On this blog, I’ll be listing my thoughts and some articles on online recruitment in South Africa and abroad, as well as the way people are finding and filling vacancies. I’ll also list these thoughts on different pages from the drop-down menu bar on the website. If you have any thoughts or comments to add, please do send them to me and I will include them.
Thoughts on recruitment in 2017 While I do not see anything significant coming out of 2017, some of the trends brought about in 2016 will continue to deepen. Online recruitment, the same as any recruitment process, is driven by the supply of jobs. They are like the movies (the job boards make money off the […]Read More
On the path to reducing recruitment costs Lowering the recruitment division’s spend was previously difficult, and hinged mainly around letting staff within the department go, or cutting corners. However, with the advent of technology, recruitment costs can be slashed drastically by using resources such as e-recruitment and applicant tracking systems (ATS). Ask any business owner […]Read More
Recruiting without using CVs In the old days having an extensive CV was of utmost importance and back then CVs were much longer than simply 2 pages. However, some countries only accept CV’s which contain pictures and details about race, gender, age and so forth. Whereas other destinations don’t look for excessive information that fills […]Read More
A lot of the success of a new company depends on the people it hires. Just today I spoke to a rather well-known start-up that has recently won an international award, and they commented on how painful it was to let someone they shouldn’t have hired go. Making a hiring mistake is very, very costly. […]Read More