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QuarterlyFIT April 2021

For many of us the month of April heralds the start of a new financial year – a chance to review where we’ve been, and plan for what’s ahead, taking on board the learnings of the previous year. What a year of learning it has been since that initial Level 4 lockdown back in March…

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Why dressing for success matters

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘dress for the job you want, not for the job you have?’ The idea is that dressing well leads to more opportunities as you come across as more professional and confident. That’s not saying you have to wear something super formal or go OTT with designer clothes at work….

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Best online interview tips for interviewers

Conducting interviews online via video is an easy and convenient way of carrying on with business as usual when things are anything but usual. Especially at the first round of interviews for a role, a video interview can provide you with just as much information as interviewing face-to-face. Once you begin the recruitment process it’s…

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Newsletter December 2020

Recruitment, like many industries, has experienced a rollercoaster of a year, and as a business owner I’ve had my moments of wondering what will happen next. In the past couple of months, there has been an increase in roles we’re actively recruiting for and I’m optimistic for 2021.

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What to wear to work in summer

Warmer days are here again and navigating workwear to suit soaring temperatures while also maintaining a professional appearance can be a bit tricky. Knowing what to wear can make all the difference between looking and feeling good or coming across as not quite appropriate for the workplace. In Summer (in fact in most seasons) it’s…

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Newsletter July 2020

As I write this market update, we are nearing the end of our second full week at Level 2 of the Covid-19 Alert System. Navigating the changes in the business landscape has been an interesting and challenging time for organisations throughout the country, and no doubt there is still more challenges to come.

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20 years in recruitment

A note from Lisa Hill, Managing Director April 2020 marked my having been in the recruitment industry for 20 years. It’s remarkable to think that it was all the way back in late April 2000 when I first joined the industry. It involved a leap of faith (and a big salary drop!) to embrace a…

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Managing your business successfully with a remote workforce

As we have continued to move through the Covid-19 Alert Levels, now is the ideal time to consider what options and expectations you have regarding remote working arrangements in the future. If you hadn’t already been doing so, are you prepared to permanently integrate this way of working into your business? As I am sure…

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Virtual Assistants: Expert support as needed

Have you ever heard the term Virtual Assistant, or VA? Virtual Assistants provide support to businesses remotely and can be found for almost any business task. You can engage a Virtual Assistant for everything from personal assistance, sales support, or customer service through to accounting and bookkeeping, graphic design, marketing or sales activity.  In traditional…

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Six ways to boost morale in a new world of work

Great wellbeing and high morale helps your team to work effectively and be productive. Maintaining employee engagement can be difficult when everyone is working from home. We have put together a list of some areas to focus on so that your team can still work successfully. Connection Over the last week of lockdown, we’ve experienced…

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