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    5 Things to Look for in a Placement Partner

    Most people are well aware that your search for a great position at a respected and prestigious company isn’t without its stresses, disappointments, and frustrations. Even using a recruitment advisor or placement partner like Tower Group, you’re still going to face stiff opposition for the best positions in the market,…

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  • Writing a cover letter gives you a chance to introduce yourself to the hiring manager and make them want to read your CV.

    The Anatomy of a Job-Winning Cover Letter

    A cover letter is an overview document detailing your work experience relevant to the position you are applying for. Cover letters should be one-page in length and introduce yourself, your achievements and capabilities in a compelling manner that will make your potential employer want to review your CV. Luckily, when…

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  • Take charge of your career by ensuring you know exactly where you want to end up as well as how you’re going to get there.

    5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Career

    Tower Group Recruitment has been placing people in their dream jobs for decades, therefore we know all the secrets on how to make the most of your career. Times have changed; people no longer accept a job position and wait to be handed promotions and opportunities throughout their career. Nowadays,…

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    The Top 5 Soft Skills Recruiters Look for in a Candidate

    In the working world, it is not only about what you can do, but how you can do it. Employers are looking closer at soft skills in candidates to help them select the perfect employee from a group of qualified candidates. Hard skills are specific, teachable abilities that can be…

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  • Attract & Retain Quality Talent with a Powerful Company Vision

    As an employer, you may feel like you are struggling to find the superstar staff that understand your business and are motivated to make it a success. However, you may not have considered the power of your company vision, and how it can be leveraged to improve company culture and…

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  • The Truth About the Recruitment Process

    The Truth About the Recruitment Process

    The recruitment industry is notoriously under fire from stressed and frustrated job seekers who feel like their hard work is going nowhere. The truth is, we understand more than anyone how desperate a long job hunt can get, and how disheartening it is when you feel unsuccessful. But it is…

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    5 Ways Social Media Can Damage Your Career

    From inappropriate pictures to presumptuous posts, there are a number of ways social media can damage your career, or even hinder it from starting. Social media has become an important tool for recruitment agencies in recent years, but it has also created problems for irresponsible job seekers. We want to…

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    4 Mistakes Interviewers Make All the Time

    Hiring the wrong person can cost a company several thousand Rands, not to mention the potential negative impact on morale and productivity. Effective interviewer skills are therefore critical to organisational success. Here is a list from Tower Group of mistakes interviewers make and how to avoid them. 1. Not Knowing…

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    Verification Services: What the Experts Have to Say

    Many of the best recruitment agencies offer verification services as part of their recruitment and vetting process, but many business owners may not understand the importance of the service itself. Verification services can be directed at just about any aspect of a candidate’s history, and yield insightful information that can…

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    7 Myths About Recruitment: Declassified

    Recruitment is a fairly infamous industry, wherein plenty of candidates and clients believe a number of myths about recruitment that simply are not true. We want to take charge of the industry and declassify some of the most popular myths about recruitment so that candidates and employers alike can achieve…

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