a person, group or action. Unconscious thoughts can be based on stereotypes or opinions that people do not realise they...

CVs in an Online World

CVs in an Online World

In an increasingly online world, many people ask: `Do I still need a CV?’ Clover HR believe the answer is `Yes.’ A CV is not only helpful but necessary. CV is an abbreviation for the Latin for ‘course of life’, i.e. experience. Which is what a potential employer is...

Top Tips for Interviewing

Top Tips for Interviewing

New to interviewing? Need a refresher? Here are some tips that just might help……. The purpose of an interview is to find the most suitable candidate for a particular job vacancy. In preparing the job advertisement, the job description/role profile will have been...

Attracting Great Talent To Your Business

Attracting Great Talent To Your Business

Here are the first steps to help you stand out as a fantastic company to work for and get more of the right people applying for your vacancies: Focus On Creating A Strong, Visible and Transparent Culture This demonstrates how your company behaves; why it is a great...

How to Recruit Effectively

How to Recruit Effectively

In a time where the economy is stable, according to the National Office of Statistics, unemployment rates are currently at 4% - the lowest in around fifty years. This is causing companies to expand; therefore, they have a need to recruit more and more. These growing...

You’re Fired!

You’re Fired!

How many times do we hear those famous words  'You're Fired!' from Lord Alan Sugar's mouth? Eleven to be precise! 12 candidates are chosen at the beginning of the selection process to appear on The Apprentice and along the way, each week at least one is destined to...

To employ or not to employ… that is the question?

To employ or not to employ… that is the question?

The job advert received a great response, you've shortlisted a number of CV's and you're in the process of interviewing the candidates... How do you ensure that you pick the right person for the role? After all, employing the wrong candidate can be a costly exercise,...

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