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Unlocking Success: The Power of “Togetherness” at First Base ๐Ÿš€

Are you curious about the key ingredients that make our team truly successful? ๐Ÿค” Look no further, because today, we’re diving deep into the art of teamwork and collaboration. ๐Ÿค In the fast-paced world of recruitment, success isn’t just about individual talent; it’s about harnessing the collective power of our team. Here are some insights […]

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The UK Salary Surge: Are We Heading for Unsustainable Heights?

I wanted to touch upon a topic that has been at the forefront of business leaders minds of late โ€“ the soaring salaries in the UK job market. While it’s undoubtedly an exciting time for many professionals, it’s essential to take a closer look at the reasons behind these substantial salary hikes and consider their […]

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๐Ÿ”‘ Unlock Your Career Potential: The Power of Interview Preparation! ๐Ÿ”‘

In the ever-evolving UK job market, competition is fierce, and landing your dream job requires more than just a great CV. ๐Ÿ“„ Your ticket to success? It’s all about interview preparation! ๐Ÿš€ ๐ŸŒŸ Why is interview preparation the KEY to success? : 1๏ธโƒฃย First Impressions Matter: Your interview is your first chance to make a lasting […]

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How do I use the STAR method to prepare for my competency based interview?

Many forward-thinking clients now utilise competency-based questions at interview. This allows the interviewer to glean real-life examples of relevant situations that are important to them when looking to recruit, as well as allowing the candidate to think freely about their experiences (work-related or not) and showcase their thought process and decision-making skills. We took a […]

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What are the benefits of using our Industry Expertise?

At Team First Base, one of our core values is that of Industry Expertise, but what does that mean for the people we work with? We took a deep dive into what our industry expertise means to our clients across each of the sectors we offer. We have well-established networks and access to a specialised […]

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What do I do now my exams are finished?

Ideas for the summer months now that you’ve finished your exams.

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Want to work in Recruitment? Do you know what it really entails?

At First Base, our team works tirelessly to match the right people to the right job roles but much of their workload is as much about rejection as it is about placing candidates.ย  They speak to hundreds of people each week to ascertain their right to work, suitability for a job role, personality, and cultural […]

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8 tips on how to onboard a new member of staff

When someone new joins your team, it’s important to provide them with the support they need to settle in quickly and easily.ย  Here are a few things you can do to support them and maximise their success from day one: Assign a mentor or buddy to the new employee, who can provide guidance and support […]

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How do I find more time to interview candidates?

We’re seeing more and more businesses report that they just don’t have the time to interview whilst they juggle the myriad of demands of running the organisation. There’s so much going on that they lose sight of the importance of bringing on the right team to support the plans put together for 2023 and find […]

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How can I find the right people in 2023?

How to navigate a shortage of candidates in 2023. The need for the right staff has never been more apparent. Being on the front line, where candidates are moving so quickly (and sometimes disappearing off the face of the earth) we put our heads together and came up with our top tips for navigating this […]

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