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Solace blog

14th March 2019

MJ Article: Authenticity in Recruitment, Nicola Chiverton

Beaming with pride for her little brother and flashing me a toothless smile, my six-year old daughter exclaimed: ‘He did it his-sen, how abart that mummy?’ I immediately corrected her; ‘The words are “himself” and “about” not “hissen” and “abart”’. But why was I so quick to quash her thick Yorkshire twang? Well, rightly or wrongly, we know things such as accents impact heavily on both employability and credibility in the workplace. As a recruitment professional, this exchange got me thinking about how we can remain authentic and still be successful in a recruitment process.

To read the full article on the MJ, click here.