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Revolutionize Your Hiring Process: The Power of Psychometric Testing

Revolutionize Your Hiring Process: The Power of Psychometric Testing

As a small business owner, you understand the importance of hiring the right employees. Your team is the backbone of your company, and each individual’s skills, talents, and personality can make a significant impact on your business’s success. But how do you know if you’re making the right hiring decisions? One effective solution is psychometric […]

Tips for the Recruiting Process in 2021

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The current pandemic alongside Brexit continues to change how businesses operate in 2021. The Recruiting process must also adapt to these changes. One such change is the implementation of remote working which is now commonplace amongst many businesses. Here are a few other additional factors that employers should consider: The Effects of Redundancy Redundancy will […]

Advice on References

Advice on References

If an employer gives a reference it must be accurate and fair. The employer giving the reference can decide how much they include. References can be short or long – for example, a ‘basic reference’ or a ‘detailed reference’. What a basic reference says A basic reference (or factual reference) is a short summary of […]

Recruitment: What you need to know when making a job offer

Recruitment: The Job Offer

Once you’ve decided who to hire, you’ll need to make them a job offer. You can make a job offer verbally, but it’s better in writing to avoid misunderstandings later on. What to include in a job offer letter The letter should include: the job title confirmation you’ve offered them the job any conditions, for example that […]

Recruitment: Interviewing

Recruitment Advice Interviewing

You do not have to interview someone before giving them a job unless your business has rules that say you do. Even if you do not have to interview, doing so is a good idea so that you: can find out if the person really is right for that job do not leave anyone thinking […]

Recruitment: Advertising a role

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Check if you need to advertise You’re not legally required to advertise a job, but it’s a good idea to do so.  Advertising a job means:  you’re less likely to break the law by discriminating, even if you did not intend to you’ll probably get a wider range of applicants who are suitable for the job […]

Recruitment: Check you are following discrimination laws

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When hiring, it’s obviously important to find the best person for the job. But you should also check you’re following the law on discrimination. It’s usually against the law to discriminate against a job applicant based on any of the following, known as ‘protected characteristics’: age disability race gender reassignment marriage and civil partnership pregnancy and maternity […]

What can HR learn from Agile methodology?

Agile has been in existence as an approach for decades in software development but is spreading through organisations as they realise that all teams would reap the benefits of operating less rigidly. To thrive in today’s environment, companies need to adjust quickly to market or industry change; something which often indicates a fundamental transformation away […]