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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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Resolutions

Resolutions

Whether it’s to lose weight, be more healthy, more frugal, there are many resolutions being made at this time of year, however, if your resolution is to find a new job or make more hires, here are some resolutions we at Inspire Selection think can help you on your...

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Review of The Year 2019

Review of The Year 2019

As 2019 draws to a close we look back on the successful placements we have made this year and the diverse make up of candidates we secure jobs for. Thanks to everyone who helped make this happen and looking forward to changing even more lives in 2020. [video...

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Is remote working bad for us? The rise of the Agile Worker

Is remote working bad for us? The rise of the Agile Worker

Remote working is on the rise. Often candidates are seeking it and with technology allowing us to connect globally, more employers are offering it. Whilst the thought of being able to work anywhere and anytime is very attractive, in reality, we are seeing that a rise in the requirement for employees being available at anytime and anyplace leads to employee ‘burnout’.

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Recent Posts

Testimonial – Head of Digital

Not only is Carolyn friendly and easy to communicate with, but she is thorough and professional. Quick to respond and keen to advise on any challenge while make sure progress is on track. It was delightful and a pleasure dealing with Carolyn and I would highly...

Survey Results – Will job seekers drop their salary?

We are seeing a regional trend of jobs being offered to market at lower salaries than ever before and overall packages being squeezed. We recently ran a survey asking our vast LinkedIn network whether they would take a salary cut. ***A quick note here about Inspire...

Why relaxing your requirements can help you find the perfect hire

You have been trying to fill a role for a long time, but no one is quite hitting the mark, could it be that you are being too narrow with your requirements? We find it is very much a Middle Eastern issue, as brand new candidates from overseas coming into the region...

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...

Testimonial – 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...