Telephone Screening

When you are recruiting, you could end up with hundreds of applications, once you have sorted the ‘not a chance’ from the ‘possible’, telephone interviewing is a great way of producing a manageable long list (or short list, if you are able to be that tight on your criteria). Work out what your key questions […]

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Walking Out

On Friday morning I got a call, well… more of a spoiler actually! It was a researcher from the JVS show on BBC Three Counties Radio – “Following Aleksandra King’s shock departure from The Apprentice last night, we’d like to interview you about people who walk out of jobs with no notice” Me: “Thanks for […]

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Is it a Duck?

The Employment Tribunal has ruled that two drivers are infact ‘workers’ under the definition in the Employment Rights Act 1996 and therefore are afforded protections not available to genuine freelancers. This case will be appealed by Uber, they can’t afford not to because of the implications for their global business model. Uber have also looked […]

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