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Is the perception of HR affecting your business?

Is the perception of HR affecting your business?

Thursday, October 25, 2018

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.   When it comes to attracting HR talent, how well your HR function is respected and perceived can no longer be an afterthought. As a specialist HR Recruiter speaking to mid-senior and Director-level job-seekers on a daily basis, I have noticed a distinct increase in the importance that these HR professionals are now placing on how HR is thought of within a potential employer before they will commit to an inte...

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Check out these fun facts about your daily office stationery

Check out these fun facts about your daily office stationery

Monday, August 20, 2018

You would need 477,710 Bic ballpoint pens to draw a straight line to the moon According to research conducted by Bic in 2008, each of their ballpoint pens can produce up to two miles of writing. As there are 238,855 miles to the moon from earth, it would require nearly half a million ballpoint pens to draw a straight line to our only natural satellite. The pencil has been proven mightier than the pen As a counterpoint to Bic’s researc...

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Recruiting the human: the importance of personality

Recruiting the human: the importance of personality

Monday, March 05, 2018

Good recruitment is often about understanding the subtleties of human relationships. It is common knowledge that employers are more likely to hire a candidate who they can see themselves becoming friends with, as shown by Lauren Rivera’s study, “Hiring as Cultural Matching: The Case of Elite Professional Service Firms”, which concluded that “evaluators implicitly gravitated toward and explicitly fought for candidates with whom they felt an emo...

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Recruitment Agency Salary Round-up - How do Banbury and Bicester compare?

Recruitment Agency Salary Round-up - How do Banbury and Bicester compare?

Friday, February 16, 2018

It’s often difficult to work out how much you should be paid, especially if you’re not the sort of person who discusses salaries with colleagues or friends. That’s why it helps to research job roles and salary brackets before you start applying for positions yourself or with a recruitment agency. You’ll need to take where you live into account too because regional variations can make quite a big difference. We’ve all heard of the...

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5 ways to stay cool in the office

5 ways to stay cool in the office

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Summer is in full swing, your work colleagues are on their holidays and your stuck fanning yourself with a folded promotional leaflet, the temperatures are rising and you may now find the walls of your office have started to close in on you like burning bricks of lava. Fear not, here at Plus One Personnel we have compiled the top 5 methods to stay cool in the office during the heatwave! Read on and feel the breeze!  DRESS CODE ...

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