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GDPR needn’t cause you a headache… here’s what you need to know.

by Sinead Hasson May 18th, 2018

GDPR seems to be attracting more headlines in my echo chamber than the royal wedding. In many cases, these headlines scream frustration. There is so much confusion amongst clients about GDPR in relation to recruitment and hiring strategies that so far, we seem to be seeing new and often unnecessary processes all over the place. […]

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Job hunting for the first time (or the first time in a long time)? …argghh!!!

by Sinead Hasson April 16th, 2018

Are you job hunting for the first time, or the first time in a long time? It can be a daunting experience. On top of working out what you want, what your CV should say, and what you should wear, the hardest part can be working out where to find the job you want. That’s […]

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B2B (business2business) Research: A Recruiters Perspective

by Damon Thomas April 9th, 2018

I have recruited for the market research industry since 2001 and since then have seen a great deal of change. My 2001 self would not recognise the industry I now recruit in – we have all had to evolve. B2B Research has always been something I have been involved in, from my industry days (financial […]

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International Woman Day 2018

by Anna Foster March 8th, 2018

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of woman. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. We have asked team: “What’s the one piece of advice you would give to your younger self? or if you are a man… What advice would you give […]

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The never ending debate on flexi working – trust is key!

by Abi Blank March 5th, 2018

It’s 2018, and when it comes to communication, science has basically invented magic. We can access our work, our hobbies, and each other, with a few taps on the portable supercomputer tucked in in our pocket. It has never been easier for people to work flexibly or remotely. We have also, rightly, come to expect […]

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Useful Resources for Freelance and Interim Workers for Market Research, Insight and Analysis.

by Freya Valentine February 15th, 2018

It takes a lot of confidence to resign, even when you have a brand-new job lined up with signed contracts and a new start date. However, it takes even more self-assurance and perhaps even a helpful pinch of cockiness, to hand in your notice if you’ve got nothing concrete lined up. Most people who chose […]

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Does your graduate recruitment process live up to your diversity policy?

by Anna Soares Dos Santos February 2nd, 2018

Over the past few years, organisations in all sectors have come under pressure to improve their diversity. Most companies now recognise the importance of finding employees from a range of backgrounds, and it’s common for businesses to have diversity and equality policies. This is to be applauded – the more diverse your workforce is the […]

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Understanding GDPR

by Anna Foster January 25th, 2018

  GDPR (General Date Protection Regulation)… One of the most talked about topics of 2018, yet so many people still seem totally perplexed by it – including myself! But, as Office Manager, this definitely falls under my remit. Having carried out research over the past few months, and attending various seminars/webinars, I was pleased to […]

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Making Progress

by Sinead Hasson January 18th, 2018

According to Wikipedia, career management is the combination of structured planning and the active management choice of one’s own professional career. The outcome of successful career management should include personal fulfilment, work/life balance, goal achievement and financial security. So, it would seem logical that something which would provide fulfilment, a sense of achievement and financial security would […]

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The Managers

by Sinead Hasson January 18th, 2018

People don’t usually leave companies or jobs, they leave people. Time and time again, when we ask our candidates why they want to move they will cite their manager.  ‘They never listen’, ‘I don’t know what he/she wants’, ‘There is no room to progress, and no-one to promote me’, ‘He/she just doesn’t like me’. This […]

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