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Do you believe in New Year’s resolutions? Is it time for a new year, new you? We are hearing so much about not making resolutions but instead changing your way of thinking. At Sugarman, we are always looking at ways to change and improve so we thought you may like to see our top tips on being the best you in 2019.

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World Cancer Day 4th February 2019

Sugarman Group is proud to join the #IAmAndIWill campaign for World Cancer Day 2019.

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Do something amazing for the homeless this Christmas

Do something amazing this Christmas. Donate £5 and help make sure that homeless people have a hot meal and a present to unwrap.

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Sugarman Group Steps Up for the Homeless

Over 30 Sugarman Group staff members stepped out onto the streets of London in November to speak to homeless people and hand out care packages.

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Top Jobs 27/09

Take a look at our top opportunities this week!

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Top Jobs 20/09/18

We have a number of great Occupational Health roles available!

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Health & Wellbeing @ Work Event 2018

It's the Health and Wellbeing @ Work Exhibition on 6th and 7th March - will you be there?

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Welcome to the Sugarman Series

We are pleased to introduce the Sugarman Series, a brand new initiative in which we share useful hints and tips every month for both job seekers on their job search and businesses on their hunt for the perfect candidate.

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Networking

The majority of job hunters under-estimate how useful their network of contacts can be, but as with anything in life whether you are an athlete in training or a student looking for your first job the more you put in, the more you will get out, ‘no pain no gain’. Therefore allocate sufficient time each day to promote your personal network; it must be a planned and continuous effort and bear in mind that 65 to 80% of all jobs are found through networking.

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What Does a Company Expect from a New Employee

Every employer wants to have a flexible and adaptable workforce, it is therefore imperative that a candidate or potential employee demonstrates a flexible approach to work. An employer will feel at ease with an employee who is adaptable and will therefore possess the ability to comfortably slot-in to changing environments or work patterns.

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The Power of Personal Appearance at Work

Personal presentation is just as important as a skill or qualification and every employee of a company must understand and be fully aware of the effect of their personal appearance because your “overall look” symbolises what you are and it is an instant communication of “first impression” to other people. Looks certainly do matter and if you look good you feel good, you will boost your self-esteem and self confidence; good presentation enhances personality.

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Testing Techniques

Do not panic if you are presented with a test as this will prevent you from doing your best and bear in mind that panic can affect areas of the brain. It is important to remain calm and relaxed in order to achieve your best result.

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The Rise and Fall of a New Employee

There is no magic potion for a new employee to impress their boss but they should at all times bear in mind how important good time-keeping is and be punctual. It is the mentality of the new employee which is crucial; they should analyse their overall effort and work output because there is no quick-fix solution to impress superiors.

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Twenty Most Common Misspelt Words

A bad speller puts employers off it is that simple. A confederation of British industry survey last year suggested that 42% of employers were unhappy with the standard of reading, writing and numeracy skills amongst school leavers. It is not just about the grades, results, what university you attended or class of degree, if you cannot spell effectively this could ultimately cause communication problems. Good spelling is a fundamental part of everyone’s education and is relevant regardless of your job role.

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What to do in the First Week of a New Job

It is crucial to develop an effective strategy for managing your time and workload; because it will often be the case that you will feel you do not have enough time to complete all of your tasks, which will lead to stress but bear in mind that when you are organised your productivity will increase.

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Panel Interview

The golden rule of a panel interview is to engage with the whole panel not just one specific member of the group. By definition a panel job interview is when an applicant is interviewed by a group (panel) of interviewers. In many instances a candidate will meet the panel separately; this is most common for a senior position. However, in other scenarios there will be a panel of interviewers and several candidates all in the one room.

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Tips for the Telephone Interview

Preliminary interviews by telephone are becoming increasingly popular. This is a very low cost method of approaching candidates at the initial stage of recruitment but extremely important. If you want to get to the next stage of the interview then you have got to approach this first step with full preparation and professionalism.

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Six Reasons Why You Did Not Get the Job

If you have made it to the interview table; you have the appropriate skills and experience and it is simply a matter of how you present and conduct yourself. However, as a recruitment agency we endeavour always to provide feedback to a candidate whenever they have been unsuccessful in gaining employment.

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What to Learn From Not Getting a Job

It can be a devastating blow when you have done well in an interview and then you receive the dreaded bad news … “I am sorry to tell you, unfortunately you have not been selected …” They are difficult words to accept and can often take some time to sink in. However, you have to bear in mind that everyone at some stage in their life has had to cope with rejection, what is important is that you do not become too discouraged because this will ultimately affect your performance at your next interview.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Job

The idea that people who are happy in life are happy in their job is called the ‘dispositional theory’ and there is significant evidence to support this idea. It is important to think about each job as a stepping stone, your main objective is to get as much out of it as you can, every single assignment is a building block for your career path.

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How to Challenge a Difficult and Inexperienced Interviewer

A candidate should always keep in mind prior to interview the possibility of being interviewed by a poor inexperienced interviewer. Not all interviewers are professionally trained and most people have encountered an unflattering interview purely because of the interviewer’s lack of experience and professionalism.

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Identifying the Mistakes of Interviewers

If you feel the interviewer has prematurely judged you during the course of the initial stage of the interview, it is up to you to try and take the lead of the interview and make an effort to relate to some facts which will demonstrate and create a more overall positive opinion.

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Negative Factors Evaluated by an Employer at Interview

Tact and diplomacy are invaluable life skills and the interviewer wants to fully assess your capabilities in this respect – do not be the creator of your own downfall.

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Job Hunt with the Influence of Social Media

Social media job sites have completely revolutionised a ‘job search’ leaving job seekers who are not technologically minded at a great disadvantage, as consequently the impact of social media has completely changed the way in which people now find employment.

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The Jobseekers to Do List

Looking for employment is a full time job in itself and treat it like so because it is only through continuous application that you will eventually be successful. Plan your day when job searching, set goals for what you will accomplish each day, vary your job hunting, for example do not buy the same paper every week try different newspapers, consider different areas of employment and keep records of all your job applications.

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Positive Body Language at an Interview

Well done for making it to the interview table – this proves that academically you are qualified to perform the job. The next hurdle, and it’s a big one, is how to impress in person. This, in a nutshell, boils down to portraying an image of positive body language.

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Recommended Questions to Ask

These questions are merely suggestions but it is important to limit any enquiries to your role and the company. Bear in mind that the interviewer’s main objective is to successfully fit you into their organisation.

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How an Interviewee Can Cope With a Poor Interviewer

Regardless of the circumstances of the interview, and if the interviewer appears to be unorganised for whatever reason, a candidate should always bear in mind their own objective, remain polite at all times and display enthusiasm.

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Choosing a Career and Finding the Right Job

Great achievements require perseverance and effort, no person, no matter how enterprising, becomes immediately wealthy and successful. Regardless of this, the average ordinary person is entitled to career success and this is why you should spend the time and effort to study your own chosen career path.

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Allocating Time to Find a Job

The Occupational Health at Work (Journal) provides a round-up of events in the occupational health and safety world and when applying for a job it is important to allocate time to be up-to-date as regards current knowledge within the industry. The journal offers occupational health physicians, nurses, occupational hygiene and health and safety professionals a dependable single source of expertly written legal, practical and management occupational health information.

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