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CVs - when does spin become exaggeration become a lie?


I noticed a story on Sky News earlier this week about telling untruths in CVs and interestingly only the day before I added a story to our recruitment site. This got me thinking... Read More >>
Recruitment: Candidate Care


I promised in one of my previous articles to return to the subject of candidate care. How do even the most consciencious of recruiters cope with situations where they get literally thousands of applications for a single job they have advertised? This ar Read More >>
Recruitment Thoughts


Louise Triance ( very generously offered to list my blog on her site. Given her site is all about recruitment I thought that I would focus a few articles on recruitment. Read More >>
Recruiting via social networking sites


Discussion on the benefits and ethics of using information published on social networking sites is rife. It seems to me, however, that the focus should be more on how best to use the information (and thus equip our recruiters) than to castigate the use a Read More >>
The Recruitment Market: Lots of Activity, Little Measurement


According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) 8 in every 10 organisations use Recruitment Agencies but only 28% of them have a structured approach to assessing their performance. Read More >>
Recruiting Students and Graduates


Another area that I am often asked about is student and graduate recruitment. In this market the main challenges are finding, identifying and attracting the best talent. Read More >>
Effective Recruitment of HR


Hiring an HR professional for your organisation or team can be quite a challenge. If you are in HR and hiring a team member you have the pressure that your selection will be judged by others as a measure of your professional capability. If you are in the Read More >>
Recruiting as a small company


I am often asked about how small companies can recruit effectively and find talent. Whilst the specific quest will be different they all share at least one challenge namely how to find really good people at a cost they can afford. This article ex Read More >>
Recruiter Prejudice


Writing a series of blogs on interview questions has made me start to think about the validity of 'liking someone' as a selection decision. And the concern that we use our own personal filters when judging suitability. How happy are we to hir... Read More >>
Recruitment Effectiveness


Recruitment Effectiveness is a topic of considerable interest to me - both as an HR professional and as a consultant. I therefore thought this extract was worth sharing. Read More >>
Reflections on the last month


I have had this nagging awareness that my commitment to three posts a week was sadly flagging but it was not until I posted the last blog that I realised just how much time had passed. I am therefore kick starting my return to disciplined application o Read More >>
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