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7 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid Like the Bubonic Plague

7 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid Like the Bubonic Plague

You need staff and you need them quick.

The pressure is on.

Missed targets. Client complaints. Overstretched resources.

All because you are desperate for new staff.

But the last thing you need to do is rush into the hiring process and give the job to the wrong candidate.

Avoid these 7 hiring mistakes at all costs:

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Shortlist Your Nursery Nurse Applicants With Phone Interviews

 

Shortlist Your Nursery Nurse Applicants With Phone Interviews

Imagine every person that applies for your nursery practitioner role was just perfect for the job.

It would make life so much easier.

You would be spoilt for choice.

No more candidates turning up clutching their treasured certificate in trampolining which sadly is their only qualification. (true story, I had this happen)

No more hungry job seekers turning up desperate for work because basically . . .

. . . nobody in their right mind will hire them due to their atrocious record for timekeeping and their inability to provide references.

So how do you screen out all the no-hopers and ensure you only have the cream of the crop attend on interview day?

By having preliminary phone interviews you can streamline your hiring process. Save your time and money and ensure you manage to hire the very best childcare practitioners for your nursery.

Here’s how.

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Hiring Superstar Childcare Staff for Your Nursery

Hiring Childcare Staff  for Your Nursery

One of the most difficult challenges in running an early years centre is the staffing.

Staff turnover in the childcare industry is huge and is an ongoing problem for any childcare settings.

So hiring ‘superstar’ childcare staff is a skill all nursey managers should master.

Let me give you some tips on your childcare recruitment process.

Use these 7 gold hiring nuggets.

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5 Advantages of Investing in Training Your Employees

5 Advantages of Investing in Training Your Employees

Training your employees does not come without certain sacrifices to your business.

Finding suitable training and then having to find the budget to pay for the training that your employee then has to take during working hours.

On the face of it seems like lose, lose, lose . . .

But this is most certainly not the case.

Here’s why.

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How To Finish Your Last Two Weeks at Work

How To Finish Your Last Two Weeks at Work

You’ve hit the jackpot.

You just accepted the job of your dreams and are now handing in two weeks’ notice to your current employer.

But now for the hard part, the final stretch.

It’s tempting to switch off and coast through the last two weeks of work now you have handed in your resignation. 

But that would be a mistake and even a missed opportunity.

Let me explain.

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9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

When speaking to your boss you always need to maintain a certain level of professionalism. 

Ultimately, your job is a place you should be on your utmost best behaviour.

A place you always show the very best version of yourself.

So saying something inappropriate of downright stupid at work is a no, no.

The best advice I can give is to always take a deep breath before you speak to your boss and gather your thoughts.

If you think you may regret saying it, then you probably will.

Apart from the obvious such as profanity or insults here are 9 things you should never say to your boss.

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