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The Secret to Maintaining a Work/Life Balance

Sandra Olivier - Friday, November 27, 2015

calender time deadlines At some point in your career, you may find that you’re spending more daylight hours at the office and when you get home, you’re still attached to work via a technological umbilical cord – checking emails and completing tasks on your laptop or smart device. In our “always-on” work culture, the occasional late night at the office or 18-hour work day can risk becoming a habit. Work might have a way of creeping into your evenings and spilling into family time over weekends. This needs to be nipped in the bud before it gets out of hand – so here are some crucial tips to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance.

1. Know your priorities
When you’re young and starting out in your career, you’re likely to dive head-first into your new job and give it 150% of your time, focus, and effort, because you’re passionate about your work and your position in the industry and you want to get ahead. However, maintaining this momentum in later years could prove to be tricky, especially when there are other priorities in your life – be it your spouse and children, community commitments, or developing hobbies with friends. As you get older and gain more experience, your priorities will change, so it’s important for you to recognise this and to manage your time to reflect what’s important in your life.

2. Communicate your priorities with your manager and/or colleagues
If it’s important for you to sit down to dinner with your family at 18:00 (or collect your children from school, or attend orchestral practice, or go to soccer training), then you need to leave work at consistent times every day to meet those commitments. Don’t just assume that your colleagues know why you’re out the door at 17:00 sharp every day – tell them that your family time/non-work commitment is your priority at that time of day. If your manager requires you to put in some extra hours for a once-off project, negotiate to fulfil that responsibility before work instead of in the evenings.

3. Stick to your guns
Once you’ve put a firm line between your work time and your family time, you need to respect that boundary and commit to drawing the line when you said you would. If you have committed to leaving the office at 17:00 and your colleagues and clients can see that you’re still checking emails at 17:48, how can you expect them to respect your boundaries when you don’t? In the beginning it will be difficult to switch off, especially if you love your job and enjoy the work that you do, but these habits need to be built if you want to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

4. Focus on being productive at work
On your list of tasks to do at work, everything may appear to be the top priority, so it’s up to you to prioritise your tasks and then to get them done in order of most important to least important. This is a great strategy to increase your productivity. How it works is like this: once you’ve got the most important, most difficult tasks out of the way early in the day, doing the subsequent tasks will feel a lot easier. If, however, you do the least important tasks first and work up to the priority tasks, your day will feel as though it’s getting gradually more difficult, which could lead to procrastination and a waste of time. Also make sure that the tasks and goals you’re spending your time on are having a positive impact on the business – if they’re not, should you really be doing them? Being productive is key during your work hours so that when you switch off from work, you really are finished for the day – there are no loose ends nagging in the back of your mind and detracting from the after-hours activities and people you should be focused on.

Every job in every industry will have high demands of the people in those positions, so it’s up to you to set your own precedent early to build and maintain your work/life balance. What’s your approach?

Communicate Personnel is a recruitment agency with specialist consultants that will assist you in finding the right new job to accommodate all your responsibilities. Our consultants specialise in placing suitable candidates at top employers in the  Finance, IT, Engineering and Supply Chain or Freight industries.  Check out our vacancy page and apply now!   


The Executives Blueprint to Career Success

Mallisa Watson - Friday, November 20, 2015

dart-board Having a career plan in place will guide you when it comes to making decisions. Your career plan requires you to have a vision and mission in place. It can determine and shape your career process. Setting and having a clear understanding of what your objectives are is critical.

In most cases one must become a life-long learner, gaining knowledge and developing skills is essential to becoming a true value adder. Creating a personal growth plan and executing that plan is of utmost importance.

1. Outline and Manage Your Personal Brand
How you choose to manage your personal brand will influence your daily leadership decisions and career management plans.  How others perceive you doesn’t always match up with how you perceive yourself. And if you want to stand out in the crowd, you must take control of the branding process. Personal brand management is about making sure that your leadership talent aligns with the marketplace. If they don’t go hand in hand with one another, then you have some work to do.

Some of the questions you need to ask yourself:

  • What makes you different?
  • Do you add value?
  • How are you reinventing yourself?
  • How are you improving your skills?
  • Are you taking any steps to position yourself as a visible brand?

2. Prioritize Relationships
Your life, career, and business is all about building relationships with others. Go out and meet people in your business circle who can show you the ropes and open doors for you. Make building a strong, diverse, and lasting network of relationships a priority in your work and personal life.

