Preparing for a Post-COVID Turnover Boom

03 Mar 56 Views
For most of last year, many employees were in survival mode, afraid to leave their current employer in fear of not finding work due to the pandemic. But now that vaccinations are underway and things are looking up, employers must be mindful of turnover as employees are more confidently feeling they can make moves. One… View Article

Are you ready for 2020? Make It A Good One

16 Jan 1126 Views
Are you ready for 2020? Make It A Good One…Employee New Year Resolutions often include “It’s Time to Move …. Up, Out or Different”.  The New Year brings about a lot of movement in the job market. As a potential candidate or as a Manager, are you ready? Employee/Candidate Check List Define what your next… View Article

Experience does not equal Capability

07 Jan 1642 Views
A lot of resumes describe a person’s experience i.e. where they worked and their job role and often their responsibilities.  But how does that translate to capability to do a job? In short it does not. I have about 45 years of experience playing golf…..I have a poor capability to play golf as evidenced by… View Article

August 2018 Newsletter

16 Aug 1306 Views
Click here to see the August 2018 newsletter from Kingscroft Consulting.     Blog Posted by Garry King, Director – August 2018 Garry King is an Executive Recruitment Consultant, Owner and Practice leader at Kingscroft Consulting. Garry has been in the recruitment industry for 23 years, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to help both candidates… View Article

The key to staying confident during your job search.

02 May 951 Views
Photo by Olu Eletu on Unsplash According to Art Markman, in a recent article that appeared in the Harvard Business Review, the key to staying confident during your job search is by focusing on the process, not the outcome. “Not long ago, I had the chance to speak to a networking group for job seekers over the age of… View Article

Does Your LinkedIn Profile Attract Talent??

17 Jan 1274 Views
When talented people change jobs they seek challenge, interesting work, the opportunity to learn and grow, and an environment (culture/fit) within which they can achieve .   They see their prospective manager as being key in helping ensure that they continue their track record of achievement.  They seek a manager who like them is an achiever,… View Article

Promote versus Hire… Is it the same process?

08 Jan 952 Views
When did you “promote” someone who was already doing the same job that you promoted them into? My guess? Never! Line managers look to promote talent into roles they have not done before. We hope that, we (the line manager) have identified that this person has the capability to meet the challenge and stretch that… View Article

It’s not about responsibility. It’s about the capability to deliver.

26 Oct 1298 Views
I have responsibilities you have responsibilities…so what? Many a resume lists responsibilities for each role held.  This gives some idea on what should have or may have happened but does not tell us about someone’s capability.  Responsibilities do not tell us what has been achieved or what difference someone has made in their role. Change… View Article

“That Person” …… “I know that person” ……

16 Aug 1046 Views
“That Person” …… “I know that person” …… We all know people. We have opinions about the people we have worked with.  Some people we hold in higher esteem than others. What happens when putting a team together or looking to fill a key role in an organisation and “that person” comes to mind or… View Article