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Paris Darknell Facebook, recruiting...

Recruiting via our Facebook newsfeeds

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If, like me you’re inseparable with your mobile phone, you won’t be surprised to hear that the average person checks their phone over 100 times a day. Emails, messages, Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn: we’re all guilty of being co...

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Paris Darknell

Addressing mental health in the workplace

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It’s Mental Health awareness week and we’re still worlds apart from conquering the stigma that surrounds mental health worldwide, and especially in the workplace. For someone dealing with mental health, your world may feel like it’s closing in on ...

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Summer hospitality work fast approaching

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The nights are getting lighter and finally we’re set to receive some sunshine. After months of endless grey skies, battling the ‘beast from the east’ and the UK confirming again how incapable we are at dealing some heavy snow fall, I think we’re a...

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Graduated from University...what next?

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School, college, University; an uphill climb of education and learning. For most of us who’ve followed this path, graduating will be the peak of this journey but what’s the next steps now you’ve got your degree? Research your chosen career path Co...

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Paris Darknell

Making meetings manageable

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Meetings...for some of us an inconvenience, for some of us it’s half hour out of our day to kick back and relax. Whichever category you fall under, there’s no disputing the fact that meetings take all of us away from our desks and away from comple...

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Paris Darknell New year

New year, new you, new job

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Fed up of your current job and want a new one? Now is the best time to do it. Companies are recruiting, which means your potential employer may already be looking for you! The ‘new year, new me’ message that is sprawled across most media outlets i...

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Paris Darknell

Getting Christmas ready!

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For some of us, two months prior to the big day we’re digging out the Christmas decorations and singing along to ‘Wham – Last Christmas’. However, we all know that some of the office or work place will throw around the “It’s too early” one liner u...

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Paris Darknell

How to retain super star staff

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Employee retention is crucial. Most managers agree that retaining good employees leads to the growth of a business. If staff retention is failing, training sessions are wasted, knowledge is potentially lost and more time is then spent looking for ...

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Paris Darknell AWR, Pay...

AWR - know your rights as an agency worker

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You’ve registered with an agency and started a new job, but what’s your rights? Pay You’re entitled to National Minimum Wage for all the hours you work, regardless of whether the hours have been recorded on a timesheet. It’s always useful to make ...

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Paris Darknell Recruitment, preparation...

Pre interview preparation

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Interviews – a living nightmare and unfortunately a necessity at the same time. Somewhat similar to airport security when you endure the long queues, shoes off, shoes on, belt off, belt on to eventually reach the departure lounge where the holiday...

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