3. Update Your Skills
Mastering a new skill will make you more viable and open up diverse opportunities from different industries for you. Even if you are in a management position, the ladder of success doesn’t end there.

Regardless of age, background or gender, never pass up chances to learn and grow more as a person and as a worker; part of career planning is continuously going above and beyond acceptance of training opportunities to finding new ones that will help boost or further your career. Keep learning!

4. Ask and Share Feedback
Without feedback, we wouldn’t know what our faults are. So by getting feedback, you can improve and get better. If you're not getting feedback, ask for it. If you're getting feedback, use it to change and improve for the better.

Take the time to think what it is that you want to achieve in your career, but don’t wait too long. Planning your career can be very beneficial to you, you will have a more clear vision what it is you need to do to get you to where you want to be and it can also help you prepare for what lies ahead in your career.

Communicate Personnel is a specialised recruitment company and we aim to help candidates find the ideal job that matches their skills.

So if you are in the job market, let us assist you. We have Finance jobs, IT jobs, Engineering jobs, Freight jobs and Supply Chain jobs. Contact us today!


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Wanted: Have You Seen This Recent Graduate?

Mallisa Watson - Friday, November 13, 2015

bandit Having communication skills, the ability to work well in teams, the capability to think on your feet and change with the business environment are core skills topping the “employers list”. When it comes to making their next hire, employers wants more. Businesses also want new hires to have the ability to analyse data, be a critical thinker, and know how to manage resources.

With so many graduates now on the market, employers will look for evidence of skills and work experience, which will make you stand out from the crowd. Start gathering them now or work on what you've got so you are ready to impress recruiters so they can sell you better at the employer. Here are three of many skills you can work on while you are job searching.

Analyse data
It doesn’t matter if you’re a Financial Analyst, IT professional, or an Engineer, data is creeping into our everyday lives, and now more than ever, employers are looking for people who can not only capture the data but be able to analyse it into a more simple to understand format. It would be best to get familiar on how to work with data and proactively acquire the skills necessary for dealing with data now rather than wait for your employer to decide that these skills are a core competency of your job.

Strategic Thinking
The ability to learn, reason, think creatively and make big decisions are essential skills for making yourself stand out from the rest of those CV’s.
Critical thinkers are problem solvers; they try to find new experiences and outlooks. They expose themselves to ideas that help them carefully and analytically make the best decision possible.
Employers loves problem solvers, if you have this skill you stand a better chance at potentially joining their company.

Know how to use resources
The proficiency to use resources is crucial. To allocate time, money, space and materials is very important in the modern workplace. As a recent graduate, you need to understand that your time on the job is the boss’s time and all the above mentioned resources that are available at work are valuable to the overall interests of the company, and ultimately valuable to the well-being of the employees. To be able to retain a job, you need to be mindful about using the resources you will have access to.

While the knowledge and skills required will vary according to the job, it's imperative to express how you've already gained the fundamental traits that would make you a worthwhile addition to an organisation. You could also think about other skill areas you’re strong in. All of the skills listed here are important. The skills required by employers can differ between industries, businesses and even individual recruiters.

Employability skills and personal values are the critical tools and traits you need to succeed in the workplace and they are all elements that you can learn, cultivate, develop, and maintain over your lifetime.

If you are a recent graduate ready to start your career journey, get in touch with us now.

With a record of placing top experts in some of South Africa’s biggest companies, we can find you the ideal job that matches with your skills and will give you room to grow.


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Are You Asking the Interviewer the Right Questions?

Mallisa Watson - Tuesday, October 06, 2015

concept You start to feel a little at ease as you realize your job interview is coming to an end, especially if you think you’ve answered the questions with self-assurance. But when the interviewer (s) asks:"Do you have any questions for us?." What goes through your head? Do you want to say NO? Think again!

Asking the right interview questions can help you get a better idea about the role and is a great way for you to show your interest in the job. After all, it is important to determine if the job is the right fit for you too.

Do you know what questions you should be asking your interviewer? Remember the questions you ask should relate to the position you are being interviewed for, think carefully about their relevance before the interview.

Branch Manager for Engineering, Sarah Kirkman, shares her expertise on what questions every candidate should be asking in a interview.  

In preparing your questions for the interview, also keep the following in mind.

  • Ask realistic questions!

