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#untetheredlife Part 3The Traveller

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What's it like to work for a recruitment agency that offers flexible working? In part 3 of this series, Kimberley Woods discusses how it has helped her with her love of travelling.

What is the best language to use in your covering letter?

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In this video we talk about how to approach your covering letter and supporting material.   

Much has been written about covering letters and many people consider them to be obsolete.  However some oganisations still request them and many still consider them as important or even more important than a resume. 

In this short video we raise some of th…

#Untetheredlife Part 2Beach Volleyball + Recruitment = A day in the life of Sam

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Beach Volleyball + Recruitment = A day in the life of Sam

#untethered life for me is all about being able to balance my life in UX recruitment and my life down at the beach! For those of us in recruitment, you know it’s not a 9-5 job; for those of you who have tried to predict the weather in Sydney.. it’s just not possible! The perfect balance to m…

Prepping Your Candidates

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In his series about how to recruit better, guest writer, Chris Hart, talks about the art of thoroughly prepping candidates for interview.

What are the benefits of behavioural interviews?

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Interviewing is a tricky business, and finding the right employee for your organisation is about far more than simply identifying the right skills and experience. You'll also need to make sure that a potential new hire has the right personality to fit in with your organisation, and will be able to cope with the pressures of any situation they mig…

Why Are You Not Calling Your Clients?Guest writer Chris Hart from The Recruiter Index

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Why Are You Not Calling Your Clients?

Don’t Rely On Email.

This should be an easy one, we all have clients and we all have emails. We definitely can’t do business without clients and in the modern age we probably couldn’t do business without emails. They are a necessity and they do make life a little easier, but do we rely on them too much? In my p…

How to Approach Your First Day on a New Job

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Guest blogger Daniel Ross talks about some tips to making your first day in a new role as productive as possible. The first day on the job means you’re meeting people for the first time. First impressions are always important. This is your opportunity to make a mark, to give people something to remember. The usual things to worry about are choosing the best outfit, rehearsing a one-minute introduction, practicing your body language, etc. Before you start panicking on how to go about your first day, here are a few tips that can help you out: Prepare Your Mind, Body and Soul This means being mentally, emotionally and physically ready for your first day. Coming prepared for anything will always have its advantages. It’s best to keep track of all three things because it will only take one slip up to hurt your chances of making a good impression on your first day at your dream job.

#Untetheredlife Part 1The Dad, the Runner and the COO

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Ever wondered if flexible working, activity based working and remote working actual work within a busy sales floor? Ever wonder if a recruitment company can thrive when you tell the team they can work from home, work the hours they like and have autonomy to manage their day how they see fit? Over the last few years The Recruitment Company has embarked on an experiment that we call ‘becoming The Untethered Recruitment Company’ to see if it works. The answer is that yes it does (mostly) work so long as certain criteria are in place. But what does it mean for the people that work within the untethered environment? For those who are untethered from the office, from having to work a 9-5 job and from having to recruit like everyone else? In this blog series we ask some of the team to describe what it means for them personally