Last week I received an email from a client challenging and telling me that “the vast majority of recruiters are looking for carbon copies” - recruiting based on keywords alone. Are they?
One of the biggest and most common mistakes most companies make when hiring is that they don’t seriously think about the type of person they are looking for and what they specifically need them to achieve before jumping into the recruitment process. Most job descriptions are a visible indicator of just how much thought has […]
2016 is the year of change. The tables are finally turning, and it’s an employees market for the first time in a decade. Throughout 2015 we heard how difficult it is to find those perfect candidates, as companies compete to secure top talent. So what’s the secret to conquering this changing job market? It’s time […]
In theory, replacing an outgoing staff member is a fairly easy task. Firstly, you look at what their role contains, then analyse what they do and finally, employ the person whose skills are the closest match to the outgoing candidate. Simple. Right? But while trying to clone a departing member of staff may seem like […]
Have you ever wondered when interviewing whether a candidate is genuinely interested and motivated to work for you? Or are they just well rehearsed and saying exactly what they want you to hear? Most job descriptions include a fairly comprehensive list of skills and experience that the successful candidate needs to possess, making it easy for […]