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Summer was on a Tuesday this year…

August 13, 2015 by

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Our latest blog post, from Lynn Filson, Senior Recruitment Consultant at The Urquhart Partnership. The past few weeks have seen some rather short bursts of sunshine with the majority of the weather pretty unsettled. Only a few weeks ago the Open Golf Championship at St Andrews had to be postponed until the strong winds dropped […]

Weathering the Storm; Keeping focused on what is important

July 14, 2015 by

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Our water-cooler and cocktail bar conversations over the last few months have focussed on the current economic climate, the price of oil and a worry about the here and now. It’s clear that the global economic factors which are at play can mean that all our emotional energy goes into worrying about the immediate, the […]

We’ve passed our exams too!

July 15, 2014 by

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With the schools finished for the summer following their exams and University students graduating across the country, our team here at UP are also taking time to celebrate some academic successes. Eight new members of the UP team have recently completed the Belbin Team Roles Accreditation, certifying their knowledge of the Belbin Team Roles theory […]

Team UP – A Flock of Geese?

June 24, 2014 by

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As a team the staff here at UP are always happy to learn from the good example set by other successful teams. With the summer solstice been and gone,  it won’t be too long before we see geese starting to arrive again for the winter.  The V formation they take when migrating is an inspirational example of team […]

World Cup Fever *cough cough!*

June 16, 2014 by

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I don’t know if you’re aware, but apparently there’s some sort of football tournament going on just now? A World Cup you say? Ha-ha! I’m kidding! Yep…it’s pretty hard to ignore the current sporting activities in Brazil! Even I (someone who usually tries to block out all football-related chat) have been sucked into the ‘fever’ a […]

UP Enhances its Psychometric Services

April 24, 2014 by

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Here at UP, we like to practise what we preach when it comes to Training & Development. Due to significant growth in demand for assessment & selection services, our busy team have been enhancing our offering by increasing the members of staff who are qualified to administer and interpret psychometric and ability assessments. Our Recruitment Team […]

The right tool for the job

September 17, 2013 by

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Having flown the family nest more than 4 years ago, I suppose I should have learnt by now to fend for myself when it comes to DIY… Whilst I can tackle simple things like assembling flat-pack furniture, bleeding a radiator or re-pressurising the boiler, there are some tasks that still send me running for the […]