14 Jun 2022

7 (pretty amazing) things you can do with a modern position library

An intuitive, customisable, organised position library is your unassuming HR powerhouse. It’s more than just a database (like in any old HR system). Modern position libraries are the foundation for great HR and recruitment practices! It ca...

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8 minutes

2 Jun 2022

Reference checking best practices [Interview]

Making a hasty, ill-informed decision is never a good idea – especially when recruiting. Companies that fail to conduct the necessary pre-employment checks can find themselves in danger of negligent hiring.  Reference checks are an i...

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9 minutes

30 May 2022

How to get to know your candidates faster

Use your ‘recruitment lifelines’ When recruiting, the stakes are high, money is on the line, and the clock is ticking. Ultimately, recruiters have the difficult task of getting well enough acquainted with candidates from two A4...

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7 minutes

26 Apr 2022

How to set up a video interview in 4 clicks

Pre-recorded video interviews are still a relatively new and under-utilised recruitment tool – despite a rise in their use during the pandemic. The problem is, many see video interviews as a replacement for in-person interviews. Whil...

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8 minutes

7 Apr 2022

How to complete a job requisition in under 10 minutes!

Like anything else in a business, hiring is a team effort. It may be the HR department that facilitates hiring but recruitment is by no means a one department operation.  There are many stages in the hiring process, and throughout these di...

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6 minutes

22 Mar 2022

10 most popular hard skills to have in 2022

It can be difficult to keep up with the latest career trends as the world is changing rapidly. New technologies are constantly being developed, we’re more connected than ever, and a global pandemic has forced us to adapt to new ways of wor...

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12 minutes

14 Feb 2022

How video interviewing can get your foot in the door

Breaking into the workforce can feel next to impossible. Every job listing asks for two or more years of experience for entry-level positions and despite putting your best foot forward, no one seems willing to take a chance on you because ...

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10 minutes

17 Nov 2021

8 useful tips when choosing the best Org Chart Creator for HR

Ninety percent of the best companies in the world don’t have an org chart tool that HR/managers can trust as a reliable and up to date single-source-of-truth.  When purchasing recruitment software, there are many things to consider: A reli...

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10 minutes

12 Nov 2021

Hard skills vs soft skills: What is the priority when hiring a new emplo...

Today’s million-dollar question: what should be the priority when hiring a new employee; soft skills or hard skills? It is truly dependent on the role, but from my experience, we shouldn’t undervalue or underestimate a candidate’s soft ski...

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9 minutes

9 Nov 2021

Ghostbusters: why ghosting job applicants can be harmful to your business

Have you ever heard of the term ‘ghosting’? It’s a term typically used to describe one person ignoring the other. This phrase has now crossed into the business world, and in this case, the recruiting process. Having been on the receiving e...

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9 minutes

23 Sep 2021

How to Use the STAR Interview Method to Hire Great Candidates

You’re likely no stranger to the STAR interview method. It is considered one⁠ of—if not the most⁠—effective interviewing methods around. The thing is, most articles about it are focused on how job seekers can effectively leverage STAR inte...

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15 minutes

10 Sep 2021

The Expert’s Guide to Creating the Perfect Job Advertisement Template

Want to attract top talent to your company? While many factors impact the type of candidates who will apply to work for you, few are as influential as the job ad you post. The copy, format, and style of your job ad can all make or break ca...

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21 minutes