I was interviewed by Tiisetso Tlelima for The Sunday Times Skills Development Magazine back in July on the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility. View eMagazine or read the full article here.
Results of a broad survey on work chat groups With the advancement of technology, we are constantly being introduced to new modes of communication, both personal and professional. Most of these are designed to make our lives easier, but what has made itself abundantly clear in my immediate social circles and further afield, is that [...]
It’s a well-known fact that employers and recruiters ‘Facebook stalk’ candidates online, but it goes both ways. Before a candidate clicks on the apply button, they Google your company name and even the person collecting the response. This is something you, as an employer, should be aware of. Let’s start with you as the recruiter. [...]
Working in the recruitment industry, albeit creative Recruitment Advertising, I frequently receive emails and social media messages from job seekers asking if they can send me their CV. I always try to help where I can, of course. After all, we should always aim be kind to one another. And, why not? I have the [...]
I consider myself to be quite active with social recruiting on platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Google+. It’s fair to say each of these channels has their own strengths and weaknesses, but that’s a story for another day. For now I want to talk about your online reputation. They can see you Through [...]
Print advertising is getting rather expensive and therefore you either need to keep your advert copy concise or advertise online. Whether you write for print or online, make sure you speak directly to the person reading your advert. Simply mentioning ‘the successful candidate’ puts doubt in the reader’s mind from the outset. Personalising your approach, [...]
We find ourselves today with a universe of information at our fingertips. When it comes to the employment world, one has the ability to search for jobs on a device as big as one’s hand and even research the company in depth before applying for a position. Employers, are you scared? You should be, especially [...]