Category Archives - Recruitment

Understanding user needs, wants and empathy in your recruitment process

When it comes to recruiting for your business, there are always arguments for handling the function in-house. After all, no one has a stronger handle on what your business needs than your own managers. Your management team are also best placed to create a recruitment function that works for the unique needs of your operation….

How to Negotiate terms – Even in a candidate led market

You will doubtless already be all too aware that for many industries and sectors, including IT and technology, there is currently a candidate led job market. Simply put, this means that the number of suitable candidates available for any vacant position are far outstripped by the volume of roles to fill, and, naturally, this places…

What do candidates want when going for a new job?

We are currently experiencing a candidate-driven job market, which can pose a significant challenge for those organisations looking to hire. With jobseekers in key industries such as IT and technology able to pick and choose their next role, the onus is on companies to make their proposition as attractive as possible. Fortunately, there are many…

How are people failing on culture fit when interviewing?

Interviewing for a new role can be an intimidating process that is very often associated with failure. Whenever a candidate applies for a role within a company, they will want to make sure to put themselves across in the best possible way. However, many people with the requisite skills are being turned down for roles…

Understanding What Makes a Good Culture Fit

The idea of cultural compatibility in the workplace has gained currency in recent years. Enlightened attitudes to employment and recruitment are becoming mainstream as companies come to understand the benefits not just to their new hires but to their existing staff, their business performance and their bottom line. What is Cultural Fit? The concept of…