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Careers Exhibition

Looking through old photo’s I found these from a Careers Jobs Fair, we exhibited in back in 2004.  These are always great networking events, to meet job seekers and also companies looking to hire.  I am keen to volunteer for charities holding recruitment open days and to help in any way I can.  Please contact me to discuss.

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If you were an animal what would you be?

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Quirky interview questions are often asked to see how candidates respond with pressure.  My personal belief is that by putting candidates at ease, then you get to see as much of the “real” person as possible in an interview scenario.  Quirky questions from well known organisations include: “Are you more of a hunter or a […]

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LinkedIn survey – Why people leave their jobs

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LinkedIn have surveyed 10,000 of their 7 million members to ascertain why people leave their jobs… Findings show that large organisations (5,000 staff) are not retaining talent, whereas smaller businesses (500 staff and less) are attracting that talent.  The number 1 reason people left their companies was lack of career advancement and joined companies where […]

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Graphology

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Attended a really informative and insightful graphology course today at South Lodge Hotel.  Having worked with psychometric assessments previously, this could definitely benefit some organisations in candidate profiling and I will be looking into this further.  I was amazed at some of the traits and behaviours that the handwriting analysis can reveal.  If you are […]

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Celebration!

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I am delighted to welcome you to our brand “new-look” website.  I have been working with my friends at BritWeb and together we have designed this site, to portray what Masson Appointments is really about.  I provide a very bespoke and personal service and pride myself on the relationships with my clients and candidates and these are […]

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Welcome!

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Welcome to my first Blog!  Thank you for dropping by. I will be updating this page regularly with all sorts of articles relating to the recruitment process and industry.  Over the coming days, I will be posting my thoughts on topics such as, Dressing for Success, Top Interview Skills, Interview Pitfalls to Avoid, Tricky Interview […]

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