  • Don’t make the questions too complex

  • Asking interview questions can be challenging and a little intimidating. However, it is very important that you do ask questions to get clarity regarding the position. Who knows, maybe it could add credibility and increase your chances of landing the job. One more thing, before walking into that interview, keep in mind that how you dress is just as important for success at any job interview.
    Here are more tips on What does dress for success mean in a new Millennium?”

    If you are looking to move on to a new career adventure, get in touch with us now!

    Communicate Personnel is a specialist recruitment agency with remarkable consultants who will match your skills with the relevant job.  We have career opportunities which include jobs in Finance, IT, Engineering, Supply Chain jobs and Freight jobs. Visit our website and apply now!


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Job Interviews: How to ensure success

Sandra Olivier - Friday, October 02, 2015

advice You’ve prepared your CV, familiarized yourself with the job market, completed the necessary applications, worked alongside your recruiter and managed to finally secure an interview for that great new career opportunity you’ve been wanting.

Now that you've been invited for an interview, your thoughts naturally turn to giving a winning performance on the day and ensuring you stand out from other candidates. How do you make sure your interview will be a success? What do you need to do to make the right impression and come across as the experienced, skilled applicant that you know you are? What do you need to avoid?

We’ve asked Harriet Smith, Branch Manager: IT from our Cape Town office to give us some of her expert advice on the matter. In the video, she offers some valuable interview tips to candidates on the following topics:

  • Why it’s important to remain professional at all times

  • How to deal with red flags or concerns potential employers might have about your CV

  • What to say about your current and previous employers

  • Why it’s important to ask questions

  • The importance of first impressions in an interview

If you are considering a change in your career and need some expert assistance, contact us. Communicate Personnel is a recruitment agency with consultants specialising in finding you new career opportunities in the Finance, IT, Engineering, Freight  and Supply Chain industries. Check out our vacancies pages and apply now! 


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How to explain gaps in your work experience on your CV

Sandra Olivier - Wednesday, September 23, 2015

interview Whether your job was made redundant, you had to care for an ailing parent, chose to raise your family, or you took time off for furthering your education or simply travelling, never lie about gaps in your work experience on your CV. If a potential employer is going to pay you for working at their company, the least you can do is be completely honest about why there are employment gaps on your CV.

Here are some of the ways to explain employment gaps while still maintaining your integrity:

1. A gap after being made redundant
Losing your job because of redundancy or because your employment was terminated may raise the eyebrows of your interviewer or prospective employer. However, this kind of employment gap needn’t be a negative one. If your job was made redundant, don’t sit at home and mope on the couch, but rather use your time constructively by taking an online course, upskilling for your current industry, or doing volunteer work. Give your potential employer something to focus on other than the employment gap.

If your job was terminated, don’t lie about it or cover it up with a thin excuse like, “It wasn’t meant to be.” Rather, give your account of why you weren’t a good fit for your previous employer, take responsibility for your position and explain what you’ve learnt from the experience. This proactive reasoning can take on a more positive light to show that you’ve truly grown from a potentially negative experience and allow your interviewer to focus on your mature approach rather than the apparent employment gap.

2. A gap due to travel or studying
If you started a career and subsequently learned that it really wasn’t what you wanted to do, then decided to study something different or take a few months off to travel, this is perfectly acceptable. Again, don’t simply waist away your time while you’re not formally employed, but be proactive and do something constructive with your time. Even part-time work while studying or doing freelance work while travelling will demonstrate to your prospective employer that you’re a passionate self-starter and an independent worker.

3. A gap due to caring for family
If you’ve taken time off from employment because you needed to care for someone in your family, this doesn’t need a lengthy explanation. A simply worded sentence or two should suffice, such as: “An illness in my family required my presence at home. Since I knew I wouldn’t be able to give my job the attention it deserved, I resigned, but I am ready to return to the workforce full-time.”

4. A gap for raising a family
If you were a stay-at-home parent, sacrificing full-time work for raising your children, don’t hide it. Also, don’t embellish your role as parent to make it sound like a corporate position, such as “Household Manager” or “Domestic CEO”. This will only come across as patronising. Explain to your potential employer that you chose to raise your family, but are ready to re-enter the workforce. Show how you’ve re-qualified for your position or upskilled to ensure your knowledge is on par with the industry at present, or if you’ve maintained a freelance career while raising your kids, mention how this has helped you to stay in touch with the working world. If the tone of the interview allows for it, you could mention how raising a family has given you expert time management, task delegation, and negotiation skills.

