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How to deal with gaps in your CV

The last year has been extremely tough for many candidates with a high number of unexpected redundancies and a sharp fall in job vacancies. This means that many of us will end up with gaps in our CV. There are however ways of explaining these gaps in a positive way to potential employers. This blog [...]

Is it time for a career change?

This past year has brought huge change for most people, and it has certainly impacted the job market. Despite the obvious challenges, change can also offer promise and opportunity. Perhaps you have been forced into a change by redundancy and economic climate, perhaps you are returning to work after a pause and the market isn’t [...]

Emilia’s journey from a PA to a successful Virtual Assistant (VA)

We have known Emilia for a few years and have been impressed by her successful journey from being a PA to a virtual assistant & digital nomad. In this blog post she shares the details of how she decided to set up her own business and how it has changed her life. With over 15 [...]

Returning to work

  Returning to work after a long break can be daunting. It has been an incredibly strange time for everyone and we can all be forgiven for feelings of anxiety. This might be especially so if you have suffered redundancy, been on furlough, an unusual maternity leave or even just had to reduce your hours, [...]

How to prepare for a post Covid-19 job search

  The world is looking very different right now and with a huge number of people currently looking for a job it is crucial to make sure you take the necessary steps to adapt to this new market. Here are ways you can increase your chances of securing a role post Covid-19 market: Update your [...]

What Covid-19 has taught us…

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on all of our lives, it has been an intense few months and it looks like things might not improve any time soon. This devastating pandemic has shaken the global economy and affected many businesses. It has also given organisations the chance to press the reset button and consider new ways [...]

Our top HR blogs & podcasts

Staying up to date with new trends and legislation is crucial in any HR role. So you can stay ahead of the game we have compiled a list of useful blogs and podcasts focused around all things HR: HR Grapvine is one of the most popular online publishers for HR professionals delivering daily HR news, [...]

Introducing TalentYard HR…

How to work efficiently from home

At TalentYard we are very much used to flexible working including working from home. Here are some tips from our consultants which you may find helpful: Routine: make sure you have a working weekday routine with an alarm set early enough for you to get ready, have your breakfast and coffee, and make sure your [...]

A 5min interview with Joanna, HR Business Partner at a leading luxury hospitality group

  We had the pleasure to interview Joanna a few weeks ago. She is the head of HR for a top global hospitality group and gave us a few mins to run through a couple of questions with her. You work for one of the most well recognised and luxury hospitality groups in the world [...]