November 2021

Assessment Centres – evaluating the need

By |2021-07-19T12:09:50-04:00November 29, 2021|Candidates, Companies, Assessment Centres – evaluating the need|

Assessment centres – evaluating the need

The growth of the use of assessment centres has been rapid. Recently, over 45% of organisations which responded to a survey used assessment centres.  The survey also found that the use of assessment centres was more prevalent in the private sector and by larger organisations. Nowadays, two fifths of top companies are now said to use them to help recruit, and that includes most of the major banks. Heidi […]

Competency-based interviewing in focus

By |2021-07-19T12:07:46-04:00November 22, 2021|Candidates, Companies, Competency-based interviewing in focus|

Now used as a framework for the HR procedures of many blue-chip organisations, competency-based interviewing (CBI) is the latest form of behavioural interviewing to hit the job market. Unlike the traditional interview that focuses on the individuals’ skills, knowledge and education, this technique allows you to analyse the candidates’ core being – highlighting personality traits, examining competencies and assessing how well they might integrate into your company culture. What better way to prise out those snippets of information […]

Hats for Hope 2021

By |2021-11-15T14:38:28-04:00November 15, 2021|TalentSphere, Hats for Hope, Brain Tumour|

Hats for Hope is a movement to raise awareness of brain cancer in Canada.

Of the 27 people diagnosed with a brain tumour every day in Canada, 8 of those will find out they have brain cancer. Malignant or not, brain tumours are life-altering and treatment options are limited and often invasive.

Hope, however, is limitless.

Together let’s share some HOPE!

On October 24, 2021, we recognized Brain Cancer Awareness Day by wearing our hat and spreading hope.

Hope […]

Share and share alike: share option schemes

By |2021-07-19T12:06:48-04:00November 15, 2021|Candidates, Companies, Share and share alike: share option schemes|

Whatever the state of the market, remuneration packages are normally crucial in securing the right candidates and for many companies at the moment, staff retention is high on the list of priorities. It’s not always enough to resort to installing snazzy drinks machines, and offering head massages (it has been known). Perks aside – let’s talk real benefits. What if your reserves don’t stretch to offering salaries the size of Germany? Ever considered share options?

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