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DESERTION

Although you may know that a employee is not coming back to work, and in effect have resigned, from information other staff members give you, it is important to follow the correct procedure when dealing with desertion.   WHAT IS DESERTION? Desertion implies...

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Top 10 things NOT to do in an interview

10 VERY SMALL, BUT VERY SIGNIFICANT ACTS THAT COULD STAND BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR NEXT JOB. Showing up late, forgetting a copy of your resume, having a bad hair day…these are all reasons you might not feel as confident as you’d...

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LEAVE

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act states that if a staff member (temporary or permanent) works over 24 hours a month, they have the same right as permanent employees. Annual Leave Employees who work more than 24 hours a month are all...

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DEALING WITH REJECTION

Are you a victim or do you fight for what you want and learn from your mistakes?  Do you roll over and give up when your job application is unsuccessful?   Recently we have been advertising a lot of positions, dealing with...

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EMAIL AND INTERNET ABUSE

Email and Internet is a brilliant thing. It has changed the way that we do business. Gone are the days of visiting a library to research products, competitors and clients, and visiting the bank to get your bank statements. Communication...

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REFERENCES

When we were kids, we were taught, “don’t lie, because you will get caught out”, yet as adults, a lot of us forget this, especially when we go for interviews.  In today’s times, there is so much fraud and corruption,...

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HOW RESOURCE recruitment DIFFERS FROM REGULAR AGENCIES

We are owner managed so you don’t speak to a different person every time you phone! Because we are smaller (three experienced consultants) you get personal service! Because we offer a personal service, we are flexible to the individual and unique skills...

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Common mistakes people make when looking for a job.

Common mistakes that people make when looking for a job: Apply for positions on the dates requested, and as soon as possible.  Applying for positions after hours, or a week after the advert was placed will seldom yield good results. Phone yourself. ...

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Reference checks

In terms of the law, when an employee starts work with you, you have to give them their terms of employment, written down.   The Written Particulars of Employment should contain:- The full name and address of the employer Name of employee The employee’s job...

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Email Etiquette

NETTIQUETTE (or email etiquette to others!) Haaaaaallllllllllllllllllllllllllllllloooooooooooo Darling, sweetie, hun, love (well im just checking if you’ll got my cv that I sent to you’ll) .  This news letter is all about email etiquette, “Netiquette” and I have started the email off...

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