Psst…! Top Secret Jobs (Where to find Unadvertised Positions)

unadvertised-jobsDid you know that approximately 50% of jobs are unadvertised? Surprising isn’t it?  I imagine to a dedicated job seeker, it is a little frustrating. Is there a secret club you need to be part of to hear about these elusive top secret jobs, or a recruitment company you should be registered with in order to gain access to these unadvertised jobs?

The burning question is – how do you find these unadvertised positions?

Where to Find Unadvertised Jobs

A job could be unadvertised for a variety of reasons; it could be a confidential role or the agency is not investing budget in advertising. … Read more

Effective Ways to Manage Long Term Absence

long term absenceLong term absence can affect your business, so how can you effectively manage it? If your agency is currently affected by an employee being on sick leave, you will know how difficult it is to remain sympathetic when everyone else is trying to take up the slack. Here we look at ways to manage long term absence and help get your employee back to work.

Long term absence can be highly detrimental for a business. It can cause disruption, a reduction in productivity and this can end up being very costly.… Read more

Job References: Who Should You Choose to Give you a Top Reference?

job referencesJob references can be a problematic part of the recruitment process.  Many businesses have implemented a “no reference” policy, leaving candidates nervous about who to give as a referee. So what can you do?

Job references are important because they give prospective employers a different insight into your applications.  They provide a window in which to view your work ethic, team player ability and general behaviour at work.

Because of this it is imperative to chose your reference wisely, to identify someone who will speak on your behalf and ask them to be your referee.… Read more