Brainteasers say more about the interviewer than the candidate, says a new study.

12 September 2018

It’s nice to be ahead of the curve, so when newspapers reported this week on a study of trick interview questions, published in the most recent edition of Applied Psychology, we at Two Rivers Recruitm...

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London to Sydney direct in two hours or 20? It’s your choice.

10 September 2018

I’m confused and I’m not afraid to admit it. This week it was revealed that Qantas Airways has taken a step closer to its goal of a non-stop flight from London to Sydney, making the fabled 20-hour rou...

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You might have a job but is it meaningful?

30 August 2018

Singers believe they contribute more to society than fashion designers while financial advisers feel the world would be better without them. Those are some of the surprising findings of an employment ...

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Preparation is key to giving the best interview

21 August 2018

You’ve applied for your dream job, you’ve been offered an interview and now you’re terrified. Your mind is filled with doubt that you’ll fail to impress your interviewers and fall at the final hurdle....

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My favourite colour smells of cinnamon and shoe leather. Do I have the job?

13 August 2018

The penny dropped with employers a long time ago that old ways of recruiting staff were no longer working. Inviting applicants to send in their CVs, whittling them down to the best handful and then sp...

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10 reasons why hospitality workers will never be replaced by robots

6 August 2018

Aileen Carmelo is the friendly, ever-helpful receptionist behind the booking desk at the Alpine Slopes Lodge in Summit County, Colorado. The 36-year-old welcomes every guest with a warming smile and s...

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Is it easier to get drunk while flying? Are modern planes flown by autopilots? We test the great myths of flying

30 July 2018

A story published last week about a Ryanair flight being grounded after some passengers started bleeding from their ears was another opportunity for conspiracy theorists to pronounce upon one of the g...

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Spare a thought for those who have no escape from the realities of Brexit this summer

23 July 2018

The summer holidays have intervened, thankfully to give most of the country a rest from endless ruminations about Brexit. While everyone will doubtless welcome a much-needed break from the political m...

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High stakes on a plane

16 July 2018

We put our lives in the hands of airline pilots and sometimes they behave like naughty adolescents. This week a vaping pilot on board an Air China Boeing 737 caused his plane to make an emergency desc...

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A woman’s place should be in the professional kitchen

9 July 2018

The #MeToo movement may have been inspired by the shocking experiences of women in the entertainment industry but nowhere has the clammy hand of sexism reached further than in the notoriously testoste...

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