Category: Recruitment

by Karla Reffold / on 17 June, 2017

How to discuss negative topics in a job interview

While putting a positive spin on the outcome from a negative situation is important, the key thing here is honesty. Being really honest about how a conflict at work made you feel, or showing a negative quality that you exhibited, will show the interviewer
by Karla Reffold / on 13 June, 2017

Tools that are changing the recruitment game

What are some tools hiring managers are using that are making the hiring process worthwhile? Key tools relate to candidate attraction, as it is finding the right people and convincing them to apply. Snapchat is a new tool for recruitment as it can give
by Karla Reffold / on 17 May, 2017

Tips to have a strong phone interview

A telephone interview is a common stage in the application process. However, they can be a little uncomfortable as you can not judge the other person’s reaction, good or bad! Here are my tips on how to perform at your best and have a
by Karla Reffold / on 24 April, 2017

What makes a great company culture

Company culture is the difference between enjoying where you work, and hating each day. Guided, but not controlled, by the leadership team, the people of the business make the culture. For BeecherMadden, honesty and respect are the cornerstones of our company culture. We expect,
by Karla Reffold / on 17 April, 2017

Top questions for technical candidates

Technical job interviews might not just focus on your technical skills and experience. Be prepared to answer or ask, questions that focus on other skills too.   One of my top questions is “how have you built relationships with your business stakeholders?”   The
by Karla Reffold / on 17 March, 2017

How to explain a gap on your resume

Be honest, list any skills you gained from it and explain why you are now ready to re-enter the workforce. If you took time out to care for a sick relative, you could say that you gained skills in co-ordinating care appointments and increased
by Karla Reffold / on 17 February, 2017

How to bounce back from job rejection

Getting rejected for a job, especially one you really want, can be tough. For many, we fall into each role or are approached by friends or colleagues into the next job. Going through an application process on your own can be tough and it
by Karla Reffold / on 17 January, 2017

Tips for conducting a better interview

Conducting a good quality interview can help you hire the right employee and avoid making an expensive mistake. Even if it doesn’t change your decision, being a good interviewer can make sure the person you want, wants you!   Listen to the answers –
by Karla Reffold / on 2 January, 2017

What will happen for risk and resilience jobs in 2017?

We look at what trends might impace risk jobs and resilience jobs in 2017. Plus we review if the predictions we made at the start of 2016 came to fruition.   Healthcare is the biggest focus Healthcare records are now worth more on the
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