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What exactly does making love, driving and recruitment have in common? – by Jeff Grout

There are three things in life that people generally refuse to admit they are bad at: driving, making love and conducting an interview. A good interview technique involves putting candidates at ease, effective listening, making an effort not to talk too much, and asking the right questions in the right way. Obvious.  But not easy.  […]

Is interviewing dead or just not enough? by Peter Hills

Be honest, who really likes interviewing (or being interviewed for that matter) it can be very tiring for all concerned and is often not productive. The hit rate for successful interviews (folks staying beyond their probation) is a worryingly low 56%. We make decisions in interviews too quickly (deciding if we like people in the […]

Top Ten Recruitment Tips from the Academy for Chief Executives

Our Top Ten Recruitment Tips DIY Headhunting Your competitors can be the best source of new talent, do some networking with your clients and ask them who is really good and invite them for a chat. CV’s Use CV’s for selecting candidates for interview but don’t use CV’s as the interview plan. Be Prepared We […]

Are you Asking the Right Questions?

The key to a good interview is asking the right questions but what is a good question to ask? One key fact remains true for most recruits: what they were doing in their last job is a very good indicator of what they will do for you.  With this in mind, structure your questions around […]