GSR2R Award Winning Rec2Rec company http://www.gsr2r.com call 0203178 8118The Ideal Interview Process – Does It Really Exi...
GSR2R Award Winning Rec2Rec company http://www.gsr2r.com call 0203178 8118According to statistics, employers everywhere ar...
GSR2R Award Winning Rec2Rec company http://www.gsr2r.com call 0203178 8118approved following an interview with each of the...
GSR2R Award Winning Rec2Rec company http://www.gsr2r.com call 0203178 8118About GSR2RExceeding the Standard of Recruitment...
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Rec 2 Rec Companies - The Ideal Interview Process – Does It Really Exist?

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Does the ideal interview process exist? Here a rec 2 rec expert Cheryl Wing explains how it all works.

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Rec 2 Rec Companies - The Ideal Interview Process – Does It Really Exist?

  1. 1. GSR2R Award Winning Rec2Rec company http://www.gsr2r.com call 0203178 8118The Ideal Interview Process – Does It Really Exist?
  2. 2. GSR2R Award Winning Rec2Rec company http://www.gsr2r.com call 0203178 8118According to statistics, employers everywhere are using more complexconvoluted processes than ever to identify the people they want to hire.In the UK, the number of interview stages a candidate has to go through hasrisen substantially over the past few years, with research by Ranstad showingthat where a junior role would have had an average 1.6 stage interviewprocess just five years ago, the average is now 2.4. Candidates looking forsenior roles would now have to make it through 3.4 interviews, compared with2.4 half a decade ago.Across the Atlantic, stories of US companies routinely putting candidatesthrough eight or nine interviews is becoming the norm. As a result the averagetime it takes to complete the interview process in America stands at 23 daysAs far as just about everybody involved is concerned, these long interviewprocesses are undesirable. They take up a huge amount of the hiringcompanys time and financial and man power resources.For the candidate, it can be a frustrating to have to attend several interviews,and can be hard to organise if as a candidate you are still working at yourcurrent job while trying to get a new one. If you dont get the job, it can feellike a lot of wasted hours and travel.Of course, the reasons why long interview processes exist are becausecompanies care about getting the best and most well matched people onboard. The process often becomes long when the hiring company researchesand assesses individual candidates at various stages along the interviewprocess. But how can a company find a balance between making well informedhiring decisions all stakeholders are comfortable with, and avoiding expensiveand frustrating processes?There is no ideal “one size fits all” interview process, because different rolesand different company cultures all demand different things. Some roles can behired effectively with interviews only being carried out by senior management,whereas more technical roles can often require a peer interview and/or test toensure that the niche technical skills required are at the right standard to pluginto the team. Some companies like all hires above a certain level to be
  3. 3. GSR2R Award Winning Rec2Rec company http://www.gsr2r.com call 0203178 8118approved following an interview with each of the directors, whereas othersdont find this necessary or appropriate.While every job and every firm has its own needs and the interview structurehas to meet all of them, one thing that makes all interview processes moreefficient and successful is to use a recruitment company to fully screencandidates. In the case of recruitment companies looking for new recruiters arec 2 rec agency with a track record in that sector makes sense. A recruitmentcompany that understands the industry and role of the vacancy can ensurethat the candidates skills are all verified and that there is a good culturalmatch before the interview process even begins, front-loading a lot of thework of assessing someones suitability, and taking a lot of the stress andfrustration out of the process for the candidate (whose conversations with theagency can help mark them out for other roles if this one doesnt turn out tobe the right one).
  4. 4. GSR2R Award Winning Rec2Rec company http://www.gsr2r.com call 0203178 8118About GSR2RExceeding the Standard of Recruitment to Recruitment AgenciesOur vision as a Rec to Rec business has always been to raise the bar and exceed theexpectations of everyone who works with us. We believe, as a business, in demonstratingour passion for what we do through the results that we achieve.Our Vision and Values’To establish GSR2R as the premier supplier of excellent candidates to all sectors of therecruitment market, maintaining our uncompromising principles as we grow.’We will achieve this by: Providing a great place for people to work, giving on-going training and support Treating each client and candidate as an individual Building relationships on quality of service, trust and results Advising on the latest trends and movements in the recruitment market Continually looking to improve and extend our services Keeping it simpleAt GSR2R we believe in establishing long term relationships that last. To us, everyRecruitment Consultant is an individual. As a result, we work with you tirelessly to matchyou with your ideal company. Our relationship with you doesn’t stop there. We keep intouch after you have been placed to see how you are getting on. We place such an emphasison building relationships that candidates return to us after they have taken the next step intheir career, suddenly finding themselves as a client looking for our assistance. Similarly, webuild strong relationships with clients who then become ideal candidates. Clients becomeCandidates – Candidates become Clients. It is something we are proud of.I don’t know if you have already begun to notice how different we are compared to mostRec to Rec companies in London? Need more convincing? Perhaps our list of top vacancieswill persuade you? Want to know what they are? That’s easy. All you have to do is call usnow. You see, making the move towards achieving your next career goal is where we stepin. GSR2R makes the journey of finding your new job in recruitment easy.Ready to start looking now? Call us on:0203 178 8118.

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