Tag Archives: HR advice

Recruiters Use Recruiters Too

As we expand the Ashley Kate HR team I find myself in the position of my clients – reaching out to recruitment agencies I am a professional recruiter I have over 15 years recruitment experience, 13 of which are with … Continue reading

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Work Experience and the National Minimum Wage

Does your organisation hire interns?  Do you know when an intern is entitled to payment and what other obligations the business may owe them? The spotlight has been turned on unpaid internships.  On 13 May 2014, the House of Commons … Continue reading

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Designing a HR Service – by Ruth Gawthorpe

As the economy picks up, more and more frequently, clients are asking us to help them to develop an HR Team and service that can support business change to a high performance culture and growth.  They talk about wanting a … Continue reading

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What is Social Media’s Place in HR?

Every attendee at Ashley Kate HR’s recent HR Directors boardroom debate, held at Eversheds in Manchester, described Ryan Cheyne’s  key session as, “informative” and that it offered “great content” and that it generated oodles of  ideas. The debate topic was; … Continue reading

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Make someone feel AWESOME today!

How often do you take the time out to tell someone how good they are? How what they did really made a difference to you, or how they conducted themselves in certain situations really impressed you? All too frequently we … Continue reading

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What were you up to in 2001?

2001 the year Shrek first hit our screens, we had survived the millennium hype of the previous year, Sara Cox was waking us up in the morning whilst Westlife and Shaggy were topping the charts with ‘Uptown Girl’ and ‘It … Continue reading

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51% of HR Professionals plan to move jobs in the next 12 Months

Did you know that 51% of HR professionals are planning to move jobs in the next 12 months? This is just one of the revealing statistics highlighted in Ashley Kate HR’s latest HR Salary Guide and Market Trends report which … Continue reading

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What’s in a Job Title?

Recruitment Consultant, Recruitment Manager, Lead Recruiter, Resourcing Specialist, Talent Manager, Senior Recruitment Consultant – these are just a few of the many job titles I could use, but with my last promotion I became HR Recruitment Manager.  Ultimately I help … Continue reading

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Must do, Online Branding tips for Job Seekers

Why is your ‘online’ brand so important? When over 90% of recruiters and HR professionals refer to social media to review your profile, managing your online reputation is KEY. – take a look at this article published by HR Grapevine ‘A … Continue reading

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Hobbies & Interests on your CV, useful or superfluous?

I recently put forward a simple question on LinkedIn around the importance of ‘hobbies and interests’ on a candidates’ CV which garnered quite a few responses from various professionals within HR and other business sectors. Please see below for some … Continue reading

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