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Six Tricky Work Types and the Best Ways to Handle Them

Six Tricky Work Types and the Best Ways to Handle Them

We spend over 1500 hours at year at work so getting along with the people you work with is rather important. But what happens when you come across one of these ‘difficult’ types? Or worst, are you one of them?! A recent article in People Magazine outlined some examples we have used as inspiration!

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The corporate countryside: why executives swap the City for Devon

The corporate countryside: why executives swap the City for Devon

There’s more to Devon than rural charm. With more organisations choosing the South West as their home, there is steady demand for executive talent. (We know because we help hire the best.)

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The best reference check questions

The best reference check questions

Welcoming someone new to your team is always exciting. But it’s not without risks. Hiring the wrong person is an expensive mistake. That’s why it pays to find out as much as possible about a candidate before you commit.

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8 Business Benefits of allowing your staff to work remotely

8 Business Benefits of allowing your staff to work remotely

This remote working malarkey is increasingly common - and not just for freelancers. Should your business offer your staff the opportunity to undock from the desk? That’s your decision. It’s okay if you’d rather keep your staff on-site. But with the growing clamour for remote working, you need to be able to explain why.

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How to optimise your LinkedIn Profile

How to optimise your LinkedIn Profile

It’s time to face facts. You need to show your LinkedIn profile some love. The good news is that transforming your profile into something that knocks spots off the competition and wows new connections needn’t take all night. Here are simple, effective ways to optimise your profile to help it stand out in a crowd of 430 million.

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13 foolproof ways to motivate your staff

13 foolproof ways to motivate your staff

It’s a wonderful thing - the energy and dynamism of a motivated group of people. Problems get solved. To-do lists are crunched. Work begins to feel much less like work.

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8 Reasons Why You Should Leave London for Devon

8 Reasons Why You Should Leave London for Devon

Living in London is exhilarating. It’s also exasperating and exhausting. If it’s time to shift focus towards a better quality of life, South Devon could be your perfect exit from the rat race. Give us five minutes to explain why.

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West is best: the greatest regions to work in the West Country

West is best: the greatest regions to work in the West Country

There’s more to working in the West Country than surrendering to the magnetic pull of Bristol and Bath. If you are prepared to broaden your horizons it’s possible to find fabulous jobs in truly gorgeous parts of the region - such as Devon, recently voted by Country Life Magazine to be the best place to live for quality of life in England.

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Then and now: salaries snowball in Devon and beyond

Then and now: salaries snowball in Devon and beyond

Beautiful beaches. Breath-taking countryside. Exceptional artisan cider and - whisper it – the best pasties in the region! There are some parts of Devon’s reputation that we are only too happy to uphold. When it comes to salaries? Different story.

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Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

Cathedral Appointments Job Report - April 2018

The number of people placed into permanent job roles continued to rise markedly in April. That said, the pace of expansion was the softest seen in 2018 so far. In contrast, growth of temp billings picked up from March’s 13-month low.

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