It’s good to talk – Should you be using chat in your recruitment?

Did you know that in 2017 over 2.5 billion people were registered with at least one messaging app? And that figure is expected to rise to something in the region of 3.6 billion by the end of 2018. A figure which roughly translates to 90% of the world’s population who have access to the internet. We think you’ll agree that those are pretty astounding statistics.

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5 Types of Interview Questions That You Really Shouldn't Ask

Prepping for interviews can be tough. From arranging schedules to managing time, no stone should be left unturned. However, in our quest to find the ideal candidate we sometimes forget that there are certain types of questions that really don’t belong in the interview room. Here are some of the question types we think you should drop from your interview template, and despite what you may think salary isn’t one of these taboos.

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Passive Candidates - What's The Big Deal?

There’s never been a better time to be a passive candidate than right now. With recruiters, hiring managers, and employers doing their level best to get noticed by passive candidates, a talented and employed professional has unlimited opportunities for new challenges.

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Diversity and Why It's So Important in the Workplace

Diversity in the workplace is a hot topic and has been for quite some time now. However, while we’ve heard a lot of talk about companies implementing diversity initiatives we have yet to see any significant changes in global employment statistics. For example, only 20% of C-suite roles in the US are held by women. That’s a staggering statistic given that almost half of the US workforce are women. But diversity in the workplace doesn’t just revolve around gender.

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How to Set up the Perfect Job Audition

As sure as the sun rises in the morning, people will bend the truth in job interviews. And even those that don’t have probably exaggerated a little on their resumes. In fact, you might even say that it’s expected and there’s nothing we can do to avoid it. So aside from polygraph tests, how do we sort the bluffers from the real deal? The job audition, that’s how.

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