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Explaining Your Employment Gap

An employment gap is something that can occur in anyone’s career and there can be many reasons, either positive or negative as to why it occurred. However, from a recruitment point of view this is an essential part of the picture which is going to come to light sooner or later, which to my mind …

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‘The Apprentice’ Project Manager – A True Representation?

With the BBC’s popular program The Apprentice back on the television, I thought it worth looking at how true to life are the so-called projects being managed by the so-called Project Managers are; taking in the challenges they encounter and how they deal with them, compared to the approaches set out in the PRINCE2® Method …

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Project Management CV Writing – Keyword Bingo

At Arras People one of the key challenges practitioners ask us about is how best to get past the CV sifting stage of the application process. As an applicant, you have to think of it like a game of keyword bingo. You know the one? When you make a list of keywords and phrases and …

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Is AI the Key to Reducing the UK’s Working Hours?

On Linkedin recently I have been seeing a lot of people talking about how we can reduce the number of hours that we work, with the idea being that a reduction of hours and more free time will lead to us being happier and healthier and therefore increasing productivity when we are working. Some of …

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