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Myth Busting Recruitment 23.09.19 Contact Centre CV Writing Interview Job Hunting

Myth Busting Recruitment; What You Need to Know

Mythbusting time. So many people believe that to register with a recruitment agency for their next dream job actually incurs a cost to them; it doesn’t Recruitment agencies get their income from organisations and businesses…

Wellbeing At Work Cordant People 04.09.19 Contact Centre News Working Advice

Invest in Wellbeing To Improve Retention

A healthy workforce is a happy workforce, right? In order to get the most out of your employees it’s sensible to assume that they must be treated well and valued within the workplace. But not…

The Demise of the CV 22.08.19 Contact Centre CV Writing

The Demise of the CV

As someone who meets with contact centre managers day in and day out, it’s become apparent that a new way of assessing candidates is needed. Gone are the days of sending CVs with the same…

Cordant People partnered with Blackpool FC 20.08.19 News

Cordant People announced as Official Recruitment Partner of Blackpool FC

Blackpool FC, known as ‘The Seasiders’. has chosen Cordant People, part of Cordant Group, as its official partner for the provision of all its permanent roles. Under the terms of the exclusive deal Cordant People…

How to avoid burnout at work 19.08.19 Contact Centre News Working Advice

How to Avoid Burnout at Work and in Life

In the age of technology and instant communication, it’s easy to feel like you’re not doing enough, and everyone else is getting better results than you. This goes for your career as well as your…

Employment Rates Hit Record High 15.08.19 Contact Centre Job Hunting News

Employment Rates Rising

The latest reports from the Office of National Statistics show that the number of people out of work fell again, by 33,000 to just 1.33 million. The unemployment rate is now reported at just 3.9%,…

14.08.19 Contact Centre CV Writing Interview Job Hunting Post Interview

Speed of Recruitment

Recruitment – it can be a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily Cordant People are here to assist with your recruitment needs and help you understand what’s going on in the recruitment…

13.08.19 Contact Centre News

Benefits of Being Left-Handed

Love A Lefty! Today marks international Left Handed Day. So in honour of all our left-handed loved ones, we thought we’d showcase the benefits of being a little bit different! In a world seemingly dominated…

30.07.19 Contact Centre News Working Advice

Why Having Friends at Work is so Important

Having Friends is Good for your Soul  More than a third of our life is spent at work, so it’s important to be happy and healthy in your working environment.  Having friends, especially someone you…

maldon 09.05.19 News

#NationalShareAStoryMonth: The Fat Man of Maldon

#NationalShareAStoryMonth was set up to celebrate storytelling and to encourage people to share more stories – with that in mind – we thought we’d dive into the history of some of the 40+ locations we…

stress 09.04.19 Working Advice

#NationalStressAwarenessMonth: Ways Employers Can Reduce Stress

5 Ways to Help Reduce Stress as an Employer. Lead by Example. As a manager or a person supervising other members of staff in a workplace, it’s important to not let any negativity, anger or…

stress 04.04.19 Working Advice

#NationalStressAwarenessMonth: Self Help for Stress

As stated in last weeks article for #NationalStressAwarenessMonth – the first step in order to better deal with stress is to identify its cause. As Professor & Occupational Health Expert at the University of Lancaster,…

stress month 28.03.19 Uncategorized

#NationalStressAwarenessMonth: Recognising Stress

April marks the start of #NationalStressAwarenessMonth, a month dedicated to increasing public awareness about stress, highlighting the causes of stress, the negative effects on the mind and body & how to relieve stress once and…

tourism 25.03.19 News

The Value of Tourism in England

The English tourism sector employs over 2 million people, generates £106 billion a year and supports thousands of businesses in this country. So is there any wonder that this #EnglishTourismWeek we’re highlighting the importance of…

cordant people centrepoint charity 18.03.19 Contact Centre News

Cordant People Recruitment partner with Centrepoint charity to provide support to young homeless people

Cordant People Recruitment partner with Centrepoint charity to provide support to young homeless people Cordant People are extremely excited to announce the start of our partnership with the youth homelessness charity Centrepoint. Centrepoint are a…

CV 15.03.19 CV Writing

Spring Clean Your CV

The springtime; a time famed for cleaning and flowers, but why just stop at cleaning out your cupboards? Ever considered spring cleaning your CV too? Here’re our top tips in order to do just that:…

water hydration 13.03.19 Working Advice

The Importance of Staying Hydrated at Work

Considering we now spend on average about 13 years at work throughout our lifetimes, It’s becoming increasingly important, now more than ever, to keep hydration levels high so you can be sure you’re always running…

International Women's Day 06.03.19 News Uncategorized

#BalanceForBetter: International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! This International Women’s Day at Cordant People we believe a balanced world is a better world. That’s why today we’re showing our support for a more gender-balanced world by celebrating women’s…

people sitting step careers week 04.03.19 News

#NCW2019: National Careers Week

“NCW is run as a not-for-profit company to promote the importance of good careers education in schools and colleges, founded and backed by a number of volunteers with a wealth of experience from education, business…

christmas 30.10.18 News

Why are more and more companies asking applicants to start before Christmas?

