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Why Team Building is so Important in the Workplace

Team building brings people together by encouraging collaboration and teamwork.

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Why it’s important to build rapport: Tips & Examples

Building relationships with others in which both parties feel supported and understood is a key part of building rapport. It is an important skill to have during interviews when networking and developing your career. Improving rapport takes time but it is worth it to help you achieve your career goals.

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Four Common Interview Traps to Avoid!

The interview process can be hard enough when you might be nervous and eager to impress the hiring manager. Throw in the added pressure of interview traps and you may feel helpless. But these traps are easier to avoid if you know what they are! Here are four common interview mistakes to avoid.

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Why you need to think about your personal branding

Personal Branding is more than just a buzzword. Here are the reasons why you need to be thinking about your personal brand.

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Great Alternatives to Graduate Schemes 

Are you thinking about your next steps after university? While it may feel like a graduate training scheme is your only option, there are other alternatives out there.

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How to write the perfect cover letter

One of the most confusing documents you can be asked to provide for job interviews is a cover letter. But it doesn’t have to be…

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10 reasons why you should consider a career in the Food and Drink Industry

The food and drink sector is bursting with opportunities, and there are so many reasons why the people that work in the industry love their jobs – and you could too!

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5 LinkedIn Hacks Your Profile Is Missing

Learn some simple tips to make sure you are using LinkedIn to its full potential & get more jobs offers!

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Stress Awareness Month 2021

Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992 to increase public awareness about the causes and cures of our modern stress epidemic.

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Ace your interview with advice from industry leading head hunters

Three of our experienced recruitment experts have revealed the advice and top tips they give to candidates. If you have an important interview coming up and you want to make sure you land the job then read on and take note!

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A Year on from Lockdown

Q&A with the Blakeney Point Team

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Digital Body Language:

A year on from the UK’s first lockdown, many workers may still be missing this essential skill whilst working from home. Learn some quick and simple ways to ace your digital body language.

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ROI - Recruitment Agency or Headhunter?

Over the past 20 years, we have seen ebbs and flows in the cost of recruitment. Linkedin, Job Boards and CRM's were but a dream back when I started. My tools were a landline telephone, index cards, a significant number of filing cabinets and tenacity.

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How to make a compelling CV

In the world of recruiting, there is a saying that we have to be attracted to your CV within the first seven seconds. These seven seconds is when a recruiter makes the judgement of the candidate’s application.

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WHAT IS FMCG?

With 60 years of combined experience in the Food & Drink Industry, the Blakeney Point team know a thing or two about FMCG. After seeing a lot of questions coming from people wanting to get into the FMCG industry...

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Betsy Moore Q&A

Over the past few months, the team at Blakeney Point have been working extremely hard during lockdown for both their clients and candidates. We were able to sit down with one of our newest recruits, Betsy Moore, to discuss her role and what drove her to her career at Blakeney Point.

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Preparing for an Interview Presentation

The higher the role you are applying for, the more likely you will be asked to give a presentation as part of the interview process.

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How to make your home office space work

We are finding that a lot of people searching for new career paths at the moment are in need of an at-home office space conducive to productivity as well as interviews.

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VE Day and me

I think we can all recognise that VE day is less of a celebration and more of a reflection of the sacrifices that our families have made to ensure the lives we live today are free. We are living in unprecedented times. For many of us, we are living through the toughest period in our lives to date...

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Stress Reduction

It is no secret that we all experience stress, and indeed, in the current climate we are dealing with a considerable set of unknowns, we have pressures of work, possibly being furloughed or facing redundancy.

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COVID-19 Update

Over the past few weeks, we have seen an incredible effort by people in the food industry not only support the increase their manufacturing output but massively shift their business model to deal with the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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Tips on how to work productively from home

Working from home can be great, but it can also come with its fair share of distractions and obstacles. Read on to see what tips we recommend for a positive working from home experience.

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Career Advice for Graduates

Recently graduated and looking to get into the food and drink manufacturing industry? Read on to see how we can help you narrow your search and find the career that’s right for you.

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