The FCA Plans to Free ‘Mortgage Prisoners’

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The FCA’s long-delayed interim Mortgage Market report was finally published last week, and one key finding has spawned gloomy headlines; the UK has roughly 150,000 “mortgage prisoners”. These are people ‘trapped’ in expensive mortgages who are unable to move to a better deal because of the stricter affordability checks brought in back in 2014. The…

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Meet Selena Tye

Meet Selena Tye – Kind’s New Head of Business Development

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We are delighted to welcome Selena Tye to the Kind Consultancy team. With 25 years’ experience in the financial services and general insurance industry, Selena Tye joins Kind Consultancy as the Head of Business Development, with a focus on growing the interim resource business in this exciting niche market space. Selena has held a number of…

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Kind Group returns to Brindleyplace Dragonboat 2018 for Cure Leukemia

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We’re very pleased to announce that we are now officially confirmed to be returning to defend our title at Brindleyplace Dragonboat Race 2018 after our victory last year. On Saturday the 16th of June, a team made up of representatives from across the Kind Group will once again join forces to row for a good cause,…

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A Kind Christmas Card

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Even though the Kind offices have been as busy as Santa’s workshop all week, the year is now almost over and I wanted to take a moment to look back over 2017. It was a year of change and growth, with every one of the Kind businesses taking on new staff, extending their reach and adding…

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Presentation Preparation

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With the specialised, technical nature of many GRC roles, it’s not uncommon for the interview process to include a presentation element. Candidates who aren’t used to presenting can feel out of their depth, leading to them getting nervous and further harming their performance. As with interviewing, presenting is a professional skill just like any other…

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Kind Consultancy and The International Compliance Association: Guiding Your Career Growth Together

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Kind Consultancy is pleased to announce the latest phase in our ongoing partnership with The International Compliance Association. As part of the ICA’s online resources dedicated to career advancement for Governance, Risk & Compliance professionals, Kind Consultancy is providing a series of articles guiding candidates through their journey to career advancement. “With the job market…

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What If You Don’t Get The Job? 3 Ways to Handle Rejection

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Sometimes, things don’t work out. Despite the best efforts and intentions of everyone involved in your recruiting process, you won’t get the role. It can be easy to fall into a foul mood and write the entire experience off as a dead end – but here are some ways you can learn from your rejection…

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Five Steps to Building a Better CV

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Your CV. Your Curriculum Vitae. Your resume. Whatever you call it, it’s going to be the first point of contact between you and your potential next employer. It’s frustrating when a talented candidate with relevant experience destroys their chances of getting the right role for them by submitting a bad CV. Here are some key…

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Interview Excellence: Five Steps to Success

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We all like to think we know how to deliver a killer interview performance, but it can never hurt to review your technique. No matter how experienced you are, a bad interview can seriously damage anyone’s chances of securing the job they want and you can never be too prepared. Areas to consider include: Punctuality…

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Interviews & First Impressions: A Two Way Street

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Sometimes, first interviews don’t go to plan. As recruiters, you like to think that a well-prepared candidate with a great CV will meet with an interviewer, have an honest discussion about what they can do for the company and what the company can do for them, and then both parties can walk away and decide…

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