Monthly Archives: June 2013

Office Temperature Wars

It’s the middle of June and Lana Kane is sitting at one end of the office wearing a thick knit cardigan, winter tights and is clutching a hot drink.  Remarkably, she also has a space heater blasting like a furnace just 6 inches from her legs. Meanwhile, her boss, Sterling Archer, sits at the other […]

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The 100 Most Ridiculous Job Interview Questions Ever

Have you ever sat in an interview and wondered why somebody was asking you a slightly left field question? Although you probably don’t realise it, there may well be a good reason why you are being asked something that seems completely irrelevant at the time. Two tips for spotting trick job interview questions: All too often some questions […]

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100 of the funniest things we have read on a CV: Part 1

As you can imagine, here at Response we have seen thousands upon thousands of CVs over the years.  On the whole, most CVs are well laid out and give us enough information to decide whether that person is suitable for a role or not. However, you can always hear a chuckle when a consultant opens […]

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10 Ways to Counteract Lazy Employees

We all have the displeasure of having worked with, or even managed lazy employees.  The stark reality is that laziness is a trait that is deep rooted in many and in some cases is irreversible. However, you may falsely identify an individual as lazy when there could actually be a legitimate reason as to why […]

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