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Christmas Party Networking

Here are some tips to make Christmas Party Networking it fun even in a business setting. read more

Added on 18.11.2019

Interviews: Does 'Doing it the Old-Fashioned Way' Still Work?

Here we are in late 2019, still interviewing like it was 1989. Why not change these outdated processes?   read more

Added on 11.11.2019

Four Simple Conversation Starters For Networking Events

Don't fret about that illusive 'ice breaker' to kick-start a great conversation. All you need for successful networking is four easy questions. read more

Added on 22.03.2019

PR & Communications Recruitment: 2018 Review

Trends in PR Recruitment 2018 including most popular sector(s), most in demand role, deal breakers for candidates, and min/max salaries for all jobs read more

Added on 03.01.2019

Rejecting a Candidate: Four Steps To Follow

Not fun, but important to get right. You'll help your reputation with the right candidates, and could get information the client will be grateful for. read more

Added on 04.12.2018

The Right Way to Check Employment References

There's no better safeguard against hiring the wrong person than seeing whether or not their references confirm the impression you got at interview. read more

Added on 16.10.2018

Five Warning Signs in New Employees - and What To Do

Five behaviours you should be concerned about in any new employee, together with ways you might be able to turn things around. read more

Added on 17.09.2018

Counter Offers, and Walking Candidates Through Them

When do you talk to candidates about counter-offers? Hopefully very early on - even during your first meeting with them. This has clear benefits for you and your candidate:

  • allows you to walk the candidate through the many reasons to not accept the offer;
  • helps you sound out the candidate on the issue and identify those who aren't that serious about making a move;  
  • raises the issue at the right time (rather than when the offer is received, which can make you look self-interested).

Be sure to get your candidates to think about why they're leaving. Accepting a counter-offer is almost always a very bad idea - here's why.

Added on 27.06.2017

Using Social Media to Screen Applicants? Why Not Use it to Recruit?

There's a huge disparity between the use of social media to evaluate an applicants's suitability and the use of social media to attract candidates. read more

Added on 11.11.2016

The Key to Employee Motivation?

Do higher wages always mean a productive team, or is there something else management need to do to ensure highly motivated and engaged employees? read more

Added on 03.08.2016
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