Posts by John Cooling

Principles of Design for a New Recruitment Business

Business Opportunity Principles to think about in the design for a new recruitment business that has a real differentiator and maximum value add. Disrupt agency recruitment business using a hi tech, end to end solution design that recognises the high value add of consultants. The opportunity is to enhance the consultant! It is not possible…

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Plan a targeted talent pool

I need to clarify a point upfront, a talent pool is more than a puddle. A “puddle” is the result from a tick and flick recruiter. They save time & effort by flicking across close to hand resumes that may not actually match your requirements. A strong talent pool needs to “cover the market”. A…

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Size is important, quality more so.

Talent pool size differs from job to job. Developers may be a dime a dozen. You could build a talent pool with hundreds of candidates. However, if you want developers with specific skills, hard to find experiences or more, that pool may be very small. Talent pool quality is the key. No matter what the…

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Recruitment a Seven Step Process

seven step process

Modern Recruiting – To Build Stronger Teams The Seven Step Process To maximise the benefits we can get from cloud apps, social network recruiting, Boolean searching, artificial intelligence and mobile internet we have to have a well-defined process, in our case its a seven step process. That lets us approach all our work in a…

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Workers for Queensland Government ICT

Queensland government ICT

We’re Committed to the Queensland Government Our team at SmartWorker has collaborated with the Queensland Government since gaining GITC Q-2941 in November 2006. In that time, we have always tried to present the best and strongest candidates. With the invention and integration of the Syft Platform for recruiting, we expect to continuously improve on our…

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Accounting Recruitment Online

Accounting Recruitment

SmartWorker is here to help you build stronger teams through our collaborative outsourced recruiting, not just IT but also for accounting recruitment. Finding the right people for your organisation is rarely as easy as posting a job advertisement. In the highly competitive accounting industry, the sheer volume of respondents alone can be overwhelming for even…

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Recruitment online anywhere, anytime on any device

Recruitment online anywhere, anytime

Freedom! Freedom from piles of resumes. Freedom from email after email reviewing applicants. Try recruitment online anywhere, anytime on any device. Freedom to review your talent pool, when you want, where you want and on the device you want. Modern online recruitment means access from anywhere you can get a connection, at any time and…

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Open Book Recruitment Online

open book recruitment online

This might come as a shock, engaging a recruitment agency can be an open and transparent experience. Today open book recruitment online is becoming best practise. Change the game, from sales lead recruiting – focused on winning the deal – to a collaborative consulting recruitment process – focused on delivering the best talent for you.…

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Visualisation – See the resume, don’t read the resume

recruitment screening timeline

If you are still reading resumes, instead of seeing them, you might be missing the BIG picture. When reviewing resumes, one thing is certain, no two resumes will be the same. If you have 100’s of applicants for your role, it is likely every resume will be differently styled and formatted. Further, if you are…

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