Top 5 myths about psychometric testing busted!

  The use of psychometric testing is readily acknowledged as best practice in recruiting today. However, there is a lot of noise in the space and no shortage of opinions on its merits and flaws. We’ve taken the time to clear away a few of the myths around psychometrics so you can be more informed.      1. Time consuming   …

5 ways gamification works for SME recruitment

  Ask a small business owner their thoughts on recruitment and many times you’ll hear ‘bad hire’ stories or a level of frustration in the lengthy process to add talent to a small business team. For quickly growing businesses, the need to rapidly recruit employees to keep up with customer demand can create an influx of not-as-well-screened personnel that can …

3 leadership approaches to get the best out of your staff

  “People leave managers, not companies.”   We’re sure you’ve heard it many times from many sources, but an abundance of research by Gallup Organisation linked the relationship between employees and their managers as having the greatest impact on their productivity and retention. We spend more than half of our lifetime either sleeping or at work, so it isn’t exactly …

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Why your salespeople must live and breathe your brand

  If you’re interested in growing your business you’ve probably thought carefully about your sales funnel and put considerable effort into marketing tactics that build your brand, and complement your sales strategies.   This is important because today’s consumers are doing their research and forming impressions of you and your business well before they reach out with an email, pick …

6 tips on retaining your top performers

  Rounding out the employment journey, following our articles on sourcing and recruitment, we take a look at how to keep your staff after you’ve put in so much effort to acquire them.   As the war for talent intensifies, some organisations are becoming more aggressive in their efforts to woo employees away from your organisation. In order to hang …

8 simple and actionable tips on recruitment

  Following on from our article on sourcing, we thought we’d continue the conversation by moving through the recruitment process. Let’s face it; a few bad hiring decisions can disrupt any good business. Mistakes, lost productivity, poor attendance, bad attitude; the list goes on. Multiply the effects of these across your entire business and the impact could be severe.   …

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7 Tips on sourcing great new talent

  To provide yourself with the best chance of recruiting the right candidate, it’s imperative that you have a sufficient pool of applicants to choose from. In the current tight labor market, skillful recruiters are winning the war for talent by adopting innovative sourcing strategies.   So how effective is your organisation when it comes to sourcing candidates? Do you …