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 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 5 (10 minutes) of the Tips For Hiring Show with Rob McKay MA(Hons) Organisational Psychology
Every day I see managers basing their decision to employ on what the candidate looks like – Manners and Expressiveness, plus, what they can do – Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Education. This is observable behaviour. What comes back to bite managers down the track is the employee’s innate behaviours – the reason job interviews are not good predictors Continue reading →
Welcome to episode 3 (10 minutes) of the Tips For Hiring Show – How to find Job Applicants
In this episode we start the actual hiring process by casting our net – where to find applicants.
How to find suitable applicants?
There are two lazy ways to find Job Applicants: place an advertisement in the newspaper, or call up your local recruitment agency. A word of caution. You may fall victim of the “bell curve blues?” Continue reading →
What sales role today doesn’t require good written communication? Emails alone make up a tremendous amount of sales communication. And then there’s sales proposals. Although many organisations have these on template, most sales roles require their sales people to craft proposals for individual prospects (if only the ‘deal’ portion). The ability to craft good written communication is still a strong requirement in many sales roles.
In your previous sales hiring appointments, how did you evaluate the ability of your applicants Continue reading →