24th October 2014

Top Five Things to Ask Your Recruitment Partner

Here are my top five questions that you should be asking any recruitment company who are going to hep you find some more staff for your business: 1. What do I get for my money? Rather than asking what will it cost, ask what you will actually get for your cash. To read the other four top tips click here
4th September 2014

How Do I Recruit the Right Person?

As I recruiter, I have often been asked the question “How do I recruit the right person?” There is no straightforward and definitive answer for this. However, having given it a lot of thought, I have come up with 12 steps that should make it easier for you to find and recruit the right person. 1. Know what skills you need – Undertake an analysis of the job. Often when this is done, a business finds that the skills they […]
6th June 2014

Top Six Tips to Recruiting Effectively

It can be very time consuming and costly to recruit someone into your business. Get it wrong and it could cost your business £40,000 in lost revenue. Here are six top tips to help you recruit more effectively: Evaluate your skills gap – What are the skills you are missing in order for your business to function effectively? Could they already be within your business somewhere? If not, will you need to look externally to bring those skills in? To read […]
19th May 2014

How to Conduct Competency Interviews

Most HR teams worldwide use the competence based interview during their selection process. It has become very popular as it is an effective way of interviewing fairly. If you get it right, it can give you the chance to sell yourself as long as you follow some simple rules. So, why do employers use the competency based interview? Well, it allows them to determine the exact criteria to measure all the candidates against. By scoring the criteria via a strict […]
12th August 2013

The Cost of Recruitment

For many businesses, the most important part of developing their business is getting the right people on board at the right time. These are the people that will work towards a common goal, and will share the same vision and mind set as the company owners. When put like that, it sounds so simple. However, as many of us know, there are numerous pitfalls on the route to finding the ideal employee. To read more of this post, click here