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Job Market Report: July 2020

UK Job Market June Report – Main Findings: Hiring activity falls at much slower pace, redundancies lead to sharper rise in staff supply and starting pay continues to fall markedly. Every month we receive the latest figures on the employment market in the South and the UK. The Job Market Report UK for July is

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Low starting salaries = demotivated staff?

Are lower starting salaries leading to demotivated staff? You may have heard that lower starting salaries are evident in the job market at the moment. On LinkedIn this week, I spotted a post that frustrated me to say the least. A recruiter was speaking about his candidate who had gone to an interview and was

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How to Write a Good CV

A perfect CV is your first step and it is so important to get the Company or Recruiter to take your application to the next stage. This is the first place to sell yourself so take time in putting it together and read it out loud and think – would I interview this person? As

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How to reduce burnout in teams

While it’s not nearly as much as a danger as COVID-19, the World Health Organization has recently called ‘burnout syndrome’ a pandemic. More and more people year on year are suffering within business and leadership teams. So today we will look at how to reduce burnout across your teams. With remote working becoming more common,

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Holiday Entitlement & Coronavirus

When we were all busy planning our holidays at the beginning of the year, little did we know those plans were most likely going to be wiped from the calendar! Who would have know we would have had to think about holiday entitlement and coronavirus. What about all the bank holidays during lockdown? Can managers

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The Art of Multitasking?

We live in a society where multitasking is king. We can’t seem to do anything without trying to do something else at the same time.  In a world of juggling our responsibilities, we type whilst chatting on the phone, walk or jog on the phone, watch TV at the gym, read while listening to music,

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UK Job Market Report: May 2020

UK Job Market Report’s main findings: Permanent placements and temp billings decline further amid recruitment freezes, availability of workers rises at quickest rate since July 2009, & weak demand for staff leads to downward pressure on pay. Every month we receive the latest figures on the employment market in the South and the UK. The

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Coping With Change

What a few months it has been! I’m sure like us, for you a lot has changed, whether it be switching to remote working, part time hours, or unfortunately losing your job. Not to mention the personal – lack of ‘normal routine’, not seeing friends and family, working from home WITH the kids, the new

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HR + Business News in Dorset: May 2020

We’ve gathered the recent headlines for you to catch up on HR + Business News in Dorset and Hampshire. Keeping you up to date with everything in the world of HR, work, business and strategy. We have also added a new section – Good News – to lift our spirits!  Make sure you follow us

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Music for Motivation and Mind #3

Welcome back to this month’s instalment of Music for Motivation and Mind. Laura here bringing you another two favourites, this time by Russian Composer Sergei Rachmaninoff (b.1873 – 1943). If you’re looking for a beautiful Romantic Piano Concerto or two to listen to, then look no further. Rachmaninoff was one of the last representatives of

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Dovetail Diary: Suzi’s Marathon

The London Marathon should have been happening this past weekend, but due to current events, it has been postponed until Sunday 4th October 2020. But we thought, what better an occasion to share Suzi’s Dovetail Diary on her experience and journey running the marathon in 2012. Suzi is the only one in the Dovetail office

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UK Job Market Report: April 2020

UK Job Market Report’s main findings: Permanent placements and temporary billings fall at the sharpest rate sine the Global Financial Crisis but candidate availability falls at the slowest rate since June 2013. Every month we receive the latest figures on the employment market in the South and the UK. The UK Job Market report is

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Top Tips for Telephone & Skype Interviews

We’ve recently noticed an increase in the use of Telephone Interviews from some of our clients – so we thought we’d revisit our top tips on How to best present yourself – over the phone or on Skype. When you start your job search, you may find that the initial interview stage is conducted over

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Dovetail Recruitment’s Bloopers Reel

Bloopers Reel In need of a giggle? We have put together the bloopers from all of our job of the week videos for your enjoyment! Have a watch and a good laugh as we all get tongue tied. :0) Related Dovetail articles: Music for Motivation + Mind How (NOT) to Work From Home The Dovetail

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How (NOT) to Work From Home

Wondering how not to work from home? We all need a little something extra to lift our spirits at the moment! For some, working from home is the norm and their fully set up and ready to go on as normal. For others of us, that’s not the case. Make-shift work stations, cats who like

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