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Video interview tips

Interviews can be a daunting experience at the best of times, but if the interview is taking place over video, it can create a whole host of additional challenges.

For job seekers, particularly in this socially-distanced environment we find ourselves in, it’s increasingly an expectation that interviews with recruiters and hiring managers are now conducted over video… whether that’s Zoom, Teams, FaceTime or some other platform.

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Relocating from London to Manchester

According to a report in the Guardian more than a third of a million people moved out of London in 2018. That’s 340,500 people choosing to leave London in the 12 months to June 2018 and the largest number since the Office for National Statistics began collecting data in 2012.

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New year, new job

If the festive break has left you thinking about your career choices and the next step you’ll take, then send your CV to us and we’ll help you find your next professional services role.

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Merry Christmas

We’d like to say a big thank you and Merry Christmas from all of us here at NC Associates.

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Box4Kids at Christmas

With the food bank donation sorted, we were delighted to be able to follow up on our earlier charity trek across the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for the Barrie Wells Trust and their Box4Kids initiative and invite some of the seriously ill children they support along to our corporate box at Manchester United this week.

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Giving something back

As much as we’ve had fun with the charity challenges in 2019 and have clearly been focused on smashing our sales targets again, as our recent Triple Awards Win demonstrated… it’s important at this time of year to remember those less fortunate than ourselves.

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Best time of year for job hunting

If we had to list the questions we’re most frequently asked, then the best time of year for job hunting has to be in the top five. And as we approach Christmas and the festive period, it may be surprising that this is actually one of the better times for job hunting.

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Sporting career insights

We had the pleasure of attending a hosted evening at the Manchester Sporting Club last week, where professional darts player Phil The Power Taylor gave a talk about his career and how he made it to the very top. A few of our clients were able to join us too.

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Triple awards win

The team at NC Associates were thrilled to be shortlisted for three separate awards at the Bluestones Investment Group’s annual black-tie awards event. To then go on and win all three awards just cemented the fantastic year the business has had.

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Fundraising edges over £1,000

Now that the trauma of our Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge has subsided, we’re pleased to announce that our fundraising efforts have just edged over the magical £1,000 threshold!

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