Best practice selection

Recruitment mistakes waste you valuable time, energy and money - not to mention the potential to damage your business recruitment brand. A good selection process makes good practical business sense. Getting it wrong could cost you between 50 - 150 per cent of the person’s annual salary. Let’s get it right the first time.

Services cover

  • Working in partnership with you, managing part or all of the recruitment process - you decide
  • Managing the complete online application process including assessing candidate applications to determine a final shortlist
  • Upholding your employer brand and supporting the candidates throughout the recruitment process
  • Developing specific competency based interview questions and conducting interviews
  • Providing objective and unbiased feedback throughout the process
  • Conducting comprehensive reference and background checks
    Identifying appropriate psychometric assessment tools to further assess a candidate
  • Developing employment agreements and supporting both the employer and new employee through contract negotiations
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