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  • How to Find Out Your Co-Worker's Salary

    15 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​A salary is more than a monthly number on your bank statement. It is compensation for your hard work and dedication, and it shows your perceived worth and value to your company. Depending on your industry, skills, location and experience, you may be currently undervalued compared to your co-workers and competitors.   The best way of knowing your value as an employee is disc...

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  • How to Negotiate Salary With A Successful Job Candidate

    15 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​Reaching the end of a long recruitment cycle where interviews are finished and everyone has agreed on the best candidate can feel like a relief, but the hard part isn’t over yet!  In an ideal world, your candidate will give you an enthusiastic acceptance, but when hiring for a skilled role in a busy job market, it is likely you may face a period of salary negotiation. You d...

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  • 7 Ways to Decide if a Job Offer is Worth Taking

    16 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​Receiving a job offer after a long application and interview process can feel like a significant victory, but it is important to take the time to evaluate aspects of the offer to make sure your acceptance is an educated decision which is taking your career in the right direction.   When working in industries where skilled candidates are in high demand, such as the technolog...

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  • How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee

    16 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​There is so much to learn in a new role, and the first day of a new job can be overwhelming even for the most confident and successful candidate. It is up to the HR manager to create an onboarding process which ensures new hires can quickly learn the processes within your company while still integrating comfortably into your company culture.  This resource will help you cre...

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  • How to Reject a Candidate and Gain a Brand Advocate

    16 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​Rejecting candidates is any hiring manager’s least favourite part of the recruitment cycle. No-one wants to be the bearer of bad news and most employers want to tick off the task as fast as possible, but there is a lot of value to gain from taking the time to provide informed feedback and personalized communication, both over the phone and on email.   A candidate who has ha...

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  • How to Look Beyond the Resume to Find the Right Talent

    16 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​GettApp’s 2017 Recruitment Strategies report discovered that the biggest challenge for hiring managers is a shortage of skilled candidates. If you are advertising for jobs which require wide-reaching technical skill sets, an advanced degree or a significant amount of experience, you may end up with an empty inbox.  A better approach for recruiters is to look beyond the cont...

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  • How to Leave Your Job Without Burning Bridges

    16 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​Finding a lucrative new position and deciding to resign from your job may feel like the hard part of the process but quitting a role in the ‘right’ way can be more complicated than you first thought. Leaving a role on bad terms does more than impact your notice period but could also have a significant impact on your ability to find a role in the future. As much as you may w...

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  • How to Resign and Leave on Good Terms

    16 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​If you are a top professional in your field, securing a new role can be the easy part of moving ahead in your career. The tough part comes when resigning from your current role, If you loved or hated the position, it can be a hard experience to go through, and emotions will be running high.  If the process of resigning from your current role is managed badly, it can have a ...

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  • How to Make a Great First Impression in Your New Job

    16 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​No matter how experienced and confident someone is, the first day in a new role is always going to be pretty overwhelming, and the pressure is on to make those all-important positive first impressions.  The first day is often a rush of information and ‘learning the ropes’ while trying to get to know both know the new boss and learn a lot of names at the same time. It can be...

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  • 5 Reasons Why Counter-Offers are a Waste of Time

    16 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​An employer’s worst nightmare is getting a surprise resignation from a high-performing ‘Rock Star’ employee who will be tough to replace.   Research from recruiter Robert Half has found that 58% of senior managers across finance, tech, legal and marketing will extend a counter-offer to leaving employees to keep them from moving to another role and continue adding value to t...

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    5 Reasons Why Counter Offers Are A Waste Of Time And Money
  • How to Help a New Employee Relocate

    16 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​Hiring a valuable new employee who will require relocation to work for your company is an exciting growth opportunity both for your business’s specific needs and your new employee’s career. However, it requires a huge transition, and the pressure is on hiring managers and HR departments to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible.  Follow these tips and insights on how to ...

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  • 5 Steps to Convincing Your Boss That a Sabbatical is a Good Idea

    17 days ago by Colin Higgins

    ​Did you know that 23% of US companies offer sabbaticals, according to the Society for Human Resource Management? With this number ever increasing, there's no better time to bring up the conversation with your employer. Asking for a career break is rarely easy, but a sabbatical offers more than a chance for you to recharge. Time away can be a vital opportunity for a company ...

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  • The Biting Point: Talent Trends 2018-2019

    about 1 month ago by Liv McNeilis

    What happens to our candidates once we place them in an organisation? Were they a good match as we predicted? This report examines the promotion, relocation, and retention rates of our placements across 1,300 candidates in 35 clients over the last three and a half years. Download the guide to discover the motivations of top talent.​

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  • Advancing Women of Color in STEM

    about 1 month ago by Liv McNeilis

    ​​According to McKinsey and Company, 90% of CEOs report that diversity is a top business priority, yet the dial towards progress has hardly moved in recent years. In the US, the representation of women of color in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields has reached a crisis point – only 9.9% of STEM employees are women of color. In this article, we ex...

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  • How to Write a Great Employer Value Proposition

    about 2 months ago by Aishling Lanigan

    ​Any company's most important resource is its people. Hiring and retaining top talent is one of the biggest challenges faced by professional services firms.Competitive sectors such as finance, tech and engineering rely on sourcing high quality and forward-thinking talent to thrive, and marketing efforts must now be focused on selling a company not only to customers, but to p...

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  • How to Survive a Marathon Interview Process

    about 2 months ago by Aishling Lanigan

    ​When hiring for a senior or specialist role, companies want to make sure they make the right decision by the end of the recruitment cycle. When several stakeholders wish to have a say in an important hiring choice, candidates will get invited to all-day interviews which cover several sessions and tests.The all-day interview is growing more common as it makes sense for busy ...

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  • How to Deal With a Toxic Employee

    about 2 months ago by Aishling Lanigan

    ​The most successful and productive team can be brought down by a bad apple. Toxic behaviour from a single employee can create a level of drama and distraction which can suck all positive and creative energy from a room.If you have identified a pattern of behaviour such as bullying, passing blame or constant negativity from an employee, it is time to provide direct feedback ...

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  • How to Deal With A Toxic Co-Worker

    about 2 months ago by Aishling Lanigan

    ​All of us face days where it’s a struggle to get out of bed and into work, and facing a toxic behaviour once you get there can turn a working day from tough to unbearable.Maybe you are dealing with a co-worker who appears to be allergic to hard work, but is more than happy to take credit for other’s success. In some cases, you could be the target for workplace bullying and ...

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  • Is Your Boss Invested in Your Career Development?

    about 2 months ago by Aishling Lanigan

    ​In the new world of work, the traditional script of joining a company, working hard and moving up the corporate ladder has been erased. As sectors move faster in the technological age, a lot of career development now comes from self-motivation.With the reliable old path gone, you may be faced with a manager who is not invested in the development of your career. If you feel ...

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  • How to Make the Perfect Job Offer

    about 2 months ago by Aishling Lanigan

    ​The global job market is currently facing significant talent shortages. Research by the Deloitte uncovered that almost three quarters (72.8%) of employers in the US are concerned about finding employees with the skills required for the role.If you have found the perfect candidate for a skilled role within your company, you cannot take a chance on losing them. It is likely t...

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