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Airbnb: Recruitment Transformation

  In 2011, Joe Gebbia, Airbnb Co-Founder began to feel uneasy about the company’s HR blindspots as they grew from 50 employees, to 500. Job interviews didn’t happen on schedule, recruiting was unorganised, strong candidates were left in limbo – essentially they had lost hold of their candidate experience, and only 50% of candidates who wereRead the full article…

How L’Oreal Re-Thought Talent Acquisition

From time to time, we come across a company that completely nails online employer branding. What they do is so inspiring, innovative and engaging that everybody wants to follow their example. L’Oréal is one of those companies. The international cosmetics company, juggle careers-specific pages on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and even Soundcloud and Flipboard, and across theseRead the full article…

An Introduction to Myers Briggs Types

Myers Briggs is one of the most widely used personality type indicators, and one, amongst other profiling tools, Duo use with our clients for employee development. The type indicator can often be used in the wrong way and is best used to understand the different ways that people work and process information. For a full understandingRead the full article…

Key Personality Profiles for Recruitment

  In today’s dynamic working environment, hiring managers need to be a lot more strategic when hiring. In addition to skill sets and work experience, assessing personality fit is extremely important. Regardless of position, industry or seniority, there are key traits and success indicators that should be high on recruiting assessments. Finding great people isn’tRead the full article…

The importance of Succession Planning

    According to a recent report, over 60% of business owners do not have a defined succession plan. In order to future proof your business, it is vital that you have to have a strategy in place to fill key positions, should one of your rising stars leave you. There are many benefits to implementing anRead the full article…

What is “Skill Shortage”?

  Hardly a day goes by without seeing something in the press about the national skill shortage, and how apparently, in the UK, we are in the middle of the worst skill shortage for 30 years. But the controversial question – do we really have a skill shortage, or are we just not doing enoughRead the full article…

Understanding Personalities for Engagement

  The odds are good that you have at least one disengaged employee at your company but the tricky part is that disengagement is difficult to detect. Just because employees are completing tasks and performing effectively, does not mean that they are engaged, or emotionally invested in their contribution to the organisation. Employees usually becomeRead the full article…

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