Jon August 26, 2016 @ 9:08AM
Team roles – when a problem is an opportunity.

Team roles – when a problem is an opportunity.

There was silence for a moment, followed by a barely audible gasp in the partner’s meeting, Fred’s leaving, so we need to recruit somebody new. The two partners looked worried, as they considered the problems and the workload. If you have ever thought like that,...
Jon September 14, 2016 @ 12:47PM
Tips for interviewing on “Skype”

Tips for interviewing on “Skype”

As part of your recruitment process a phone, or a Skype interview (or video interview), can help you screen out candidates so you only meet the best ones face to face, and  save time. This technique is good, but may need some thinking out beforehand. Here are 7 Skype...
Jon August 5, 2016 @ 5:09PM
How to answer your candidate’s interview questions

How to answer your candidate’s interview questions

Good interview questions can be hard to answer, you learnt that years ago. But now you’re interviewing somebody good, how do you answer their questions? It’s great that they asked you hard questions. However, in a marketplace where there’s a shortage of...
Jon September 7, 2016 @ 5:28AM
Why you need to think about your staff induction process

Why you need to think about your staff induction process

You’ve invested a huge amount of time and money in finding the right new recruit for your team. The easiest way to waste all that effort is poor staff induction; yet that’s what happens in most firms. You’d help a child learn to ride, so are you...
Jon August 10, 2016 @ 1:40PM
Telephone interview tips for recruiting professionals

Telephone interview tips for recruiting professionals

As part of your recruitment process a phone interview (or Skype interview) can help you screen out candidates so you only meet the best ones face to face, saving time. However telephone interviewing can be beset with issues, so here are 8 telephone interview tips to...
Jon September 14, 2016 @ 5:54AM
Save time on recruitment interviews

Save time on recruitment interviews

This article will help you recruit the right person, with less effort. You got a number of people applying for your role and you want, to choose the best one, with the least effort. Many small firms quickly scan the applicant’s CVs, select the better ones and...