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Our brains are pretty special things.

They hold a lifetime of memories, process thousands of subconscious commands every minute and help us navigate the optimal path through our days. From the moment we are born, to the moment we leave this world, they offer us a capacity for learning that sets us apart from every other species on this planet.

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Recruiting is an art. You’re acting as a PR, screening candidates, filtering resumes and yes, of course scheduling interviews. It’s no wonder that recruitment has become a complex job nowadays. With the introduction of the new technology though it has become quite easy to find a right candidate for a specific job profile, but a single mistake may lose a task out of hand.

Still, it is important to avoid the minor mistakes that can actually create major pitfalls for one’s company. Hence, here are some main errors that a recruiter can take care of while looking for candidates.

Judging candidates on the basis of their resumes

We are all aware of the fact that a resume cannot give a proper insight of a person’s talents and skills. So, while lining up the candidates for a job, every recruiter should personally talk to them to assess their key abilities for…

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On many occasions I have been asked to provide teams of employees of various levels in order to facilitate the opening of a new site, on one of these occasions our client was building a new paper and packaging machine based in the North West. We were asked to provide all of the level 1 and level 2 operators along with the engineering teams for the facility.

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The added complication was that all the level 1, level 2 and the engineering teams then had to fly out to Spain to carry out 12 months of training.

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If you want to reach heights that few others have reached, you have to realize that the path will not be a linear one. There is no well-worn track to reassure you, and the ghosts of those who have failed dance in your footsteps. You have to be content to take two steps forward, a few steps sideways and one step back to ensure that you have a chance of success.

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Asking your boss for more money isn’t always an easy conversation. And unless there is a well-structured review system in place, it’s likely that you’ll need to proactively broach this topic. It can be a tricky topic to discuss so to help you successfully ask for a pay rise; here are our top tips for preparing yourself for the conversation.

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Your attempts to build a professional presence on Social Media are at risk!

Don’t worry, Slimer isn’t about to burst out of your laptop or smartphone and cover it in Ectoplasm. That would be mildly amusing, if not a little scary.

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The workplace is becoming more creative. Personality and cultural fit matter more than ever. A business lives and dies by the strength of its relationships. Work-life balance has become work-life blend. For some people, their colleagues are their family.

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With a few notable exceptions, our film industry (and society, in general) loves to play on the stereotype of the bad boy in business. From Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone to Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort, we cannot help but be charmed by their seemingly boyish disregard for the rules.

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