How To Impress During Your Probation Period

The amount of staff sacked during their probation period is reported to be 1 in 5, with suspicions that the figure is probably much higher, with most failing due to ‘poor performance’. How did it go so wrong? Great care was taken to find you, jumping through endless...

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How to Help Hiring Managers Sell the Position

It is becoming more and more common for a well-qualified, enthusiastic candidate to come back from an interview claiming a horrible experience and not wanting to work for that company. If this is happening in your company, you need to pay more attention to training...

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Make The Most Of Employee Mentoring

A company who invests in its talent and employees are always attractive to job seekers. This means that it is important to build a long-term plan to train your employees and build up a talent pipeline. So how can you make the most of a mentoring scheme? How can you...

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How to: Achieve a Work/Life Balance

Having a career and working is an important part of everyone’s life. It helps us pay the bills, gives us a sense of purpose and allows us to meet new people. It is important, however, to remember that work is only one part of our lives and we need to make sure we have...

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9 Killer Questions Candidates Ought to Ask the Interviewer

You’ve done it, you’ve got an interview and you’re all ready to go and prepared for any question that comes your way. They ask about your background and past working experiences to gain an insight into who you are and how you could fit into their company. The...

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How to Find the Best Temporary Staff

It can always be a struggle to find a temporary employee to join your company. There are obvious worries, such as; will they take their role seriously? Will they leave before the end of their contract? etc. The main aim is to find temporary staff that is committed,...

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How to: Start a new job

Starting a new job can be exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. Compare this to your first day at school, you don’t know where to go, who to talk to or what to do. There are a few things you can do to make sure that the first day; and the following weeks run...

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How To Spot When A Candidate Is Lying

In a recent survey, it is believed that 58% of Hiring Managers spot lies on a CV. This extends to 4 out of 5 candidates lying about their professional attributes at interview. Roxanne Abercrombie from Uniting Ambition has taken a look at the areas that are normally...

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