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The secrets to finding a new role

Looking for a job can be a long and sometimes, frustrating process. Between perfecting your CV, going through the interview process and starting a new position, it can be full of peaks and troughs, and take longer than first anticipated. While we endeavour to simplify the process, there are some things you can do to

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Improving your interviewing technique

In the job hunt process, there’s no doubting practice makes perfect. So, no matter how many job interviews you’ve done, it’s always worth considering how you can improve and what you can do better in the future. Make sure your skills are to scratch with the following interview tips: Preparation • Research the company and

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Webinar: Hiring in a Private Household

When it comes to hiring in a private household, it can be difficult to know what you need to consider – between the legalities of pay, pension and tax and the best practice when it comes to contracts, knowing what’s right and wrong can be harder than first thought. Head of Tiger Private, Laura Glendenning,

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How to identify a great secretarial agency

Finding a competent, let alone great, secretarial agency in London can be a challenge. Let’s face it: there are plenty to choose from! How do you know their ethics are aligned with yours? How can you be sure they’ve properly screened their candidates? And most importantly, how can you make sure you end up with

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How to make your CV and experience stronger

Your CV is essentially a written advertisement for yourself. This is the first piece of documentation that the employer and recruiter will receive, so you will need to sell yourself and make sure all crucial information is clearly listed. Make your first impression count! Ensure your CV follows a clear layout Start your CV with

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Job-hunting in a saturated market – how to stand out from the crowd in Dubai

With over 200 nationalities, the UAE is a melting pot of cultures, experiences and people. Emiratis make up roughly 20% of the population, while expats from Europe, Asia and Africa consist of the other 80%, emigrating for career progression, an improved quality of life and the chance to increase their earnings.[1] The booming expat population

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Employer branding: how you can set your business apart

It is now widely understood that job loyalty is a thing of the past, especially among millennials.  The latest Deloitte Millennial Survey revealed that 43% of millennials envision leaving their jobs within two years, with only 28% seeking to stay beyond five years. (1) This new approach to working represents a serious challenge to businesses’

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How to write the best possible job ad (and attract the right candidates)

In today’s market, it can be a tough gig convincing the most talented candidates to choose you over a competitor. While the power of your brand plays an important role, for the vast majority of employers, it’s the job ad that truly attracts applications from prospective candidates. But how many of us actually get it

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How temporary staff could help your Principal

Domestic temporary, contract and seasonal staff can offer benefits beyond leave cover or busier periods – there are plenty of situations where having an extra pair of hands can prove helpful. With an established temporary division, Tiger Private has an ever-growing database of temporary and seasonal chefs, chauffeurs, housekeepers, live-in couples, nannies and other private

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Podcast: Hiring in the City

The City of London continues to be a hub of recruitment activity, with plenty of opportunity to hire EAs, PAs and other administrative staff. However, the UK’s low unemployment rate means that candidates are in short supply. This means hiring managers need to go above and beyond to attract the best talent. We sat down

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