Category Recruitment

Is there a place for pay transparency in the workplace?

In the past, talking about pay was a workplace taboo. However as the push towards pay equality grows stronger, companies are shifting towards a transparent payroll. Pay transparency is what it says, a visible and publicly available database stating employees’ salaries. While  concerns of confidentially immediately pop to mind, most of the information is nonspecific, […]

The Benefits of using External Trainers in Your Workplace

The best investment a business will ever make is an investment in its staff. After all, staff drive every decision, every service, every solutions and ultimately every success a company has. Therefore, for workplaces to grow a company needs to continually be addressing workplace improvement.  Whether it is to address a current workplace need or […]

Should all company’s be adopting Reverse Mentoring?

Mentoring is a well-used tool to encourage employee retention, company succession and overall improvement in workplace productivity. Many companies have in place mentoring programs to foster successful growth opportunities between lower level and less experienced employees with more senior mentors.  However, in recent times, companies have been adopting the concept of ‘Reverse Mentoring’ whereby again […]

WHAT TO DO WHEN PRESENTED WITH AN UNEXPECTED JOB OPPORTUNITY

The way of recruitment is changing. Traditionally, an ad was placed and hirers searched and screened applicants who showed interest in the position. However, today with the increase in professional social media and networking sites, recruiters have the ability to review diverse talent and reach out with to them with opportunities, regardless of if the […]

MASTERING GOOD FIRST IMPRESSION IN INTERVIEWS

While your experience may be exceptional, your achievements highlighted and your references beaming a poor first impression can still hinder your ability to get the job. The first few minutes are generally unspoken but these observations can have a big affect on the job outcome. After all, these observations play a crucial part in how […]

IS BLIND RECRUITMENT THE WAY OF THE FUTURE?

Whether we admit it or not, most of us will hold some form of unconscious bias. What this bias refers to and how it affects outcomes will differ between all of us. However of concern  is when this bias comes in to affect our judgement decisions in the HR field. When applying for job positions […]

INTERESTED IN NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITIES? BE FINDABLE ONLINE

The world of recruitment is changing. While head hunting has been around for forever and a day, before it was generally reserved for use with only senior positions or unique skill sets. However in today’s world, the increasing use of the technology makes finding top talent much easier. Hirers are utilising online sources to search […]