The pitfalls and perceptions that lead to poor recruitment decisions

A typical interview is “a conversation between 2 liars” says Claudio Fernandez Araoz, one of the most influential Executive Search Consultants in the world according to Business Week. His statement is not as far-fetched as you might think. How many interviews are played out by the interviewer welcoming the candidate to potential paradise whilst the…

6 top tips on Employing Staff – writing the job ad and interviewing

There comes a time for most businesses when they need to recruit a new staff member. However, when job hunting or posting job vacancies via our Recruitment Gateway, we often see adverts that might not promote the job to their best ability or the right target market. Some people can have difficulty in making the…

Recruitment Gateway

This morning I attended one of our Breakfast Meetings which was focused on Employing staff, tips on writing job adverts and interviewing. All really relevant topics for me, given that my job role here at Cambridge Network is to look after our Recruitment Gateway. Richard from Whitehill Pelham spoke about advertising jobs initially, which was…

Top tips for successful interviews

Have you just graduated? Are you looking for your first engineering position? It can be a difficult and daunting time. Then once you get an interview that’s only just the beginning. Interviews can be an overwhelming prospect particularly if you haven’t had much experience or are a little out of practice. You are also likely…