January 31, 2019
5 Phrases to Avoid During a Sales Pitch

This is a Brief Article (3-minute read)

When it comes to reeling in a client, every word you say matters. And, while the bigger fish can sometimes slip out of your grasp, there are plenty of things you can do or say to tighten your grip – and plenty of things you can avoid saying to help you close that new client hook, line, and sinker.

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January 17, 2019
The Lean Recruiting Toolkit

This is a Link to a Recommended Recruitment Book

My professional acquaintance, Craig Brown founder/CEO of JustinTime Recruiting has released his first book, “The Lean Recruitment Toolkit’.
The thesis of this book is around preparation. If you hire staff, this would be a good addition to your library.
Often we spend all our time on the process. Craig’s systematic ‘Lean Recruitment Canvas’ will shift your thinking and teach you how to better prepare before starting the hiring.

An educating read. http://www.justintimerecruiting.com/book.html

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January 16, 2019
The 4 Pillars of Company Culture

This is an Infographic – It will download as a pdf file

As most of you who follow AssessAdvantage know, we represent OutMatch in Australasia. 
OutMatch has just purchased Pomello, a company that specialises in the measurement of company culture. 
Here’s a link that explains the 4 pillars of outstanding company culture (Note: It will download as a pdf file in infographic format).

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January 9, 2019
HR Technology In the Machine Learning Era

This is an eBook

We are pleased to share this new ebook with you. Compiled by our partners at Outmatch, global leaders in talent and culture assessments. If you are involved in HR Technology, this is the ebook for you. Enjoy.

You can download this ebook HERE.

AssessAdvantage are the exclusive distributors/supporters of Outmatch assessment products in Australasia. If you’d like a demo, or need to learn more, please contact our team at support@assess.co.nz

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May 26, 2018
How to Use Benchmarks to Avoid Hiring a Horror Story

This is a Podcast – 10 Minutes in Duration

Many managers hire candidates who are not an ideal fit; they want to meet their objectives of filling vacant positions with the best candidates they can find – usually the best of a bad bunch. It would be unrealistic to wait until the perfect fit was found. However, care needs to be taken not to make an accommodation that violates one of the jobs critical behavioural attributes – enter the power Continue reading

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February 21, 2018
Recruitment Technology Trends for 2018

This is a Podcast – 12 minutes duration

Are you still hiring like its 1999? It used to be when someone mentioned HR Recruitment; you envisioned a roomful of people interviewing, hiring and exiting people. Times have changed and with it the functions and processes of today’s recruiters. As such, businesses are actively introducing and refining HR technologies to speed up the hiring process, cut administration, source talent and filter applications faster based on specific jobs.
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December 18, 2017
On-Demand Video Interviewing

This is a Podcast – 8 Minutes duration

The use of video interviewing has become a standard practice for many organizations, allowing them to automate their recruiting process. On-demand video interviewing is another method of evaluation that is used by many recruiters. On-demand video interviewing is known by several alternative names such as, one-way and pre-recorded. This type of interviewing is gaining traction as it saves time, standardises the interview process and can evaluate candidates much earlier in the Continue reading

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November 9, 2016
Why Do Employees Leave? And What Are Common Hiring Faults?

This is a Podcast – 7 Minutes

Last week, I had two interesting questions from clients, one asked what I thought were the main reasons employees leave a job? Here I address the three pillars of Job Engagement.

The other question was what I see are the most common faults Hiring Managers make when recruiting new staff. We could talk for a few hours on that! But in this podcast I address 5 areas I see most often.

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August 24, 2016
8 Reason to Use Assessments for Retail Hiring

This is an Infographic

Hiring good retail sales people is difficult for most retail owners as they are still hiring ‘like it’s 1999’.

Using assessments within the hiring process will ensure you are assessing the innate customer service and selling attributes that will drive greater product turnover at point of sale.

This infographic give you a quick overview of what you need to measure, and why!

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