Blues Point Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • Five lessons I learned last week

    Last Wednesday at Blues Point head office there was considerable drama.  I left home at 7.30am - earlier than usual, because my wife was doing the school run and I wanted to get ahead of the game with my work. The traffic was easy, and I was the first one in the car park.  Things [...] The post Five lessons I learned last week appeared first on Blues Point.

Blues Point Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

New blog articles detected

  • Six ways you can revive those lapsed New Year resolutions

    Most of us enter January with the best of intentions – whether it’s losing weight, smashing sales targets, eating less chocolate, or hitting the gym. A few weeks in, and that burst of activity that motivated us seems like a distant memory! The truth is that January is a tough month – and on the [...] The post Six ways you can revive those lapsed New Year resolutions appeared first on Blues Point.

  • Lessons we can learn from the large accountancy firms

    An old friend of mine started a new job about 6 months ago.  He’s an experienced accountant, and very good at his job - according to him, anyway.*  In order to protect his identity, I’m going to call him Joe, which is not his real name.  We met up the other day for the first time [...] The post Lessons we can learn from the large accountancy firms appeared first on Blues Point.

  • What would Sir Tom do?

    I had a few setbacks in my early career, and I will admit I didn’t always handle them particularly well. Even now, particularly in my part-time venture as a freelance writer, there are occasions when I have to grit my teeth when I receive feedback, and remind myself that not everyone likes my work, and they [...] The post What would Sir Tom do? appeared first on Blues Point.

  • My 10 killer tips if you’re starting a new job in the New Year

    In recruitment land, January is a busy month. We have a number of candidates starting new roles this week, and we have plenty of interviews in the diary for the rest of January.  This is good news!  Although being back in the office is still a major shock to the system. Talking of offices - [...] The post My 10 killer tips if you’re starting a new job in the New Year appeared first on Blues Point.

  • If the FA can do it, you can too!

    Picture the scene: you have a team of individuals in desperate need of a leader.  You therefore have to recruit someone quick, and you can’t mess it up this time. You’ve hired a few already, but without much success - not for ages, anyway.  Your last public triumph was in 1966! Things were looking so [...] The post If the FA can do it, you can too! appeared first on Blues Point.

  • The interviewer’s hidden agenda

    During a bout of winter illness and consequently, mild delirium, last weekend I found myself watching ‘The X Factor’.  As the live shows have failed to grab my attention this year, I have not really been paying attention.  On closer inspection, though, perhaps I have been missing out.  And that brings me to Honey G. [...] The post The interviewer’s hidden agenda appeared first on Blues Point.

  • It’s a sign!

    The other night I was out for dinner with a client. It was actually my second evening meal of the day; my calendar is not always my own, and my wife had arranged for us to go out for a pizza to celebrate my daughter’s sixth birthday, after school. This diary clash wasn’t 100% my [...] The post It’s a sign! appeared first on Blues Point.

  • Recruitment & the Toblerone effect

    I will never forget today. 8th November, 2016. One of those days that all good folks globally will solemnly remember the moment that they learned of one of the biggest political bombshells from the US ever likely to occur in our lifetime, that will undoubtedly have repercussions internationally. I am referring, of course, to the [...] The post Recruitment & the Toblerone effect appeared first on B...

  • Christmas contractor payment timetable

    With the upcoming Christmas Holidays it is necessary to change our normal contractor payment processing deadlines as follows: W/C 26th December 2015 (paying hours for w/e Friday 23/12/2015) In order to pay into your nominated bank account on Wednesday 4th January 2017: Hours must be uploaded and authorised, and invoices received no later than 9.30am on Thursday 29th December. BACS [...] The post C...

  • Five ways to tell a good recruitment agency from a bad one.

    Anyone who ever found themselves looking for a new job will have experience of both good and bad agencies. The difficulty is knowing what sets a good agency apart from a mediocre one. But from the first moment they approach you, there will be telltale signs; below is our guide to what you ought to look out for in [...] The post Five ways to tell a good recruitment agency from a bad one. appeared f...

Blues Point Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Overcoming obstacles to finding a new job

    A couple of the key challenges that stop people from actively looking for a job are as follows: They struggle to get time off work to attend interviews, due to a hectic schedule or because they have used up their […] The post Overcoming obstacles to finding a new job appeared first on Blues Point.

Blues Point Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • My interview with Donald Trump

    I had an unsettling dream the other day, in which I interviewed Donald Trump for a job. He had applied for this IT Manager role based in Leicester.  I can’t remember the exact words that were used, so I have tried to […] The post My interview with Donald Trump appeared first on Blues Point.

Blues Point Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Come back, Sue!

    Woe! The middle classes woke up to some desperate news this morning: The Great British Bake Off is migrating to Channel 4. There hasn’t been a disaster of this magnitude since Whittards went into temporary administration in 2008. Personally, I […] The post Come back, Sue! appeared first on Blues Point.

  • Social Media Cheat Sheet

    Changing jobs can be a daunting prospect, especially if you’ve been in your job for a long time. Many people remain in jobs they are not particularly happy in, simply because the very prospect of entering the job market is […] The post Social Media Cheat Sheet appeared first on Blues Point.

Blues Point Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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