Common problems when recruiting and how to overcome them

The recruitment process might sound simple… find someone and give them a job, right? Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work that way. Whether you decide to recruit someone internally or externally, there will always be common issues that arise in the process. The best way to deal these is to establish all scenarios where something could […]

Interview Tips and Tricks

Interview preparation is the key to success. You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. Ensure you have thought of the questions you have for the employer, have a full understanding of the role you are interviewing for and be prepared to answer some of those tough behavioural questions. Research is […]

Stand out on LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn Profile is the first thing a recruiter is going to look at after reading your resume. The way you present yourself on this platform is so important as a 30 second scan through your profile could determine whether you will be progressing to the next stage. Here is what we are looking for; […]

The Importance of Workforce Planning

Workforce planning should be where every organisations HR team begins to ensure they are continuously delivering people with the required skills necessary for the position. This relates to the strategic and operational plan and is aligned with the company’s future direction. I am going to cover some of the key elements of effective workplace planning. […]

Why you should Outsource your Recruitment

Outsourcing is when a company goes to an external provider to complete a job for them because they have more resources and/or specialise in the area. There are 2 main reasons an organisation may use an agency to complete the recruitment process for them; The company does not have an HR or internal recruitment team. […]

How to Resign Without Burning Bridges

One of the greatest assets you can take to your future employment is a strong reference from a previous employee. Here at HR Solutions, we make it priority to always reference check. It is a red flag when a previous employee is not a referee. Follow these simple steps that will help you earn a positive reference and resign professionally whilst […]

How to Get Hired by a Start-Up

Working for a start-up can be incredibly challenging but a very rewarding experience, if you have the right drive, passion and patience this can be the perfect segway to expand your career. Start-ups are the perfect opportunity to allow you to grow with the company and learn about yourself – coming out as a well-rounded […]