How to recruit effectively using LinkedIn

How to recruit effectively using LinkedIn

Do you currently advertise roles on LinkedIn? Whether you are a recruiter or a small business that does its own recruitment, it’s likely that part of your recruitment strategy will include advertising a role on social media. However, it’s important that you understand your company’s strengths and service offering before you begin recruiting. It’s also…

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How to attract and retain top notch Gen Z talent

How to attract and retain top notch Gen Z talent

Recruiting a multi-dimensional workforce comprising of Gen X, Y and Z employees and understanding the unique drivers and desires of workers can be a challenging remit for any company. As we edge towards 2020, this will be the first time in modern history where there will be five distinguishable generations working along side each other….

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DIY Recruitment?  Here’s what you need to know:

DIY Recruitment? Here’s what you need to know:

Sometimes when recruiting for your business requirements, you may not always have the budget available to engage professionals. So DIY recruitment might be necessary.   if you are entering the recruitment space and you’re a bit of a novice, here’s a guide on everything you need to cover: Get clear on what you need Sounds simple enough,…

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How to decide the Criteria for the Role you need to Fill

How to decide the Criteria for the Role you need to Fill

For small businesses, it can be a tremendous challenge to identify the exact traits and characteristics that are needed from new employees. The best small business professionals are often those who can take care of multiple tasks and have skills in several areas. The ability to decide the criteria for the role you need to…

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Questions that will test whether a candidate is right for you

Questions that will test whether a candidate is right for you

Hiring the right team members is of paramount importance if you want your business to be successful. When trying to determine if a candidate is right for your business, asking the right questions can be critical to understanding their true character and whether or not they will fit in with the rest of the team. Here…

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‘If you think hiring professionals is expensive, try hiring amateurs’

‘If you think hiring professionals is expensive, try hiring amateurs’

This quote popular with recruitment agencies sums up the value of recruitment strategies to hire the right person for the right job in one short, snappy line.  BRW’s Fast 100 Survey cited the biggest frustration for business was staff recruitment and specifically finding the right people. And people are complicated. Hiring the wrong person is time…

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What’s involved in effective workforce planning?

What’s involved in effective workforce planning?

Workforce planning is far more complex and strategic than back-filling roles when an employee leaves or as the need arises. Ideally, the HR and Recruitment teams need to be involved in strategic business growth initiatives in order to align workforce planning to long-term business goals, according to Hudson RPO. Moreover, the process needs to be…

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