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7 Potential red flags in a job posting

Job postings, also known as job ads, inform potential candidates about an opening in a company and invites them to apply. They aim at attracting the perfect candidate. For this reason, a job advertisement should be engaging, brief and to the point. Job postings provide candidates with a glimpse of what to expect once inside […]

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Talent Acquisition debate: Should I self-source or outsource?

People are the most important asset for any organisation. They determine the success or failure of any business. A company’s employees skillset accounts for 85 per cent of a company’s assets, thereby determining the company’s growth. Peoples unique ability to generate ideas, solve problems and make decisions places them on top of a company’s valuable […]

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How to handle salary history disclosure during recruitment

The issue of salary history has and will continue to be a thorn in the recruitment process. Unfortunately, many recruiters are known to use salary history to eliminate candidates from the hiring pool. Candidates with a high salary history are considered too expensive, while those with low salary history are considered unqualified. Many candidates do […]

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The role of HR in fostering innovation

Innovation is the heart of all companies. It entails replacing old goods, service or ideas with new ones. The new model comes with the capability to help the organisation grow, continue to be relevant and differentiate itself from other organisations. In addition, the newness puts the company in a better position to respond to market […]

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Ways motherhood can boost your career

Career and motherhood have been known for the longest time to compete or fight each other. This because of the difference in perceived personalities of a woman when she is at home and in the professional environment. At home, the woman is viewed as tender and nurturing, while at work, she is considered tough-minded with […]

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Common Biases in the Hiring Process

We all have internal biases knowingly or unknowingly. As humans, we tend to make decisions hastily based on our perception of things or individuals. These biases can also be found in the hiring process when recruiters are looking for their next best-fit candidate. Hiring Bias can be experienced in the various recruitment stages. During resume […]

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Interview questions to stop asking candidates.

For the longest time, irrelevant, personal, and condescending questions have characterized job interviews. This takes away the whole purpose of getting to know the candidate and gauging their ability to do the job. Yes, the interview process is long, tedious and boring. Still, recruiters owe it to themselves, fellow employees, their employer and the interviewee […]

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Issues affecting women in the workplace

Last month, The world explicitly addressed women’s issues. The highlight was the commission on the status of Women (CSW65) event where the priority theme was, Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life and the elimination of violence for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. For the longest […]

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Infusing Humanity In The Workplace

Apart from our families and loved ones, our colleagues make up most of our human interactions daily. Nothing compares to genuine and authentic human interactions because the memories and experiences we share give life meaning at the end of the day. How then does an organization infuse humanity in the workplace? 1. Appreciation Appreciation increases […]

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7 Things HR department do to help employees succeed

 The role of the Human Resource department is to ensure both the company and employees succeed. A company can only succeed when employees find success within the company. For this reason, HR personnel has been tasked with roles beyond policies implementation, recruitment, and onboarding. Additional roles such as positive employee branding increased employee engagement, and […]

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