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How to interview effectively online or by phone

Coronavirus – shocked the world, bringing everything to a standstill – grounded flights, cancelled events, hit big businesses hard and small even harder, but what does it mean for recruitment? You can’t meet face to face but it doesn’t mean all recruitment activity needs to stop. At Meraki, specialising with relocating candidates across the world we have loads of experience with long-distance interviewing and, remote communication, here’s our top tips for assessing the best candidate from afar.


26/03/2020 by Andrew Welsh

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WFH Survival Tips

We are living through unprecedented times and I certainly won’t be flying the it’s “business as usual” flag, which is the stance many are presenting online at least at the minute.   We are living through a major world event and for most of us the safety of our family and friends is foremost in our minds, and keeping up with news, events and impacts is very challenging to say the least.


23/03/2020 by Andrew Welsh

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COVID-19 Service Continuity


17/03/2020 by Andrew Welsh

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2020 Hiring Market Trends in Scotland’s Financial Sector

In times of uncertainty, hiring interim resources would be the most measured approach for Financial Services firms. In recent times this has been complicated by the upcoming roll out of offpayroll rules to the private sector which come into place in April 2020.


11/02/2020 by Andrew Welsh

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Meraki Talent's Eco Office Initiative

The environment is never far from the headlines and with more and more people becoming eco-conscious (who remembers when straws were plastic and plastic bags were free?!) it is also becoming a bigger factor in who potential employees will choose to work for.


24/10/2019 by Andrew Welsh

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