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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 […]

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 […]

Who Gets The Job?

  WHO GETS THE JOB? by Jamie Caulfield Last week saw seven candidates competing on live TV for a new job; that of Prime Minister of this country. The televised debate between the seven main party leaders gave us, the voting public, an opportunity to assess each individual’s ability to undertake this crucial role in what […]

Job Creation at Sharp Consultancy

Sharp Consultancy, which specialises in financial and HR recruitment, is to create 10 new jobs at its offices in Leeds and Sheffield during the coming year. The newly created positions will see the firm add to its team of consultants working within financial and accountancy recruitment as well as the expansion of its recently established […]

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 […]

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 […]