If you depend on gut feel while interviewing, you are relying on dumb luck.

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Luck is never enough. Instead, double your hiring success by using effective interviewing techniques, validated assessments, and reference and background checks. If you believe that it sounds like a lot of work and money, it is cheaper than the cost of turnover from bad hires. Many CEOs and executives…

Change management and professional organisations: the case of AAT

Karen Haynes writes: We’ve worked with AAT – the professional body for accounting technicians – since 2012. In this interview, Adam Harper, Director of Strategy and Professional Standards, explains how instigating a strong change function at AAT supports governance and business planning.     KH: How did the change function at AAT develop? AH:  As… Read More

Good practice in talent acquisition: our case study collection

Anthony Haynes writes: When projects prove particularly successful, it can be valuable to capture what happened. For some years now, we’ve employed the services of our case study authors and editors, Susie Schofield and Karen Haynes to tell the stories behind the achievement of major aims in talent acquisition. We’ve now curated the highlights organised… Read More

How to ensure you get the right person: the Royal College of Physicians story

Karen Haynes writes: The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is the leading body for physicians in the UK and internationally, with 36,000 members, over 400 staff, and a 500-year history.  A patient-centred and clinically led organisation, the RCP’s core mission is to improve patient care and reduce illness. Linda Asamoah is Director of HR at… Read More

Employment branding? We’ve got some resources for that

Anthony Haynes writes: Much discussion of branding focuses on consumer experience. Recently, however, there has been increasing recognition that brands need to consider another set of stakeholders, namely employees — actual and prospective. Hence the concept of ’employment brand’. One of the functions of this website is to curate helpful online resources from third parties.… Read More