Recruiting in a Global Pandemic

Recruiting in a Global Pandemic

Business owners the world over have faced colossal challenges since the start of 2020. We hope they’ve found a way to recover, maybe thanks to a clever business reshape and possibly, now it’s time to recruit again.

We’ve put together some helpful hints and tips for anyone feeling anxious about recruitment in the ‘new world’. We hope this helps you to see it from both sides...

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Gone Phishing!

Gone Phishing!

We’re not talking about the peaceful recreational practice of sitting by the lake or in a fishing boat with a rod, waiting for a bite. Scam calls and emails are real, prevalent, and most importantly, entirely avoidable, if you are aware of what to look for.

The main focus of this article is going to be scams related to fake phone calls and emails pretending to be from HMRC – the tax office put simply – thou...

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It's Living Wage week!

It's Living Wage week!

Did you know we are a National Living Wage Employer?

Since November 2017, ARU has proudly been an accredited Living Wage Employer, and anyone employed through ARU Temps working within ARU will receive £9.50 per hour as the minimum pay rate.

But what exactly does this mean?

The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by nearly 6,...

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What is Customer Service?

What is Customer Service?

“Did you know that an unhappy customer tells 10 people about their experience, whereas a happy customer will only tell 5 people!”

Customer Service is a fundamental skill that employers look for when searching for the right candidate and it comes in all different shapes and sizes, such as;

Excellent Communication Skills - Writing, verbal and listening skills are important. You a...

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MIND THE GAP!

MIND THE GAP!

I didn’t get to where I am today without a few bad decisions. Bad luck played its part. And would I be human if I hadn’t suffered some debilitating mental health issues along the way?

We all have our reasons (not excuses) for the parts of our CV we wish we could hide from prospective employers. Those few months or even years you just hope they don’t ask about. Redundancy. Travelling. Raising...

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