Category: Opinionated

Our personal views shared on anything and everything that’s work related.

  • Job searching. Garbage in, garbage out.

    Job searching. Garbage in, garbage out.

    Garbage in, garbage out. I learned this term when I was at university years ago attending Computer Science module classes.  Poor quality input will produce faulty output. It’s a great expression which can be applied to other spaces, like recruiting. Here are four examples of job searching garbage in/out from different perspectives. To those hiring:…

  • Best core value ever?!

    Best core value ever?!

    While researching companies and their core values, we came across this one which made us laugh out loud. We just had to share it with you. What an outlier. Can anyone name the company?! There’s a really good definition that goes with it. (Don’t worry, we’ll share the answer on day 7 of posting this).

  • Attracting candidates to a job poll results

    Attracting candidates to a job poll results

    Our poll results are in!!  We asked: Which one of these is your most painful problem when attracting external candidates to a job? And ran the attracting candidates poll for two weeks, getting these results: 64%   I just can’t find who we need 21%   Having to use our ATS system 7%    …

  • AI, AI, AI

    AI, AI, AI

    So much has been written about over the summer with AI tools helping write resumes and covering letters. But, how is that of any help to getting to know the actual person?! I find it incredible that we put more and more hurdles at the start of the recruitment process.  Including asking long answer questions…