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Recruitment

Recruitment challenges and the innovation helping to get the job done.

21 July 2020
There is a saying that we are defined by the choices we make and for those working in recruitment it is highly appropriate.Choosing the right candidate for a job can be a thankless task at the best...

Avoid making a bad job of recruitment

07 April 2020
We all make mistakes and it is the impact and corrective action that will usually determine how costly a blunder can be.When it comes to employers hiring the right candidate, the selection process ...

The working relationship involving HR and employment law

25 February 2020
Viewed in some quarters as the enforcers in the employment relationship Human Resources (HR) play a crucial role in ensuring an employer acts legally.There is an image of HR in which it hires and f...

How Recruitment Works

09 December 2019
The work needed to get recruitment rightWith research revealing that a high number of job applicants admit lying on their CV getting the recruitment process right is crucial.Recruitment is all abou...

The job of recruiting and selecting the right candidate for a vacancy

15 April 2019
The job of recruiting and selecting the right candidate for a vacancyFinding the right person to fill a vacancy can be a job in itself.Good recruitment and picking the right candidate for a vacant ...

Discrimination during recruitment

10 December 2018
Rejecting an unsuccessful job applicant should be pretty straightforward, but if it’s done illegally it can be costly.If the candidate believes they were unfairly refused a role as a result of disc...

Hiring the wrong person for the job

26 November 2018
We all make mistakes from time to time and when employers do correcting it may not always be as straightforward as it seems.There can be pressure to fill vacancies. When a candidate who impressed d...

A helping hand to pick out the right candidate to fill a vacancy

30 July 2018
Many things have made modern life much easier and for employers recruiting the right person is one such task.The role of recruitment agencies in sourcing, identifying and selecting the right candid...

The importance of the job of recruiting the right candidate

12 March 2018
Why recruitment process is importantRecruiting the right candidate for a vacancy is an essential task and it can be a job in itself.The process of hiring the right person for the job has certainly ...

Apprenticeship scheme still has work to do to create the right impression

18 July 2016
Many recent school leavers will take their first tentative steps into the world of work through the apprenticeship scheme (1), but it’s an option that appears to be frowned upon by numerous parents...

An Employer’s Right to Check Applicant’s Criminal Past Comes into Question.

04 April 2016
Employers have been allowed to do criminal record checks on job applicants but the right to continue doing so is now under question. A High Court judge ruled the criminal records check scheme used ...

Placing a job ad? Mind your words and take extra care to ensure they do not break the law when advertising job vacancies

29 February 2016
Employers are being urged to take extra care to ensure they do not break the law when advertising job vacancies. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has drawn up a series of helpful gui...

New Scheme hoped to tackle discrimination against job seekers

31 October 2015
A government-backed scheme aims to tackle workplace discrimination by using ‘name blind’ applications.The initiative will mean the applicant’s name is not revealed when they apply for a job.It is h...

More needs to be done to ensure apprentices get treated fairly

21 October 2015
Rogue bosses are exploiting young apprentices by getting them to act as skivvies and make the tea.It is said that thousands of young trainees who sign up for the apprenticeship schemes are spending...

InfoGraph: A handy guide to Interview Etiquette

10 November 2014
Job interviews have to be one of the most daunting aspects of job hunting. In an ever competative business & jobs environment you have to make sure that you are always at the top of your game t...

Infograph: Resume Cheat Sheet

03 November 2014
When job hunting giving a good first impression is key to your success in landing your dream job. Your CV/Resume is often the first thing a potential employer has to judge your candidacy. As such, ...
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