Have You Achieved Your New Year’s Resolutions Yet?

Although it might not feel like it we are already half way into 2013. The weather doesn’t help… it feels like March (complaining about the weather like a true Brit!)The point I am trying to make is there are only 6 months left till 2014 is upon us! Back in January did you make any New Year’s work related resolutions? If so have you stuck to them or abandoned them completely? Setting goals and targets are a great way to keep you motivated! But how…

“Stinking Thinking”

I have just stepped out of some training on Positive mental attitude and straight away I feel great…Like I could take on the world!  But then the thought ‘How long will this last’ pops into my head! Straight away I feel like I’ve failed. But then I remember that this isn’t going to happen overnight let alone in the first 5 minutes! Daily things affect our attitudes in the workplace. Being in a smaller recruitment office with just 21 staff members, when something doesn’t pan…

Top 10 Ways To Have A Bad Interview!

If you thought you had seen and heard it all, take a look at these interview blunders… The candidate talked about promptness as one of her strengths after showing up 10 minutes late. Candidate took out a hair brush and brushed her hair mid-interview. The candidate took off his shoes during the interview. Candidate told the interviewer he wouldn’t be able to stay with the job long because he thought he might get an inheritance if his uncle died – and his uncle “wasn’t looking…

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