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Finding the Right Fit

May 16, 2018 2:15 pm

It is an interesting marketplace where the great majority of candidates do not get placed in the role they apply to. Unfortunately, the system of posting an ad on a job board and expecting to attract the best candidate for the role is well and truly broken. For many years...

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Days to Fill

May 10, 2018 4:33 pm

A role in your company becomes vacant… we need to replace the role… how long is this going to take? Well, the conventional thinking used to be the higher the salary the longer it is going to take, but in fact this is not necessarily the case.  A more accurate...

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4 Key HR Challenges Facing Hospitality Employers

May 9, 2018 11:19 am

Hospitality hiring has never been easy. Fluctuating demand and fierce competition for talent make it tricky to stay on top of your recruitment. It’s therefore important to know how to interview hospitality candidates and how to keep them happy once you’re hired them. Here are four key challenges for hospitality...

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Why Choose a Recruitment Agency over an Employment Agency?

May 9, 2018 11:17 am

At first glance, employment agencies may seem to offer job seekers more than recruitment agencies. After all, employment agencies work on behalf of the job seeker. They will assess you, discuss what you want and try to slot you into available vacancies. For candidates seeking quality, long-term roles in hospitality,...

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The Value of your Talent Database

April 27, 2018 2:14 pm

With so much data available these days, it is interesting to review the worth in storing it. A key recruitment metric for any organisation should be the value in their talent database, and a very good way of measuring this value is to review the percentage of placements from existing...

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When to be Seen

April 20, 2018 10:38 am

Not sure when to post a job ad for maximum exposure? In todays Job ad market it is all about being at the top of the front page in Seek. This means if you get your ads up on the most popular day and time you stand a better chance...

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Which Personality Type is Best Suited to Hospitality?

April 6, 2018 5:14 pm

It’s the conundrum for every hospitality employer. Do you take on the candidate with more experience, or the one with the terrific personality who’s just starting out? While it feels safer to opt for the former, it’s worth thinking again. A newcomer with strong soft or transferable skills may learn...

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Top Interview Tips for the Hospitality Job Seeker

April 6, 2018 5:04 pm

Great news! You’ve scored an interview for that coveted hospitality job. But what you do now determines whether you land the role, or go back to scouring the job ads. Sound preparation gives you the best possible chance of standing out as top candidate. Here’s our selection of top hospitality...

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Why Your Recruitment Process May Be Too Slow

March 9, 2018 2:25 pm

Have you ever been in a situation where top talent just seems to slip through your fingers? Why other hospitality firms snap up candidates from your list? It’s likely your hiring process is too slow and inefficient. Poor communication, delays and lack of feedback for candidates tracking through are all...

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