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Category: Recruitment

A new way to resource

Let’s help each other

Nothing in Isolation It’s a tough old time at the moment isn’t it?  The world, and consequently, everyone in it is going through unprecedented times and the emergence of whole new ways of having to live and work.  Everything, it seems is being turned on its head by increasingly demanding, and rapidly changing environmental circumstances…
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Our recent interview with Magnet Monster

We were recently approached by Magnet Monster to interview us as part of their series “Founders in the Spotlight”. Read on to see what insight we gave! 1) As a founder of  Positively Different Solutions can you explain a little bit about how it was founded and what your oganisation does? Of course, Positively Different…
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It’s a kind of magic (or not)

As a recruitment solutions provider, I find myself asking job seekers how they can have confidence in recruiters when they are one of 10, 15 or 20 candidates sent over to the client, for the same role with the words “You are perfect for this role”. So perfect in fact that the recruiter has sent…
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Sell, sell, sell! No thank you

After recently having a short break in Morocco, one thing became clear – they love to sell to you over there…..in the streets, the markets, the square and the souks. The moment you step off the plane you are greeted with people trying their very best pressure selling techniques to encourage you into their taxis…
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The positives and the perils of Christmas hiring

It happens every year, that jolly chap wearing red and white comes down the chimney and ushers in a (mostly) fantastic day for you and the family….. However for you and the company its a time of shortened working weeks, parties, deadlines that seem to come at you even quicker and thoughts about the new…
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Finding a new way with intelligent resourcing

By Simon Quinn-Jones, Director Working in recruitment has introduced me to many amazing people and many different companies; but one thing i have noticed as a constant is how recruitment companies work – they treat everything as a numbers game.  For example send over 20 CVs to a client because “one of them has to be…
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