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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Tips to choosing the right Candidate for your Team

There’s no doubt that meeting a candidate face-to-face is the best way to gauge their suitability for a role. But is there more to look for than simply a rundown of experience and ticking the boxes with general questions? As with most aspects of life, the way in which people interact and tackle challenges says much about how they are likely to succeed. Consider these tips to help you select your next candidate with confidence. Relax. Set a relaxed tone for the interview. Even meetings for high profile roles can benefit from a relaxed atmosphere. The candidate (and the interviewer) is more likely to show the positive attributes of their personality when they don’t have to concentrate on acting formally. Also, allow the candidate to respond fully to your questions without filling pauses with lots of chatter. Keep it real. Speaking only of the perks of the job can set an unrealistic expectation that the role is all fun and games with no challenges. Conversely, only asking questions about tackling problems may give the impression that the role is a miserable drag. Taking a balanced approach is a key to ensuring great candidates keep their interest in the job on offer. Be honest. If you’re concerned about an aspect of their application, bring it up at the interview stage. You may be surprised at [...]

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January 2017 Bulletin

SOUTHSIDE STAFFING SOLUTIONS IS EXPANDING!!! We have recently employed a new Consultant in our INDUSTRIAL/Blue Collar Division. Please welcome and meet MR MARK WEST. Mark is here to help you with Temporary and Contract Labour Hire as well as Permanent Placements in theIndustrial/Blue Collar area of your business. Open Full New Letter

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