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How Can You Assess A Candidate’s Soft Skills?
Soft skills include personality traits, personal habits, and interpersonal skills. They characterise how a candidate relates to other people. Recent research by Development Economics shows that more than half of UK employers value these...
How Being Like Bond Can Help Your Recruitment Mission
As the theme tune to the new James Bond movie Spectre is aired for the first time this week here are some lessons from the super-spy to help in your quest for recruitment success
Why Autumn Is The Best Season To Change Your Job
Today is the first day of autumn. Having a job you enjoy helps you through these ‘dark times’. What else makes autumn a great season for a career change?
Six Quotes From The Dalai Lama To Help You Bag That Job
This week the Dalai Lama gave his blessing to a new course of free evening classes in the UK aimed at making people happier. Launching the course, the Dalai Lama said he was delighted...
Will Your Job Be Automated In The Near Future?
Experts predict that one third of jobs will be automated within the next decade, but this overtaking by technology is not only a modern-day problem. Here is a list of five jobs that have been made redundant by technology throughout history.
Is Downton Abbey causing a rise in domestic jobs?
Downton Abbey returned to our television screens this weekend. The series is thought to be behind a rise in demand for butlers and other domestic help.
How To Improve Your Cover Letter
This week is National Letter Writing Week. To end this ‘week dedicated to the art of letter writing’, we at Zoek take another look at how to write a cover letter.
Meeting The Challenges Of Rural Recruitment
Why hiring for rural areas doesn’t have to be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Here are Zoek’s top tips for recruiters with tricky positions to fill.
Job Searching Tips Inspired By The Rugby World Cup
The Rugby World Cup is due to kick off in Twickenham later today. How does your job search compare to the rugby?
This is Recruitment ’90: How Recruitment Has Changed
As Shane Meadows’ popular tv-show This is England (#TIE90) returns to the screen for a 1990-set series, we look at the way recruitment has changed since then.
How to deal with off-putting interview behaviour…
Recruiters interview many people during their career and they get pretty good at spotting a bad candidate fast. But is there anything recruiters can do when they experience off-putting interview behaviour?
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