Getting the right staff with the right competencies and behaviours into a firm is crucial. Getting the wrong staff – and having to dismiss – typically costs three times the person’s first year salary. Recruitment and selection is a key management activity. Getting it right is a science. TimelessTime consultants have successfully recruited well over 1,000 staff spanning the levels from director to shop-floor. Let us help you get recruitment and selection right.
Developing managers and staff must be continuous in all firms just to maintain the present business position. It’s a mix of training and increased responsibilities. Development must be planned. TimelessTime consultants have designed and implemented organisation-wide training and development in both large and small firms.
UK firms cannot employ workers in other countries under UK law. Employment law and regulations are very different abroad. Firms wanting to employ staff abroad need to get specialist help. Here are some of the issues.
Most managers think they can interview. Many even believe that they are good at it. And yet precious few have been trained and fewer still understand the true role of interviewing in ensuring fairness and valid assessment. Simply, structured interviews win. But they must be built vacancy by vacancy. Here's how to improve the predictive ability of your interviews.
Workers become employees when they submit to the instructions of an employer in return for a wage. In history the employee has been weak and subject to exploitation. Governments have legislated to protect the employee. Today, the primary statutes governing the relationship are the Employment Rights Act 1996 and the Equality Act 2010. The relationship is now better balanced and employers must tread carefully. Here's how.
There are three approaches that humans take to make decisions - automatic, neuralistic and rational. Only one - rational - has any place in recruitment and selection. Automatic helps us survive. Neuralistic is fine for incident commanders. But only rational works for hiring decisions. here's why.