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  • 5 Reasons Why London is the Best City to Work In

    over 1 year ago

    ​For many graduates, taking the decision to relocate to London is a big step. But while a move to the UK's bustling capital city can be a daunting prospect, the rewards and benefits on offer are second to none.Because of this, it’s no coincidence that people flock to the big smoke every year to begin their careers. If you can feel the bright lights calling you, check out the...

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  • A recruitment career in Singapore

    over 1 year ago

    We have had an incredible story, and continue to grow at a rapid rate around the world, our APAC offices are no different.Following on from a lot of success in Singapore we expanded our business by opening up an office in Hong Kong. We are now dedicated to further growing and diversifying our businesses so that we continue to be one of the largest and most specialist recruit...

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  • A career in recruitment is all about the people

    over 1 year ago

    ​You’ve just finished your studies, you’re raring to get into the world of work, but you’re unsure of what direction to go in. A career in recruitment can be a fantastic choice for many new graduates. It’s fun, lively, financially rewarding, and you’ll learn countless new skills that will help you progress both personally and professionally. Check out these 5 reasons to cons...

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  • Phaidon International to Support Future Stars

    over 1 year ago

    ​Phaidon International is delighted to announce a new and exciting partnership with Loughborough Students Men’s Rugby to become the club’s headline sponsor for the 2017/2018 season.Phaidon International is a specialist, multiple-brand global recruitment group. From our local hubs in Europe, North America, and Asia; we deliver permanent, contract and project-based recruitment...

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  • The Candidate Experience and its Role in Successful Hiring

    almost 2 years ago

    ​Are you focused on the candidate experience?​What makes the perfect interview process? The right format? The right panel? The right questions? These are all important factors to consider, but none of them are as significant as the candidate experience.So are companies giving the candidate experience the attention it deserves? Ask job seekers what they think and the answer w...

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  • Creating an Inclusive Hiring Strategy

    almost 2 years ago

    Achieving workplace diversity is a hot topic for almost all organizations. Just like any other critical business issue, it is one that requires the right balance of goal setting, strategic planning and monitoring.​Research by McKinsey reveals that ethnically diverse companies are 35% more likely to outperform their respective industry medians. The study also demonstrated tha...

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  • How Working with a Specialist Recruiter Can Help Advance Your Career

    almost 2 years ago

    Upon reaching Senior Executive level, the number of opportunities available for career development begins to decrease, while the competition increases. As you reach the competitive leadership positions, it’s vital to differentiate yourself from the other candidates in the market.​In many circumstances, working with a specialist recruiter will help give you an edge when it co...

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  • 7 Alternative Ways to Prepare for a Job Interview

    about 2 years ago

    ​We’re not the first company to write about how to prepare for a job interview - and we certainly won’t be the last. Anyone who has read such an article will know that the usual advice offered is generally pretty standard – research the company, know your resume, prepare some questions to ask etc… However, when attending a job interview, the last thing you want to be is run-...

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  • Would You Consider Relocating for Your Next Role?

    about 2 years ago

    ​The idea of moving house for a job can be very different from the reality of actually relocating. In theory, it can be an adventure and a fresh start in a new city. In reality, it can be daunting and often requires extensive planning. According to a Global Moving Trends Report, 35% of global migrants move because of work, with either a current or a new employer. 1It is a de...

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  • Inclusive Talent Challenges for Women: Attraction, Retention and Advancement

    about 2 years ago

    ​Diversity should be a key priority within every organization. Studies suggest workplaces with a diverse mix of talent achieve better fiscal results than their less diverse counterparts.Research shows that Fortune 500 companies with three or more female directors typically see an increase in sales of 42%. In addition, Gallup found that diverse teams featuring women had a 22%...

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  • Phaidon International Sponsors Susan G. Komen Fundraiser

    about 2 years ago

    ​Last night Phaidon International sponsored the Susan G. Komen Paint the Park Pink fundraiser held at Bryant Park in New York City. This event was hosted by the Komen Greater NYC's Young Professionals Committee (YPC), a group of rising young executives and professionals whose goal is to engage a new generation in the culture of philanthropy, and raise money for breast cancer...

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  • 7 Sourcing Secrets for Finding Niche Talent

    about 2 years ago

    ​When hiring niche or rare talent you’re faced with several challenges. There’s the fiercely competitive market, an absence of talent when you need it, and the frustration of matching the perfect candidate to a role only to discover that person is no longer available.Finding niche talent can feel challenging, however, it doesn’t have to be that way. Sourcing specialist talen...

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  • 8 Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

    about 2 years ago

    ​Job interviews can be stressful, regardless of which side of the desk you find yourself on. As a candidate, this could be the dream job, and as an interviewer, the pressure is on to hire the right person.However, job interviews can also be complex fact-finding missions that do not always deliver the results either party wants. Everything rides on the questions you ask and t...

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  • Phaidon International expands into Germany

    about 2 years ago

    Phaidon International is proud to announce the opening of its new office in Berlin, Germany.​Opening on 15th Jan 2018, Berlin will be the 10th global office for Phaidon International, with the two brands; DSJ Global and Glocomms heading the initial launch. DSJ Global specialises in placing Corporate Leadership professionals across OPEX, Procurement & Supply Chain, and Fi...

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  • Securing your ideal candidate

    about 2 years ago

    ​Sourcing your ideal candidate is one thing - securing them is another. In a candidate driven market the best talent has more choice and it becomes tougher to secure key players that will add value to your business.Here are our key tips to ensure you secure the ideal candidate:1. Know your perceived value propositionIn a buyers’ market it’s imperative to make your business a...

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  • Recruit Outside of the Box for the Most Valuable Candidates

    about 2 years ago

    ​When looking to expand a team or fill a position, employers often look to what they know best… the types of candidates they have hired in the past.However, we urge you to think beyond the confines of your usual candidate profile. If an individual has a skill set that is relevant to a position, but is currently working within another industry they shouldn’t be ruled out.In f...

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  • New Year, New Job: Prepare to be promoted

    about 2 years ago

    ​New year, new you. We hear this often but does anyone really make the most of it? There are a number of ways to look at how the new year can be a starting point for you and your career. It is an opportune moment to consider how you can set-up for your next promotion. Here are 7 steps to consider to unlocking promotion success this new year.1. Quantify you achievementsBe vig...

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  • Tips for Success in Competency Based Interviews

    about 2 years ago

    ​​One particular type of interview that has increased in popularity recently is the competency-based interview (CBI). This type of interview is used to help get a feel for a candidate’s suitability and ability to meet the requirements of a role. Sometimes called structured or behavioral interviews, competency based interviews are about understanding how a candidate would beh...

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  • Matthew Monaghan from Phaidon International races for Cystic Fibrosis

    about 2 years ago

    Why am I doing this race?Back in 1992, a new-born Alistair Beament was brought into this world. Within 5 weeks he had been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis and from then on it was clear that Ali would have a different life to those around him. But Ali did not see it this way. Cystic Fibrosis is a rare life-shortening genetic disease for which there is no known cure. Affecting ...

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  • Personal Branding For Future Business Leaders

    about 2 years ago

    ​Personal branding is centered on the idea that each of us is a brand with our own ‘customers’ to engage. We build our brand with the goal that these people will ‘invest’ in us, our aims, and ultimately our careers.When searching for a job, your challenge is to distinguish yourself from the plethora of equally- qualified candidates. Personal branding can be an effective meth...

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