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Indecision Can Prove Problematic in HR

Employer

When you are dealing with people, very few decisions are clear cut. This can often result in delays and prevarication.…

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Gushing Positivity Isn’t Essential in HR

Employer

If a candidate walks into the room without a beaming smile, I don’t judge them. If they seem more calculating…

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HR Makes the Toughest Decisions

General

How much advertising will we buy next year? How should we configure our new warehouse? Is it time to upgrade…

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Does HR really Need External Recruiters?

General

The majority of the time, external recruiters are surplus to requirements. I am not naïve enough to suggest that recruiters…

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Do You Seek Contrast or Compatibility with Your Boss?

Employer

When you are making a decision about your next move, assessing the dynamics of the relationship with your future boss…

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Emotions Are Inevitable in HR

Employer

When you are managing people in a highly-charged workplace, it is inevitable that you are first and foremost managing their…

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An HR Recruiter’s New Year’s Resolutions

Employer

Dear HR Directors of the UK, this blog is written for you. As with every New Year’s resolution, I can’t…

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Not everyone wants a promotion

Candidate

As an HR recruiter, when discussing career aspirations, I always find it interesting when (senior) people say that they don’t…

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HR Shouldn’t Forget About Their Own Careers

Employer

Sometimes you spend so much time thinking about others that you forget about yourself. It is a cliché that HR…

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Are Killer Questions a Thing of the Past?

Candidate

Have you ever been to an interview and been asked a curve-ball question, to see how you react? If you…

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Take a Chance on Me!

Candidate

We often come across candidates looking to make a career change – this can be moving into HR from a…

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They’ve Offered Me the Job…Now What?!

Candidate

The job search can be stressful, but so can the offer. Job seeking can cause anxiety and frustration, particularly if…

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