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When it comes to employing someone, many businesses find themselves at a bit of a loss. It can be a time-consuming effort that can leave the person delegated with the task enduring sleepless nights. Reading hundreds of CVs or application forms, doing the various checks needed to ensure people are who they say they are, and gathering references can be the equivalent of a full-time job in its own right for a period of time. And at the end of it, there is no guarantee the person chosen is the right one for the job, because the person doing the selection can only do their best.

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