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The 4 major No No’s of Job Applications

The 4 major No No’s of Job Applications

The 4 major No No’s of Job Applications Over 9 years in recruitment reviewing CV’s I see the same common mistakes time and time again that will make your chances of being hired pretty much impossible. In the hopes of helping job seekers to avoid this faux pas, I will... Read More
Workforce Planning for H.R (part 1)

Workforce Planning for H.R (part 1)

Workforce Needs – Plan – Don’t Panic The main principle of workforce planning considers the future planning of employees in line with the continued success of the business as a whole, in simple terms it is the process by which successors in any organisation are... Read More
Cost Planning for Human Resource

Cost Planning for Human Resource

Workforce Needs – Plan – Don’t Panic Staff Costing is a primary focus when it comes to succession planning and HRP, this is in direct line with the business strategy, in general terms the fundamental priority of the business is to cut costs and increase profits. The... Read More
H.R & Recruitment Trends That will Dominate 2017

H.R & Recruitment Trends That will Dominate 2017

As always in the coming year, the competition for skilled talent will continue to heat up, a new wave of college grads will be seeking career opportunities, and recruiters will be tasked with connecting to more quality candidates using the best technology and social... Read More
10 Tips for Writing a Great Professional Resume

10 Tips for Writing a Great Professional Resume

Last on many people’s lists of things to do is writing a resume. But a powerful resume is what gets you to the next stage – the interview. Writing a resume that will land you an interview can be a daunting task, but if you follow these 10 rules, you will succeed. 1.... Read More
4 benefits of staffing and recruitment agency services

4 benefits of staffing and recruitment agency services

Recruitment Agency Services How much did you actually spend on your last hard-to-fill position? Did you include the productivity lost by your hiring and operations managers? Did you factor in the revenue lost while waiting for your new hire's to start? What about the... Read More