How multinationals expanding in Africa find the right person for the job

Recent years have seen numerous multinational companies expand their presence in Africa. But finding the right skills to support this growth can be a challenge. At the recent International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) World Forum, held in Cape Town, representatives from four multinationals discussed the strategies they have implemented to ensure they have […]

How I Hire: Trust Your Gut and Take Your Time

  Over the last ten years I’ve hired around 70 people into our organization, many of whom have reported directly to me. And while most of the folks I’ve hired have been a tremendous success, we’ve had our share of strike-outs, too. And not only do I have the opportunity to hire people personally, I […]

5 things to do before choosing an RPO provider

RPO or Recruitment Process Outsourcing is an amazing solution to the exhausting and often, unyielding human resource management. Many companies struggle acquiring human resource before they outsource the recruitment process to RPO services provider. It is a brilliant solution but sometimes it doesn’t work as well as expected. There are many reasons for it, sometimes […]

5 Reasons Why Outsourcing Staffing Services is Good for your Company

So you are still undecided about outsourcing your staffing services. You have heard a good deal about recruitment process outsourcing firms and the odds seem to be in their favor but you need more reasons before you are fully convinced. Here are a few reasons that will convince you to outsource your staffing services . […]

10 Predictions for HR, Learning, Talent and HR Technology in 2014

2014 will be an exciting and challenging year for HR, learning, and talent professionals. In summary, this is a year businesses will find it increasingly difficult to attract, retain, and develop their people. Passion, engagement, development, and innovation are key. Global economic growth will create a new level of competition for people. HR organizations will […]

Lumesse announces TalentLink 13.2 to streamline the recruiting process and improve time to hire

  London, 31 October 2013 – At HR Tech Europe 2013 , Lumesse , a global leader in integrated talent management solutions, announced TalentLink 13.2, a new release of its SaaS talent acquisition and talent management platform.   This release includes improved contract and document management features to simplify the lives of hire managers and […]

Fast Track New Hire Productivity

Lumesse Accelerator  An effective onboarding process should be a lot more than ticking a few boxes, filling out paperwork and leaving your new hire to “figure it out”. To ensure that your new hire is productive, engaged and able to perform, there are a few essential ingredients: Integration – Welcome new hires to the team […]

Planet10 partners with HireVue

  Planet10 has partnered with HireVue to deliver award winning Video Interviewing services to the SA market. HireVue is an amazing new way to interview – on demand! Users simply browse, watch, rate and share the interviews they want, on their own time – just like streaming their favorite movies – even from a smart […]

Two Questions To Ask When Considering An RPO Change

The RPO market offers a range of service models. Companies that are ending their first RPO contracts are often surprised by the selection available to them. And some are realizing that they need a different RPO approach entirely. For example, instead of focusing on driving costs down, a company may need a partner who can […]

Creating the Business Case for RPO

Note – This document is a MUST download for all organisations with recruitment challenges.  Creating a Business Case for RPO While economic uncertainty can stifle progressive strategic initiatives, the current climate is an ideal time to approach your organization’s decision-makers about the benefits of partnering with an external recruitment provider. The business case for recruitment […]