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A level results day… what next?

Posted 13 August 2015 | 0 Comments

A level results day is a nerve wracking, exciting and sometimes confusing day. If you are already sure on your next steps, and you receive the results you were hoping for then congratulations! You are one of the lucky ones and today is a day for celebration. (Within moderation guys, nobody wants their stomach pumped)...

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ASG in the Park

Posted 01 August 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday 31st July 2015, Hyde Park was host to ASG in the Park! On the anniversary of the launch of our now award winning website, we celebrated with some of the world’s most respected brands including Kurt Geiger, Arcadia, Harrods, White Stuff, Sweaty Betty, Omorovicza, SPACE.NK.apothecary, Ann Summers, DM London, Mothercare, Groupon and Wallis in the...

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Job Interview Nightmares, What Can We Learn?

Posted 15 July 2015 | 1 Comment

Even an unsuccessful job interview can end up being a great learning experience, and some are pretty funny once time has healed your wounded pride…. lots and lots of time. In the combined spirit of comedy and learning, we have gathered together a list of our favourite interview stories! 1. “I had a candidate taking a...

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none of my business

CV Mistakes – 5 Do’s and Don’t’s

Posted 20 June 2015 | 2 Comments

When writing your CV, it’s easy to make simple mistakes that can harm your chances of securing that dream job. Here are 5 things worth remembering before you hit ‘send’ on your application! DO: Use spell check and proofread before you send You’d think it would be obvious that spelling errors, poor grammar and nonsensical...

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Let’s Talk About Counter Offers

Posted 13 April 2015 | 0 Comments

When you decide to leave the company you work for, you should expect two things. 1) a massive goodbye cake and 2) a counter offer to try and keep you. NOTE:   If you accept a counter offer, you probably won’t get the cake   It’s common to receive a counter offer either at the time...

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Questions to Ask at Your Job Interview

Posted 04 March 2015 | 1 Comment

At the end of a job interview, you will usually be given the opportunity to ask your own questions. You may feel that you have been given all the standard information you need (salary, hours, benefits, etc.) but it shows a keen interest in the role and that you’ve really thought about your application if...

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5 Songs to Get You Pumped For Work!

Posted 12 February 2015 | 1 Comment

There’s nothing like a banging tune to get you ready for the day ahead. With that in mind, we have lovingly put together a mini playlist of the best songs to get you pumped!  1. Eye of the Tiger – Survivor If it’s good enough for Rocky, it’s good enough for us. There’s a lot of...

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Five Words to Ruin a Job Interview

Posted 19 January 2015 | 0 Comments

Having experience from both sides of the interview table, we loved this top trending topic on twitter… #FiveWordsToRuinAJobInterview Interviewing for a new job is a scary time for anyone. Even the most confident, skilled professional can turn to jelly when faced with the prospect of explaining themselves and their previous experience to a hiring manager. – even more...

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How Do You Know When You’re in the Wrong Job?

Posted 15 December 2014 | 0 Comments

With the possible exception of the Cadburys product tasting team, everybody has a bad day at work from time to time. There’s no need to panic about your career choices if you’re not deliriously happy every day,  but when the bad days start outnumbering the good it might be time to consider your options. So here’s the...

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ASG Win at the NORAs!

Posted 14 November 2014 | 1 Comment

This week, ASG International was named Best Small Recruitment Agency at the 14th annual National Online Recruitment Awards!   The NORAs were held in the stylish West End venue Sway, Wednesday 12th November. There was a real buzz in the room as representatives from all areas of online recruitment gathered to celebrate the exceptional quality...

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