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09/09
 
Now in case you've been living under a rock and have managed to miss this show I'll give you a quick summary. Two genius flatmates meet the new girl next door who shows them there's a world outside the laboratory. Insert a few other friends, some intelligence-based gags, a few guest stars and you have what some people are calling the 'new Friends'. If you prefer the old Friends then maybe stick to what Ross, Rachel and co. can teach us about recruitment. So what can this show teach us about recruitment?! Penny… who? – What’s Penny's last name? You didn't even realise you ...
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16/07
 
So you’ve got an interview coming up… it’s not easy to stand out from the crowd in today’s busy job market but you’ve done it! Before you do anything else you need to recognise that achievement and realise that, even if your application doesn’t go any further this time, you’ve clearly got a strong selling point. Don't believe us? According to a recent report, 9 out of 10 CVs get binned and don't even get considered for an interview. Trust us, you're doing well! Being properly prepared is going to pay off massively! Want to find out now? Review our 4 Steps to Inter...
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10/07
 
Some good news looks to be coming from our universities as we see more people being attracted into engineering disciplines. According to a recent article in Engineering and Technology magazine: Applications to study engineering at UK universities have increased by seven per cent on the previous year for all domiciles and up by nine per cent for UK applicants...UCAS logged 114,160 applications for engineering courses throughout the UK this year, plus 95,250 for computer sciences. A total of 13,800 EU students opted for engineering courses - a seven per cent increase on the previous year - and 11,530 applied for compute...
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09/07
 
When you apply for a job, the first and maybe only thing that a hiring manager or recruitment professional is going to see from you is your CV. This is your chance to tell them who you are, what you’ve done before and what you can do for them – so don’t waste it! Did you know that the average amount of time spent reviewing a CV is less than 10 seconds? It makes sense to maximise on this document and here’s a really simple way to do just that! Write out your CV as you would anyway, then take what you have and put it into three distinct sections: About you, your work history and your education an...
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09/07
 
According to the latest data from Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, more than 1.3 million cars have been registered in the first half of the year and June was another record month! Acorrding to reports, the Chief Executive of SMMT, Mike Hawes, said: "It is still a great time to buy a new car in the UK, and it is encouraging to see more consumers choosing British models. "This is important for the wider economy with 799,000 people now employed across the UK automotive sector, including retail." ASC Connections Managing Director, Neil McNally, echoed this sentiment: "The automotive industry...
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