Blog - February 2024

  • Businesses join forces for Purbeck skills event

    Posted on Monday, February 19, 2024 by Sue FranklinNo comments

    Grow your business at training event Employers are being invited to attend a skills summit in Wareham about government funding and free training. The Dorset Skills ‘one stop shop’ event – Grow your Business with Training - is being held from 8am to 2pm at the Springfield Country Hotel on Thursday February 22. It is a free event for employers of all sizes in Purbeck to attend all day or drop in ...

  • Mistakes to avoid when writing your Job Advert!

    Posted on Saturday, February 17, 2024 by Sue FranklinNo comments

    In today’s job market, it is not just the candidate that has to catch the employer’s eye, but the employer who has to ensure that their job advertisement is seen by the right candidate. The candidate nowadays has so much choice available when looking for a job and they may inadvertently miss out on seeing your job advertisement which makes it all the more important for you, the employer, to make ...

  • Great Recruitment Quotes

    Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 by Sue FranklinNo comments

    “Monday is one of my favorite days of the week. My 7th favorite.” Unknown “Mondays are the start of the work week which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!” - David Dweck “Employers are at their happiest on Mondays. Employees are at their happiest on Fridays” - Mokokoma Mokhonoana “Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I ...

  • Bournemouth and Poole College Apprenticeships Unlocked event a resounding success

    Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 by Sue FranklinNo comments

    Over 2,000 people braved torrential rain on their journey to attend Bournemouth and Poole College’s huge annual Apprenticeship Expo event at The Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth, on Thursday, 9 February. Visitors could speak to 34 businesses such as Sunseeker, Kier and Yunex Traffic about the roles they have on offer, and got advice from college staff about how apprenticeships and other courses ...

  • New Director for Southern Contracts

    Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 by Sue FranklinNo comments

    BOURNEMOUTH based commercial laundry and kitchen appliance providers, Southern Contracts, are pleased to announce the appointment of a new director. Having joined the team back in July 2021, Kelly Young was originally employed as an office administrator but has now been promoted to Executive Sales Director. Kicking her career off with a distinction in her BTEC National Diploma in Uniformed Public ...

  • What will you do with your extra 24 hours in 2024?

    Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024 by Sue FranklinNo comments

    Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s Disability Charity, are asking how you might spend your extra 24 hours in 2024? 2024 is a leap year, so everyone gets an extra day, 29th February. The charity is asking local residents to use their extra 24 hours to volunteer for the charity during 2024. Activities include: Helping and marshalling at events Helping with bucket collections at local shops, supermarkets ...