Struggling to get to work because of the snow?

Will I get paid if snow makes it difficult to get into work?

If I can’t get to work because of the snow, will it reduce my pay? Let’s get the bad news out of the way first – if your workplace is open and you can’t get in, your employer doesn’t necessarily have to pay you, according to workplace relations body the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service…

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Helping you prepare for your interview

Interview tips

Did you know 52% of interviewers make their decision about a candidate in between five and fifteen minutes of the interview starting? Now you’ve been invited to an interview your preparation is the key to making a lasting impression. We share some advice and top tips about how to prepare for your interview and calm…

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How to write a great CV

Does your CV pass the 6 second filter

Getting your CV noticed in 6 seconds  Many employers are inundated with CVs, so it’s not surprising that they have very little time to spend on each CV when they’re shortlisting candidates for new jobs.  It might come as a bit of a shock, but the time spent looking at applications and CVs can be…

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12 Tips on finding a new job quickly

Tips to find a new job

Have you decided it’s time to start looking for a new job in the New Year?  As inflation puts a squeeze on household finances, many are looking at moving to a new job with a better salary. The labour market continues to see businesses recruiting and a shortage of candidates has seen companies offering new…

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How to write the ultimate covering letter

Writing a covering letter that stands out

Although the popularity of covering letters has waned in recent years, some employers still insist that you provide one or a covering email when submitting your job application. By ignoring their request and just applying without one, you run the risk of being perceived as someone who can’t follow simple instructions, are unable to create…

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Appointments Personnel Celebrates 25th birthday

Celebrating 25 years supporting businesses with their recruitment

Local Recruitment Consultancy Appointments Personnel celebrates its 25th year of supporting businesses in the Staffordshire and Cheshire, including Stoke on Trent with their recruitment needs this year. Established in 1998 by sisters Kerry Bonfiglio-Bains and Emma Bonfiglio, Appointments Personnel set up shop in Hanley with a handful of committed recruitment specialists, some of which are…

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