How to recruit the right people

How to recruit the right people

How to recruit the right people Research shows that more than 50% of recruitment costs are indirect and that average cost of hiring a new employee in the UK is around £5,300. What’s more, the average interview takes 30 minutes with the recruiter doing 70% of the...
The 10 best questions to ask in an interview

The 10 best questions to ask in an interview

We generally recommend ‘competency-based’ interview questions when recruiting, not only because it helps to remove any bias (conscious or subconscious), but its been shown that using examples from a candidate’s past behaviour in situations can help to predict their...
What to look for in a CV

What to look for in a CV

Scanning CVs is time-consuming and can be overwhelming, particularly if you’re a business owner trying to recruit whilst running the company. Effective CV scanning can save you time and effort in interviewing the wrong people and help you to find the most suitable...
How to hire your first employee

How to hire your first employee

How to hire your first employee Your business is growing and it’s time to employ a member of staff. If your business so far has only consisted of you, hiring your first employee can be a daunting task and many start-ups worry about covering themselves legally....
How to avoid discrimination when recruiting

How to avoid discrimination when recruiting

How to avoid discrimination when recruiting Most organisations still rely heavily on the job interview to identify the best candidate for vacant positions. However, a recent study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) showed many employers need more...