Recruitment Tips

How to Present Your Job Opportunity to Active Qualified Candidates using “seek”

March 1, 2017 | Employee Engagement, Employment Trends, Executive Search, Recruitment Agency, Recruitment Tips, Recruitment Trends, Resumes, Small Business We are all familiar with the ad with Karen Marshall enjoying a canoeing trip off the coast of Asia when she is approached by a Recruiter in another boat seeking exactly Karen’s skill set? “Karen…Karen Marshall! We’re looking for a Data Analyst!” Calls the recruiter. Karen, at first, tries to get away and says to her...
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Yes it’s time to hire…

January 16, 2017 | Recruitment Tips The holiday is over! The good news is that your emails and messages show very positive signs work has resumed and business confidence is up. There are more needs that your product or service can meet. In the midst of getting some order in place, one of your staff members calls you aside to tell...
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Why savvy employers ensure they have policies, procedures and checklists in place when they hire staff.

August 14, 2016 | Recruitment Tips, Recruitment Training, Small Business As a business owner you have the greatest investment into the success of your business. It often takes you beyond reasonable limits and you find yourself putting in the extra hours to achieve what’s needed. You employ staff as demand increases and you trust that your employees will honour their commitment to you and your...
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Why an Offer falls over

May 9, 2016 | General, Recruitment Tips By the time you are at offer stage, you and other stakeholders involved in the recruitment of the role would have invested a considerable amount of time in planning, sourcing, screening and selecting the right candidate. Unfortunately, I have seen the process come undone at the most critical stage – the offer. The reasons are several fold: The...
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Become More Confident Hiring Staff

March 3, 2016 | Recruitment Tips, Recruitment Training A theme that has become apparent for organisations looking into recruiting, is that while good at their core specialisation, many are not confident when it comes to hiring staff. Here are several helpful hints towards confident hiring. Have the right recruitment framework Every professional recruitment exercise should be underpinned by a framework. The framework consists of...
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When Job Boards Don’t Work

February 18, 2016 | General, Recruitment Tips, Recruitment Training Often the easiest way to get the ball rolling as you seek to employ staff is to place an ad on popular Job Boards with the adage “Post and they will come”. However there are certain reasons why Job Boards simply don’t work. Here are three: You’re Adwriting and Placement is Wrong I often hear from Employers...
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How do I write a Position Description?

February 11, 2016 | General, Recruitment Tips, Recruitment Training When hiring staff you want to be clear on the task, duties or responsibilities that will be undertaken, whilst also taking into account the education, skills, experience and attributes you require from the individual. By clarifying the requirement you can ensure self-confidence not only throughout the hiring process but also for your new employee’s commencement and retention in...
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What media channels can I use to source candidates?

February 4, 2016 | General, Recruitment Tips, Recruitment Training Over the past 20 years’ I have personally witnessed the huge choice recruitment agencies and Recruitment Managers have at their disposal for sourcing candidates. Candidate sourcing channels have opened up significantly over the past decade and like many services we are spoilt for choice. However with the ease of use and application, sourcing appropriate candidates...
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