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5 ways to get back in the groove at work after some time off

5 ways to get back in the groove at work after some time off

Reading Time: 2 minutes The holidays are a great opportunity to catch up with loved ones, unwind, and spend some much-needed time away from the office. But now that the holiday season is over, it’s time to refocus on the job front and gear up for what could be weeks, if not months, of five-day work weeks without a built-in break. Here’s how to get back into the groove after a lighter period of work. 1. Ease back in slowly Maybe you don’t have any…

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Tips to stick to your New Years resolutions at work

Tips to stick to your New Years resolutions at work

Reading Time: 3 minutes “New year, new me.” It’s a mantra we often hear when a new year rolls around and people set resolutions for their work and personal lives. But we all know too well that these resolutions and goals are quickly ditched mid-February and forgotten about the rest of the year. Often, this happens because goals and change are scary, seemingly unattainable, inconvenient, or boring. While resolutions may not always be fun, they lead to positive changes and more enjoyable living –…

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Why December is the best time to hire

Why December is the best time to hire

Reading Time: 2 minutes December is the silly season, it’s full of Christmas parties and generally considered one of the slowest months of the year for recruitment. However, this final month presents a great opportunity for businesses to recruit high-quality talent and get a head start vs. your competition. Here are the top reasons why you should use this month to gain a competitive advantage in 2019. Less Competition After a busy 2018, many of your competitors will be looking forward to the end…

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How to hire for cultural fit

How to hire for cultural fit

Reading Time: 1 minute There is an ideology when recruiting that you should ‘Hire for culture fit, train for skills’. But what does this actually mean? Let’s start by understanding what culture fit is all about. Simply put, culture fit is the likelihood that a person will be able to conform and adapt to the core values and shared behaviours that make up an organisation. This doesn’t necessarily mean you are hiring for an exact personality replica as yourself either; diversity in people and…

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