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12-02-2020

7 Ways to Remove Bias from your Recruitment Practice

By Drake Editorial Team

One of the biggest obstacles of diversity is unconscious bias. To ensure your recruitment process remains competitive in the modern business environment, a robust diversity strategy and stringent methodology is essential.

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10-07-2020

4 Essential Skills to Master Virtual Selling

By Drake Editorial Team

Sales is evolving – we are moving into the era of social selling, remote engagement of customers and having to negotiation, convert and build business virtually. Of course, our next normal will allow for face-to-face interactions, but many organisations are finding they can do more business remotely.

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10-03-2020

4 Great Tips for Writing High-Performing Job Descriptions

By Fabien Rivenet

You’ve spent hours writing the perfect job description. It’s been posted everywhere: on your website, on your social media platforms and on multiple job boards. But you have only received a few CV's and they are not even close to being the candidates you are looking for. Time to face the truth: your job description wasn’t that well written after all. 

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09/03/2020

Up-skilling your workforce to create a more sustainable business

By Drake Editorial Team

Rapid changes in technology offers many opportunities, including being able to provide more value to customers. This also comes with challenges, such as ensuring your staff have the skills required to work in a changing environment.

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2 June 2020

4 ways to stand out in an overcrowded job market

By Drake Editorial Team

Businesses will need to adjust to a new reality in the post pandemic world, and so too will job seekers.  Many businesses may not reopen, and others may start up slowly.  The result will be many more candidates seeking opportunities in a much tighter employment market.

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20 April 2020

Why do we eat when bored?

By Tracy Lewis-Currie

So why do we eat when bored? With COVID-19, many of us turn to food for distraction and comfort. Eating affects a person's levels of dopamine - the brain's "desire" chemical. You get this feeling when you've achieved a goal. Foods high in sugar, fat and sodium, aka "junk food" causes the body to release endorphins, making us feel good.
At least temporarily.

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