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Beware False Economy

On February 17, 2011, Posted by , In Blog, With No Comments

  The scale of the packaging industry drives many towards preferred supplier lists (PSL’s) and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) where an external supplier effective manages recruitment via a PSL.  Without this the size of the organisations can lead to a fragmented approach and spiralling costs.  Whilst it is clear that…

On the Interview day

On February 9, 2011, Posted by , In Resources for Candidates, By , With Comments Off on On the Interview day

Before you leave  Dress smart (clean your shoes) Clean, neat and tidy hair Remove excess jewellery Aim to arrive approx 15 mins early Take a Copy of Your CV Make sure you know who you are seeing and their position Make sure you have directions / know where you are…

Preparation Before the Interview

On February 9, 2011, Posted by , In Resources for Candidates, By , With Comments Off on Preparation Before the Interview

Research the role Key responsibilities? How is performance measured? Key skills required? Research the company What do they do? Who are their customers? News: recent performance, customer wins, investment? Structure? Who are their competitors? How do they compare? Learn your CV What have you done? Be able to discuss all…

Why use Search and Selection

On February 9, 2011, Posted by , In Resources for Employers, By ,, , With Comments Off on Why use Search and Selection

The simple answer is that when trying to recruit at a senior level, where specific market or product knowledge is required or in an area of particular skill shortages head hunting is the only realistic way of attracting suitable candidates. Advertising is a very passive form of communication and relies…

Writing a Great CV

On February 1, 2011, Posted by , In Resources for Candidates, By , With Comments Off on Writing a Great CV

Paying proper attention to your CV will pay dividends. Whilst a good one won’t actually get you the job, a bad one can ruin your chances. It is so important to understand the purpose of a CV; it’s to get you an interview not a job. Typically a CV gets…