How to look after your candidates and protect your employer brand in lockdown
The question of how to recruit top talent and manage the candidate experience when there is so much uncertainty in the market has the same answer as when everything is…Read more
Women in the workforce
Many positive steps but care is needed. Every day I read articles about both the strides that have been made in enabling opportunities for successful career women, especially at senior…Read more
Job references: essential or pointless?
Job references used to be an essential part of the employment process: are they still? Any employer has grappled with how to REALLY find out about the candidate behind their…Read more
Retained recruitment: more effective… and cheaper!
The commonly accepted employer view that “agency” or “contingency” recruitment is less costly is flawed. In fact, retained recruitment can be cheaper and more effective. Not all recruitment requires the…Read more
Hiring management consultants: questions to ask at interview
Once you have a shortlist of candidates, time spent preparing for the interview stage is essential. You will have a job description, candidate profile and will have identified the type…Read more
Employers: are your recruiters up to scratch?
There are many different reasons why employers might decide to use an external recruitment consultant. They may also wish to engage with them in many different ways – from simply…Read more