Posts Tagged 'recruiting staff'

Employ or Outsource – what’s best for you?

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One of the main issues that stops small businesses from growing is the confusion around how best to grow your team! The big question is how should you work with the person? Should you employ someone? or outsource the work?  

Every circumstance is different, there is no right or wrong answer. It depends on your plans for the business. Being ...

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How to identify the BEST candidates to interview

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Working out what type of person is the foremost part of your entire recruitment process. Only once you have established this, can you begin to move forward and start advertising your vacancy… and the real hard work starts. After advertising you end up with a pile of potential candidates and the need to find a way to work through them fairly and effectively. So, how exactly can you identify the BEST candidates to interview?

The selection process you use is crucial ...

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Attracting HIGH CALIBRE Candidates

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Advertise any job vacancy and you will usually get inundated with applications in response. There’s no shortage of candidates available for interview… but how do you attract the HIGH CALIBRE ones?

Only 3% of the candidates are actively looking for a job right now! How can you increase that pool of candidates to ensure that you have a greater pool of high calibre candidates to choose from? Below are a few main ways to gain access to the candidates that are ...

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How a hurdle can help you with your candidate selection!

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In last week’s blog post I gave you some tips on how to start shortlisting your candidates (if you haven’t seen it, you can read it here).

I thought I’d continue with the shortlisting tips this week – by letting you in on a secret follow-up tip. This tip will really help you to shortlist those candidates you have left and it’s really easy to for you to do… just add ...

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7 Interview Questions For Successful Candidate Selection

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Interviews used to be a very one-sided interrogation process – candidates were desperate to impress and the interviewer help a position of power over them. As the interviewer, you were gracing the candidate with your time. You could fire questions at them without giving them time to breathe or think of suitable answers, and leave them feeling as though the entire interview process was akin to a visit to the dentist.

Interview Questions

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Utilising existing talent & promoting from within

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When a vacancy arises within a company, we can be far too quick in getting the position advertised externally. Our number one thought is quite often getting a suitable new member of staff; to advertise, recruit and train them as quickly as we can, so our business doesn’t suffer. But in our quest to find a suitable staff member, we may be overlooking some valuable talent closer to home.

Home is where the heart is

Spending time looking at your existing team ...

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