Recruitment 101: Where to Post Your Job Ads

Some of the common questions we encounter from new recruiters would be: Where is a good place for job postings? What are the best places to post jobs for free?

There are a number of options (free and paid) available to you, and it can be overwhelming. In this article, we have outlined the most necessary options you will have to explore to be sure you've left no stone unturned.

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Three No-Brainer Reasons Why You Should Onboard Properly

Only 20% of companies have established a systematic onboarding system for new staff, which should include proper training on how to conduct their job roles. However, a quick look at key statistics offer three no-brainer reasons why proper onboarding should be at the top of your priorities.

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Up to 37% is Lost from Strategy to Execution

According to a study done by the Harvard Business Review, an average of 37% in potential financial performance is lost due to improper execution.

The sources of the performance loss are actionable, and are therefore correctable. Meaning, you don't have to expect your company to regularly fall short of targets. When you aim for the stars, you should be able to hit quite close to it, if you plan and execute well.

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Free Webinar: Conducting Background Checks and Due Diligence on Candidates

Welcome to Avvanz's first interactive Webinar in 2018 on "Background Checks and Due Diligence". We cover:

  • Consequences of not conducting a thorough background check - Case examples are shared. 
  • Why character reference checks need to be replaced by background checks?
  • What should you look out for in a background screening vendor?
  • Type of background checks
  • Social Media Check to check on the ongoing behaviours of a candidate/employee
  • ScreenGlobal platform that enables you to order checks instantly and monitor reports real-time
  • Due Diligence checks at company level.
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4 Signs Your HR Needs to Automate its Workflows

In a survey among 800 small and medium businesses in Australia, only 54% are looking to invest in technology and automation. The ills that plagued the education sector back in the 80s still linger with commercial Australia - paper trails that take up a lot of storage space, lost documents, and bottlenecks in the approval process.

Admittedly, the focus of SMEs in terms of investment areas would be on expansion, cost reduction and marketing. But why should SMEs look more into automating their workflows?

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You Make (a Lot) Less Money by Not Keeping Employees Engaged

Workers in people-centric organizations are always motivated and driven to succeed, believe in their company, have happier dispositions in life, and are always proud to belong, because the company and its leaders believed in them first.

On the other hand, organizations who view their people as mere expense items have consistently struggled with employee turnover, low morale, terrible productivity, and even poor financial health.

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The Great Eight-Step Guide to Hiring Well

We know how it feels – job vacancies that should have been filled yesterday, no prospects in sight, and a boss that is holding your job security captive if you do not deliver. Many hiring managers have gone down that path, and have crashed and burned.

However, failure need not be your only option. Success in recruiting is very much possible, as evidenced by the multitude of successful careers from all over, and it starts with keeping the right habits consistently.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Stats and Facts on Employee Training

For small business owners, it would be difficult to send staff to training courses when it would lead to loss of productivity, plus the additional costs of the actual training. Training would very easily seem to be secondary when survival is your day-to-day concern.

But a quick look at these numbers from various studies all over the world might change our minds about employee training and development.

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The HR Consultant Utility Belt

For HR Consultants, sometimes we might think that our ability and experience will be enough to get us through and save the day for our clients. While that might be true, having a utility belt of tools will come in handy and spare you from unnecessary stress and client anguish.

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