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What to Look for When Hiring Private Household Staff

Recruiting private household staff can be a daunting prospect. From family PAs to butlers and valets, it’s key that you trust your private household staff to ensure a happy home that is run effectively. At Attic Recruitment, we work on a broad variety of roles within this sector, including private household and private family offices. If you’re looking for the right candidate, here are some things you should consider during the recruitment process. What duties has your candidate previously covered?...

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Top Tips for Video Interviews

As lockdown continues to ease, many businesses are still working remotely in order to keep staff safe. If you are seeking new employment, it is more than likely that your prospective employer will conduct your interview via video conferencing. Whether you have experienced this before or not, it can be a little daunting putting your faith in technology for your first meeting with someone. It can be helpful to remind yourself of video meeting etiquette before your interview, and ensure...

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How to Support Your Employees’ Mental Health Remotely

As companies continue to work remotely during this difficult and strange time, it’s easy to feel disconnected and out of sync with each other if you are all working from home for the first time. For many of you, you will have been working at home for two months with only digital contact with your colleagues. Coupled with schools closing, there is no doubt that this has been a testing time for many employees. For these reasons, mental health and...

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How to Stay Motivated When Working From Home

It is a difficult time for both businesses and individuals as we learn to adapt to the current situation. As many people are now working from home permanently for the first time, it can take a bit of adjusting before getting into a rhythm with it and finding your routine! At Attic Recruitment we are all now working remotely and keeping in touch with you all through the wonderful world of technology. If you’re in the same boat and are...

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Working From Home – Attic Style

Attic HQ in Oxford Circus is currently shut- we have all set up remotely and our amazing Office Manager, Flo is acting as the main receptionist, managing all your calls and enquires from her house, the Old Post Office near Oxford. Everyone is in the same boat and we need to keep morals up high during these very scary and strange times. Day 1 was a bit of novelty learning to work from home. Day 2 we were in our...

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Finding the Right Temporary Staff

Temporary staff are the perfect solution when your teams need some extra support. Hiring short-term staff means bringing in individuals who are able to adapt to a variety of environments, with specialised skills that can help elevate your business at a time when it is needed most. At Attic Recruitment, we understand that requests for temporary staff need to be met quickly. With that in mind, here we offer an insight into our temporary staff services and what advantages this...

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Attic are great people to work with, they were very sensitive to our needs and able to find exactly the right person for our team now, and for our future ambitions. I recommend them to any ‘creative business’ and for anyone who needs intelligent and talented staff.

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