The Hiring Formula That Works

Are you still hiring during this time of economic uncertainty? If you are, then you know you have to really stretch your hiring dollar and ensure you hire the right people for your organisation. It’s clearly a buyer’s market these days. As a hiring manager, there is a whole host of confusing advice out there … Continue reading The Hiring Formula That Works

April 4, 2017

Can you tell what’s wrong with this Job Description?

Recently I came across an email from a job board looking to hire an Network Engineer with the following requirements: Education and/or Experience Diploma/ Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from an accredited University in Computer Science, Information Technology, Networking or similar field. Minimum 4 years of related experience. Technical Skills – Individual should have experience in/working knowledge … Continue reading Can you tell what’s wrong with this Job Description?

May 10, 2016

How to Hire The Right Talent

Hiring the wrong employee could cost the organisation dearly in terms of time, productivity loss, and opportunity costs, just to name a few. What most employers fail to realise is the enormous opportunity cost bad hires can potentially cause. The amount of time, resources, and money expended mitigating the fallout and negative impact of a … Continue reading How to Hire The Right Talent

February 23, 2016

Is Past Performance a Good Predictor of Future Performance?

In almost every investment brochure, you will see a disclaimer that says: “Past performance is no guarantee of future results”. However most investors (or so they call themselves) completely ignore this disclaimer. Similarly in the world of hiring and recruiting, most hiring managers ignore the fact that past performance is no guarantee of future performance. … Continue reading Is Past Performance a Good Predictor of Future Performance?

September 15, 2015