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“Why are you memorable?”

  "How would you solve problems if you were from Mars?" The case for unpredictable interview questions. After carefully reviewing CV’s you can find the perfect candidate on paper. But how can you be certain they will do what they say they can?   Candidates will have already researched what questions they may be asked, so asking unpredictable questions alongside…

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How can we engage Future Talent Today?

  We are all aware how quickly our businesses are hurtling faster and faster into a digital age, technology is changing every aspect of our lives, and our careers are no exception.   The World Economic Forum stated that: “65% of the jobs that our children will do in the future don’t exist today”   Another report by Dell predicted…

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Is the face to face interview a thing of the past?

  As we move further into the digital age is it time to leave the face to face interview in the past? More and more employers are becoming flexible regarding employees work patterns, providing workers with remote working, so why can’t we be more flexible in the interview process? If your business shows itself to be flexible from the start…

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Everything is Timing: When to Quit your job.

Breaking up is hard to do, but every new beginning must start with an end. One of the biggest decisions we face is to leave a job that isn’t working for us. It’s a big step, with risks to take into consideration, and unfortunately not always a choice for some. Remember the saying “timing is everything” but, have you considered that…

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Why Flexible working is a business necessity.

  Once considered as a generous perk, flexible working now needs to be seen as a business necessity rather than a gift to the few who have a “viable” reason to request it. If you wish to increase your staff retention rates and improve your brand to attract top talent flexible working should not be a perk but implemented into…

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Networking: The icebreaker question

  Four words — so simple, yet so revealing: “Tell me about yourself.” If you have social or networking anxiety, this is the only icebreaker you’ll ever need. If you’re rolling your eyes and muttering, “That’s such a generic and broad icebreaker,” you’re absolutely right. But generic and broad is actually a good thing. Asking someone where they grew up, for…

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34% of CFO’s don’t have a succession plan

  King Recruit surveyed 52 chief financial officers (CFOs) and Finance Directors from around the region on a variety of topics to understand their perspective on the role and the major business trends that are impacting the finance function. The survey found that, when planning for a successor, only 34% of CFOs believe they have a comprehensive succession plan, and…

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Preparing for the Final Interview

Preparing for the Final Interview. Welcome to King Recruit Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!

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Is your latest hire a high achiever?

  Here is King Recruit’s ‘must-read’ 5 point guide to assessing the rising stars that will make your company great. How do you ensure that your hires are measured for potential success within your company? With the surge of LinkedIn and Indeed it’s easy to think that you have your talent attraction all sewn up. However, with the employment rate…

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