Category Archives: The hr inspire blog

What to wear to an interview?

You have taken the time to craft your CV, write your cover letter and send off your job application. And drumroll …  you’ve managed to score an interview! *crowd cheers*   It’s key to research the company and have a think about common interview questions, but what is also important is your choice of clothing. First […]

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Social Media – need some tips?

In the age of social media, growing numbers of employers are searching for candidates online before they ever call them for an interview. Employers screen candidates on social media for a number of reasons: Some employers find it interesting to learn about a candidate through their online profiles in addition to just their resume and […]

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This week’s HR Highlights – 6th June 2018

This week’s HR highlights focuses on some of the hidden risks to your business, from the self employed vs employed debate to workplace sexism and the costs of alcohol, drug & tobacco abuse. Read on to ensure you’re aware of the latest HR talking points.   Self-employed staff, are they still a risk to your […]

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How to spot the dream employee

With so many candidates walking into the interview room, all using the same buzzwords and the same rehearsed answers, how can you be sure that you don’t miss the perfect candidate when they sit in front of you? It is something we recruiters dream about most nights. While jobseekers long to find their ideal role […]

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This week’s HR Highlights – 30th May 2018

Can you spot a bad hire straight away? Are you guilty of the main management failures? How good are you at boosting productivity? Find out the answers in this week’s HR Highlights; a selection of the latest business and HR news from around the web.   £6million pay out for manager falsely accused of theft […]

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Has your CV reached its expiry date?

All things need a re-vamp (look at the Spiderman franchise!) and keeping things relevant and up to date is key to showing your development … The same applies for your CV. Whilst you should always adapt your CV to every job you apply to, working out when you need to a total overhaul is not easy. To […]

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This week’s HR Highlights – 23rd May 2018

From a decrease in office worker productivity to the most bizarre excuses for being late to work, we tackle these HR challenges plus more in this week’s HR Highlights. Read on for more…   How People Analytics Can Help You Change Process, Culture, and Strategy You don’t have to have more people data to be […]

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Didn’t get the job – how do I get feedback?

Author – Kimberley Williams, Recruitment Administrator at hr inspire (Film trailer voice) Previously in our three-part series… (PLUG ALERT – didn’t get the job why?) (PLUG ALERT – Didn’t get the job – how do I bounce back?)   Here is the concluding installment in the ‘Didn’t get a job’ saga.  You didn’t get the job. […]

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