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Candidate Rejection Advice
Candidate Sourcing

How to Reject Candidates During a Recruitment Process

As Recruiters, our role can often feel like the Head of Rejection. Naturally, for every candidate that takes the time to apply for a role we advertise, only one is going to be successful. However, the way we handle communicating a rejection can significantly impact a candidate’s experience and a company’s reputation. The ‘not knowing’

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Time to Turn Your HR Job Search Strategy on Its Head!
Candidate Advice

Time to Turn Your HR Job Search Strategy on Its Head?!

If you’re a strategic HR or talent acquisition candidate, it might be time to rethink your job search strategy… At Peeq, we’ve been reflecting on the stark contrast between how employers search for candidates and how candidates hunt for jobs. The approaches are, quite literally, the inverse of each other! The Employer’s Approach Employers typically

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Human Resources

The Critical Role of Sleep for HR Professionals

We often discuss the significance of work-life balance and employee well-being, but the pivotal role of sleep in this dynamic is sometimes overlooked. The fact that HR professionals themselves are among those suffering from poor sleep quality might come as a surprise to some. However, recent studies, including one conducted during ‘Sleeptember’—a month dedicated to

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Starting with the end in mind - job search image
Candidate Advice

Why Starting With The End in Mind is SO Important During Your Job Search

The phrase ‘start with the end in mind’ is a staple piece of advice for job seekers. But why is it so crucial to have a clear end goal during your job search? Let’s dive into why understanding your ultimate career objectives can be a game-changer in how you approach job hunting and how it can significantly impact your chances of landing a role that truly aligns with your aspirations.

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Human Resources

How To Make Someone Redundant with Compassion: 5 Tips

In light of the mass layoffs that have been affecting so many individuals over the last 12 months, we want to talk about how you actually make someone redundant with compassion and empathy. When faced with redundancy decisions, it’s vital to remember their deeply personal impact on those receiving the news. You might often hear,

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Candidate Advice

Should I Use a Recruitment Agency to Secure My Next HR Job?

With an increasing number of businesses choosing to hire directly, you’ll no doubt be wondering whether there’s any point using an HR recruitment agency to find your next role… There’s absolutely good reason to continue applying for jobs being advertised directly; you’d be mad not to, particularly in this market!  However, there’s a large number

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Job Interview Research
Candidate Advice

How to Research a Company Before Attending a Job Interview

Ready to level up your interview game? Picture this: you walk into an interview, armed with insights about the company that even some of their employees might not know! You impress the hiring managers, respond confidently, and leave a mark that distinguishes you from the pack. Diving deep into a company’s DNA can give you

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Senior HR roles recruitment in London
Senior HR Recruitment

Securing Senior HR Roles in London: A Guide to Success

Navigating the Landscape of HR Recruitment in London Navigating the competitive and dynamic landscape of senior HR roles recruitment in London can be a formidable challenge. The city, known for its vibrant business environment and diverse industries, offers a plethora of opportunities for HR professionals. But how does one stand out in such a competitive

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Candidate Sourcing Strategies in London
Candidate Sourcing

Mastering Candidate Sourcing Strategies in London

In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of human resources, mastering the art of candidate sourcing is crucial, especially in a vibrant city like London. This article delves into effective Candidate Sourcing Strategies in London, a key component for HR professionals striving to navigate the complex recruitment landscape of this global city. But how can one

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