Tuesday, 11 July 2017
skills vs. attitude – which is more important?
What is more important when hiring for your business? Is it more important the candidate has the right skills or the right attitude?
Deciding which of these two factors is more important for a business is an debate ongoing among HR managers and ...
Thursday, 6 July 2017
how to manage job applications
When it comes to job applications, it's important not to make the process too long and complex. In order to attract new people, you need to ensure the application process is as simple as possible for both your HR/recruitment managers and for ...
Thursday, 29 June 2017
how to create a job advertisement
Follow the golden rule of communications: create an advert – whether online or in print – that appeals to the potential candidates you’re trying to reach.
The advert should be clear: stating the job title, a summary of the job ...
Saturday, 24 June 2017
how to identify your recruitment channels
There are a number of ways to advertise a new role in your business, but if you want the best results then you need to really decide which channels will work best for you.
Advertising usually comes at a price and so it’s a good idea to ...
Thursday, 15 June 2017
how to set up a competency framework
A competency framework is the best and most comprehensive way to define a role and an organisation’s setup – including responsibilities and skills.
Competency frameworks originally measured the behaviours or ‘soft ...
Tuesday, 13 June 2017
artificial intelligence: where do humans fit in?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a hot topic for a number of years now. But for all of the reassurance out there, there is still a lot of concern about whether or not humans are risk of AI replacing their jobs.
Elon Musk has predicted this ...
Friday, 9 June 2017
writing job and person specifications
There are two types of “specifications” you need when you are sourcing the perfect candidate – a job specification and a person specification. Whatever your business size, having these specifications makes your job a lot easier. It ...
Thursday, 1 June 2017
how to prepare for recruitment
Preparing to recruit starts by looking at the role you want to fill, particularly if it has already been filled before. If it has been filled you might consider an "exit interview" for the current employee (read more about how to run an exit ...
Monday, 29 May 2017
what makes a great UX designer?
What makes one UX designer standout? How can you hire the right designer for your business? While it isn’t a science, we’ve got some insights for you.
As with most things, a great UX designer is subjective. Business needs can vary ...
Friday, 26 May 2017
how to target the passive candidate
First of all, who is a passive candidate? A passive candidate is someone who isn’t actively seeking work but has the skills and potential to be a great employee and might be open for offers.
New Zealand, has a large pool of ...