How-To Create a Great Job Ad – 3 Simple Steps

So last year I became a Blackbelt Ninja in internet recruitment and even though I’ve been doing this recruitment work for a while now, there is always still plenty to learn. So @SocialTalent I have you to thank for inspiring me to write this content. #recruitment #advertising #contentmarketing #contentmarketingtips #creative STEP ONE: Be Creative Who …

“A How-to” Negotiating your salary in a competitive market

Always think about the bigger picture: the company as a whole. A potential employer will   look at what you're worth and what potential value you’ll bring to the organisation.  Do your research to understand how they may measure this and where you feel you could add extra value. Hold steadfast in your inner confidence. …

The best step, the first step ‘Gorau cam, cam cyntaf’ – In business and in life

Today is a momentous day! It is the day me and my wife had our 12 week scan for our first baby and found out its due date. All the worry, emotion and excitement have brought us to the first live images of our new life. It is not the only new venture in my …

3 reasons you shouldn’t take the counter offer!

1)      They don’t really love you!! 2)      They only want you because they’ll be lonely!!! 3)      They’ll get rid of you as soon as the next big thing comes along!!!! They don’t really love you!! Once you have told your boss you're leaving they‘ll lavish praise on you and tell you how you are meant …

An economy without investment is like a car without wheels!

I recently read an article entitled: ‘Frugal Innovation: Lessons from Carlos Ghosn, CEO, Renault-Nissan’ published in the Harvard Business Review. The authors, Navi Radjou, Jaideep Prabhu and Simone Ahuja, discuss the ever changing business environment and the effect emerging markets and their leaders are having on the automotive industry. It led me to think about the …

YOU ARE A PRODUCT: Now get out there and market yourself!

In this difficult economic climate we are all competing for space. Make sure you are doing all you can to communicate what makes you different and why you should be the next employee of choice. 1.       How can you expect people to know about you if you don’t tell them?  Remember a product can be …

The 3 interviewing hats of success!

Interviewing can be a stressful time for anybody, especially in a global economic downturn, and therefore it is important to consider why and how the interview process can benefit the employer and the potential employee. The BBC is currently in the throes of a mass recruitment drive for their new site Media City situated in …