If you're a recruiter, learn to find the ideal applicant with interview tips and advice from other professionals.
What to look for in an ideal candidate
What to look for in an ideal candidate

What do you do once you've screened hundreds of applications and narrowed down a few potential candidates for a new job opening? Being overwhelmed with CVs and interviews can be challenging when searching for the perfect person for the role, you want to save yourself from making the wrong decision! Afterall, being involved in the hiring process, it is your responsibility to onboard the best people for the job. Being your career partner for life, we have some tips on what to look for in an ideal candidate, as well as how to narrow down your search.

How office design can impact recruitment and productivity
How office design can impact recruitment and productivity

Physical work environments can have more impact on work productivity, than you might imagine. As well as being the initial impression of the company to prospecting employees, this is a space where the workforce spends most of their week. Therefore, not only does the space need to be ergonomically efficient, but it is also worth considering the physical surroundings on how they can impact recruitment and productivity.

How to conduct a fair performance review
How to conduct a fair performance review

Performance reviews are standard practice and a way of evaluating an employee's productivity and overall performance. This is a useful tool to refine job descriptions, identify the employees strengths and weaknesses and set new goals based on feedback. However, they can be hard to navigate as a manager. At Boardrm, we believe in supporting your career through all stages, therefore here's a guide on how to conduct a fair performance review.

The employer's checklist to attracting and retaining top talent
The employer's checklist to attracting and retaining top talent

You've just placed a job advert and now you want to get the best pool of candidates to apply. We've put together a checklist to help you attract and retain top talent and filter out the ones less applicable for the job. Keeping your new employee engaged and loyal to the company goes a long way in building a successful business, and a team who works towards a united purpose keeps productivity high.

How can employers improve job quality?
How can employers improve job quality?

Enduring the past two years of lockdowns and shifting our working habits, the narrative around mental health, job quality and the way we work has been put on the forefront of conversation. In this article, we will look at how to identify the telling signs of job dissatisfaction, as well as how to resolve and improve upon a healthy working environment.

LinkedIn company profile guide
LinkedIn company profile guide

LinkedIn can be one of the most powerful tools for building a brand, brand awareness and lead generation for both B2B and B2C. LinkedIn is the world's largest and most active professional networking platform, with over 55 million companies competing for the attention of more than 730 million global users. Therefore, a well created and optimised LinkedIn company page represents a significant opportunity and, at Boardrm, we are here to help you get your company where it needs to be.

Tips on writing the perfect job ad for employers
Tips on writing the perfect job ad for employers

An astonishing 20% of job seekers put off applying for a role because of an unclear job description. We are here help you build the perfect job ad, so you can attract the perfect candidate and get a ahead of the recruitment game. You want to write a job ad that consistently drives candidates to fill out an application, but also qualifies applicants (people that meet your requirements). Because of this, its important to spend some time identifying the role you're recruiting for, the responsibilities attached to it and the qualities the ideal candidate must have.

The right questions to get to know your candidate better
The right questions to get to know your candidate better

When conducting an interview, it's important to know the right questions to ask. This is dependent on the role itself and on the level of seniority. However, there are a couple of questions you can ask your interviewee to get to know then better and to fully analyse if they would be a good match for the company.

Warning signs in a CV
Warning signs in a CV

CVs are typically crucial pieces of information, as they provide background on the candidate, as well as insightful information about their personality. We hear the same feedback from recruiters and hiring managers; many people just do not know how to write a professional resume and tend to make simple mistakes which can easily be avoided. However, even for an experienced employer, sometimes it can hard to identify the warning signs. Therefore, we have outlined some CV red flags to help you on your recruitment journey.

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