Should the recruitment process start with reference checks?? - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

Should the recruitment process start with reference checks??

Should the recruitment process start with reference checks?? I asked myself this question after having experienced some frustrating recruitment scenarios in recent months!  The quandary is, what happens when you have gone through the timely process of reviewing, shortlisting and interviewing thinking you have the perfect candidate only to have the reference checks tell you you’re wrong?! So, doesn’t it …

Why Does Recruitment Pi$$ Off Business Owners & CEO's? - 2022 - 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 …

Where is my people problem?? - 2022 - Wattsnext Group

Where is my people problem??

If you have an engagement problem then you’re most likely to have a retention problem! Of course this leads to productivity and morale issues, and so the vicious cycle continues. But let’s take a different perspective. Could it be you actually have a hiring problem? Listening to a podcast recently by HR Works, Bob Kelleher challenged the status quo and raised …