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Which questions spook you in an interview?

At Tiger, we speak to jobseekers about their interview experiences on a daily basis. We’ve already covered the weirdest, most out-of-the-box style interview questions, but what about those that throw you for a loop? In celebration of Halloween, we’ve put together a list of the questions which often spook jobseekers. Whether you’re going for a

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What is IR35, and what does it mean for freelancers?

IR35 refers to legislation that aims to close a loophole where some employees act as contractors to pay less tax than payrolled employees. These changes will come into effect in April 2020, so if you’re a freelancer, it’s important to understand how this may alter the way you do business with your clients! What is

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The basics of creative brainstorming in your agency

If you work in the creative sector, or work in a role where you’re required to regularly come up with new ideas, learning to brainstorm properly could really make a difference in your role (it’s not just about gathering your colleagues together in a room with a whiteboard!). As specialists in creative and media recruitment

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Seven tips to maintaining a healthy work-life blend as a VA

The week marks National Work Life Week across the UK, which aims to encourage workers to adopt a healthier work-life blend. You may find it quite straightforward if your role is office-based, but if you’re working as a virtual assistant, this line can blur. Virtual assistants rarely work to set office hours; when you work

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In Review: Gridiron

The basics: 19 Old Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1K 1LB 020 7447 1080 gridironlondon.com A snapshot: Gridiron brings a contemporary, pared-back version of Mayfair sophistication to Old Park Lane, with no white table cloths in sight. This is the place for your principal to wine and dine clients, with high quality food and drinks from

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Looking to implement flexible working in your office?

In September 2019, Tiger Recruitment hosted a roundtable discussion with a handful of HR professionals across a variety of industries. The topic of the day? The rise of flexible working, and how this shift is playing out in the modern workplace. One of the key topics discussed was its  practical implementation to ensure as successful

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Four inexpensive ways to improve staff retention in your start-up

At Tiger, one of our areas of specialism includes creative industry recruitment in London, with many businesses in this space falling into the start-up category. As a small business with a sometimes-limited budget for employee engagement and retention strategies, we’ve collated four inexpensive ways to maintain and improve staff morale, productivity and engagement. Build trust

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Five skills great receptionists need in London

Receptionist; front of house; director of first impressions; or front desk executive: whatever the chosen job title, this role represents the face and voice of a business. Performing the critical position of delivering first impressions to a company’s clients, you need to be the best at manning your fort. So, how do you stand out

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A Day in the life of a VA

Working virtually as a business assistant can offer a flexible and rewarding career for the right candidate, but do you know what this role actually involves? We spoke to Allison, an experienced virtual assistant (VA), to break down a typical day supporting her clients. 6:30am: Although no day is the same, I usually try and

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In review: Blixen

The basics: 65A Brushfield St, London, E1 6AA 020 7101 0093 Blixen.co.uk A snapshot: Backing onto Spitalfields Market, Blixen is a Victorian bank turned into a European grand café with a twist. The perfect spot for a lunch meeting with Wi-Fi and power points available in amongst the comfy booths. A bit of background: Opened

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