5. Tips:

  • Be prepared to explain your employment gap and practise what you’re going to say. This will ensure that you don’t end up stumbling over your explanation, which could make it sound like an excuse.
  • Be confident while explaining the gap in your CV – your prospective employer isn’t trying to catch you out, they just want a reasonable explanation for your absence from formal employment.
  • Be honest. We’re reiterating this again because the employment market is connected in so many ways. The truth will eventually come out – so it’s best that it you tell it first.

Looking for success in your career? We can help you untangle the steps to your next job opportunity. Communicate Personnel has a number of exciting new career opportunities which includes Finance jobs, IT jobs, Engineering jobs,  Supply Chain jobs and  Freight jobs. Visit our website and apply today!


Nervous about your job interview? Here’s some advice on how to deal with that anxiety

Sandra Olivier - Friday, September 18, 2015

exchange of ideasIn an economy where it seems like there are far fewer jobs than there are candidates who want to fill them, we don’t blame you for being nervous about job interviews. All too often, new candidates to the job market assume that they won’t make a good impression or that the interviewers are just waiting for them to mess up, which will kill their chances of getting the job. Sound familiar? Let’s have a look at the thinking behind your anxiety and how to show up at interviews feeling a little more relaxed.

1. Understand why you’re nervous
You may be one of many job candidates who feel under duress to “get the job or else”, so your anxiety – triggered by adrenaline and the fight or flight response – is the result of the perception that this job interview is a life or death situation. Your mind is constantly tuned into the negative response of “What if I don’t get the job?” Instead, you could rather consider the fact that you got the interview in the first place: being shortlisted is a very good sign that the hiring company sees something in you that they want.

Yes, getting the job will ensure you have a stable income and you can start building your career and your professional identity. However, getting this particular job that you’re interviewing for is not the be-all and end-all. If you don’t get the job, it’s not the worst thing that can happen to you. Instead, rather see it as building job interview experience that will go a long way to getting you the job that you’re truly suited for. Putting the interview into some big-picture perspective can help to lessen your anxiety.

2. Prepare for the interview
A lot of your anxiety can be alleviated by preparing adequately for the interview. Ask your friend, roommate or a parent to role-play as the interviewer so that you get the opportunity to describe your strengths, qualifications, and experience out loud. This will give you the opportunity to adjust the way you sound or the things you’d like to say before the actual interview.

Do some research on the company who’s interviewing you. Browse their website and social media pages (where relevant) to understand their culture and get a feel for their position in the market or industry. Prepare a list of questions about the company to ask the interviewer, since the job interview is a two-way opportunity: one in which they identify if you’re right for them, but also to allow you to identify if they’re right for you.

Prepare to arrive at your interview on time – even give yourself a 30-minute lead time so that you’ve got a moment to collect yourself before you enter the interview room. Time pressure is one of the worst causes of anxiety, so if you know you won’t be late for your interview, this will remove a lot of your nervousness.

3. Alleviate the physical symptoms of anxiety
Anxiety manifests in a very physical way that can actually count against you in a job interview. Sweaty palms, shaky hands, flushed face, shallow breathing, and dry mouth are visible tell-tale signs that you’re nervous. A sure-fire way to alleviate these physical symptoms is focused breathing. It will take less than a minute to train yourself out of those nerves by inhaling slowly to the count of three, holding your breath for three slow counts, then exhaling slowly to the count of three. Do this twice and when you experience a deep sigh, visualise the stress leaving your body.

Putting the job interview into perspective, doing enough preparation for the interview and arriving a little ahead of time, as well as using focused breathing to relax the symptoms of anxiety can help you to deal with job interview nerves. If you take our advice, let us know if it was effective for your job interview. Good luck!

Are you battling to find your next career opportunity? Do you feel it’s time to make a move from your current job?  Communicate Personnel is a recruitment agency with specialist consultants that can assist you in finding Finance jobs, IT jobs, Engineering jobs, Freight jobs and Supply Chain jobs. Check out our vacancy page and apply now! 


Networking Important for your Career

Sandra Olivier - Friday, September 11, 2015

networking faces on social mediaNetworking. The word alone strikes fear in the hearts of many. Unfortunately, many job seekers are hesitant to take advantage of networking because they’re afraid of being seen as pushy, irritating, or self-serving. But networking isn’t about using other people or aggressively promoting yourself—it’s about building relationships. The job market has changed drastically over the last couple of years and adopting a networking lifestyle will help with your career success.

