“How to Conduct Good Interviews”
by Jenny Stilwell

How to Conduct Good Interviews
09-06-17

Over my career I have conducted hundreds of interviews.  In the current war for talent you need to make sure you set the stage for your vacancy and ask the right questions.

During an interview everyone is trying to make the best impression and to ensure you don’t waste your time  I’ve put together some key strategies to conduct good interviews.

I refer to the ebook – How to Conduct Effective Interviews – Get your copy NOW

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Culture and The Small Business CEO

Small Business CEO and Culture

I personally believe that you cannot change the culture of a business without changing the people. It’s like hitting the ‘refresh’ button. I also know this from personal experience, having had to change the culture of a few organisations along the way, and it can’t be done with a few workshops and bonding weekends. People […]

“3 Strategies For Managing Your Direct Reports”
by Jenny Stilwell

3 Strategies For Managing Your Direct Reports
11/04/17

Following on from my blog post last week about KPIs, this week I look at how to manage your direct reports. Your staff are your biggest asset and you owe to to your business AND THEM to manage them correctly.

How-To: Setting KPIs for Your Team and Your Company

Setting KPIs

Most people who run a business or part of a large company struggle when it comes to setting KPIs –  Key Performance Indicators. Here are three steps for setting KPIs for your team: Ask what the person is responsible for and what you want them to focus on. Check their position description and adjust if […]

3 Things to Include in a Good Position Description

3 Things to Include in a good position Description - JennyStilwell.com.au

Writing position descriptions is something that most of us don’t really enjoy doing. However, breaking it down into three sections can make it easier to create. Why does the role exist – what is the purpose of the role? Think of the role in terms of whether it exists to support, create or drive? A […]

Resist Temptation When Hiring Becomes Urgent

Resist Temptation When Hiring Becomes Urgent

Let’s imagine, just for a moment, that you desperately need to find someone to help take the load off you, or some of your team. This may be because you’ve lost one or two people from your business, or you’re growing and just have too many things on the go. You decide beforehand what sort […]

How do you attract the right people for your business?

This week is based on a discussion I had with a business owner at a lunch recently.

Shelley said to me that her business was growing and she was really excited about all the opportunities they have, but she was struggling trying to attract the right people for her team.

We all know that challenge don’t we?

So I thought it was a good question one to kick off with and in the video I share my top 3 strategies to focus on to lure good talent to your business.

Hope you enjoy it!

 

Jenny