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Career goals: Separating fact from fiction

Commonly raised at half-year or annual appraisals, it may come as a surprise to hear that many people don’t actually set achievable career goals (or understand the value in doing so). At Tiger, we’ve found that the process of setting career goals can be clouded by misconceptions and misunderstandings, even among experienced professionals with many

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The secret to preparing for behavioural interview questions

As we know, preparing for an interview is essential. It has a direct result in both your confidence and competence and ultimately, your performance. With competition for jobs on the increase, it makes sense to ensure you prepare for the different types of questions an interviewer may ask. Among these, behavioural interview questions are crucial

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Eight dos and don’ts for your next exit interview

While recruitment activity has slowed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still job seekers who are being offered fantastic new positions. If you’re one of them, congratulations! This may well mean that you find yourself in a video call with HR for an exit interview soon. Volunteering your general feedback about your

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Five of the best free online courses to complete during the pandemic

Free online courses for furloughed workers The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it many challenges for businesses, including a pause on a number of regular business activities. To help, the government created the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to help employers furlough employees. This has resulted in many employees in business support roles finding themselves on

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Watch – Two VAs share their best-practice tips for working remotely

Permanent Consultant, Bertie Siggers, interviews two experienced virtual assistants about their tips, in order to help personal assistants with the transition to working remotely. They cover: Their favourite technology Staying motivated and productive while working from home Their remote workspace Structuring their day Learning opportunities Creating boundaries Improving communication with their principals Their tips for

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WATCH – Perfecting your CV from the top down

Are you looking for a little extra help with your CV? Tiger’s Director and Head of the City Office, Angela Lopes, reveals her tips to creating a perfect CV,  so you’re ready to find your dream role when things are back in full swing. She covers: What a good CV looks like Common CV mistakes

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IWD 2020: Career tips from the women on our management team

At Tiger, we feel very lucky that our management team is made up, for the most part, of strong women! However, we know this isn’t the norm and, according to research from Catalyst, only 29% of senior management roles worldwide were held by women in 2019. In the UK, we fare slightly better, with 37.2%

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Looking for a private household job? Here are seven CV mistakes to avoid

As Head of Tiger Private, an exclusive domestic staffing agency, a huge part of my job is sifting through CVs. In any given week I might open in the region of 500 CVs — and some get my attention for all the wrong reasons! That said, I know it’s not easy to capture your experience

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Five ways to land a job you love

How important is it to work in a job you love? Well, as a top hospitality recruitment agency, we think it’s essential! To help you find your dream role, we’ve put together five ways to ensure your next opportunity proves the right one for you! Research the brand Whether you’re applying to work in a

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How volunteering can provide skills for your CV

At Tiger, we believe that volunteering offers a fantastic opportunity to give back to the community while giving you a sense of purpose and helping someone in need. Through volunteering, individuals also acquire invaluable transferrable skills for the workplace. Whether it be signing up to a turtle conservation programme abroad or volunteering in your local

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