The Hidden High Costs of Poor Recruitment Practices
Recruitment may not be rocket science but it is an art requiring experience and know-how otherwise the stakes can be too high…Read More
Teams – are yours Adding to or Subtracting from your Bottom Line?
Many organisations are acutely aware of just how important their people are to their overall performance…Read More
Artificial Intelligence, a Recruitment Panacea or Problematic?
Having been in the recruitment sector for 28 years I have seen it all, from the days when the sum…Read More
Is your organisation experiencing a tight candidate market?
It can be frustrating not to mention time consuming when the recruitment process does not deliver quality applicants quick time!Read More
Skills Testing Increases Recruitment Accuracy
Skills Testing Increases Recruitment Accuracy Companies that don’t rely on effective hard and soft skill testing before employing staff, run the risk of having under-skilled staff that jeopardise productivity levels and can end up costing the company time and money in training, staff turnover and re-employment. Through my many years of recruitment, I have seen […]Read More
No need for high fees in recruitment
Cheryl McCormack, Director & Principal Recruiter argues that there is no justification for charging high fees especially considering that as the salary package rises the ratio gets more out of kilter. The tasks involved in sourcing talent have evolved into a trickier landscape involving effective keywords in advertising, SEO across platforms and an understanding of […]Read More
Job Adverts: Yawn vs Wow!
Now that you have sorted out the behavioural characteristics evident in your high performers and have stripped your Job Description of all the Foggy Language nailing that “spot on” vernacular, you are ready to design a cracking advert – one that will hook the talent you are seeking, well that is the aim anyway! So […]Read More
Designing Powerful Job Interview Questions (Part 2)
We left off in our last discussion around the understanding that strategically designed interview questions can elicit different responses assisting the interviewer in separating probable high performers from middle and low. In ‘Designing Powerful Job Candidate Interview Questions (Part 1) we reviewed research carried out by Mark Murphy (2012) Leadership IQ, where it was found […]Read More