Category Archives: Recruitment

How to manage an extrovert

I sat in on an interview conducted by an extrovert. In all the time he was talking, there wasn’t a single question directed at the candidate! She had a winning smile to be fair, and doubtless an impeccable CV, but … Continue reading

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High staff turnover?

High staff turnover has its root in poor leadership. Continue reading

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English proud of Stella

Stella English was an unsurprising winner for BBC’s Apprentice 2010. She has been exceptionally good from the moment she won the task for the boys in episode 2. This was the best series of The Apprentice I have seen. It … Continue reading

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How do you solve a problem like Melissa?

My apologies to “The Sound of Music”, but BBC’s Apprentice Melissa Cohen, represents a real conundrum to modern day businesses and communities. In the film, very un-nun-like “Maria” played by screen legend Julie Andrews, represents a big problem for the … Continue reading

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Top tips for recruitment -attitude vs grades

Grades will open doors for you, there’s no doubt about it, but if I had to choose between high grades and a great working attitude, I would choose “attitude” every time. In choosing team members, for me it is “attitude” … Continue reading

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