For online networking to be successful, you need to adopt an attitude of connecting and helping others in good times and bad. Networking is nothing more than getting to know people. Whether you realize it or not, you’re already networking every day and everywhere you go.

Here’s five tips that can assist you to get the most out of your connections:

Be helpful
Find ways to help your contacts. Send news stories, articles, or blogs of relevance. Refer a colleague. Create credibility with your connections by assisting them to connect with relevant other individuals. These are easy ways to make a huge impact. By helping people in your network, they will be more open to helping you in the future. The reality is business transactions are always mutually beneficial. Be a resource and be helpful to your connections in addition to finding ways to create dialogue with them.

Always look for connection opportunities
If you want to be successful in your career, then you need to have a great source of relevant connections in your network that you can call on when you need them. It’s important to always be on the look-out for opportunities to connect with new people. Valuable connections are contacts who can provide you with direct leads, direct work, industry trends and valuable information.

Be Visible
Possibly one of the hardest parts of efficient networking is making sure you’re front of mind when opportunities come up. If you haven’t spoken or interacted with a particular contact in a while, coming out of the blue and asking for help finding a role will probably not be successful. It’s important to continuously be an active participant in your network.

Listening is the most important skill you need to network effectively. Through listening, you build a bond of trust. Through listening, you gather information to see how you can help someone else and how you or your network can be helped. Listening will help you to get to learn about peoples’ challenges and get to know them better, which can ultimately lead to more productive professional relationships.

No matter what industry you’re in, knowing the right people can pay off.

When it’s done well, networking can lead to more clients, more exposure and more opportunities to progress up the career ladder.

If you are looking for a new job and need some help and guidance, network with our specialist recruitment consultants. Communicate Personnel is a recruitment agency with experienced consultants that are well connect with some of the top employers in the country  and can assist you in finding a new job that will excite you all over again. We are recruiting for companies that have vacancies in the Finance, IT, Engineering, Freight or Supply Chain industries for both permanent and contracting positions.  Check out our vacancy page and apply now!


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Stressed out! Don’t be…

Mallisa Watson - Friday, August 07, 2015

Angry Business Professional YellingAll of us are stressed, right? Who wouldn’t be in this crazy modern world?  We literally have 24 hours in a day and we try to cram everything that we can into those hours. Our family and friends are expecting our time and attention, some of us have bosses driving us mad and demanding clients. Eventually this will all lead us to a place where we never thought we’ll ever be. Stressed out!

Although people have different ideas when it comes to how they balance their work and personal life, creating some clear boundaries can reduce the potential for work-life conflict and the stress that goes with it.

Most of you will agree with us that at some point in your work life, you have felt the pressure of work-related stress. Any job can have stressful elements, even if you love what you do. In the short-term, you may experience pressure to meet a deadline or to fulfill a challenging responsibility. But when work stress becomes prolonged, it can be overwhelming and harmful to both your physical and emotional health.

But although some jobs are certainly more nail-biting than others, we all deal with work-related stress on a daily basis.

So what are the common reasons for work stress?

  • Extreme workloads.
  • Few opportunities for growth or advancement.
  • Work that isn't challenging enough.
  • Not having enough control over job-related decisions.
  • Unrealistically high performance expectations.

Fortunately, there are a number of strategies for confronting workplace stress. Here are some simple but effective ways to manage stress in the workplace.

1. Identify what is stressing you out
Finding the source of your stress is the first step to fighting it, but it could be easier said than done. Stressors usually fall into the following categories:

Emotional stressors. This includes your fears and anxieties, such as worries about whether you'll be fired or if you will get that new job you applied for.

Family stressors. This can be changes in your relationship with your significant other or financial problems.

Work stressors. They may include tight deadlines or having to deal with a difficult boss every single day of your working life.

2. Organize your workspace
Taking control of your schedule can prevent you from feeling overwhelmed and stressed over small tasks.

When it comes to your schedule, figure out what you can control (such as when to take your lunch break or the order in which you’ll complete certain tasks) and what is fixed (the meeting with your boss, for example). This will help you manage your time more efficiently and maintain as much control as possible over your everyday routine.

3. Have a more positive outlook
This is a tough one. But adopting a more positive attitude toward stress can help you to deal with it more effectively, it could even transform your stress into something good that enhances your performance, health and personal growth. Yes, you don’t have any control over facing stressful situations but you do have control over how you think about stress and the way it will affect you.

