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Why Graduates are leaving the South West

Why Graduates are leaving the South West

Graduates are disappearing from the south west. And we’re not talking about the odd few thrill-seekers swapping green fields for the bright lights of the big city. You expect a few of those. This is a more serious desertion of skills from our region.

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Interview nerves: 10 tips to conquer interview anxiety

Interview nerves: 10 tips to conquer interview anxiety

Your heart beats faster. Your palms are sweaty. Your voice trembles. Or maybe not. Because do you know something? Interviews don’t have to be the anxiety-inducing calamities many people fear them to be.

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How recruitment agencies transform your job search

How recruitment agencies transform your job search

Recruitment agencies can be a mixed bag. However, the best ones will help you find a job that’s a great match for your skill set and career ambitions. Beyond that, you can expect career development and enhanced salary expectations too.

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Employers are in hiring limbo as uncertainty continues…

Employers are in hiring limbo as uncertainty continues…

Uncertainty is impacting staffing decisions, with one third of employers (34 per cent) being unsure about their short-term hiring plans for temporary agency workers, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - March 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - March 2018

Permanent placements expand at softer, but still marked, pace: Permanent staff placements continued to rise across the UK in February. Though sharp, the rate of expansion moderated slightly since the start of the year. Temp billings meanwhile rose at a faster pace midway through the first quarter.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - February 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - February 2018

Sharper increases in permanent placements: There was a marked rise in permanent placements in January, with the rate of expansion highest since April 2015. In contrast, growth in temp billings softened to a 10-month low

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Exeter's economy is booming!

Exeter's economy is booming!

Exeter had the tenth highest growth in private sector jobs in the UK last year, a new report has revealed. The Centre for Cities Outlook 2018 report shows an increase of 3,000 jobs in Exeter – a 5.1% increase on the previous year.

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How to write a CV that earns you the interview

How to write a CV that earns you the interview

You want to write a CV that knocks spots off the competition and secures you an interview. Get set for CV success with our comprehensive guide.

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The South West IT Jobs

The South West IT Jobs

For many, the South West does not spring to mind as a hub of innovation and technology! Perhaps London, Manchester or Birmingham would come in higher on the list.

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How to nail competency-based interview answers

How to nail competency-based interview answers

It’s the interview! Calm down, you’ve got a foot in the door. In fact, your whole body, so it’s clear your polished CV and attention to detail has paid off. You’ve piqued the company’s interest enough for them to spend time on you.

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How do top companies retain their talent?

How do top companies retain their talent?

Recruitment: it can be a costly business. We’re not talking simply advertising costs either. The hiring process can be time-consuming to set up. Not to mention all the further time taken out of the working day to train new staff.

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The Great Workforce Gender Imbalance

The Great Workforce Gender Imbalance

Just 9% of the engineering workforce is female. In HR, only one-in-five staff is male. There are plenty more examples of professions where gender imbalance is rife. So what is it about these professions that seems to predetermine which gender is most likely to work in it?

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