Gold standard strategies for recruitment & selection – Part 2: Selection

Gold standard strategies for recruitment & selection – Part 2: Selection

In our last issue Fiona McPhail talked about the importance of analysing the role and establishing your requirements at the start of the recruitment process. In this second part of the article she shares strategies for effective employee selection. Shortlisting Make sure that the interview panel or a designated sub set from the panel shortlist. more »

The key factor almost every hiring manager overlooks

The key factor almost every hiring manager overlooks

Maybe you’re looking for the right qualifications. Or the right experience. Or the perfect hard skills. Or great soft skills.  Or an outstanding work ethic, or proven leadership ability, or seamless cultural fit. Or, most likely, you’re looking for a blend of skills and attributes. But here’s another way to look at choosing the best more »

Gold standard strategies for recruitment & selection – Part 1: Recruitment

Gold standard strategies for recruitment & selection – Part 1: Recruitment

We all know the cliché that people are your most important asset, but the reality is, that the cliché is true. It’s an organisation’s people who are critical in the success of any business and it is their knowledge, skills and behaviours which lifts one organisation above its competitors. Although much time may be put more »

Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume

In her TED Talk, Regina Hartley, UPS’s human resources director makes an argument that candidates who often don’t look that good on paper might be the ones that you want to hire, rather than those people who have a ‘fairy tale’ CV. When it comes to choosing the right one for the position most of more »