Are reference checks still a thing? - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Are reference checks still a thing?

It’s a polarising topic, you either love them or hate them. Are reference checks in this digital world still worth the effort?  Is a social media scan and LinkedIn profile check enough? Reference check critics refuse to conduct them, believing they are the most frustrating part of the recruitment process, a tick and flick mere formality rather than a value-adding tool …

Why Does Recruitment Pi$$ Off Business Owners & CEO's? - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Why Does Recruitment Pi$$ Off Business Owners & CEO’s?

It is the one business function that polarizes the global business world. Everyone, me included, has a spine tingling horror story involving recruitment. What is the best approach? As HR consultants, we have surveyed our clients and networks over the past decade. Business owners and CEO’s always share what they dislike the most about recruitment. The message has been loud and …