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Understanding Competencies

  UNDERSTANDING COMPETENCIES By Louise Auty, Senior Consultant An increasing number of employers are opting for competency based interviews instead of or in addition to a more traditional approach to hiring new members of staff. If you are invited to attend a competency based interview what should you expect and how can you prepare in […]

Motivating Your Team

If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm – Vince Lombardi   by Lee Sweeney, Regional Director How do you get the best out of your team? Regardless of the number of employees you are responsible for, knowing and understanding what makes each individual work to the best of their abilities […]

Are companies prepared for a change in leadership?

by Aaron Pepperday Business Manager – Sheffield How equipped are organisations in the region to deal with unexpected changes in personnel at a senior level? Changes at the top level can come as a result of many reasons; retirement, leaving for a new role, sale of a business and unfortunately serious illness or even death. […]

Sharpen up your networking skills…

  Sharpen up your networking skills to improve your career prospects by Emma Noble, Managing Director – Sharp Consultancy HR Whilst putting in the hours and taking on additional responsibilities can help you get recognised by your superiors, one of the most effective ways to improve your career prospects is to brush up on your networking skills. This […]

Career Advice for Rotherham College Students

Recruiters from the Sheffield office of Sharp Consultancy have been helping students from Rotherham College boost their chances of securing employment with an innovative half-day career clinic. Consultant Rachael Kerr worked with 17 students currently studying for their AAT Level 3 qualification to outline potential employment opportunities in a range of roles including positions in […]

Remote working can be key in attracting talent

The phrase “I’m working from home” can often be met with a bit of a snigger and a few raised eyebrows. такое But remote or flexible working is becoming increasingly more important in the workplace as employers and employees strive to find ways in which to achieve the ideal work-life balance. Competition for top talent […]

How can you be better than everyone else?

It takes quite a lot to impress me but recently I was lucky enough to meet someone who really did make me stand back and think about what he had just said. In my line of work you come across people every day that are looking to sell themselves; keen to run through a pre-considered […]

The decision is yours… or is it?

Recruiting top talent into an organisation is a challenge facing every business; one of the questions I’m often asked is what makes the best performers choose a one company over another and what can you do to wholesale jerseys China ensure you are the first choice for quality By candidates? Even during periods of higher […]