December 2018 Blog Posts (53)

How to choose, manage and work with recruitment agencies

Depending on your experience, you may view recruitment businesses as either a necessary evil or a vital part in helping you secure your next job - or you may be about to engage with them for the first time.

Whatever your view or situation, it’s important you choose wisely and manage any agency effectively.

After all, its consultants will…


Added by Richard England on December 31, 2018 at 3:52am — No Comments

Salaries: Why it pays to be upfront and transparent

When you are engaging with a potential employer or a recruitment business, it can be tempting for a whole host of reasons to either withhold or alter your salary details. 

However, this is a tactic which rarely works to your advantage. In almost all cases, it is much better from the very beginning to be upfront and transparent about your current…


Added by Richard England on December 28, 2018 at 4:05am — No Comments

Infographic: 7 Key Employee Turnover Statistics

Check out the 7 key employee turnover statistics presented in a cool infographic!

Struggling with employee turnover?

Are you struggling with high employee…


Added by Kristina Martic on December 27, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Reasons to Become a Certified Hadoop Data Scientist

The rate at which data science has been growing has made IT professionals take great interest in the concepts that fuel it for their own professional interests. Not only does it require a solid set of skills, it makes use of mathematics and computer science to tangibly impact how organizations and their growth. Observing recent trends, we see that the surge in data science jobs in international markets will be at an all-time high in the coming years, making it ideal for talented…


Added by Lucia Adams on December 27, 2018 at 12:55am — No Comments

Top 11 Recruiting events every recruiter must attend in 2019

Being a recruiter is awesome only if you update yourself with the latest technology and trends. Do you agree with this or not? This is why you must attend events.

We have listed a few recruitment events that you should attend to know what’s happening in the market and what are the latest technologies that will be helpful for you to hire the best talent.

Let’s have a…


Added by Atilesh Thakur on December 26, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

Veterans during the holiday!!

As we approach this holiday time, let keep in our payers, minds and hearts all of those who have served. Let’s go out of our way to help, acknowledge, and appreciate those who proved the liberties that we live under. If you know of any who are looking for work, direct them to my Vet page below, to any of the links below and also please direct them to…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 24, 2018 at 6:26pm — No Comments

The Importance of Candidate Feedback

Arguably, this article shouldn't extend any further than the headline. It says it all. It's a statement of the obvious. But unfortunately candidate feedback – or the lack of it - is a growing problem, and not just for the candidate.   

The phrase 'Employer Branding' is very much in vogue at the moment. And quite rightly so. Creating…


Added by Richard England on December 21, 2018 at 3:56am — No Comments

Top 3 Myths About Employee Turnover Debunked

Everything you know about employee turnover is wrong

The end of the year is a common time when most HR professionals are calculating their annually HR metrics. One of the most commonly used HR metrics is a dreaded employee turnover rate. Are you a bit scared…


Added by Kristina Martic on December 20, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

Hiring Managers: Why & How You Should Sell Your Company at Interview

Many hiring managers still view the interview stage as a top-down, one-way process where the candidate is being assessed and the interviewer is asking all the questions. But things have changed. 

For the first time since the global financial crisis we are now operating within a candidate-driven market.…


Added by Richard England on December 19, 2018 at 5:01am — No Comments

Methodologies to Refine Human Capital Management

The role of human resources professionals in a company is multi-faceted as there is a plethora of tasks that they have in their hands to fulfill, but, the chief function that makes HR professionals critical to an organization’s success is Human Capital Management.

For those who do not know, Human Capital Management is a blend of actions linked to people resources management, majorly in the segments of workforce acquisition and management, as stated by Gartner. Human capital has become…


Added by Lucia Adams on December 19, 2018 at 12:09am — No Comments

5 Things Not To Include On Your Resume!

Since it’s typical for only a handful of applicants to earn an interview after an employer has reviewed hundreds of applications, what you put on your resume is incredibly important. In many cases, it’s the one chance you’ll have to truly “wow” a hiring committee, so crafting the perfect resume should be considered an art form and nothing less. 

While anyone you…


Added by Matt Gibbs on December 18, 2018 at 11:39am — No Comments

The 4 Rules of Giving Appropriate Feedback to Unsuccessful Job Applicants

According to Forbes Magazine, many companies are doing a very poor job of providing feedback to job applicants working their way through the hiring process. It is a matter of corporate responsibility and it reflects favorably on an employer if they make an effort to provide unsuccessful job applicants appropriate and timely information about the status of their job application.

In some cases, applicants have filled…


Added by Edward Mellett on December 18, 2018 at 7:41am — No Comments

Talent shortage stats to think about

Talent shortage it's here and it's real! For the first time in decades, we have more open jobs than workers to fill them. And although…


Added by Paula Napolitano on December 18, 2018 at 6:31am — No Comments

The Second Interview: Rubber Stamp or Bear Trap?

So much of your efforts go into securing and excelling in a job interview. News of a second interview can be unsettling.

Why do they want to see me again? Is the second…


Added by Richard England on December 18, 2018 at 4:43am — No Comments

How Important Is An HR Certification?

Certifications give a tremendous boost to an otherwise stagnant career or knowledge base. Like everyone else, this applies to the HR professionals as well. Competition for HR professionals has increased and organizations are now seeking validation of employee skills before hiring them.  Certifications are the best way to prove commitment and add credibility to the CV. They are also one of the most suitable ways to ask for that long pending pay hike. And it is not only us who say so.…


Added by Lucia Adams on December 18, 2018 at 12:53am — No Comments

How to source on the lesser known sites!!!!

Code.Google is a website that allows users to maintain Code.  Not a lot of recruiters try to source there. The reason is simple they do not know how. Well to do this without worry you need go no further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, a simple search with some extras


So to source within…


Added by Dean Da Costa on December 17, 2018 at 2:03pm — No Comments

4 Tools Every Contractor Needs to Safeguard Their Company

Owning a contracting company involves a lot of hard work and commitment. It also calls for a substantial level of preparation and caution. If you’re a business owner who is looking to defend your contracting company appropriately, these techniques can do you a massive favor. Ample and rock-solid business protection practices should always be among your…


Added by Rachelle Wilber on December 17, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

Choosing Job Titles: What's in a name

When trying to attract suitable candidates for a role, the importance of a job title is often underestimated. As it’s the first thing that a potential applicant will see, it’s crucial you get this part right. Failure to do so could mean losing out on the ideal candidate.

Here’s four things to keep in mind.

1. Include keyword…


Added by Richard England on December 17, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Best Ways to Recruit and Retain Estate Agents

With todays job market, recruiting and retaining great talent can be a challenging task. In the battle for the top estate agent, going above and beyond in your recruitment is essential. It…


Added by Joe Flanagan on December 17, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Jobs that are in High Demand in 2019

It is the…


Added by Lucia Adams on December 17, 2018 at 5:39am — No Comments

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