Predict Employee Performance with Pre-Hiring Online Assessments

Predict Employee Performance What defines psychometric testing? It is a stable measure of reliably predicting how people will respond in a given situation, given the sum total of their traits, cognitive abilities, affective mindsets and behavioral patterns. With respect to the workplace, pre-hiring online assessments offer the employer a chance to engage in fair selection with significant cost savings in recruitment. Valid, reliable assessments provide a means of selecting candidates based on Read more...

Assess Your Employee Before Hiring, How to

How to Assess Your Employee Before Hiring Finding the best fit for a job can make a huge difference to the success of a workplace by the boost that employees provide towards work productivity. Measuring the personality of an employee in an interview has its limitations. The Mettl Personality Inventory, a unique employee personality test, helps to overcome these restrictions. In-depth analytics, sound predictive capacity, and objective evaluation ensures that your organization does not fall prey Read more...

Guide to apprenticeships in Construction

Herewith some useful information for anyone interested in a career in the Construction Industry. ADVICE FOR PEOPLE CONSIDERING AN APPRENTICESHIP IN CONSTRUCTION From National Careers Service Adviser Tom Laws You can view the guide here: http://www.powertoolworld.co.uk/blog/infographics/kick-starting-your-career-in-construction/ The guide contains an easy to read and share infographic on apprenticeships in the construction sector as well answers to frequently asked questions. A Read more...

Recruitment is in need of a radical change.

Recruitment processes have in reality hardly changed since the invention of the CV. The same information is requested, searched for and provided and the processes have only changed with the developments in the speed and access to information and to people. Emails, electronic job boards, social networks, video conferencing and of course the time tested personal networks of peers and the extension into head hunting continue to be the order of the day. Decades of business as usual. All that has really Read more...

A Procurement – Capability and Excellence Manager to (Ref nr: 693443)

Part of Enshrine Placements’ service offering is to bring exceptional Engineering and Technical Talent to you; candidates in your Industry Value Chain that have been identified as experts in their fields. Today I have the pleasure of presenting: A Procurement - Capability and Excellence Manager to: ·         Drive your Procurement Transformation Programs  and develop  a fully integrated procurement suite and procurement platform, involving Procurement technology selections Read more...
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Benefits of Partnering with a reputable Recruitment company – cost effective advert response handling and recruitment

Recruitment staff can receive 100 to 200 emails daily, if this is not managed effectively and efficiently, then your team may be very busy, and achieve few results. When a candidate is looking to move on average they can send out 60 to 100 applications to potential employers and recruitment agents, and will be lucky to receive any responses acknowledging that their email has been received. The employable high level applicants among the responses is insignificant if your recruitment personal Read more...

What Engineers and Technical Staff really want from Employers – What You Need To Know

"We at Enshrine have tapped into our database of Engineers and Technical Professionals to assist you in making better business decisions, whether it be retaining Intellectual Capital or attracting new members. When asking our candidates to describe their ideal company, culture & values, this is what they said: "Companies are run by people. The culture is driven top-down. Integrity, care, drive, innovation and the will to become the company of choice in their line of business are near Read more...

Enshrine Yourself: Tips and Guidelines for Successful Interviews

Preparing for interviews is something you can do even while waiting for opportunities to present themselves.  In fact, doing the right background preparation in advance can go a long way to fostering the right frame of mind for when you do have an interview lined up. First impressions have an enormous impact when meeting a prospective employer, so feeling confident and on top of your game will ensure that you present yourself in the most favourable light possible. Enshrine has put together Read more...

CV tips to make you shine

Your CV is a bit like a herald you send on ahead to spread the word, a signal you transmit to inform others about what value you have to offer.  It has to make a comprehensive case for you in your absence, it has to be cogent and cut to the quick because you are not there in person to validate or justify anything it contains.  Your CV must speak for you, on your behalf, by speaking for itself; in other words it must be a legitimate ambassador and avid promoter of your merit and worth. In all Read more...

ENEX – Recruitment Without Borders

Early this year I met with Ian Irvin, Honorary Life President of ENEX Executive Search, while he was in South Africa from the UK to visit his daughter in Hout Bay.  We spent a number of inspiring hours together in the coffee lounge of The Protea Hotel President in Bantry bay, during which time Ian sold me on the idea of ENEX and their vision into the future.  Warm and approachable, with a giving nature, Ian shared his journey in executive search in the UK with me, and painted a dynamic picture Read more...