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What Should I Ask An Employer At An Interview?

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The crucial stage of any recruitment process is the interview, both for the employer and the prospective employee.  The questions that the employer asks enables them to ascertain if the candidate is suitable for the position and obtain any information not contained within the candidates CV.  It is also vitally important for the interviewee to ask questions regarding the company and specific role to make sure that they are happy to proceed with employment should it be offered.

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Beating The January Blues – How To Motivate Your Workforce

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January is often perceived as an anti-climax following the Christmas period.  But perhaps it should be seen as a new beginning and a chance to set some fresh goals, motivate people and increase productivity.

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New Year Business Resolutions

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It is likely that most people will be making a New years resolution, and attempting to stick to it come 1st January, at least for a couple of days!  But what about resolutions for your business?  Below is a selection of resolutions for 2013 that, if kept, will enable your company to move forward towards 2014.

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What HR Need To Prepare For 2013 In CIPHR

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December is a month that not only brings with it that ‘Christmassy’ feeling, but also the impending need to carry out end of year processes.  These processes are less time consuming if you have a modern HRIS such as CIPHR.  Below are the main areas that should be considered and prepared.

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5 Great TED Talks To Inspire And Motivate

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Sometimes even the most motivated of employees has an off day, and require some additional motivation.  Below are 5 TED talks explaining how we can all find inspiration, motivation and happiness in what we do.

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Employee Recognition Program Ideas

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Employees are the cornerstone of any business, without them, the business fails.  Demotivated or disgruntled employees can have a major impact on the bottom line too.  Introducing an employee recognition program is a great way of increasing morale and creating a culture of recognition and praise.

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Your Recruitment Process & CIPHR

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The recruitment process traditionally involves many stages.  From the creation of the vacancy specification, to the induction and ‘onboarding’ of the successful candidate.  Simplifying and improving this process is what CIPHR excels at, from online recruitment to automation of the ‘onboarding’ process.

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Top Tips For Dealing With Staff Absence

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Continuing the theme of Winter, and the challenges that this season can bring to an organisation, we have compiled a list of the ways in which a business can deal with staff absence.

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Adverse Weather – It’s Snow Joke

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As the nights draw in and the frost appears in the morning,  Adverse Weather policies and procedures are once again at the top of an HR department’s list.  The ability for an organisation to continue to work effectively, through conditions which make it difficult to get into the office, is key to organisational efficiency.

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Your Interview – The power Of Body Language

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An interview is not only for your potential future employer to ask you a series of questions, and ascertain whether or not you can do the job.  It is also the one time that you can make that first impression as a confident, capable candidate.  Your body language can make or break an interview.  Following a few simple rules regarding how you act during an interview can help you to land the job you are after.

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