We've had a great 2012 but there have still been some frustrating times along the way. Here's three such examples, and a final example from another industry that goes to show that whatever you do, exasperation is the name of the game sometimes!
Informative, witty, humourous. All that a blog should be.
We have some pretty firm views about the state of the recruitment world, and what recruiters, candidates and clients are doing right and wrong. Here's where we rant about it.
We would say that the opinions expressed in these blogs do not represent the views of The Yardstick Group or any of its affiliates... but then we'd be lying. And we don't do that (here's why).
Of all the placements we made last year, there were seven where it took over a week for a candidate to sign a contract of employment sent to him/her. In five cases the delay was down to simple, avoidable errors on the contract itself.
Everywhere jobseekers look there's another blog advising them on how to survive an interview... our advice is enjoy them!
As its the time for a plethora of predictions for the 2012 recruitment scene, have the 2011 predictions come good or not?
Poor qualification by recruiters and HR/Hiring Managers alike causes issues, resentment and a lot of bitching - but a failure to understand the fault lies at their doors...
A used car that turns out to be a problem is a lemon. A used car with no problems is a cherry. If we apply the same terms to candidates, how can we ensure that we get lots of cherries and very few lemons?
Dan McHugh starts an MBA course today - here are the reasons why...
Is a desire to allow everyone the chance to interview and decide on candidates harming your recruitment processes?
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