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,...
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...
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...
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...