Reference checks are a waste of time!

Yes, you read it right. Reference checks are a waste of everybody's time and are in no way an accurate predictor of future performance. They are antiquated, biases and won't help you make good hiring decisions.

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The REAL Reason You Didn’t Get the Job

Not getting the job you interviewed for sucks, and most of the times, you didn't do anything particularly wrong. Here are 15 tips that will help you assess your interview performance, and prepare for your future interviews.

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9 Practical Tips for Newbie Recruiters – 2021 Edition

When you're new in recruitment, everyone will tell you what to do, but not necessarily how to do it in the simplest and most efficient way, so here are 9 concrete tips for everyone who has recently joined the ranks of the recruitment community.

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Pimping your work (from home) corner on a budget

Almost a year ago, most of the office-bound planet moved to working at home to escape the “Plague”. For most of us that meant working in our kitchen, living room or even bedroom depending on our living arrangements. Yikes!

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What are the Best Times to Call a Recruiter?

A lot of us don't enjoy picking up the phone, we'd much rather text people, but when it comes to following up during a job search process, texting the recruiter may not be possible. When is my recruiter available so I only have to call once?

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Tabula Rasa

Time for the new year, new you and the new year’s resolutions. 2020 became a thing of the past and we have a blank slate to be more {insert desirable behaviour}, to stop {insert undesirable behaviour}, to start doing {insert desirable behaviour}.

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2020 - What did I learn this year?

As 2020 finally comes to a close, I decided that my last blog post would reflect on the stuff I learnt and/or achieved during a year that turned out to be as far as it possibly could be from what we expected and had planned for.

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