WHY FOCUS ON YOUR PEOPLE REGARDLESS OF YOUR BUSINESS SIZE?

PEOPLE MATTER If you’re part of small business you don’t have to worry about people-related matters right? There seems to be a perception that the less people, the less problems meaning people management isn’t an issue. But from our experience, it doesn’t matter how...

Interview Etiquette: how to deal with cancellations

The war for talent is an ongoing one, but what seems to be the trend these days is that candidates are no longer willing to wait long for interviews. Many are simultaneously interviewing at multiple places and if they get hired somewhere else, they cancel your...

INTERVIEW ETIQUETTE: HOW TO DEAL WITH CANCELLATIONS

RAPPORT The best candidates are usually busy people. If they are currently employed, their time for interviewing is limited. They have multiple organizations vying for their attention. You are just one of many. On the other hand, fresh out of college candidates may be...

How to create a job ad that works

What makes the perfect job advertisement? Surely, there isn’t a one-size fit all solution as many industries differ, but is there a sort of outline to make sure you have a job ad that will attract who you are looking for? As HR Specialists at Curran, Daly and...

HOW TO CREATE A JOB AD THAT WORKS

According to Webrecruit (2014), 44% of small businesses find creating attractive job adverts to be their biggest HR challenge. This could be because of lack of in-house recruitment function, lack of time to sit down and carefully craft effective recruitment...

How to be an effective leader of a remote team

As more organisations today work online, managers of traditional work teams now lead more geographically dispersed teams. In this new global virtual workspace, many managers are challenged with getting tasks done across locations, functions, cultures and time zones....