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How to Manage a Rise in Job Applicants

Recently many hiring managers and HR teams will have noticed a significant rise in the number of applications they are receiving for their latest positions. The figures of unemployment have risen with the pandemic and have left both experienced and newly qualified professionals seeking work opportunities. With this rise in applicants, we have listed some ways your company could approach generating your shortlists during this time. Be Clear About What You Are Looking For Your job description needs to be...

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Tips to Succeed in Your Upcoming Virtual Interview

With the current global situation, we have seen virtual interviews grow in popularity. Companies are choosing to interview virtually to ensure the safety of both applicants and their staff. With the pandemic leading to a change in the hiring process, it may be more difficult for candidates to portray their skills in a virtual interview. So, how can you excel in this new way of meeting a potential employer? Prepare As You Would For Any Interview As with any interview...

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3 Hiring Resolutions for the New Year 

  As much as we would all love the Holiday Season to last forever, a New Year soon rolls around. With 2020 behind us, as a company you may be considering some resolutions to kick start 2021. An overhaul of your recruitment efforts may be just what you need. With so many talented individuals seeking work, now is a better time than ever to adjust your outlook on recruitment. At Attic we specialise in getting recruitment right for all our clients. Our boutique, personalised service can be catered to your...

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Top Tips to Recruit The Best Temporary Staff 

  Hiring temporary staff is a great way to quickly plug immediate gaps in your staffing or deal with a backlog of work. Companies from all industries seek the help of temporary staff for several reasons and by hiring a temp you are gaining access to a set of new skills. These could be beneficial for your permanent team by increasing productivity, whilst keeping costs down. Below we have outlined a set of top tips to help you recruit the best temporary staff.    Why Do You Require A Temp? The first step to take is...

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How to Promote Digital Wellness for Remote Workers

Some people believe that working remotely is the easy option, and in some ways it can be; less travel, less time spent away from the home and often, the ability to be more flexible with the hours. However, it does come at a price. Unfortunately, digital wellness can be harder to achieve when you’re remote working. In fact, the ongoing pandemic is playing havoc with the mental health of many, and the effect of less face to face contact certainly...

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5 Tips on How to Deal with a Second Lockdown

During the first lockdown, we all got used to working from home where possible, and for many people it was great. Not having to leave the house in a rush in the morning, sit in queues of traffic or struggle to find a parking space were all benefits that many of us quite enjoyed. Then, as cases began to ease we were advised it was safe to return to working in the office as long as the appropriate measures were...

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