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Review of 2020

Review of 2020

Now that 2020 has drawn to a close, we look back on the successful placements we have made last year and the diverse make up of candidates we secured jobs for. Whilst it has been an unusual and unsettling year, we are proud to say that we still managed to change many...

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How to show your Positive Attitude on a CV

How to show your Positive Attitude on a CV

Research shows us that amongst customer facing staff, the majority of people who fail at their role is not down to lack of skills or experience but rather down to their ”attitude” towards customers/management. Skills and experience are easy to demonstrate on a CV, however follow these top tips to prove to potential employers that you also have the attitude to positively impact their business.

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Covid-19 survey – ‘working from home’

Covid-19 survey – ‘working from home’

Inspire Selection surveyed a group of people living in Dubai about their experience of working from home for the past few weeks. 6% always worked from home, even before Covid-19. 32% cannot wait to get back to the normal place of work. Explanations for this include:...

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Thinking of Taking a Counter Offer?

Thinking of Taking a Counter Offer?

It may seem like the perfect situation, you feel like you aren’t ‘valued’ enough in your current position, so you decide to have a look around. After enlisting a recruiter and meeting prospective employers – you get offered a job with a bigger pay packet. However, when you hand in your notice to your boss they offer you a raise to keep you.

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Recent Posts

Career Development Training

You’ve decided that you want to start a new career, or perhaps you’ve been looking for a while but that perfect opportunity hasn’t arisen yet.  Perhaps you are between jobs and you now have time to improve and develop on your career/life skills. Now is the ideal time...

News from the Digital Recruitment Team at Inspire Selection

Inspire Selection is delighted to announce that Carolyn Ross has joined the agency to head up the Digital Recruitment Team. Carolyn has been recruiting in the Middle East since 2008 and therefore has a substantial understanding of the recruitment market specialising...

5 Top Tips to get the Right Candidate for the Job!

As we begin a new year, many employers are seeking fresh new employees to help them to recover and build their business. As recruiters, we support our candidates to perform their best by briefing them on interview skills however, we also find that that a great...

Review of 2020

Now that 2020 has drawn to a close, we look back on the successful placements we have made last year and the diverse make up of candidates we secured jobs for. Whilst it has been an unusual and unsettling year, we are proud to say that we still managed to change many...

The Magic of Kindness

Today is World Kindness Day: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Kindness_Day Everybody could do with some kindness at the moment and whilst the world has been stumbling to catch up through a global pandemic, we have been overwhelmed to see acts of kindness within our...

Marketing Executive – Lifestyle Company

Recently Zena helped me on my search for a new role, working with her was brilliant. Zena was extremely professional, easy to chat to and kept in touch regularly which was really helpful and reassuring throughout the whole process! I would 100% recommend Zena/Inspire...

Living with Salary Cuts

The news coming from the UK, Europe and the US where people are being told to prepare for a ‘tough winter’, is full of localised lockdowns, rising positive numbers and cautious consumer behaviour. This caution and negativity will naturally affect businesses in the...

Head of HR

I thoroughly recommend Louise at Inspire Selection, I was blown away by her sharp memory and professionalism. I have been dealing with recruiters of impressive calibres as a client but it is very seldom that one comes across a recruiter who genuinely invests their...

COO – Lifestyle Company

Having tried several recruitment agencies and speaking to multiple recruitment agents at each agency, Zena at Inspire Selection continues to be our preferred recruitment partner. Over the past couple of years, she has successfully filled a number of critical positions...

Working in Higher Education post Covid-19

GCC university staff report feeling positive about the future of Higher Education in the GCC despite expecting ‘a new normal’ in post Covid education Schools and Universities are opening their doors this month to students after 6 months away. Whilst this ‘opening of...