Candidates now have unprecedented access to information about your company, your values, your culture than ever before. They are looking to work in an environment that suits their personality and values. And this goes both ways - what do you know about them before you conduct an interview, how do you identify their values, culture, motivation and talents to fit with

What is it to recruit someone these days? What are companies looking for from prospective candidates? Experience? A good CV? Someone who’s stayed in a company for a long time or someone who’s worked in various different environments? What answers are they looking from a prospective interview? What knowledge will they gain from asking set questions which often suggest stock

Whether you’re on one side or the other of the barrier (the one who wants to “climb” OR the one who “gives good pointers”, it’s crucial to understand that natural performance is not the only criteria that commands (which should command…) the fact that a person will climb the ladder in the workplace. Today, many studies in psychology have highlighted

The people who find a way to cure the worst diseases are not tired and jaded researchers… they are passionate men and women. Take, for example, those working to send people to Mars right now (Hello! Elon Musk… ✌ ) or those who are obsessed with inventing new ways to produce energy that respects our planet… Do you think that

Certain groups of people are statistically less likely to land certain jobs, or are more likely to have a shorter job term. It is possible to say that this outcome is inevitable. Yet, certain solutions allow a more equal recruitment style, thanks to unique list of criteria than those of traditional recruiters. A process that could allow businesses to recruit

When hiring a new employee, it is usually to fill a present need. Whether it’s for the software development team, marketing department, or business development team, all companies are confronted with hiring challenges that they must handle immediately. However, If you’re stuck being reactive to your hiring needs, you might miss this important truth: the key to a successful hire involves

For the past six months, not a week has gone by without an article being published on predictive recruitment. Presented by some as the future of the function of recruitment, it is decried by others because of its many limitations (real or imagined). Regardless, the conversation regarding predictive recruitment never ends!   At a time of heavy emphasis on reducing unemployment and when

AssessFirst, a major provider of predictive recruitment solutions, is launching DRIVE, a tool capable of accurately assessing the compatibility between a candidate and an organisational culture. This new solution not only answers the question of "Is this the right candidate?" but also "Is this person likely to thrive and engage with my company?" AssessFirst is continuing to lend its support