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Starting from Home

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Three weeks into the UK lockdown I’m sure many people are very grateful for the technological advancements over the last 15 years. Streaming platforms such as Netflix mean the choice on demand is unparalleled (looking forward to season two of Sunderland till I die) and having pretty much unlimited access to music via Spotify is […]

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Hiring in the Pandemic

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Are face to face interviews becoming a thing of the past? We have been used to having interviews in the office before an offer would have been made, it was mandatory for new starters to come in for training and it would be rare for new employees to work from home at the beginning. We […]

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Job Interviews and Corona Virus

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        As the Corona virus pandemic grows and more people are working from home, interviews are becoming more technical – meaning, interviews are becoming more phone or Video Call’s based, with the exception of some companies still meeting face to face but outside of the office environment, i.e. coffee shops. At Marlin […]

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Liquidity Down …..Volatility Up ….Oil Down

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$ 2 billion barrels per day oversupply, 25% of Chinese consumption down, $ 46 a barrel, its fascinating to watch. Having spoken with candidates and clients alike, the volatility is fantastic, and if and a big if, liquidity may fall due to traders working outside the office without superfast connections, therefore reducing VAR. We all […]

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Where branding goes wrong

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I have to admit that until last week I didn’t have the faintest idea of what being “Woke” meant.   Apparently being Woke is being alert to injustice in society, especially racism. “we need to stay angry, and stay woke” The term was actually coined during the black civil rights movement of the 20th century. The […]

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The Office Work Space

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A recent topic of debate that has become popular is the differing types of workspace that are available to companies now and what is the best way to be productive and maintain a happy health working culture. You have on one side the more traditional office layouts either with a team being enclosed in four […]

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Moving to Dubai

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January is a crucial month for everyone, it is the time for new beginnings and New Years resolutions. Here at Marlin Selection it has been a very busy month for us, in terms of an increase in candidates open to discussions and also clients making new hires. Behind the scenes, we have also been organising […]

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Coronavirus vs Oil

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The oil prices have fallen following a four-month slump due to fears of weak demand, driven by the Coronavirus that is slowing China’s oil demand, as ten cities (with a population of 30 million) have been quarantined off. Since news of the Coronavirus striking, the oil prices have dropped below $60, the price of WTI […]