3 Tips for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Top Talent
Getting the right people in the right positions can be a huge challenge for any business. Hiring the wrong employee can cost countless dollars in labor, onboarding and training costs, which is why startups and businesses in their infancy cannot afford to make any hiring mistakes. It is imperative for your business to ensure you hire the right employees, and once they are onboard do everything you can to retain top talent. After all, these employees are in high demand and it will not take long for them to jump ship if you do not recognize their contribution and reward them appropriately. To help you achieve this goal we have compiled 3 tips to attract and retain top talent.

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How to Stand Out from the Crowd in Job Interview

Crowd Standout
It is difficult to differentiate yourself from hundred other candidates when applying for a job. Even if you manage to get an interview you only have 30 minutes to make a lasting impression on the prospective employers. Not only do you have to come prepared, but you also need to make sure you use those 30 minutes wisely to showcase your talent, experience and knowledge to get that ultimate call for job offer. So how can you stand out from the crowd of hundred job applicants and secure your place with the employer. Here are four tips to help you.

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How can HR Help Small Businesses Avoid These Common Mistakes

HR
Human resource management can seem tedious and even unnecessary to a small business owner. You do not have hundreds of employees, so why complicate things? Effective HR management can, however, be a great asset to your business, helping you avoid lawsuits from former employees, giving employees an environment where their skills can grow, and most importantly, giving you better oversight and control over your business. Human resource department also plays an important role in helping you avoid personnel related mistakes that have the potential to result in lawsuits and fines that can hurt your business. Read on to see what common mistakes HR department can help avoid.

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How to Land Your Dream Job with Perfect Resume

Resume
A resume is one of the most important items in your portfolio when applying for a new job. Think about it. This is the first item any employer will ask for when you are applying for a job. If your resume does not stand out among thousands of other resumes you stand no chance of getting invited for an interview no matter how good you are. It is essential that you seek expert advice when preparing your resume. In the cases where you need to send the resume in a different language you will want to pay close attention to details to ensure that the translation does not convey different views regarding your accomplishments or at least does not send the wrong message.

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How to Use LinkedIn for Job Hunting and Hiring

Hiring
LinkedIn was launched to help professionals showcase their skills and experience to others. Since then it has evolved into comprehensive platform to help job hunters and hiring managers alike with the job hunting. With the new features being added on an ongoing basis you can not only showcase your skills, but also get endorsements, write professional articles and research companies. Similarly, hiring managers can post their jobs, screen potential employees and find the perfect employee for the job. This balance between job hunters and hiring manages has helped LinkedIn grow to become the go to place for professionals. Below we describe what LinkedIn has to offer to both communities.

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Job Opportunities in Mining Industry in Australia

Mining
Despite reports that the ‘mining boom’ is over and recent downturn in the industry, the resources sector is still a lucrative field in which to build a long and rewarding career. Those who are willing to work long hours and in demanding conditions can still find good opportunities with high pay and good benefits. Read on to find out some of the biggest employers in the industry and how you can start working towards a mining and resources career.

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Dressing Tips for Interview Success for Designer Position

Designer Suit
Choosing the right clothing for any job interview requires some thought, but the stakes are especially high if you are applying for a job as a designer. The first impression potential employers have of your design sense is how what kind of outfit you wear. It takes less than a minute for interviewers to form basic impressions of your character and style sense. So how do you ensure that you present the best yourself to the interviewers and make the right first impression?

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How to Recruit the Best Candidates for Your Business

Job Candidate
With so many qualified job candidates on the market, it’s not always easy to find and recruit the best ones for your company. As the Baby Boomer generation retires and the market fills with even more educated and qualified young talent, it’s going to get still more difficult to sort through them all. Luckily, all hope is not lost.

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Infographic: How to Land your Dream Job by Creating an Effective Career Portfolio

Job Search
Do you have a career portfolio? Believe it or not, many people don’t. If this doesn’t alarm you, it should, because a well-organized career portfolio can make the difference between being hired for the job, or having your resume tossed in the trash bin. For this very reason, career portfolios are rising in popularity – and fast.

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Comparison of IT Salary in UK

IT Job
Randstad Technologies have recently released the findings of the 2014 Salary Survey, showing the differences, or lack thereof, in technical salaries across the UK. With a tradition of higher salaries in the capital, and lower salaries offered regionally, how does the South East fare on the pay scale?

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