The past year has allowed us all to revaluate a lot of things. From our jobs, to our home lives […]
How to tap into the power of words and language (the LAB Profile) in order to streamline and increase the success rates of recruiting and retaining.
When you think of a job advert, it’s usually skills based. Only a small section of the usual job advert is given to describing a candidate’s attitude or approach to work. Yet this is usually the most important part of hiring!
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?
Earlier this year, I was interviewed by the incredible Adelina Chalmers (a.k.a. The Geek Whisperer) and James Parton (of The Bradfield Centre in Cambridge) for their podcast, Scaling, Failing & Prevailing. We talked all things start-up recruitment.
In hiring, bias is bad. There are no two ways about it. Be it unconscious or conscious, bias gets in the way and stops us from making the right hiring decisions. But we’ve all got it!
It seems as though every month there’s a new approach to recruiting. The beer test, video interviews, assignments… candidates never […]
How often do you recruit based on talent alone? You might think, always! But the truth is it’s probably less often than you would like to admit. Opening your eyes to a new pool of talent will help you to develop a more inclusive, diverse workplace.
Our workforce is fragile – with a severe talent shortage predicted for the UK post-Brexit. How can we protect our teams and organisations from the changes that many believe are just around the corner?
Recruiting has personal and financial costs that we often don’t think about. The results of miss-hiring are significant.