There’s no doubt that stress can be used as a force for good, however an excessive amounts of it over the long term can cause serious problems.

If you feel stressed because your current job isn't challenging enough, maybe it’s time for a new one. Communicate Personnel is a recruitment agency with consultants specialising in finding you Finance jobs, IT jobs, Engineering jobs, Freight jobs or Supply Chain jobs. Check out our vacancy pages and apply now!


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What is the Cost of a Bad Hire?

Sandra Olivier - Friday, July 31, 2015

arrow Hiring the wrong person for the vacancy you want to fill can cost your company between three and five times their salary – so say internal surveys from CareerBuilder and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). Irrespective of their skill level (entry-level or executive), there is no good reason for businesses to lose money on poor-performing or ill-fitting employees. We explore what a “bad hire” is, how they impact a company’s bottom line, and shed some light on the steps to take to avoid a bad hire:

What is a bad hire?
A bad hire is someone who is either the wrong culture fit for the job, team, and/or work environment they were placed in, or someone who is not delivering on their job requirements and performance expectations.

What does a bad hire cost?
Hiring the wrong person for the job has a much broader financial and cultural impact than the person’s annual salary. That impact can include:

Hiring costs
The time that HR and senior managers spent on the recruitment process – screening CVs, communicating with potential candidates, performing background checks and psychometric tests, interviewing and evaluating candidates, and inducting new employees – is wasted when they amount to a bad hire.

Direct employment costs
You wouldn’t pay for a bag of rotten apples – so paying the salary of a person who doesn’t contribute to the company’s growth is a bad investment.

Overhead costs
The employee’s office space, use of resources and utilities, travel expenses, training, and HR management costs all count as company overheads.

Supervisor/Manager costs
The time that a supervisor or manager spends training, evaluating, coaching or correcting a bad hire costs money. The senior employee’s own work time is compromised, especially when the bad hire results in disruption or affects their ability to meet their own KPIs.

Team productivity and morale costs
When a bad hire is part of a team that has deliverables to complete, the rest of the team needs to compensate for the bad hire’s poor performance. Not only does this affect the team’s productivity, but company morale can also take a nosedive and can take a mammoth effort and considerable time to correct.

Negative impact on client relationships
A poor performing employee will cast a bad light on the company as a whole in the eyes of the company’s clients, especially if deadlines are missed or poor work is performed. The company’s reputation may have taken years to build, but can be destroyed in an instant because of a bad hire – the cost of which can run into millions if lost opportunities are factored in.

Severance costs
Many bad hires will be happy to stay in their jobs and while away their time – doing the minimum to earn a salary. When this behaviour and poor performance is costing your company money and lost opportunities in the long run, it may be better to legally terminate their employment. This means paying out severance benefits – however, these may be minimal compared to the long-term damage that a bad hire can do.

Take these steps to avoid a bad hire:

  • Have very specific candidate requirements – the job description and KPAs for that role should be up to date and used to measure suitability in the screening process.

  • Get input from a range of stakeholders – allow the HR manager, the job’s team lead, and even a team member or two to be part of the screening process and get their input on the people being interviewed.

  • Evaluate candidate abilities – put shortlisted candidates through a timed skills test to evaluate their capabilities under pressure and to truly determine if they possess both the skills and attitude you require.

  • Conduct psychometric and/or personality testing – these tests are expensive, but worthwhile when it comes to identifying high-risk hires and reducing employee turnover.

  • Take time with proper on-boarding – employee orientation and training should be a vital part of a new employee’s probation period, ensuring they understand company policies, what’s expected of them, and how they’ll be measured on their performance.

  • Get help – recruitment specialists not only have the necessary database from which to source great candidates for your vacancies, but also perform the initial CV screening and have the requisite skills and experience to identify, attract, and screen the most appropriate candidates and reduce the likelihood of a bad hire.
  • Wanting to avoid the cost of a bad hire? Communicate Personnel is a specialist recruitment agency, with the very best recruiters and we want to help you. We specialise in the sourcing of top candidates in the FinanceITEngineering and Supply Chain/Freight industries, both for permanent and contracting placements throughout South Africa, and the African continent. Contact us today!

    Or if you happen to be in the market for new FinanceITEngineeringSupply Chain or Freight jobs, visit our vacancy page and apply now.