Author Archive for: Andrew

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat It’s the time of the year when you’re more than likely to receive a knock on your door in more ways than one. Unfortunately we can’t provide any advice with regard to dealing with pesky trick or treaters. However, we have come up with a few quick tips on how to avoid a horror show when speaking

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Top Tips To Get The Best Out Of Your Recruiter!

We speak to numerous candidates and clients on a daily basis. Sometimes the people we speak to at first (well at least in my experience), are a little underwhelmed to receive our phone call. However, we’ve been blessed to receive excellent feedback from both our clients and candidates in recent months- even those who were at first not so keen.

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Poker Face

Here at VG Charles we organise thousands of interviews every year. Candidates often ask us for advice on how they should behave when meeting a prospective employer for the first time. We cannot answer with any degree of certainty as there is no absolute rule and this is something which is very subjective. However, here are a few of our

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Moneyball

Moneyball is a book by author Michael Lewis In reference to the Oakland Athletics baseball team and its general manager Billy Beane. Its focus is the team’s analytical, evidence-based, sabermetric approach to building a successful baseball team, despite severe financial disparity. The book’s principle really had me thinking over the weekend- who is pound for pound, the most efficient UK

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You can’t be everything to everyone..

Every now and again, when I get chance, I like to observe the lives of successful people from a range of different industries. I must add here, that this is something I do occasionally, so please do not expect a sequel to Napoleon Hill’s ‘Think and Grow Rich’ anytime soon. Whilst reading last night about the life of the late

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Masters of your Success

This week I’m sure many Lawyers will now be dusting off their clubs. Trying to recreate the feats of Masters Legends at their local golf club, some perhaps even whilst trying to network. Also there will be thousands of Lawyers worldwide negotiating a new move. Whilst watching the Masters last night it really got me thinking about a strange correlation

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