Posts Tagged ‘hiring’

Should they stay or should they go?

The only thing harder than hiring recruitment consultants is knowing when to say goodbye. The category of recruiter I am talking about here is the new recruiter where there isn’t a history of financial results to provide some surety that you are making the right decision. This is the person who has, typically been working…

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How hiring mistakes are made

For those of us who follow the AFL version of football in this country, you couldn’t help but know that last week, perennial bad boy Brendan Fevola was in trouble, yet again. Fevola is alleged to have exposed himself to a Brisbane mother at a Club Family Day.   Fevola’s club, the Brisbane Lions, responding…

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The Perfect Employee … The Perfect Employer?*

So what do employers really want in an employee? Well the government thinks they have the answer and amazingly, I believe they’ve got it pretty right! How do I know? In my recent research I found this great publication, Australian Jobs 2008, which is prepared by the Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations. Page 26…

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How to help your clients avoid failed new hires

This article originally appeared in Issue 66 of InSight published 28th January 2009     I have failed in a job. No surprise, really because many people fail in jobs, every day.   Having worked in recruitment since 1989, I have interviewed many candidates who have failed in jobs, witnessed colleagues fail in jobs and…

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Gihan Perera interviews Ross Clennett: 12/11/08

After significant feedback from clients and subscribers, I have decided to offer membership to RossClennett.com which will provide members-only access to a range of professional development products and services, currently unavailable to the general public.      One of main features of membership includes expert interviews with leading recruitment figures, available in audio format to…

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