4 Interview Questions You Must Avoid

When you are interviewing it’s vital that you identify what it is you need to achieve. Generally this is to find a person who will be able to do the job successfully. Often, instead of that you end up recruiting … Continue reading

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The Best Memory Resources

So you want to improve your memory?  On our memory workshops I am often asked if there are any books I can recommend to help people improve their memories. I’ve been to lots of conferences and lectures on memory and … Continue reading

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CV Profile – How Do You Fill It In?

If you find this tricky, don’t worry, you’ll find an easy way here. Check the Ad The first thing you need to do is look at the advertisement and, if you have it, the job description and person specification for … Continue reading

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How to Interview for Values – Case Study

A client, Colin, who runs the successful Loughborough-based graphic design consultancy, Hullabaloo, asked for help in recruiting an account handler. One of the things that was really important to him was that the candidate shared his company values. Prepare The … Continue reading

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CV Mistakes You Must Avoid

Have you had to prepare your CV recently? It’s not much fun, is it? I don’t know anyone who enjoys it. But it’s a crucial part of getting many jobs. So here are a few mistakes you need to avoid … Continue reading

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Learning Failures – Why Some People Just Can’t Teach

Why is it that you see people repeating ghastly failures? Mainly it’s because of a lack of feedback. Think back to the worst teachers you had at school – I mean the worst, not just the poor or ‘not very … Continue reading

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How To Motivate Really Negative People

This is one of the most trying situations for many people. You know the person, the one who can only see problems when you have a great idea.. The one who always moans about everything and just can’t make the … Continue reading

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Recruitment on a Shoestring – A Case Study

A client contacted us because they needed help recruiting two new members of staff to work in their security company. They had a very small budget so we worked together helping them to carry out most of the tasks and … Continue reading

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