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Nine Ways Companies Screw up Their Recruitment….

By Max MacGillivray A lot of the problems around people in the Fresh Produce and Agri-Business sectors drive me crazy. I hate to see good business squander their talent. In to their doors every day walk incredibly smart and gifted people, but then quite often those smart and talented employees’ energy and good ideas are squashed […]

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The Candidate Code: 20 Things All Candidates Need to Know, Or You Won’t Get That Next Job…

By Max MacGillivray As ever, it’s a tough job market out there. As a candidate you need to be on top of your game during your job search to source that elusive role that is really going to propel your career further forward. While your experience is of course important, it is just one piece of […]

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How to Spot a Wrong ‘Un in the Food Sectors

  As a professional recruiter in agri-business and food, I often get asked “What are the characteristics of a successful person in the sectors?” In response, I reel off a list off attributes such as optimism, persistence and high energy. But…and equally important a question much less often asked is “What are the characteristics of […]

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The Great Fruit Adventure!

As many of you know, this November myself and fellow fresh produce veterans, Chris Payne and Gareth Jones, are set to leave off on our Great Fruit Adventure! We are really excited for this project and hopefully what it’s going to do to promote the importance of fruit and vegetables and in aiding the education […]

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