Blogs by all the team

by Carra Belcher Payroll Administrator

Brits work longest hours in the EU

According to Trades Union Congress (TUC) Brits are adapting a long hour’s culture. On average full-time employees work 42 hours a week, which is almost 2 hours more than the EU average.
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by Hannah RooseConsultant

The Perfect Match

So very recently I became Mrs Roose and got married three weeks ago on the 27th April 2019. After having a wonderful wedding and also a wonderful honeymoon, I am now back to my desk and the reality of everyday life, and work...
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by Jo AppletonManaging Consultant - Perms

Hello May

We love May here at Peach and not only because we get 2 Mondays off. Some of us have wedding anniversaries to celebrate and it’s also the time of year when (hopefully) the sun starts to shine more frequently and we can enjoy those longer evenings...
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by Georgia HopeAssistant Consultant

How to ace a telephone interview

Increasingly often we are finding that clients are requesting telephone interviews as the first stage of the interview process. This first step is often overlooked despite being the first opportunity to showcase your competency for the role and flaunt your marvellous personality...
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by Carra Belcher Payroll Administrator

Are you a good listener?

Listening skills are very important, in all aspects of life, from personal to professional. They help build strong relationships and help us to be more effective in whatever it is we do. We are all in roles that require us to listen in some form or another, whether it is with colleagues or customers, and how we do this is very important. Even more so when going for an interview or having important meetings.
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by Jo AppletonManaging Consultant - Perms

Have you ever seen a purple squirrel?

Purple squirrel is a term to describe a candidate with precisely the right education, set of experience and range of qualifications that perfectly fits a job's requirements, implying the more requirements there are, the harder it is to find the perfect candidate.
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