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Are You Getting Paid Enough?

Craig burton

Are You Getting Paid Enough? This is one of the common questions I hear, which many people ask themselves on a daily basis. If you feel you are not making the money you want or deserve, then you need to do something about it. Almost everyone, regardless of income, education, or position, believes that he or she should be earning ...

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Business Growth by Smart Recruitment

Craig burton

Business growth is the most popular objective of small businesses. They all want to get bigger, but how do they do it and can you use recruitment as a tactical approach to finding great talent? Many companies say they want to grow their business but making it happen can often be a huge challenge. Here is some food for thought ...

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Will Your Candidate Fit in at Your Company?

Craig burton

Will your candidate fit in at your company? Here are a handful of ways that you can assess a candidate’s culture fit for your business and make sure you get it right. What qualities you are looking for? If you don’t have an idea of the kind of individual you are looking for to fill a particular role, how will ...

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The Monday Blues

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Recruitment tips by Craig Burton So you’ve spent last week wishing time would go quicker and now it’s the weekend you want it to go slower. We all enjoy our time off and why shouldn’t we? We’ve worked hard all week, so let’s live for the weekend! But then what! Monday creeps up on you and before you know it, ...

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City Jobs: Work Yourself Well

Craig Burton The Works - Work Environment

WORK YOURSELF WELL Even if you’ve never been sick of work, the chances are that you’ve been sick off work. According to a report published by the Office of National Statistics last year, the average worker had 4.4 days off due to sickness in 2013. Even if we exclude ten per cent of what amounts to 131 million days as ...

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Fuming? The Big Smoking Debate

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From all sides, being a smoker, then a non-smoker and now the boss! Is it right to smoke at work? Should you be allowed to have the extra time? What’s everyone’s big issue? I have sat on both sides of the fence as I’ve been a smoker and now I’m a non-smoker. Throughout my working day I would look forward ...

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Make Your Move In 2015

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Well another year and another set of resolutions… For many, that urge to hand in your notice and make your move (which comes from one too many glasses ‘of the good stuff’ through the holidays) fades suddenly once the hangover sets in and you return to your comfortable, reliable jobs. My advice is to think again! 2015 looks set to ...

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Network It Baby!

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When did you last “Network”? I suppose unless you’re in a role that doesn’t require any human interaction, an artist or a librarian, that a little bit of networking works wonders. Most of my best clients, recruits and friends have been met in some kind of networking situation whether conscious or unconscious. I’ve worked with people before now that are ...

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City Jobs: Three tips for writing the perfect Cover Letter

Jobs with Leeds City Magazine

Three Things You Need to Write the Perfect Cover Letter So you’ve nailed the CV, you’ve found the right jobs to apply for, but now you’re onto probably the trickiest part of the job application process; the personal statement/covering letter. There are very few jobs out there that won’t ask for a brief synopsis of yourself and why you believe ...

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City Jobs: A Friendly Work Environment

Craig Burton The Works - Work Environment

Recruitment tips that HR school didn’t teach us – Welcome Mats Here at The Works we deal with a diverse range of businesses from large corporates to little engineering shops in the corners of Yorkshire towns. Here we talk about work environments. One thing I’ve noticed over the years in that while we all “bang on” about “first impressions” at ...

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