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

Entrepreneur on a horse: the FJ Wilson story

Anthony Haynes writes: Happy New year! 2020 begins with an interview with our MD, Fiona Wilson, in which she tells the FJ Wilson story — why she founded FJ Wilson Talent Services, how the business has developed to date, and what makes her tick. The interview is published on the Crown Talent Assets (US) blog,… Read More

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