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Retaining Top Talent

By Katrina Park   Hiring the right people is critical for any business. Retaining your best people is even more critical. People are your biggest cost, but they’re also your biggest asset. It’s a well-known HR statistic that it costs an average of 2.5 times an individual’s salary to replace an...

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Tips for Preparing for End of Year Tax Time

By Derek Allan It’s a time of year that many people dread but the worst thing you can do is ignore it and hope it goes away. The best way to deal with tax returns is to be prepared and this usually involves some forward thinking and taking early action....

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Contract Vs Permanent Staff – Deciding which makes more sense for your business

Contract vs Permanent - it is a tough but important decision, especially for a small business or a new project. A good hire will have a huge impact on your business (likewise, a bad hire will have an even bigger impact).  Do I hire a permanent employee, or a contractor? Full...

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GENDER AND PAY EQUALITY – ARE THEY IMPROVING?

By Katrina Park  Studies consistently show that gender bias and the gender pay gap is real. Preliminary results of Gender Equality Data 2017 /18 shows full-time women continue to earn less than full-time men in every industry and occupation. Whilst many organisations are taking measurable steps to implement gender equality,...

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It takes more than just applying for jobs to start your career in IT – here are some tips to help you choose the right job

Congratulations! You’ve just completed your coding bootcamp or university degree. You’re passionate and excited about technology and now looking for a great job that will kick start your career. So how do you go about not only finding a job but more importantly, finding the right role? Here are some...

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How to Plan your day as a Recruitment Consultant

Anyone who has worked as a recruitment consultant will have heard the saying, its like spinning plates. The origins of plate are said to have started about 2000 years ago in China, originally as a gymnastics act it has morphed now into more of a comedy act. In essence though...

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Be on Your Toes when Cold Calling

I’ve always believed as an organisation, as a profession we need to be able to differentiate ourselves. Individually and as an organisation.. It is a challenge in a market saturated with people peddling their wares. So, how would you answer this question? Or do you think the question was out...

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Blockchain – the Invisible Technology that is Changing the World!

Year after year, we do more and more online. Blockchain isn’t an innovation that we can see and touch as easily as others, but blockchain is certainly the answer to a question we've been asking since the beginning of the internet age:  How can we collectively trust what happens online?...

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Want to make 2018 your best year yet?

By Katrina Park Most of us have bid farewell to the Christmas holidays and are now getting on with the new year, 2018. Hopefully you’re starting to take action on our new year’s resolutions. The start of a new year is a great time to take stock of your goals...

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