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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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Remote Working

Remote Working

Some people thrive on it, many people hate it – but remote working has become more and more common across all types of organisations. Today’s technology makes it very easy for employees to work remotely but still remain connected via a variety of means.

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The True Cost of a Bad Hire

The True Cost of a Bad Hire

Hiring the right person for your business has a hugely positive impact on your workforce and business, however, bringing the wrong person in can be very disruptive, can drain your productivity, time and ultimately affect the bottom line.

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Why Is Social Media So Important?

Why Is Social Media So Important?

At the end of 2018 Inspire Selection was recognised by LinkedIn as the 4th Most Socially Engaged in EMEA, as we welcome our 100,000th follower we look back at why this is important to us in this interview with Zoe Clapp – Operations Manager of Inspire Selection.

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How To Resign

How To Resign

You have found your perfect job, congratulations! However, now you must deal with the issue of RESIGNATION! It can be quite an unpredictable time and you may feel like you are letting your current employer down. This feeling of guilt can tempt you into giving your current employer more notice than legally required, so as not to leave them in the lurch. Read our guide on your rights and how to manage your resignation.

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Recent Posts

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...

Testimonial – 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...

Testimonial – 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...

What is more important: Attitude or Experience?

Attitude or experience? Which do you hire on? Which would get you hired? For recruiters, the longstanding question remains – who makes for a better hire - someone with the perfect experience, or someone with the right attitude? Who would you rather hire? Candidate...

How to show your Positive Attitude on a CV

We recently ran a survey on our social media: When asked – "which is the most important factor you consider when recruiting?" - a survey of over 340 Hiring Managers reported: Educational Qualifications      9% Languages 3% Industry Experience    43% Candidate's...

Research into Higher Education in the GCC

Calling all Higher Education/University staff in the GCC. We are surveying the Higher Education community to understand how the changes imposed by the Covid19 pandemic will affect the industry. All responses are confidential and the final results will be shared via...

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:...