Recruiting IT Developers

Are you battling to recruit IT developers?  These chaps are difficult to find, and even more difficult to appoint.  Do you want to know why?

The reason is that they are getting calls, often a few calls each week from people trying to recruit them.  So they have the luxury of being extremely picky on the jobs they apply for.

The mistake most companies are making is that they are asking these candidates to spend hours doing tests and assessments before the candidate even knows if he or she wants the job.   These candidates don’t mind doing these assessments – actually often times they enjoy it,  but they are not prepared to spend 3 hours working on a project for free, especially for someone they don’t even know.

So what can you do? 

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6 Ideas for Staffing in a Scarce Skills Market.

In spite of the fact that South Africa’s unemployment rate is expected to average at around 25% in 2012* and the fact that many companies downsized during the last few years due to the global recession, finding top talent especially in areas of scarce skills is more difficult than ever.  The reason is two fold.  Firstly, traditional methods of advertising a vacancy (whether in the media or online) often attract an avalanche of desperately seeking candidates and filtering these is a long and tedious process.  Secondly, the top candidates have their heads down and are so buried in what they are doing that they don’t have time to look at other opportunities.

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What the client can expect.

The Linx Personnel Group

STAR PERSONNEL (Pty) Ltd. is the founding member of the LINX PERSONNEL GROUP…an Association of Personnel Recruitment Companies, Professional Staff Training Organisations, Industrial Relations Experts and Allied Staffing Services Companies, all working together to assist the CLIENT COMPANY, with a full range of human resources solutions.

Our Member Companies provide a private and corporate database of screened, highly qualified applicants to meet each and every staffing need. Linx Member Companies are all specialists in a range of recruitment disciplines with extensive interviewing skills. Therefore as a Group we are able to work more efficiently, faster and with a greater degree of accuracy than any single agency.

Staffing services include: Permanent and Temporary staff, Contract Staff, 
Computer Training School and all matters relevant to Industrial Relation procedures. The latter includes practical support and advice from Labour Attorneys and Advisors on all matters involving the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, the Labour Relations Act and the new Equity bill.

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