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Honest Feedback, Where Do You Draw The Line?

Posted On: October 22nd, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

Honesty is the best policy, but that doesn’t mean it’s always well received. Honest feedback, or what I like to call ‘constructive criticism’ is often needed, even welcomed in the work place. It’s how we improve in all matters, be it social skills or work skills. Every now and then however, an employee takes an […]



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Posted in:- Employer Branding, Employer Branding, Human Resources, Job Boards, Job Seeking, Recruitment, Staff Management, Start-up Business, Uncategorized

How to assess cultural fit when hiring and why it’s so darn important.

Posted On: July 1st, 2015 by Tania Howard 1 Comment »

Each company has a personality; it has an energy about it that you can generally describe. There are often quirky characteristics that may come about due the industry it is in, team gender split, size, or even the owners personality and what they impose on the business. In a small to medium business you often […]



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Why The Best Sales Techniques Won’t Cost You A Cent

Posted On: June 25th, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

Your business is now established: you’ve got a good name and reputation, and some loyal customers who share a similar enthusiasm as you for your brand. Now it’s time to grow, but how? You might think employing a star sales person is the answer. However, there are some ways to achieve sales and grow your […]



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Recruiting on a budget – 8 tips for how to hire on a shoestring. Part 2.

Posted On: May 8th, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

The cost of hiring a recruiter to fill your job needs can be a daunting one depending on your business and its setup. Sometimes we just need to roll up our sleeves and do the recruiting ourselves, and if you take the time and put the commitment into the process the results can really pay […]



Posted in:- Human Resources, Job Boards, Recruitment, Social Media Recruitment, Start-up Business

The Top 5 Biggest Job Ad Fails

Posted On: March 13th, 2015 by Daniel O'Leary No Comments »

Everyone loves a good ‘fail’ and since Haystack is a recruitment software tool, we thought we’d share our top 5 biggest job ad fails. Whether it be asking for far too much experience, advertising that your recruiter is a children’s cartoon character, or adding speculation that your replacing someone recently deceased – they are all so great. Enjoy our Friday-Fun post!



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5 Job Boards you may not know about

Posted On: February 24th, 2015 by Alen Levis 2 Comments

As we begin to move through 2015 and attack our weekly, monthly and yearly targets, it’s an ideal time to examine ‘the way we do things’ and maybe consider trying something new.

We thought we could give you a push in the right direction by discussing a handful of upcoming job boards that might catch your eye – whether you’re looking for something cheaper, one that focuses on a specific arena or you simply like to know what movements are being made in the recruitment world, here’s a quick rundown of some new and interesting movers and shakers in the middle-man of the hiring process…



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