When recruitment goes “wrong” In the days and weeks following England’s unceremonious exit from the Rugby Union World Cup, we discovered that many things were the fault of Sam Burgess. Journalists and Pundits have found it easy to point the finger, whilst many parody themes have materialised along the lines of “first world problems”. My… [Read More]
Decisions – Choosing the right person
For a company, this is the biggest decision of all and one that can have a significant impact on how you operate. Get it right and reap the rewards. Get it wrong and you will face some serious questions. However, if you have prepared correctly and done the necessary groundwork which has been covered in… [Read More]
Decisions – How to find the right person?
So now you know what to recruit, but how will you find the right person? This is generally a balancing act consisting of time, effort and cost. For many organisations, there is the desire to minimise costs, but if time and effort are not used wisely, the opportunity cost is far greater than the actual… [Read More]
Decisions – what do you want to recruit for?
You do need to bring in another person – tick You have the required sign off and budget to recruit – tick But what do you actually want to recruit somebody to do? A common issue that we see is that people feel stepped over when a role becomes available internally and they are not… [Read More]
Decisions – do you need to recruit?
You are sitting ask your desk looking at the resignation letter that has just been handed to you (I personally feel that a letter is more professional and courteous than an email, but then again I am a traditionalist!) So, what now? As a person with responsibility for managing a business function or maybe the… [Read More]