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Game of Thrones - Did the best candidate get the job?

Game of Thrones - Did the best candidate get the job?

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

(Spoiler-free post) By Stuart Moore.  So after what must have been the longest recruitment process in history covering over 70 episodes and spanning 10 years, the identity of the next ruler of Westeros was finally revealed during the recent climactic final episode of Game of Thrones. But after the dust settled and the bodies were counted, was the right person hired to take their place on the Iron Throne? There has been much internet ...

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Oxford named as best city to find employment

Oxford named as best city to find employment

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Oxford has been named as one of the best cities to find a job in the UK, along with it's co-Oxbridge partner Cambridge, with up to 25 times more vacancies than jobseekers, a new study suggests. The IT sector is leading the jobs boom in the city, with hundreds of vacancies in tech companies, including video game developers, according to recruitment site Adzuna. Advertised salaries in Oxford average at £36,387, with around £2,000 more on...

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Cost effective ideas for company benefits

Cost effective ideas for company benefits

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Written by Christina Nicholls.  Hiring has changed... Gone are the days where recruiting staff was a one-way street. In this candidate driven market, potential employees have more influence and bargaining power and are increasingly taking company benefits into account when making a decision about their future employer. Without an attractive package in place, growing numbers of candidates will be less enthused at the idea of an int...

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Is Brexit-related uncertainty causing you to re-think your move?

Is Brexit-related uncertainty causing you to re-think your move?

Friday, April 12, 2019

In these uncertain times, the rewards of moving jobs can still outweigh the risks... by Geoffrey Bridger. Nobody likes uncertainty. From the financial markets, investors and governments to the boardroom navigators and right down to the small business owners and you & me – the ‘average Joe’ on the street. It’s hard-wired into our DNA and our survival instinct … predict what’s coming and avoid the danger. Brexit has hung over...

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How to prepare for, and answer, left field interview questions

How to prepare for, and answer, left field interview questions

Friday, March 29, 2019

Interviews can be sweat-inducing enough at their simplest, so when a left field, tricky or downright bizarre question is thrown into the mix – it’s no wonder that most find themselves in a panic. When faced with a big interview, how can you make sure that you’re cool, calm and collected, especially for those out of the blue questions? Preparation is key For any interview, we recommend spending time going through your C...

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