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If you want to know – ask!

By on Jan 28, 2020 in employer tips | 0 comments

If you want to know – ask!

Often people will wrack their brains wondering how to find out the information they are looking for. And equally often, the way to get what they need is to simply ask. This is certainly the case when it comes to getting feedback on your recruitment process. Even the best-run organisations sometimes miss out the vital step of asking candidates how they found you, but...

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I’ve made the right choice!

By on Dec 11, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

I’ve made the right choice!

That’s what should be going through your new employee’s mind at the end of their first week with your organisation.  Think of this as another opportunity to make a really great impression. You could get them to spend those first days on endless form filling and HR administration – or you could organise it so that they finish the week with a real...

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I want to tell you a story

By on Nov 22, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

I want to tell you a story

With low unemployment levels and a growing skills gap, organisations need to adapt their strategies from an administrative approach to something that feels more personal in order to attract top talent. Essentially, companies are looking to humanise their brand, to outline a personality, a set of values. And what is more personal and human than a story? We all love...

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The importance of being accountable

By on Sep 27, 2019 in candidate advice, employer tips | 0 comments

The importance of being accountable

Accountability is important in all areas of life. Put simply, it’s about being responsible for, and being able to justify your actions. In the workplace, accountability fuels success  It demands clear messages from the very top. The unambiguous communication of the company’s mission, values and objectives – and then setting a collective expectation about...

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The impact of high performers and how to attract them

By on Sep 16, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

The impact of high performers and how to attract them

Two facts about high performing workers: They do the best workThey do the most work In fact, your high performers can be up to eight times more productive* than their less impressive co-workers.  So, why do so many companies do such a terrible job of attracting high performers? In a global survey of CEOs in 2016, ‘failure to attract and retain top talent’ was cited...

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Using gamification in recruitment

By on Jun 28, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

Using gamification in recruitment

There’s a new buzzword being uttered across all types of industry – ‘gamification’. Well, I say new. It was actually coined by Nick Pelling, a British computer programmer and writer nearly two decades ago. But it’s recently started being held up as a useful business tool, even though not everyone is clear what it means! A few years ago, research company,...

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