Hiring, Selection

Hiring New Staff: Minimising the Risk
Date: 29th July 2016
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How do you go about hiring new staff for your organisation? A decade ago, the recruitment procedure pretty much went without saying: Advertisement – CVs – Interview Process – Offer Is this your chosen formula when it comes to hiring new staff? Does it work? A number of clients I coach to increase their accuracy when […]

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Job descriptions: best practice is boring
Date: 30th May 2016
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One of the biggest and most common mistakes most companies make when hiring is that they don’t seriously think about the type of person they are looking for and what they specifically need them to achieve before jumping into the recruitment process. Most job descriptions are a visible indicator of just how much thought has […]

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Hiring for Attitude – what you Hear is what you get
Date: 10th March 2016
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Employers now understand that a candidate’s skills and competencies are less desirable qualities to rely on in the workplace when compared to motivations and attitude. The problem hiring managers now face, is just how do you judge someone’s attitude and motivation?

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Selecting the Pick of the Crop
Date: 11th April 2015
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You may well be thinking, what on earth could I learn from MasterChef? How can we link cooking to recruiting? As a ‘don’t cook won’t cook’ armchair spectator of MasterChef, I admit that I am more interested in how the contestants react under pressure and rise to the challenges facing them, than the food they […]

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How much is staff retention costing YOU?
Date: 18th March 2015
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Have you ever wondered how much your staff turnover is costing you? And have you ever sat down, and put a number on it? If the answer is no, then you’re not alone! A survey by the CIPD found that only 7% of businesses know how much staff turnover is costing them. When a (demotivated) […]

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