Maintaining motivation

Maintaining motivation As the end of the year approaches, it can be challenging to maintain motivation in the workplace, and how draining it can be for all workers coming into the holiday season. As a company how to do you keep people motivated to hitting goals when the holiday season is fast approaching. It’s not uncommon for people to start

Pros of Hiring a Temporary Contractor VS The Pros of Hiring a Permanent Employee

As the CIO of an organisation, one of the critical decisions you will make is whether to hire a permanent employee or a temporary contractor. While both options have their advantages, choosing one over the other will depend on your organisation’s needs and goals and whether these are short or long term. In this blog post, we will explore the

Rewarding Employee Loyalty

Rewarding employee loyalty is crucial for maintaining a motivated and dedicated workforce. Here are some ideas for recognising and appreciating loyal employees: The key is to tailor rewards and recognition to each individual employee, taking into account their preferences and interests. By showing appreciation for their loyalty, you can create a positive work environment and strengthen your relationship with your

Social Media and Recruitment

Social media has become a significant part of recruitment in today’s digital age. It has transformed the way companies attract and engage with potential candidates. The widespread use and popularity of social media platforms have made them essential tools for recruiters. Here are some reasons why social media is a big part of recruitment now: Social media has also become

How do you measure professional success?

‘Success’ will mean different things to different people. It could mean achieving a goal, acquiring a certain level of wealth, or merely experiencing happiness and fulfilment in life. However, for professionals, success often means something more. How do professionals measure success? What are the metrics they can use to evaluate their progress? ConclusionSuccess is a subjective term that means something

The Three C’s of Recruitment

When it comes to recruitment, It is essential for recruiters and hiring managers to use a combination of different evaluation methods, such as interviews & assessments, reference checks & testimonials and portfolio reviews, to gather a comprehensive understanding of a candidate’s potential fit for the position. There are various frameworks and concepts that recruiters can follow. One popular framework is

Job Titles or Skillset: What Matters More in Your Career?

Job titles are often viewed as a reflection of a person’s skillset, experience, and seniority position within a company. However, the truth is that titles can vary widely from one organisation to the next, and they may not accurately reflect a person’s competencies. The question remains: do job titles really matter, or is the skillset more important? The first thing

What Makes a Good Recruiter: The Traits and Qualities Clients Look For

Introduction Hiring the right people to fill important positions in your company can be a daunting task. It’s not just about posting job vacancies on job portals, analysing CV’s, and conducting interviews. It takes a lot more than that. You need someone who understands your company’s vision, values, and culture, and who can source the right talent that aligns with

A note from our CEO

Dear valued clients, Welcome to the 2nd edition of the SDS Recruitment Monthly newsletter, here at SDS we believe it is important to be transparent with our experiences as a team and discuss the highlights/challenges that we face within the market with our clients. For anyone that is new to our company, here at Shaw Daniels Solutions our ethos is

2nd interview tips

It’s always a good idea to approach each interview as a unique opportunity to showcase your skills and fit for the role, regardless of whether it’s your first or second interview. That being said, there are some things you can do differently in your second interview to build upon the momentum you’ve established. Firstly, it’s important to review any feedback

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