Recruitment

The Digital Frontiers Institute & TalentintheCloud partner up to promote formal education across Digital Financial Services

The Digital Frontiers Institute (DFI) is proud to announce its new strategic partnership with TalentintheCloud, Africa’s only FinTech recruitment specialists. This partnership will ensure a close relationship between fintech talent and development on the continent, boosting the sector with highly trained and well-placed professionals. “We believe this partnership will not only boost the credibility of our…

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Your team holds the answers to happier customers

It comes as no surprise your customer-facing staff have a direct impact on how well your customers view your organization. Yet, FinTech organizations don’t always capitalize on it fully. Hiring, training, and supporting your customer-facing teams are key. However, if you are not taking the time to get to know your customers through your customer-facing…

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7 Tips to lower your recruitment costs in 2017

High recruitment costs are among the many challenges businesses face. We’ve complied 7 tips to help you optimize your recruitment spend. There are 4 Key Challenges that have the greatest impact on recruitment costs: During times of rapid growth, how to hire volumes of candidates whilst maintaining the quality Deciding on the best tools and processes Lack…

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Should I hire an internal recruiter ?

For smaller organizations with limited HR resources, there comes a point when it needs to consider hiring an internal recruiter. This is typically when the business’ hiring requirements become too demanding for the person/people involved. They can either engage a recruitment organization at this point, or in-source recruitment by hiring a dedicated internal recruiter. Whichever the case,…

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The reason why Recruitment has to evolve

I came across a very interesting infographic posted on SocialTalent entitled ‘How Recruiters Read your CV’ and this simple graphic highlights exactly why recruitment HAS TO change. Everything around us evolves however some industries are slower than others to react. The article states that on average, a recruiter spends between 6-10 seconds scanning a CV…

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The end of the CV? – Part 2

After my last article relating to the sheer number of candidates who applied for one job (you can read that here), I was contacted privately by an experienced Executive who wanted to understand why companies overlooked his CV, even though he was selective on the positions he applied for.

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