Improve communication skills at work

Ways to improve communication skills at work Being a good speaker isn’t all about you; it’s about making others feel valued. However good at speaking you are, nerves make us behave in odd ways. They also appear at just the wrong time – during interviews or important pitches. Make people feel valued Make a mental […]

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First Impressions Count – Make Yours a Good One

First impressions are becoming a crucial part of making hiring decisions with everything from firmness of handshakes and dress sense to tattoos and the quality of coffee impacting on both the employer’s and job seekers perceptions – for the former it is the second most important factor (after previous work experience). The most important factors […]

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How to find the best candidate

Nothing a company does contribute more to its long-term success than recruiting the right talent. Planning: Convene a recruitment planning meeting to agree your key requirements list – the qualifications, experience and personality you seek in this candidate for this position. Minimally this should comprise HR, the recruiter, hiring manager and co-worker. You might also include […]

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Top 10 Things Not to Say During an Interview

1. “How much does the job pay?” – This is ok to ask in the later stages, but makes you seem like you’re only in it for the money, the employer wants to know you’re interested in investing yourself into the role and not just after the money. 2. “I don’t have any questions” – This shows […]

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3 Seriously Simple Ways to Nail That Job Interview

Nailing a job interview isn’t always seriously difficult, there are some really simple things you can focus on which give you the best chance possible at getting the job. Be honest and be yourself The person or people interviewing you aren’t there to stress you out or make your life difficult. They want to be […]

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