- Do this to protect your business from education background fraud and job candidates who lie
- Mninwa Mahlangu, South Africa's new ambassador to Washington, DC, is the main actor in an argument that recently erupted because some have said he may have received his distance-learning degree from an unaccredited institution, City Press reports.
As his official short bio, submitted for Mahlangu's first the ambassadorial position shows, he counts a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of... ››› more
- [03 March 2015]
- Recruitment has changed drastically. What should you know as an employer?
- As a company, innovation and adaption are two important keys of survival. And that's true when it comes to recruiting.
Read on to discover how to recruit the best people using the latest recruiting methods.
When we talk about a traditional way of recruiting, we're referring to the well-known pattern of placing an ad, doing a job interview and later about the system companies would use to head... ››› more
- [02 March 2015]
- Do you have the perfect script for a job interview?
- Tell me, what do you think the perfect script for a job interview looks like? If you could write your own script, how would that go?
More precisely, do you think you know what is a correct job interview question?
First of all, you need to know that plenty of things changed and when you encounter an interview that just seems unproper, you have to keep in mind that the company policy may very w... ››› more
- [20 February 2015]
- Avoid unfair discrimination claims when doing medical tests on job applicants. Follow these two rules
- The Employment Equity Act (EE Act) is very clear about what you can and can't do when recruiting. And you must stick to its conditions to avoid the dreaded R2.7 million fine. Or unfair discrimination claims from applicants.
When it comes to doing medical tests on job candidates during the recruitment process, the Act requires you to follow two simple rules.
Read on to find out what they are... ››› more
- [19 February 2015]
- The six dos and don'ts of writing a job advertisement
- When you write your job advertisement, there are things you should and shouldn't do. It's important you know what they are. This way, you can create a great ad that draws in the candidates you want while still complying with labour law.
Take a look at the six dos and don'ts of writing a job advertisement below...
When you write a job ad, avoid the following
1. Don't use language that d... ››› more
- [05 February 2015]
- Are you hiring? Use this checklist to recruit the best candidate everytime!
- Hiring takes a lot of time and money. So you need to make sure you recruit the right candidate the first time. If you don't, you'll have to go through the same process all over again.
This will cost you time and money.
Today I'll show you a checklist you can use to make sure you recruit the right candidate every time. And retain his skills and knowledge.
Keep reading below to see the chec... ››› more
- [02 February 2015]
- To be 100% sure a job candidate can do the job, ask these six competency based questions
- When you do a Google search on 'interview questions', there are thousands of tips on how candidates should answer interview questions. This make it easy for candidates to rehearse answers and tell you want you want to hear.
What they can't fake is their ability to actually DO the job.
And that's why it's important to go beyond the usual interview questions candidates expect.
The best way... ››› more
- [30 January 2015]
- Three reasons job candidates reject job offers and how to make sure they don't reject yours
- Oh no, you made a job offer and your top two candidates didn't accept it.
Why are these candidates rejecting you?
A recent study gives some insight on this. It found there are three reasons job candidates reject a job offer.
Read on to find out what there are so you can make sure top candidates don't reject you when you make them a job offer.
Here the three reasons job candidates r... ››› more
- [29 January 2015]
- Don't waste time when recruiting. Make sure your recruitment policy states how you'll offer successful candidates the position to make it faster
- You've been recruiting and finally, you have the perfect candidate for the job. But you've hit a snag.
Suddenly, you don't know who, between you and HR manager must make the offer, what to include in the offer and who'll approve it.
All this going back and forth is wasting your time - time you could be using to get the candidate on board.
The good news is you can avoid going through this ... ››› more
- [29 January 2015]
- Four rules to draft a job advert that attracts the best candidates
- When recruiting, the last thing you want is to be flooded with CVs from candidates who don't meet your requirements. This wastes your time.
So how can you avoid it?
Simply write a good job advert with all the right elements. It will help you attract the best candidates and discourage those who don't fit your criteria.
Read on to find the four rules you must follow when doing this...
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- [28 January 2015]
- Have this one thing in place before you recruit or potential employees could accuse you of unfair hiring practices and take you to the CCMA
- When you start a recruitment process, you want to achieve find the best candidate who meets all the job requirements.
But what if I told you a CCMA case could be the outcome of your recruitment drive.
'Surely that's impossible,' you say.
Successful recruitment depends on a number of different elements. And there's one important element you must have in place before you recru... ››› more
- [26 January 2015]
- Stop outsourcing your job descriptions! Write your own using these four steps
- Every employee needs to have a job description when they start working for you. This is a legal requirement.
While some companies outsource an external consultant to write legally compliant job descriptions for them, you really don't have to.
Today I'll show you how you can write job descriptions correctly, without paying a consultant or worrying about non-compliance.
Keep reading below... ››› more
- [26 January 2015]