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Tag: Recruitment

90 Day Trial Period is it Going? What Then?

90 day trial

In January 2018 parliament introduced a Bill which if passed means the 90 day trial won’t apply to employers of 20 plus employees. If this eventuates the option left to these employers is a probation period. So what’s the main difference between a probation period and a 90 day trial period? For Probation Periods First

4 Must Dos When Offering Employment


In this candidate short market it is tempting to get a new recruit on board quick fast. Inadvertently forgetting to do 4 things employment legislation requires during the recruitment process: 1. Give them a copy of their written employment agreement This is fairly self-explanatory; the key thing is to ensure the employment agreement complies with

Why Psychometric Assessments help Hire the Right Person


Psychometric assessments are the best crystal balls I’ve found in the hiring process. Clients often feedback a couple of months into their new hire’s employment “I can’t believe how spot on that psychometric assessment was”. The best psychometric assessments are based on what psychologist term ‘The Big Five Model’. As these can validly predict future

The Best Questions for Recruiting New Employees

Best Questions

What are the best questions to ask to help predict future performance of employees? In my experience the best questions are either situational or behavioural based. Situational based Candidates are asked questions on how they would handle/react to a hypothetical job related situation in the future.  These are the best questions for candidates who don’t