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How to Identify an Excellent CV

When we see an excellent (and relevant) CV it smacks us in the face and we are motivated to meet the candidate quick smart. Sometimes we can overlook poor spelling and the lack of identifiable experience*, in lieu of the skills needed. A 100% match in the skills we are looking for is often the […]

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Set Your Team Up for a Successful New Year

As we enter a new year, it’s key to ensure that your team are clear on business expectations and how their performance will tie into company objectives. This is a great opportunity to reassess priorities for the year and make any necessary adjustments to your team’s focus over the coming months. Whether you’re looking to […]

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Set Yourself Up for a Successful 2024

As we enter a new year, it is common to reflect on our career goals. This is an opportunity to reassess our priorities and make any necessary changes. Whether it’s learning a new skill, taking on a new project, or changing your career path, it’s important to have a clear plan of action. Achieving success […]

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How to maintain staff motivation over the festive period πŸŽ„

Maintaining staff motivation over the festive period is tough! Follow these simple steps to keep productivity levels high… Firstly, it’s important to recognise the hard work your team has put in throughout the year. Consider hosting a holiday party or giving out personalised gifts as a token of appreciation. Hosting a holiday party or giving […]

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

Are you curious about the key ingredients that make our team truly successful? πŸ€” Look no further, because today, we’re diving deep into the art of teamwork and collaboration. 🀝 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 – 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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πŸ”‘ Unlock Your Career Potential: The Power of Interview Preparation! πŸ”‘

In the ever-evolving UK job market, competition is fierce, and landing your dream job requires more than just a great CV. πŸ“„ Your ticket to success? It’s all about interview preparation! πŸš€ 🌟 Why is interview preparation the KEY to success? : 1️⃣ 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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