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What can a recruitment agency do for your business?

Recruiting the perfect candidate can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Between advertising, filtering through CVs, organising interviews and going through any referencing, it can be a time-consuming and labour-intensive process. This is where an employment agency or recruitment agency can help. Whether you’re recruiting for temporary or permanent roles, they can

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What can a recruitment agency do for you?

The search for a job in London can be a full time job in itself. However, there are ways to make the process easier, including registering with a recruitment agency. Employment agencies in London specialise in placing candidates in roles across a range of industries and can help you secure your next dream role. How

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Working virtually: a candidate’s experience

Becoming a virtual assistant is a huge endeavour that requires a lot of foresight and planning. However, once you’ve passed this stage, it can result in unmatched flexibility and freedom. We sat down with one of Tiger Virtual’s long-term candidates, Sarah, to find out the benefits and challenges of being a virtual assistant. Can you tell

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How to conduct staff appraisals in private households

In private households, formal processes such as staff appraisals can often be neglected. However, as the private staffing industry becomes increasingly structured, with extensive experience and training required, initiatives such as performance reviews should be considered by chiefs of staff and house managers. For senior private PAs, house managers or chiefs of staff, it’s not

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What to look for in a secretary

Is your administrative function in need of extra assistance? Perhaps it’s time to consider hiring a secretary. A secretary can prove indispensable to any administrative team, assisting with tasks such as filing, photocopying, binding and scanning of important company documentation; answering calls and supporting the facilities function of any business. However, it can expand beyond

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In Review: Armani/Ristorante, Dubai

The basics Address: Lobby Level, Armani Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai Telephone: +971 4 888 3666 www.armanihoteldubai.com/en/dine/ristorante A snapshot Armani/Ristorante has slowly been gaining a reputation as a bastion of innovative Italian food in Dubai. One of three restaurants in the Armani Hotel Dubai, it promises modern interpretations of

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Five ways to include support staff in your learning and development policies

Establishing and encouraging a culture of learning is one of most important elements of any business. Providing opportunities for employees to develop their knowledge and skills can increase morale, motivation, engagement and productivity, encourages a growth mindset and result in stronger business outcomes. However, it’s important to consider every employee in your policies, including your

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Six calligraphy courses to try this Spring

With the computer encroaching on everyday tasks bit by bit, the handwritten note is becoming a rare art. However, in private households, being able to compose a beautifully written thank you note, name settings, card or invitation is of great value to a potential employer. In fact, one of the UK’s leading etiquette experts, William

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How to stand out from the crowd as a graduate

When competing for your first graduate role, distinguishing yourself from your peers can be harder than first thought. If you are sitting at similar life stages to everyone else, how do you convince a potential employer that you’re the right person for the role? It all comes down to planning – the quest to stand

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Outsourcing payroll: a Tiger service

Don’t want to invest in an in-house payroll system? Employing transient staff such as contractors or interns and wanting to fast-track the payroll process? Tiger can help! For a number of years, on top of our temporary staffing solution, we’ve offered a comprehensive PAYE payroll system for all our clients, but more recently, have noticed

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