Whether we admit it or not, the beginning of the year always seems to be a time when we make promises to ourselves.
Remember that bit of business psychology called The Halo Effect? Recruiter Madelaine Cooper isn’t talking about divine apparitions, but the fact that if an organisation appears to be attractive from the outside it can predispose candidates to overlook any negatives. If it was true it would be easy to get brilliant people to work for you.
In the distant past September was all about getting your new pencil case ready for the school year.