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What is lean recruiting and why do it?

What is lean recruiting and why do it?

The concept of lean recruiting originates from “lean manufacturing”, an inventory strategy that aims to reduce costs and waste during production. An example of this would be receiving raw materials only just as they are…

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What is the threat of hiring the devil you don’t know?

What is the threat of hiring the devil you don’t know?

The South African labour market is heavily legislated, regulating the relationship between the employer and the employee – often in favour of the employee. In any business, selecting the right candidate for a position is…

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How CV misrepresentation constitutes gross dishonesty

How CV misrepresentation constitutes gross dishonesty

The case of LTE Consulting (Pty) Ltd v Commission for Conciliation, Meditation and Arbitration and Others (JR1289/14) [2017] ZALCJHB 291 (8 August 2017) dealt with misrepresentation in a CV. The employee in this case employed…

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5 steps to finding your dream team

5 steps to finding your dream team

Many times as a Recruitment Agency we receive calls from existing or potential employers who ask us to assist them in finding suitable candidates for their job vacancies. Finding TOP Talent can be very frustrating…

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To hire or not to hire?

To hire or not to hire?

For the owner of a small agency it’s a difficult decision that could take your business to the moon or send it crashing into the landfill. For the manager or director of a recruitment giant…

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4 points to consider when reviewing candidates for key organisational roles

4 points to consider when reviewing candidates for key organisational roles

Hiring the wrong candidate for any role can be a costly error. Learn how talent assessments can take some of the risk (and cost) out of your organisation’s hiring strategies. Any marriage counsellor will tell…

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5 guidelines for hiring Project Managers

5 guidelines for hiring Project Managers

Film director Robert Altman famously said that 90 per cent of a director’s job is casting. The same is true with software development, and casting the project manager is like filling one of your leading…

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5 outsourcing myths dispelled

5 outsourcing myths dispelled

Outsourcing has become a reality for many companies as they look to bolster their competitive advantage and consolidate costs. In South Africa, where many industries are affected by a workforce mostly driven by organised labour,…

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How much are bad hires costing you?

How much are bad hires costing you?

Regardless of size, geography or industry, every organisation requires exceptional talent that is both motivated and focused to deliver on customer promises. Yet, it is getting harder to recruit and retain talented, high performing employees.…

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Expatriate Guide for Dummies – employment rules and best practice

Expatriate Guide for Dummies – employment rules and best practice

When you employ a foreign national in South Africa, the rules and best practice are significantly different for them than normal employees. One can always fit foreign nationals into an existing human resource structure, but…