Recently I received a resume from a young lady that had just graduated with a master’s degree in Oceanography looking for a position. She sent this to me in hopes that she would be chosen to work for the company I had a contract with. She like so many hopefuls she applied on line and waited to hear if she…Continue
Sometimes, the client experience can feel a bit like buying a house. I put forward a great candidate, they do a perfect interview and are offered the job. Client and candidate are happy. At least until someone else comes along with a better offer and lo and behold – that client has been ‘gazumped’ by the lure of a higher salary.
This happened to one of my clients recently, with the candidate turning down a role (despite already having accepted it) for the sake of a few thousand pounds…Continue
Added by Kay Chouhan - KINNECT PERSONNEL on December 2, 2012 at 5:06pm — No Comments
Employers seeking to utilize social media tools for recruiting are seeking to lower their risk by waiting until there is substantial demonstrable evidence of utility. While this might seem like a smart strategy, it creates a false sense of comfort and ignores the fundamentals of risk & return. Instead of waiting for other employers to lower the risk of investment, focus on creating a measurable strategy with milestone-driven decision points to manage the uncertainty in social recruiting…Continue
Added by Omowale Casselle on May 20, 2010 at 10:01am — No Comments