Hiring with Purpose in Mind

Hiring with Purpose in Mind

It’s not enough in today’s job market to just have a vacancy and expect people to apply – candidates are looking for purpose from their work, both in terms of the purpose of the job itself, and the purpose of the company. It’s extremely important to start your search...
Negotiation Mistakes

Negotiation Mistakes

You’ve received an offer for a job you’re really excited about – it’s great news! Just one problem. The offer itself isn’t quite what you expected. This isn’t the end of the road, but the start of a conversation that could turn out to be very lucrative. The challenge...
What Are You Looking For?

What Are You Looking For?

Often in the work that we do, we’ll speak to people who have decided that it’s time to move on, or are thinking about the next step in their career, but haven’t really thought through the reasons or specifically what they’re looking for. There’s nothing inherently...
Make Your Interviews Twice as Effective

Make Your Interviews Twice as Effective

If you don’t know what you’re looking for, it’s extremely difficult to find it. Yet many of you will be heading into to interviews this week without a structured approach to your assessment. Structured interviews, in which the same questions are asked to each...
Interviews or Interrogations?

Interviews or Interrogations?

If you want to get more out of your interviews with candidates, it’s important to think about what you’re trying to achieve with them. Most interviews are focused on assessing the candidate, and that’s of course a key element. However, there are actually three things...
Summer’s A Great Time to Hire

Summer’s A Great Time to Hire

The summer holidays have long been considered a quiet period for recruitment, with travel plans disrupting the slickest hiring processes and many hires being “put off” until normal service is resumed. Recently, the UK also seems to be taking more of a lead from Europe...