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Lunchtime reading for HR professionals and recruitment agencies

How Efficient Is Your Recruitment Process?

Posted by Will Dolby on 17/06/15 09:00

Right person - right role. The mantra by which all recruitment decisions should be made. Without this the candidate won’t flourish and the business will suffer. Simple stuff really.

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment, Online Recruitment, Business

How to Fire Someone: Ten tips to avoid screwing it up

Posted by Simon Swan on 11/06/15 09:56

We all know that with great power comes great responsibility. Unfortunately in business great responsibility also comes with one of the worst parts of the job – having to fire someone.

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Topics: Employment, Business

The Death of LinkedIn for Recruiters

Posted by Will Dolby on 02/06/15 10:30

LinkedIn has long been the recruiters (not so) secret weapon. It’s no surprise that so many consultants flock to the platform. After all, where else are you likely to find 350 million business people?

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment, Online Recruitment, Social Media

Post-Election Job Hike

Posted by Will Dolby on 20/05/15 14:08

Well, that was a turn up for the books wasn’t it? Not many predicted a majority win in this years election. The recruitment industry certainly didn't. It slowed following concerns and uncertainty around a hung parliament.

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment

The 5 Least Important Factors Candidates Consider In A New Role

Posted by Will Dolby on 19/05/15 09:37

What makes a candidate decide to jump ship from their current role and become the new kid in the office? Improved pay, job title, responsibility, security, work/life balance, progression? Sounds about right?

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment, Online Recruitment

Top 25 Interview Questions

Posted by Will Dolby on 07/05/15 17:03

You’re a carrot in a salad and a fork is coming towards you. You’re about to be eaten. What do you do?

 

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment, Online Recruitment

10 of the Most Extravagant and Odd Job Perks

Posted by Will Dolby on 04/05/15 15:05

Despite a competitive jobs market many employers, particularly in specialist sectors like IT, have concerns about staff retention, and some are going to extraordinary lengths to ensure their workforce is merry and content.

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment

The Eight Ball: core characteristics we look for when hiring

Posted by Simon Swan on 01/05/15 15:31

Hiring Hub is a fast-growing business and, therefore, not immune to recruitment pains of its own. But whether we’re looking for a new web developer or sales person, we judge all those we meet against eight core characteristics that we believe set people apart in the workplace. 

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment

The Top 12 Weirdest Jobs

Posted by Will Dolby on 30/04/15 12:29

If you’re getting bored of your 9-5 and each working day is beginning to feel the same, fear not, because things could be a lot worse.

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment

8 Ways to Vet Candidates

Posted by Simon Swan on 22/04/15 11:32

Sorting through the masses to find the cream of the crop. It’s a tough job. And it can be extremely time consuming. Hiring takes energy, time and money, plus a good deal of strategic thinking and personal judgement. But gut instinct alone isn’t enough to prevent an unsuitable or dishonest candidate slipping through the net.

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Topics: Employment, Recruitment, Online Recruitment, Social Media

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