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8th August, 2018


According to some recent research by jobs board Adzuna, fewer candidates than ever are competing for vacant roles. For example, for each vacant position advertised in July, there were an average of 0.38 applications – meaning that some jobs didn’t even get a single application! Great news for candidates looking...

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4th July, 2018

Probation and how to nail it

Every permanent job will have a probation period where you’ll be assessed after a certain period of time (usually 3 or 6 months) to make sure you’re the right person for the job. But how do you pass with flying colours and not get marched out the door before you’ve...

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20th June, 2018

The do’s and don’t’s of job hunting after graduation

If your graduation is hurtling towards you as we speak, we’ll bet you’re thinking “what now?!” Everyone knows a “Fran with a Plan” who’s had their whole life worked out since the age of 12 (“A-Levels, on to Smartypants University for my degree in Medicine and then off to train...

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2nd June, 2018

Getting fired and how to deal with it

Getting fired can be, unfortunately, part and parcel of working life. Whatever the reason and whoever might be at fault, working out how to deal with it could stop your career taking a painful hit from it. Why did it happen? Be honest with yourself. Why did you get fired?...

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16th May, 2018

GDPR and COS Recruitment

You’ve probably heard of GDPR and how it’s going to affect your data. We wanted to take this opportunity to answer some questions with regards to COS Recruitment and how we process your data. If there’s anything we’ve missed or you have any concerns at all, just give us a...

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14th May, 2018

Exit interviews (or how to exit with style!)

The exit interview (cue sinister music). The last hurrah before you leave, your chance to let loose about all those things that have been niggling you for years, right? Perhaps. But, just like any other interview, the exit interview is something to be prepared for, in order to get the...

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