Advice for businesses on how to review a CV

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With scores and possibly hundreds of applications for one vacancy, how do you select the right person for the job? You want to recruit someone who has the necessary skills and experience, someone who will be an asset to your company. At first glance, several applicants appear to tick many of the right boxes. But do you know what to look for in a resume to avoid making the wrong choice? Here are some tips on how to review a CV to make the process as efficient as it can be: First impressions If Read more [...]

How Small Changes To Make Your Business More ‘Green’ Benefit Your Products Too

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The environment is one of those rare issues that has far reaching ramifications for us all. Some news outlets are making an attempt to raise this as the ‘biggest story in the world’ while the Pope, no less, is set to unveil an environmental manifesto in June.   The seriousness and scale of the way we protect and preserve the world we live in for future generations is clear for all to see. Being ‘green’ is no longer just a hippy idea  - it’s something that many people aspire Read more [...]

How to organise your office

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Kelly’s Storage has recently created this handy infographic to help you organise your office space. Are you looking for ways to help your employees gain enthusiasm, purpose and drive? Well follow these tips to help transform your office space into a happy, hard-working environment.   An infographic brought to you by www.kellystorage.co.uk Read more [...]

5 reasons why roller blind shutters are perfect for your shop

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Hi-tech security systems can be extremely expensive. One way to protect your shop from thieves and vandals is to invest in roller blind shutters. Here are five reasons why roller blind shutters are so useful.     Thieves will find it difficult to access your property   Exterior roller blind shutters are very difficult to break through. The recent Daily Mail account of the Hatton Garden diamond robbery stated that the thieves accessed the building through the lift shaft and Read more [...]

5 innovative ways to market your business

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Whether you have just set up a new business or want to raise wider awareness of an existing one, you will need to market yourself to stand out from the crowd. You want to be memorable, create a buzz and interest around your company, grabbing the attention of other businesses and possible clients. Feeling stuck for inspiration? Here are five innovative ways to market your business to ensure this happens. Make your mark Think of everyday items that we use such as stationary, mugs and bags, Read more [...]

How important is the Apple Watch to Apple’s Future?

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Apple’s latest foray into wearable technology has divided opinion, with some declaring it a new dawn for the world’s most valuable company, and others decrying it as an overpriced gimmick.   However, with few other smartwatches historically hitting the mark with consumers, the Apple Watch - which Apple calls ‘the most advanced timepiece ever created’ - may finally mean that wearable tech can start living up to the hype.   Samsung's family of Gear watches, Motorola's Read more [...]

5 major supply chain challenges (and how to resolve them)

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Supply chains will always face challenges over time. It comes with the territory when companies and services rely on the people before them to deliver so they can in turn deliver to their market.   The initial product idea must be thought up, this requires research and a prototype, which then requires funds for mass production, for this mass production the correct amount of supplies must be sourced, then a location selected to create the product in question, then come the packaging suppliers, Read more [...]

Could Your Small Business Save Money via Outsourcing

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If you’re looking to save money for your small business, one thing you will want to consider is outsourcing. This could enable you to not only cut back costs but also free up time, cut stress and call in expert support to help your enterprise grow. What is outsourcing? AllBusiness gives an excellent overview of what outsourcing actually is. As highlighted on the site, outsourcing is basically where you hire a third party to handle various types of work. While some companies specialize in Read more [...]

How to Attract More Visitors to Your Website

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It’s no longer enough just to have a website; you need to have a great website. As well as a unified and friendly online presence overall. This’ll help you drive up the traffic to your website. Here’s how you can do it in more detail!   Make Sure People Come Back   Before you think about driving more people towards your website, you need to think about how you can keep hold of the visitors you already have. You need people to come back for a second and third visit until Read more [...]

How can you save your business money?

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1E, a software lifecycle automation company, recently conducted a study to show how much small businesses are spending on software that is hardly, and in some cases never used! Over a quarter of programmes bought my businesses remains unused, resulting in the loss of around 3.5 million in the UK alone.   “This data clearly demonstrates that organisations are not optimising their software assets in a way that reduces cost.”   “The cost of software audits can run into Read more [...]