Recruiting Fitness Checklist

So, you're ready to expand your team and hire the next employee? Before you start what can be a lengthy and expensive process, it's important to take the time to fully assess the role, the requirements and the process. The following checklist will ensure you've considered all the angles and have done the necessary ground work to start the … [Read more...]

How to Write a Job Description

Job descriptions provide structure and clarity. This article highlights the benefits of creating job descriptions and takes you step by step, through the anatomy of a well-crafted job description. A job description is like a blue-print. It defines the role, clarifies scope and communicates responsibilities. Without it, a person can't be expected … [Read more...]

Preparing to Interview Candidates: A Checklist

Bringing a new person onto the team is an exciting prospect but not one to be taken lightly. You not only want to get maximum value out of the interview, but you also want to create a good impression and put your best foot forward. Assuming the date and time has been set some pre-planning is in order. Use this checklist as a planning tool prior … [Read more...]

Checking References: To know the future is to understand the past

Employee references, are a relevant and valuable tool for employers. Are employee references still valuable today? Litigation worries and questions around the veracity of reference statements have cast a shadow over the practice of giving and taking references. Despite the caution, references remain an important and necessary part of the recruiting … [Read more...]

Making an Offer They Can’t Refuse

Understanding motivations is key to securing top talent. The candidate is perfect for the role, now all you have to do is genuinely convince them that yours is the right company for them. In a time where the battle for top talent is extremely intense, a well considered offer can make all the difference. This article gives you insight into what you … [Read more...]