Online Recruitment

Unconscious bias often occurs when an interviewer makes an unfair judgment on a candidate without realising it. This bias can come from the interviewer’s attitudes toward the candidates’ race, gender, culture and/or age. It can also come from the interviewer’s previous experience, background, and personality. Common sources...

The recruitment process has dramatically evolved over the years. Unlike before, when agencies and employers had more control during job applications, candidates of today are far more empowered. Because of this dynamic shift in the HR industry, the recruitment race is bound to get tougher as...

The science and art of hiring, retaining and properly matching people to positions and positions to organizational needs and culture is mission-critical. Every business wants to hire quality people. Many will have a structured approach to the type of candidates they are looking for, that is,...

As a Human Resources professional, if you and your team obsessed over all the metrics that every article on the web suggested you should measure to confirm whether you are running an effective recruitment process, you would end up spending most of your time measuring recruiting activities...

Imagine this: You arrive at your office on a typical Monday morning, knowing that you have a massive amount of estimating and quoting to get done. You think to yourself, ‘WOW remember how we used to do it!’ You’d get your first of many coffees...

I’ve been ‘playing’ in the recruitment game for nearly 25 years. In that time, I’ve trained literally thousands of recruitment consultants. At some point in their induction I would always ask, “So who do you think is more important? The client or the candidate?” After an awkward silence,...

One of the fastest-growing recruiting trends in recent years has been social recruiting—searching and scouting people on social media networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter—to fill open positions. With billions of people using social networks, it’s no wonder that recruiters are turning to them...

LinkedIn’s Head of Recruitment (Brendan Browne) recently wrote that there are two major hiring mistakes, he is only wrong because there are actually 6 major hiring mistakes!!” And all of these mistakes are costing Australian business billions of dollars.   Brendan Browne quite rightly identifies two mistakes: Hiring managers set unrealistic...