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Posted by Louisa Benedicto, Hays VP of the GTA, on Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018
Your personal statement is your elevator pitch: it’s the first thing a hiring manager reads on your resume.The problem is, that pressure to perform can lead to writer’s block. From a look at structure, to what you can include, and a list of important dos and don’ts, here’s how to beat the block.
Posted Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President on Friday, Jun 29, 2018
Whether you’re sorting through 20 resumes or 200, you want to be efficient and thorough. Many hiring managers tell us they are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of applications that come in and often more than half are not relevant or sufficient for the advertised role.
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018
You’ve heard the word, but do you know what it means for the future of your role? For hiring managers and HR blockchain could change how you identify candidates, check references, and even pay employees.
Blockchain’s implications for the finance industry are well-known, but the potential to use the technology in the world of work is huge and it will soon transform HR and recruitment.
Posted by Rowan O'Grady, Hays Canada President, on Friday, Jun 15, 2018
Face-to-face interviews remain a key part of the hiring process. Conducted fairly and thoroughly, they are an effective and efficient means of gathering relevant information upon which to make a sound decision.
But are you making sure the interviewee has the information they need to make a good decision?
Posted By Rowan O’Grady, President, Hays US on Friday, Jun 15, 2018
Games rooms, free candy, ping pong tables – these have been badges of honour for employers trying to attract top talent, especially in the tech industry. But are these effective attraction and retention tools? What do employees really want from their work environment?