It is fairly common for an employer to receive CVs from ‘overqualified’ candidates, who have more education, skills or experience than the role requires. The traditional approach has been to automatically reject these candidates as too ‘risky’, even if they would certainly be able to handle the role. In this article, we’ll look at the
August has traditionally been seen as the worst month for recruitment and it’s thought that candidates are far more interested in planning their holidays than looking for a new job. But companies still need to hire skilled marketing talent. For those employers looking to hire in August, the summer slowdown can actually represent real opportunities.
Imagine you’re interviewing a candidate and things are going well. They are friendly, dressed well and presentable and answer your questions confidently and articulately. You feel there’s definitely a rapport between you and are increasingly certain you’ve got the right person. However, as soon as they start in the role it’s obvious that they are
Volunteers’ Week takes place on the 1st – 7th June each year; celebrating the impact that volunteers make across the UK. This is an ideal time to look at introducing employee volunteering into your organisation’s CSR programme and how it can boost employee engagement and attraction, as well as supporting charities and the wider community.
Imagine you are a jobseeker who’s just finished interviewing with your company. You’re excited about the role and eager to find out if you’ve made the grade, but you don’t hear anything back for several weeks. Eventually, you may get a generic email telling you that the job has been offered to another candidate, but
Pioneered by Indeed and LinkedIn, the one-click job application button has been rolled out to most job boards and career sites, and movement from Facebook and Google into the jobs market is only likely to make them even more prevalent. The idea behind these buttons is that they allow jobseekers to apply for jobs with