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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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June’s Job Market Report

UK Job Market June Report – Main Findings: Softer falls in permanent placements and temporary billings, quickest rise in staff supply since the start of 2009, & starting pay continues to fall as vacancies decline further. Every month we receive the latest figures on the employment market in the South and the UK. The UK

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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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Remote Onboarding: What you need to know

“I truly believe that onboarding is an art. Each new employee brings with them a potential to achieve and succeed. To lose the energy of a new hire through poor onboarding is an opportunity lost.” Sarah Wetzel – Director of Human Resources at engage: BDR You’ve gone through the recruitment process while in lockdown. You’ve chosen

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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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How To Conduct a Good Telephone Interview

So, you’ve got a shortlist of candidates that you’re due to interview for a key job role in the company. You might even be used to interviewing and before remote working, have had it down to a T. But now you’re faced with a new challenge – interviewing via phone and you find yourself wondering

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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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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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Perm, Temp or Fixed Term Contract?

With a lot of uncertainty in the market at the moment, it’s likely that recruiting and offering a permanent job to someone is going to be unrealistic. Temporary contracts may look like a good option at the moment, but why not look at something in between – fixed term contracts (or FTCs). Here are a

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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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How To Be A Good Leader

The age old question we find ourselves asking again and again – ‘am I a good leader?’. Or, ‘how do I become a good leader?’. The good news is, if you’re asking yourself these questions, it’s likely that you’re already doing a great job. But if you’d like a few tips on how to be

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