I’ve worked in recruitment for over 20 years now and in that time have seen many changes in the labour market. From dozens of jobs and a lack of candidates to dozens of candidates and no jobs. When COVID first hit, I wasn’t alone in thinking that this would see a huge wave of job seekers hitting the market as companies cut their workforce, thus giving companies who were hiring the pick of a large pool of talent. more
As anyone who has recruited knows, sifting through resumes can be time-consuming and anxiety-inducing. In fact, in a recent straw poll of 200 business owners in a room, recruitment was listed as one of the top three ‘things I hate doing and dread the most’. more
Let’s say you need to hire a great Executive Assistant. You want someone with experience as you don’t have time to train, so you have stated in your job advert that they ‘must have 5+ years of experience in a similar role’. more
Are you spending a disproportionate amount of money on job ads that aren't delivering results? Maybe it's because you're advertising in the wrong place. Maybe it’s because your competitors are doing it better. Do you know which? more
It’s the start of a new year. Typically, the peak recruitment time of the year as people come back from their holidays, refreshed and ready for a change. There may be plenty of workers open to opportunities and actively seeking jobs right now, but so too are there plenty of job adverts. more
Are you about to advertise for new additions to your team? February is typically the busiest month of the year for recruitment and 2021 will be no exception. As well as the usual vacancies triggered by ‘new year, new career’ resignations, businesses who put plans on hold during COVID in 2020 are now back and ready to go. more
When it comes time to sell your house, appointing an agent is one of the first steps. An agent’s job is to get you the best result and the first step in that process is to agree how they are going to market your property. more
A job title is so much more than just what’s written on a position description. From helping employees to understand how they fit into your organisation’s structure, to being a lens that forms part of how people see themselves, a job title can be a political and emotional minefield! more
“Is now a good time to recruit or should I wait until the new year?” That’s a question business owners and HR managers ask us every November and it’s due even more consideration now, given the disruption and business uncertainty we’ve seen in 2020. more