• Young Men Have a Lot to Learn About Discrimination


    Firstly, I have to say…if you are going to interview a group of 23 – 24 year old university students in a pub, you are going to get some bawdy answers to your questions. There is nothing like the comradeship of your peers with beer to loosen the tongue and let sheer crap come out. We know this is true, we have all been there.

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  • Tips for Discussing your Sales’ Targets


    What were your sales’ targets? And what percentage of those sales’ targets were you meeting? These two questions let me know how experienced/senior a candidate is and they also give me an indication of a candidates’ performance.

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  • Your Social Media Content is Your Brand – it Doesn’t Go Away


    As a Mum of 2 sons who have just started to post on social media sites, yesterday evening I reinforced a lesson to them. Think carefully before you post, even on private settings. There are no guarantees – your post will be out there on the web somewhere and if someone is prepared to look hard enough in the future, it will be found.

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  • How to Ace a Video Job Interview


    We constantly hear about how technology is influencing the way we do things – particularly our connections and interactions both personally and professionally. Businesses are constantly looking to implement new systems and technology to speed up processes and reduce costs. This is now filtering to recruitment, in particular, adding video interviewing to find the right candidate amongst the (potentially) hundreds of people who might apply. At people2people, we recently utilised video interviewing to help place over 60 candidates within a very tight time frame.

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