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  • 16 signs that your boss is managing you well

    Our last two blogs dealt with the important subject of managing your manager. Continuing our management theme, this time, I wanted to take a step back and talk about something that could be useful for newer candidates (or a useful refresher for the more experienced) – the signs that you’re being managed well. 

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  • How (and why) to manage your manager! Part 2

    If I asked you to list the most important resources available to you at work, would your manager be near the top of your list? They should be. Here are some actions you can take to get the best out of your manager, and to help them get the best out of you. 

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  • How (and why) to manage your manager! Part 1

    Part 1 of our blog about making the most of your relationship with your manager. Here we discuss some actions you can take to get the best out of your manager, and to help them get the best out of you. 

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  • Why the 1-1 Recruitment brand is about relationships

    I recently wrote a piece for a recruitment magazine about branding, and in it I mentioned something that probably sounds like the sort of thing you’d expect to hear from a business owner: that the brand of the 1-1 Recruitment Group is deeply important to me.

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  • Simple ways to stay happier at work - Part 2

    Read the second part of our blog about mental and physical wellbeing at work!

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  • Simple ways to stay happier at work - Part 1

    Mental health-related illnesses are the biggest cause of absence from work in the UK. One in four people will experience a mental health condition, which can include depression, anxiety and stress.

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  • 14 ways to make your CV better now and in the future! Part 2

    Based on years of reviewing CVs, in this, the second of our two-part blog about CVs, we will focus on things that should be in every CV, things that shouldn’t be in a CV and things you can do to ensure that writing your CV in the future is as hassle-free as possible.

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  • 14 ways to make your CV better now and in the future! Part 1

    Your CV is nothing less than your working life on paper – which means it's pretty important. The strength of a CV is not based entirely on your experience and achievements - it's also about how you communicate them.

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  • What does good recruitment look like today?

    I regularly take time to think about how we at 1-1 Recruitment can improve our service to clients and candidates. It's a healthy habit to get into, and I like to believe that our good reputation has been built in part because we do this, and do it often.

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  • Why client visits help recruiters to add value

    As someone who has been in the business of helping job seekers for quite a long time, I hope that I am able to take a balanced view of the advantages that communications technology has brought to the recruitment industry, whilst also being aware of some of the better practices that I learned in my formative years on the job, but which may be at risk in the digital age.

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