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?
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 […]
You may well be thinking, what on earth could I learn from MasterChef? How can we link cooking to recruiting? As a ‘don’t cook won’t cook’ armchair spectator of MasterChef, I admit that I am more interested in how the contestants react under pressure and rise to the challenges facing them, than the food they […]