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The value of a reference check

The value of a reference check

People often comment on reference checks, questioning “what’s the point?” and saying the feedback you receive will be skewed in the candidate’s favour, as they will typically provide you with details for a colleague or someone who will only say good things about them....

Questions I wished I asked in THAT interview!

Questions I wished I asked in THAT interview!

I am sure we have all been there... experiencing that feeling of regret when we walk away from an interaction with someone that hasn’t gone as well as we had hoped. We tend to replay the conversation, thinking about what we should have said or should have asked but...

Don’t shoot the messenger!

Don’t shoot the messenger!

The employment market has changed and continues to change. Still highly competitive, finding the right people can be a daunting task for any organisation. That's why many companies rely on recruitment consultancies to help them find the best candidates. We provide...

Sales communication challenges in the digital age

Sales communication challenges in the digital age

“Do we know what time the post arrives?” or “Why don’t you check the fax machine?” are not phrases you hear uttered in modern business. In contrast, when I started my recruitment career these were very common ways to communicate or even sell to clients. Over the last...

Build a culture that encourages employee retention

Build a culture that encourages employee retention

New Year, New You. We’ve heard it so many times relating to New Year’s resolutions to exercise more, eat heathier and lose weight. We make promises to ourselves to read more, reduce screen time, play with the kids more and strike a better work-life balance. Time off...

Recruitment ghosting

Recruitment ghosting

Many people who have explored the world of Internet dating in the past would be familiar with the term “ghosting”, when someone you have been having regular communication with suddenly ends all contact with no explanation or even a goodbye. What’s interesting in the...

The ageing workforce

The ageing workforce

Gender bias, racial bias, and cultural bias are all important topics that have received lots of coverage and discussion. However, there is one bias we probably don’t talk enough about - bias around age. I remember one of my primary school teachers talking about the...