‘What’s your biggest weakness?’ — groan!

Anthony Haynes writes: The question “What’s your biggest weakness?” remains common at interviews. When the question was asked of contenders fro leadership of the Conservative Party in the UK, the BBC took the opportunity to ask for advice to candidates from various angles — for example, those of recruiters, careers experts, employers, and candidates. My… Read More

Employer branding: developing your career website

Anthony Haynes writes: One of the regular themes of this blog has been employer branding. On our resources page for employers, we provide links to several resources on the subject. Today, we add a new link, to a practical post on employers’ career sites: ‘Don’t lose them at your career site‘ by Lisa B. Radloff… Read More

Resources required: employer brand

Anthony Haynes writes: On our For Clients page we list links to online resources on central topics in talent acquisition and management. One such topic is employer branding, concerning the way that organisation develop a reputation, amongst both current and prospective employees, qua employer. There’s general agreement that employer branding matters (and has often been neglected). But finding… Read More