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Trying to remain positive in the face of redundancy

Date: 06 Oct, 2020

I have spoken to a number of people recently who have unfortunately faced redundancy.  This can be frightening at the best of times but if you switch on the news it can magnify that fear way beyond where it should...

job hunting and managing your wellbeing through choppy waters

Date: 29 Jun, 2020

Unfortunately, Covid-19 has resulted in several redundancies throughout the UK. Whilst this drop in the economy may be, relatively short-lived, that doesn’t often assist a person when they have faced redundancy in such uncertain times.   We have put together...

How can you stand out from the crowd

Date: 15 Jan, 2020

How can you stand out from the crowd   My 13-year-old daughter has recently started to sell second-hand goods on the internet.  She started this herself, created her own account including PayPal account, she writes a marketing piece to promote...

Interviewing in a candidate driven market

Date: 14 Nov, 2019

We quite often hear the term “candidate driven market” but it isn’t until we need to recruit that we realise and understand the true meaning; where candidates can pick and choose their interviews and their employers, quite literally.   So,...

The Spooks of Finding A New Job This Halloween

Date: 28 Oct, 2019

The Spooks of Finding A New Job This Halloween   Halloween is almost upon us, and for many people the most frightening thing they can imagine isn’t a zombie apocalypse – it’s changing jobs…   Change can be stressful no...


Date: 07 Jun, 2019

SOCIAL MEDIA IN AND OUT OF THE WORKPLACE AND THE LAW   Social Media is a wonderful thing but can also raise concerns and issues in the workplace, especially when social media is used outside of the workplace by employees. ...

Looking for things to do with the kids over Easter

Date: 18 Apr, 2019

Looking for things to do with the kids over Easter - Here are our picks; Free - http://www.humberstreetgallery.co.uk/exhibition/tittle-tattle-tell-tale-heart   Free - https://www.princesquay.com/events/easter-garden   https://www.burtonconstable.com/DB/events/easter-at-burton-constable http://www.elshamhall.co.uk/easter-sunday-with-feet-first-circus-skills-21st-april-2019   Free - http://walkingtheriding.eastriding.gov.uk/find-walks/haltemprice-area/?entryid30=44389 Free - http://walkingtheriding.eastriding.gov.uk/find-walks/haltemprice-area/?entryid30=36588 https://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids/easter-activities-2019-bank-holiday-2593404

Getting the interview process right

Date: 15 Apr, 2019

Getting the recruitment process right can mean the difference between getting the candidate you want or pushing them into the hands of your competitors.  Getting it right needs to happen right from the very start of the recruitment process.  We...

Living wage to rise

Date: 05 Nov, 2018

The national living wage (the title chosen by the former chancellor George Osborne) is the statutory national minimum wage but for those over the age of 25. . It is set at £7.83 an hour; it will rise to £8.21 an hour...

Candidate attraction – why is it so important?

Date: 14 Jun, 2018

Candidate attraction – why is it so important? Statistics are now showing that candidate attraction is becoming more important than ever as we enter into a candidate driven market.  Candidates are now able to pick what company they want to...