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Thibaut Mills

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HR Matters: Salary Negotiation

Book review: ‘Salary Negotiation 101’: A special report from Business Management Daily This book provides comprehensive, step by step guidance on negotiating a pay rise in a straightforward and encouraging manner. It is a useful tool for potential employees negotiating a job offer, new employees or seasoned veterans who have been with…
Thibaut Mills
21 December 2015
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How to use an Executive Search firm

Recruiting key staff is an important undertaking with serious cost, morale and performance implications. It requires careful preparation, briefing, articulation and above all, consistent and effective communication. Working with an appropriately skilled Executive Search firm should lead to a successful outcome but the search firm will need your full participation…
Thibaut Mills
2 October 2014
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How to Conduct Skype & Phone Interviews

THE PROBLEM Candidates interviewing badly via Skype and international telephone connections. Often the candidates are apparently competent and skilled people, but they present very badly on Skype. SOME OF THE ISSUES Poor phone and Skype connections causing interruptions. Poor interview skills on the side of clients. Too many interviewers and…
Thibaut Mills
2 October 2014
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How to write a Job Description

A well-written job description improves an organisation’s ability to attract and select the most suitable person for the role. You are selling your job to the best candidates just as much as they are selling themselves to you. In brief, job descriptions should be easy to understand and should provide a…
Thibaut Mills
2 October 2014
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How to write a Statement

GENERAL GUIDANCE It is essential to tailor your statement to the position and employer. It really does not give a good impression if your application for the post of Director of Oxford HR is headed “Sales Director - Alpha Sales.” Keep it succinct (no more than 2 sides of A4)…
Thibaut Mills
2 October 2014
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How to prepare for interview

The key to a successful interview is preparation. There are several things you can do to improve your performance: GENERAL GUIDANCE Make sure you do your research: have you looked at the organisation’s website? Read its latest annual report and news articles? Google for gossip and news. You can anticipate…
Thibaut Mills
2 October 2014
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How to be Interviewed on Skype & Phone

THE PROBLEM Many Candidates who are apparently competent and skilled, present themselves very badly on Skype and international telephone calls. Please also read, “How to Prepare for Interview”. SOME OF THE ISSUES Poor phone and Skype connections causing interruptions. Poor interview skills on the side of candidates. Too many interviewers…
Thibaut Mills
2 October 2014