Reminders of good HR practice: candidate experience

Anthony Haynes writes: Today we begin a new, monthly series, of posts dealing with key issues in talent acquisition. The series is inspired by the well-known quotation from Dr Johnson, that we “more frequently require to be reminded than informed“. Rather than showcase novel ideas, our aim here is to be provide accessible reminders of… Read More

‘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