Catherine Summers

Catherine Summers

Freelance Writer/Style blogger

Freelance writer/blogger | Copywriter for hire | Blogging about her personal style & waving the fashion flag for 40-somethings | Photo tips | Musings on body image & ageing

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SES Recruitment

Staff Training and Development: Is It Worth the Investment?

Why invest in staff training? This is a question many employers ask, especially when staff turnover is high and it seems as if you’re throwing money away. However, higher staff retention is just one of the benefits that often comes as a result of investing in developing staff through providing a comprehensive training programme. Get it right and you could see a much higher return than your investment.
So, should you be investing in...

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Do You Know What Your Body Language at Work Says About You?

We should never underestimate the power of body language in business - it can make an equally positive or negative impression on clients and your colleagues. It can tell them things you may not want them to know: how confident you are, whether you’re having a bad day, or whether you like the person you’re sitting next to. In a business environment this may not be the sort of information you wish to unwittingly give out!
Learn how to use your own body language to...

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11 Ways to Make a New Member of Staff Feel Welcome

Many people have a story to tell about their first day at a new job which made a bad impression on them. It’s sometimes the case that the job role itself is fine and the people are pleasant, but nothing is done to make new staff feel particularly welcome...

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How to Write an Effective Job Description

A well-constructed, concise and accurate job description can benefit your business in terms of attracting, hiring and retaining the best employee for the position for which you are recruiting. Think a...

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11 Top Interview Tips & Techniques for Employers

There’s a wealth of information on the internet about interviews tips for candidates, but sometimes employers overlook the fact that interviewers can benefit from knowing a few tips and techniques to ...

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How to Answer Inappropriate or Unlawful Interview Questions

You may have read the interview tips we published on our Resources page, where we discussed some of the most common questions you could be asked in an interview. But what if you’re asked not just a tr...