Author: Michael Fox

30 Apr

Improving the Candidate Experience.

Recently I have been doing a lot of recruiting, this has been both challenging and rewarding. During this time, I have often asked how can I improve the process for client, candidate and myself? How do I attract the best candidate and place them for the role while being effective and efficient for all involved?

4-day workweek 19 Feb

Should we move to a 4-day Workweek?

According to a global survey conducted by The Workforce Institute (Kronos Inc), nearly 45% of 3,000 employees interviewed said it would take less than five hours each day to do their job if uninterrupted! More interesting was that 72% would work four days or less per week if pay remained the constant. Three-quarters of workers

11 Dec

Should the recruitment process start with reference checks??

Should the recruitment process start with reference checks?? I asked myself this question after having experienced some frustrating recruitment scenarios in recent months!  The quandary is, what happens when you have gone through the timely process of reviewing, shortlisting and interviewing thinking you have the perfect candidate only to have the reference checks tell you

04 Dec

Trending in HR: Advice For Today’s Digital Workplace

Michael was recently interview by OfficeSpace and featured in their latest blog, below is a copy. To see the original please visit Michael Fox is an HR Advisor at wattsnext who does much more than that. In a very fickle modern workplace that’s plagued by attraction and retention issues, his goal to find employees

15 Oct

Where is my workplace flexibility??

After reading this blog, try reading Melennials? Do we still care? Check out all our blogs here. How often do you hear this? The other catch cry I often hear and read about is work life balance! So what’s all the fuss about? What are the benefits and why isn’t your organisation embracing this modern

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