While we already have a candidate market today, we will see a further intensification in the fight for executives and talents in the coming decade. Allow me to share some background and advise, followed by some great international articles with more insights if you wish.
What is the most important quality your business looks for in a new hire, and how much time and additional resources are you willing to dedicate to getting it right?Continue reading
Culture is a vital tool for success in any organisation. It is what identifies a business, its values and its people. A culture is not just defined by a value proposition printed on the wall or a great office, it is defined by its people. The successful organisations have it nailed because you can feel the culture as soon as you walk into the door. It is a buzz that everyone thrives off, a sense of collegiate attitude and a defined psychological environment.Continue reading
Why are candidates untruthful during the interview process?
It may come as a surprise to know that a tremendous 81% of candidates (2015 report) have admitted to lying in a job interview. For the candidate it might seem the only way to land a new role, but for the employer this is likely to have a costly impact when the candidate does not have the right knowledge or skill set to lead a crucial business initiative.
Inevitably, providing false information on your CV or in an interview will backfire.
So, why do candidates feel the pressure to stray from the truth during the interview process?Continue reading