Category Recruitment

Reblog: To be a Human (Resource) or not?

Originally posted on hrtechgirl:
Are you at the crossroads in your career or education wondering whether to consider Human Resources (commonly referred to as HR) as your first or next career? Have you wondered what working in or studying HR would be like in this and next generation? In this three part series, you will…

Policy and process for the sake of it

HR teams should spend more time on…leading by example and less time writing another pointless policy.
Today I share a few facepalm moments in the creation of HR policy and process I have encountered. Share yours.

Mr Lazy

Lazy Recruiting: Linked Article

Why your recruiting is just plain…….. LAZY. Troy Hammond hits a nail on the head in the above article (and includes great illustrations that puts my usual Google Image search to shame.) Post and Pray is dead horse that continues to be flogged. It would seem that this is mostly for a combination of reasons: […]

I told you so: A tale of Systems, Process and Analytics

Every erroneous key-press or mouse-click that your staff or customers perform makes each process that little bit longer, that little bit more complex and that little bit more open to errors. On the flip of this however, every bit of information not captured is a gap in knowledge. (Much like every word added to this sentence makes it more and more difficult to understand…)

The Mobile Job Application

You know you need to have a mobile career site, but have you considered this?

Applicant Tracking Systems -The Candidates you (should) already know about

Continuing our series on your ATS and specifically the question Why did your company make the investment in purchasing an ATS? (Applicant Tracking System) We are going to look at your candidate database and how it could be set to benefit you and your recruitment process. Using your Candidate Database: Most organisations that have made […]

Application Tracking Systems – Candidate Databases

My last blog “Conversations with Recruiters” focused on the use of screening in an ATS – helping recruiters to overcome trepidations regarding. their automatic screening tools. Starting today, we will continue with the question posed last time Why did your company make the investment in purchasing an ATS? (Applicant Tracking System) This week, we’ll look […]