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Should There be ‘Untruths’ on your CV? | Earl Street Employment Consultants

A recent survey from tech experts Crucial has revealed that 14% of Brits have lied about their technical skills on a CV.  Technology is just one of the many skill sets that people have ‘stretched the truth on’ but as a recruitment agency we ask the question; is lying to obtain that job ok? Let’s …

Benefits of Work Experience

Work Experience Work experience is something most students get assigned during their time at school, college or university. Usually a week away from studies so students can experience the world of work. Stepping Into the World of Work Is a great opportunity to experience a working environment with people who work the job day in …

Random Day Off | Earl Street Employment Consultants

Random day off…  Now, what to do?… A duvet day always sounds like a good idea.  Most weekends the guilt of wasting a whole day in bed won’t allow you to do it, but how good does a ‘netflix and chill’ day sound?  However, if you don’t want to waste your day then at least …

Strangest Email Addresses

Strangest Email Addresses One thing we come across as a recruitment company is the sometimes strange choice of emails that people provide us with.  Before applying for a role your email is definitely worth considering because it gives a first impression you may not be aware of!  Here’s some tips… Consider setting up a separate …

How to Settle into a New Job

Most of us find interviews to be the most daunting part of changing jobs. However, once you’ve got the job, settling in can be just as tough. Here are a few tips on how to stay level headed and settle in as quickly as possible… Accept that you are the newbie! Going from knowing it …

The Benefits of a Team Meeting

Team Meeting Team meetings, look forward to them or dread them, most businesses have regular Team Meetings. When planned and prepared for sufficiently there are many benefits to a Team Meeting. Benefits include the following: An opportunity for team building and appraisals.  Sometimes work can be so busy that you rarely have time to see …

Hacked – Is your CV the Culprit? | Earl Street Employment Consultants

If you have been hacked or are at risk from hackers here’s some tips on what you could be doing without even realising… What does hacking mean?  It comes in many forms; stealing personal data, credit card, bank details etc.  Besides the financial risks, emails, social media and all online accounts can be effected.  There …

GLAA; What Is It and Why is it so Important?

The GLAA (Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority) was set up to protect vunerable and exploited workers. They are governed by a separate board and work in partnership with other organisations. It is also an outlet in which suspicions of exploitation can be reported. They cover issues such as working hours, training, terms and conditions, the …

Make the most of your lunch break | Earl Street Employment Consultants

When your day at work is busy, its all too easy to disregard your lunch break. However, aside from the fact that its important to eat in the middle of the day if you plan to be productive, there are also endless things you can do to organise your life, feel good, and ensure you have …

Funniest Lost and Found | Earl Street Employment Consultants

Lost and found, the place of mislaid items.. some never to be recovered, here’s some of the strangest.. Beloved pet Dexter went missing.  He’s also happens to be an alpaca! An unusual pet to have and an even stranger one to go missing.  We’re sure it’s difficult to lose an alpaca…   Human Skull This …

Facts: Strange But True! | Earl Street Employment Consultants

Some quick fire random facts to make you think and brighten up your working day! Feeling a slump in your working day? Read on for some truly random facts to thrill your colleagues with… A group of Panda’s is called an embarrassment. How could such a cute, cuddly sight be called that! Australia has over …