Top tips to stay focused

Top tips: How to stay focused

If you’re a habitual multitasker, here are 10 tips to help you break the habit and stay focused on the task ahead.  “We’re good at doing rapidly sequential tasks, rather than simultaneous ones” – according to the Psychologists (1) Top Tips to Stay Focused 1. Check up on yourself Distractions can be internal as well as

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Must read marketing books, Marketing jobs in Dorset

Must-Reads to Improve your Marketing Skills

If you don’t want to be a coaster, you need to make sure you stay on top of your game.  A good way to to do this is to mix up what you’re reading and make time for some high-value books that could help you add a few strings to your Marketing ‘career skills bow’.

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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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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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Recruitment Difficulties

Dovetail Recruiting in the Face of Adversity!

The recruitment market may be tough right now, but here at Dovetail Recruitment, we are still working hard and successfully filling our clients’ vacancies from Trainee to Executive level. It’s certainly more challenging to find candidates these days with many clients experiencing Recruitment difficulties, but that doesn’t mean that we aren’t still just as successful

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Playing Hardball

The Art of Negotiation – Is Boris right to play hardball, will it work? Last week, we saw Boris fulfil his childhood dream of becoming Prime Minister, take the reins from Theresa and step into what is one of the most important jobs in the country.  I wonder how he felt on the morning he

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So, are you September ready?

What is it about September? Twenty years on, and I can’t seem to shake the back to school mentality from my youth, when thenew school year starts. Back to school always meant a new school uniform, a shiny pair of shoes, maybe a haircut, hopefully, a new bag, a new pencil case and of course

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Workplace Etiquette

Technology – Don’t forget your manners in the workplace!

Sadly, career experts have reported that there is an increasing pattern of co-workers not bothering with the basics of etiquette in the workplace. Unbelievably, many of us are forgetting to greet each other in the workplace, and aren’t bothering to say hello or Good Morning! Is it technology we have to thank for another negative

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