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What are the habits of extremely effective employees?

We all want to be effective in everything we do - but what makes one person more effective than another? TIME PERSONNEL are continually searching for candidates that have these extremely effective...

Think out of the box with recruitment of new staff

At TIME PERSONNEL, we encourage our clients to also think out of the box when requiring new staff. EXCELLENT QUALIFICATIONS ... ONLY? Yes, qualifications are often necessary, but at TIME PERSONNEL...

You may offer high salaries for staff – but do you have soul?

It is one thing to pay great salaries but does your company have soul? What do we mean? There is something uniquely attractive about a company that can resonate with its employees. Having soul all...

Recruitment of the best Managers

TIME PERSONNEL has been in existence for 15 years and through our research we know what makes up the best Managers! Ability to be a good coach Empowering people and not micromanaging Believe in an...
Behavioural Hiring

Behavioural Hiring

As you may know, our tagline is: HIRE FOR ATTITUDE - TRAIN FOR SKILLS And, this next topic couldn't be more perfect. The process of recruiting with the Behavioural Hiring system in mind has a lot to do with specific tests, such as: Personality tests Character...

Have you tried the whole brain interview?

Have you tried the whole brain interview?

Did you know that our brains are made up of a few specific quadrants? In short, they are: THE ANALYTICAL AND PROCESS ORIENTATED PART THE CREATIVE AND INTUITIVE PART THE EMOTIONAL PART THE DECISION-MAKING PART When Time Personnel conducts an interview with their...

Laughter in the Workplace

Laughter in the Workplace

A vital ingredient in the workplace is "laughter" This is FREE but so often overlooked, underused, even though it is at our disposal. It’s our own human resource that is plentiful.  Research has shown that we learn better when our brains are in a state of enjoyment....

Dress for Success – “Always”

Dress for Success – “Always”

As a manager or owner of a business, you should be representing a professional and successful outward impression. One way to do this, is through your dress code.   While, in most industries, it isn't necessary to be pulling out immaculate dresses or suits like in...

Why hire a Professional Recruiter?

Why hire a Professional Recruiter?

Why hire a professional recruiter? Why indeed?   Perhaps answered simply with these questions - Why hire a qualified plumber to fix your toilet? Why book an appointment with a doctor when you're ill? Why entrust your savings to an accredited financial advisor?...

Snatch up the talent – dont delay

Snatch up the talent – dont delay

Your recruitment specialist has sent you the "perfect" match for your company! Much like that special that your favourite clothing store is running on their limited supply of trainers - if you don't GET IN EARLY, you may miss the chance and that person will be SNAPPED...

Why you should be employing Unicorns

Why you should be employing Unicorns

Unicorns are extremely rare. In fact, many believe they don't exist. But, we know they do. We even have proof. No, really, we do. No, really, we do. What are we talking about? Unicorns? Yes, but not the single horn type. We're referring to Unicorn employees. A Unicorn...

Interview Preparation and CV creation

Interview Preparation and CV creation

Are you feeling unconfident and intimidated with the processing of looking for a new job? Sending off applications in our current climate is not easy. However there is no need to feel like this.  If you have had professional advice and assistance with preparing for an...

How to be a Mentor to your Staff

How to be a Mentor to your Staff

When you run a business or have a leadership role within a company and your have interviewed the right staff, the next step is the important role of being able to be a mentor role to your staff.  In order for your staff to grow personally as well as help the business...

The Importance of a Professional CV

The Importance of a Professional CV

Your CV needs to be your sales pitch.  It often is the first piece of info a potential employer receives about you.  And, so if it isn’t professionally collated and presented, you can become just another file on a pile.  Your CV needs to tell your story in a...

Writing that Letter of Recommendation

Writing that Letter of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation can be tough to write. You want to give their performance and time with your company due diligence but to find the right words can often escape you. Follow these simple guidelines to an easy recommendation: Refer to their particular job...

How to manage Chronic Absenteeism

How to manage Chronic Absenteeism

Chronically absent employees cost you money - that is the truth of it! And, your first port of call should be working out how to prevent chronic absenteeism. Keep accurate records Analyse those records regularly and look for patterns that are developing Ask the right...

The Candidate Experience

The Candidate Experience

Every candidate that comes through your doors and moves out the other side, should have a good experience. Even if they don't make the cut, they should leave thinking, "Wow! I wish I worked there." It starts with that first contact, and even if that is via Skype or...

What is your Employer Brand Story?

What is your Employer Brand Story?

In today's competitive world, companies need to consider that they also must appear attractive in order to bring in top talent. It is no longer sufficient that you just HAVE job openings. While those job offerings need to be attractive, more importantly, your employer...

Is your Company Attractive Enough for Top Talent?

Is your Company Attractive Enough for Top Talent?

Ask yourself these questions: Do you offer incentives? Do you look to growing your staff through education? Do you understand what your staff require in order to perform at their best? Do you consider remote access options for your staff? Do you allow your staff...