Sometimes, due to either an overly specialized role or a shortage in the industry, it becomes extremely difficult to find the right person to fit the role even if you have the right set of tools to help you do so. This understandably puts employers in a tough position and a common question arises: “Where can we find someone that is qualified for the job? We’ve looked everywhere!”
Welcome to Episode 11 of The Tips For Hiring Show (33 minutes). Hosted by Rob McKay MA(Hons) Organisational Psychology
Attracting, filtering and communicating with potential job candidates is a whole new world. Today’s millennials (18 to 35 year-olds) are applying and approaching job selection totally differently than those who are doing the hiring really understand.
Ira Wolfe is President of Success Performance Solutions. He is a recognised expert in the hiring process. He’s a prolific writer Continue reading →
A must read for any hiring manager. In this White Paper, Bruce Tulgan addresses the shifting demographics in today’s workforce. This once again reinforces my constant advice to managers that yesterday’s recruitment strategies will not work in today’s hiring arena. Enjoy!
Welcome to Episode 9 of The Tips For Hiring Show (6 minutes). Hosted by Rob McKay MA(Hons) Organisational Psychology
How Will Your Potential Candidates REALLY Perform?
Research on how many job applicants make false claims in their CVs varies from a low 4 to a high 6 in 10. Despite my crusade to get hiring managers too solidly check future employees’ backgrounds, I still see poor diligence in this process.
Welcome to Episode 8 (5.30 minutes) of The Tips For Hiring Show with Rob McKay MA(Hons) Organisational Psychology.
Recently, I was a guest speaker at a NZ Sign-writers regional meeting. Sign-writers are not plentiful and when a vacancy occurs many of these small to medium sized businesses struggled to get suitable candidates.
Several business owners reported getting a good level of applications but most were totally un-qualified. They couldn’t understand why a person would apply if Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 7 (10 minutes) of The Tips For Hiring Show with Rob McKay MA(Hons) Organisational Psychology.
I am constantly amazed at the number of managers that persist with a manual approach to recruitment when today’s technology (the Internet aligned with clever software) can really save huge money on the recruitment process, plus helping you avoid hiring a horror story.
It is so time consuming and highly inefficient asking candidates to email you a CV. Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 6 (8 minutes) of The Tips For Hiring Show with Rob McKay MA(Hons) Organisational Psychology.
In this week’s show we address the questions: Why use a psychological test within your selection process? Aren’t they expensive? Aren’t these type of testing only used for top executive appointments? Don’t I need special training, or a Psychologist to conduct and interpret test results? These are common questions the team at AssessAdvantage field everyday. Psychological testing Continue reading →