There is a natural tendency at this time of year for companies to delay starting their new employees until after Christmas. The reasoning given for this is usually so they don’t have to pay them…

#WorldQualityDay 26.10.18 News

#WorldQualityDay 2018

Today at Cordant People we are supporting #WorldQualityDay 2018, we decided to look back on our quality achievements and how the changes in our processes have improved and continue to improve our service to our…

Roald Dahl Day willy wonka 03.09.18 News

What makes Willy Wonka a great manager?

We all grew up on his fantastic tales about talking foxes, giant peaches, and marvellous medicine but what about his most famous entrepreneur? Willy Wonka is probably the best-known factory owner in the world, and…

tattooed hands tattoo 14.08.18 Interview Job Hunting

Tattooed? You could be at jobseeking advantage

New research suggests that tattoos could actually be advantageous in a candidates quest for a new job, despite popular belief they greatly hinder a person’s chances of landing a role. According to a recent study…

texting 30.07.18 Interview

Are ‘Texting’ Interviews becoming a thing?

How would you feel if you had the opportunity to conduct your next job interview over text message? Sounds kind of interesting, right? Well, 73% of Brits and Americans agreed that they prefer texting to…

HSBC Top Track 100 list 13.07.18 News

Cordant makes 2018 Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100 list

In a list, compiled by Fast Track and published by The Sunday Times, Cordant Group has ranked amongst Britain’s top 100 private companies with the biggest sales. Across the whole of the UK, £205 billion of…

5 tips to boost your LinkedIn recruiting 18.06.18 Job Hunting

5 tips to boost your LinkedIn recruiting

Every recruiter knows the power of LinkedIn – the professional networking site where the skills and expertise of thousands of potential candidates are right in front of you, just waiting to be snapped up. A…

music day 18.06.18 News

The Ultimate Motivational Playlist

We’ve compiled the ultimate motivational playlist of our team’s favourite tracks to get you pumped for whatever it is you’ve got to do today! #WorldMusicDay https://open.spotify.com/user/cordantpeople/playlist/0TQCbrZKVmkp180MRr25Kl?si=_6HW9r44SRKtJLyJZ2IfaQ Once In A Lifetime – Talking Heads chosen by…

bike cycling work 16.05.18 Working Advice

The benefits of cycling to work

With this week being national #BikeWeek we thought we’d explore some of the benefits that cycling to work can bring you and the world around you! So without further ado, here’re 8 reasons why you…

candidate gold women statue 14.05.18 News

Candidate turns to stone to land dream job

We’ve previously reported on the number of creative ways in which hopeful jobseekers have tried to stand out from the job hunting crowd but one 23-year old graduate, Jade Delaney, might have just taken the…

micro microchip microchipping 08.05.18 News

Microchipping Workers: Is this the future?

Three Square Market, a Wisconsin based tech company, has recently become one of the first businesses on the globe to microchip their staff. “Why?” I hear you ask? Well, it’s not so they can control…

job hunting interview 02.05.18 Job Hunting

Is this the end of job hunting?

Tech experts are suggesting that more automation will be used in the future of job-searching and hiring. Not a big fan of long application forms as a jobseeker? Find interviewing potential candidates a laborious process…

volunteering volunteers volunteer 13.04.18 News

#MicroDay: Cordant People Volunteer Stories

Happy #MicroDay! A day dedicated to celebrating the power and potential of volunteerism. #MicroDay is also an opportunity for volunteers, and volunteer organisations, to raise awareness of, and gain understanding for, the contribution they make…

caring hands logo 05.04.18 News

Cordant People & Caring Hands in the Vale

Our wonderful team in Evesham have been working closely with the charity Caring Hands in the Vale in recent years, so we decided to talk with Community Worker Diane Bennett about the charities relationship with…

harmonious girl happy 05.04.18 Working Advice

10 tips for creating a harmonious working environment

One of the most effective ways of working towards creating a harmonious working environment is to adopt the behaviour and attitudes you’d want to see in your ideal boss and perfect colleagues. This theory is…

man rap video 20.03.18 Job Hunting

Man ditches cover letter, records music video instead – but does he land the job?

It’s common knowledge that when applying for a job, and particularly when you’re writing a cover letter, your goal is to stand out from the crowd. No one understands this better than Texan copywriter Chase…

#NationalApprenticeshipsWeek 07.03.18 Job Hunting

#NationalApprenticeshipsWeek: Our Apprentices

Seen as its #NationalApprenticeshipsWeek we decided to ask two of our current apprentices, Laura and Alicja, how they think their apprenticeships are helping them develop their careers. First up, Laura. Introduce yourself and tell me…

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