Recruitment

Is it important to keep candidates informed?

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Keeping candidates informed

Is it important to keep candidates informed of their progress? We’ve all been there. You spend hours completing an application, refining your cv, updating your LinkedIn profile, researching the company you are being interviewed by, attending interviews… And then… Nothing. For days, And weeks. How frustrating is it? So it got me thinking, is it […]

Recruitment

Do you know what you need to recruit?

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Recruitment & Induction services @ Cornerstone Resources HR

Over the next three weeks, we’ll look at the end-to-end recruitment process as part of our ‘Focus On’ series. Today, we’ll start by looking at the first two stages which cover the role design stage, including writing the job description: 1. Do you know what you need as an organisation? Is it a brand new […]

HR Policies

Pre-employment checks: Are references worth the paper they are written on?

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Employment Policies - Cornerstone Resources

So you’ve offered a job to your preferred candidate and they’ve accepted. The only thing left to do is to complete pre-employment checks. For most organisations, this includes sending out requests for references from your candidate’s previous employers. But are they worth the paper they are written on? The ‘tombstone’ reference A ‘tombstone’ reference, or […]