Recruitment Selection

Background checks are arguably one of the most essential steps in human resource management and staff recruitment today.

“If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur”; wise words from Red Adair, an American oil well fire fighter.

As the world becomes ever more digitised and technologically driven, demand for web and mobile software development solutions - and talent - continues to rise.

There are numerous ways in which a candidate can create a standout Curriculum Vitae (CV) that grabs the attention of a potential employer.

It’s happening, Millennials are steadily overtaking older staff as South Africa’s largest representative generation of workers, introducing an entirely new mindset that businesses will have to master to recruit and retain the new workforce.

Across the spectrum, business knows that investment in the training and development of employees has a high impact on overall organisational success.

Hiring new staff members, especially for a startup, is an important task. You need to be sure to find the right fit. And this goes far beyond what you can learn from a CV and cover letter.

The recent acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft has put social recruitment in the spotlight. The purchase, seen as a means for the software giant to get in on the social media boom, had many speculating what its plans are for LinkedIn.

While qualifications are a useful guide when recruiting employees work experience will give new recruits the edge.

We are over the halfway mark for the year 2016, and statistics up to this point reveal that there has been an increase in the number of businesses vetting potential and existing employees.


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