There has been a rise in The Beer Test where a candidate is invited to join the team for lunch or a drink, in order to test-drive them and see if they can get on with colleagues in a more relaxed, social setting. How accurate is it? Find out more ...
Recruiting has personal and financial costs that we often don't think about. The results of miss-hiring are significant.
What exactly is "Blind Recruitment" and how can you find your ideal candidate without being able to see? I trialled the approach on a senior role with surprising results!
The recruitment process is often a long and difficult journey. For a tech start-up the challenges are greater than for most when competing for high quality candidates. Here's how a CEO overcame them ...
Words have power. They have the power to make or break someone’s career or send your business down the pan. When writing a job advert, it’s important to consider the long term.
There are plenty of models and research available around how to identify who will fit into your workplace culture when recruiting. But when it comes to the crunch time, do these really apply?
When exhibiting at a job fair, what can you do to grab job seekers' attention and not get lost in a sea of marketing banners?
If you ask 10 people what motivates them at work, it’s unlikely that all of their answers will be the same. We’re all wired differently and all respond in different ways to various motivational techniques. More importantly, we all need different things from our jobs to remain motivated – some of us might be thrilled by […]
How do you go about hiring new staff for your organisation? A decade ago, the recruitment procedure pretty much went without saying: Advertisement – CVs – Interview Process – Offer Is this your chosen formula when it comes to hiring new staff? Does it work? A number of clients I coach to increase their accuracy when […]
Who do you think is more likely to be successful in business: an introvert, or an extravert? Firstly, let’s take a quick look at the characteristics that these two are likely to have using the Myers Briggs / Carl Jung interpretation of these traits.