Asking a propective employee 'what type of fish they would be' is the epitome of a desperate interview question. We take a look at what can be done to help businesses and managers appreciate the ‘soft skills’ that employees possess.Read More
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Recruitment is a bigger problem than many anticipated
There is an agreement in HR that, in order to attract the right talent, candidates should be taken on a journey from the very first contact through to induction, in order to help increase the chances of them accepting a job offer.Read More
Nigel Walpole Mistakes you’re making to get recruitment wrong
Over recent weeks I have written widely about Employee Engagement and, in discussions with HR professionals, it is clear that recruitment is the first point at which that engagement can fail – engaging the wrong person (and all the pain that entails) or not maximising and accelerating the engagement of the right individual.Read More
Nigel Walpole Reinvent your induction process
Is it time to reinvent your induction process? Perhaps you're using the same methods as five or ten years ago and need a new solution to suit everyone and deliver fast and effective results.Read More
Rachel Matthews Are you missing out on top talent?
Organisations throughout Europe could be missing out on top talent due to inflexibility in working practices.Read More
Should you insist that your staff are qualified?
How did you get to where you are today? Some professions have a clear career path, requiring specific qualifications and membership of professional associations but a surprising number do not. eLearning design and L&D are two prime examples, with practitioners coming in to the profession from a range of backgrounds from human resource management to media production. So, how important is a clearly defined career path and how do you support those members of staff who have taken a more circuitous route?Read More