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How to engage with your new employee and avoid the dreaded post-acceptance change of heart

What can you do to engage your candidates, specifically in the time between their gleeful acceptance of your offer and their first day on the job?

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Want to get the best from your recruiter? Go and meet them first

Recruiters can truly change lives by matching candidates with their dream roles, so why, in such a people-focused industry, are face-to-face meetings so often shunned in favour of emails and telephone calls?

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Nightmare interview stories

We’ve all encountered a terrible interview. Sometimes it’s something you’ve done, but what happens when it’s not something you could plan for? Sometimes through no fault of your own bad interviews do happen, even when you’ve done the legwork. You told us about some of your own interview horror stories.

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The CIPD qualification: what you think about it

We’ve previously examined the merits of the CIPD qualification and whether it’s worth the effort, exertion and exhaustion of studying (usually) part-time while working, but we wanted to know what you – the HR professional community – thought about it.

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