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Intraplacement…Why look anywhere else?

Most organisations have an internal recruitment system in place. The job posting policy however is generally passive and doesn’t always attract the best candidate. It often fails because it [...]

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Is social media recruitment for you?

Social media has opened up new opportunities for the world of recruitment. Where we once placed an advert in the local paper, reaching only those within our jurisdiction, we can now display a job [...]

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Inside the interview room…are you getting it right?

The setting in which you conduct an interview, as well as how you arrange the scene, can have a significant influence on the outcome. In fact, the role you are interviewing for may very well [...]

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Bad recruit. Bad year at the office!

Most would agree that the need to fill a position quickly is the number one reason for a bad hire. Yet if weighing up the pros and cons of taking on a bad recruit, compared to leaving the [...]

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Is it important to include a cover letter with my job application?

How highly a cover letter is rated generally depends on the recipient. That doesn’t make it at all easy to know if your cover letter is going to play a role in landing you the job or not. Since [...]

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Millennial madness or revolutionary recruitment?

Millennial (also known as the Millennial Generation, Generation Y or Gen Y): The democratic cohort following Gen X, born from 1980 to 2000. If you don’t already recognise a Gen Y candidate then [...]

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They lied about my job role

I’m sure you’ve all heard a tale or two, or even experienced this firsthand, where an employer did not deliver on what they promised in the job interview. Frustrating and disheartening, employees [...]

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What direction is your career travelling in?

Mapping your career is not something you will simply sit down to complete once with your careers teacher in year 10. No, it is a plan that will continually evolve and take on new direction as [...]

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Blind recruitment may just have you seeing more clearly

It’s not just The Voice that recognises the advantages of recruiting blind, organisations across the globe are now employing this very type of strategy to overcome unconscious bias in their [...]

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Mature Age Apprentices Pay Greater Dividends

When it comes to discussing an apprenticeship we all immediately imagine a sixteen year old, fresh faced kid taking their first strides in the world of employment. However more and more of us are [...]