Articles by Paul Keijzer

Gamification in Recruitment | How it Can Help You Attract and Hire the Cream of the Crop

The traditional hiring process has relied on the basic model for many years. Collecting resumes, sifting through them, evaluating candidates with assessments, and then shortlisting candidates for interviews. However, the hiring landscape has shifted, and employers need to find new ways to attract and assess applicants. Enter gamification in recruitment. A concept that uses game […]

Social Leaders: The New Frontier for CEOs

Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Abraham Lincoln—all incredible social leaders who impacted the world in which they operated. Their success had nothing to do with being online, being on the right channels or knowing what time to post. It was about the ability to bring people together, facilitate agreements […]

10 Tips For Firms In Frontier Markets

The time for being excited by emerging markets has been overtaken by the high energy and opportunities provided by frontier markets. Though there are a number of operational and financial risks of these extremely interesting environments for consulting firms, the opportunities are worth the challenges. A few of these delectable opportunities that I’ve come across include: […]

How To Execute Employer Branding Without A Headache

Not everyone’s up for focusing an employer branding. Even though I’m a hard core “importance of employer branding advocate”, I get that there are many other priorities for leaders, especially when it comes to SMEs. Not everyone has the resources it takes to create an incredible employer brand like L’Oréal. They run incredible campaigns such […]

How to Handle 15 Types of Jerks at the Office

We all have them – people in the office who you simply can’t stand to work with. They’re the people you literally run away from at the water cooler. You’d rather spend all day in a boring meeting than talk to them for 10 minutes. But the thing is, eventually you’ll have to deal with […]

5 Tested Phases to Create an Awesome Team

I often ask leaders which of the two delivers better results: great talent or a great team? Most of the time, they respond that a great team has a bigger impact on the results of an organization than individual star performers. However, if you look at most company’s people processes they primarily focus on talent […]

Attracting and Growing Talent: Skillpreneurs

Skillpreneurs – Your Company’s Secret Weapons I’d like to make a proposition: let’s stop focusing on the Millennials and look at the bigger picture of people who have the potential and talent to make waves in business. I’m talking about highly skilled, self-driven people of all ages – Skillpreneurs – who are simply not motivated by traditional employer […]

6 Social Media Recruiting Strategies You Should Be Doing

Some people are still skeptical about social media recruiting, though I can’t figure out why. The success stories on both companies and individuals finding their dream match through a social media recruitment campaign keep rolling in. Stacy Lambe got hired by BuzzFeed because of a meme he created of Hillary Clinton. Dawn Stiff was hired thanks to […]

10 Social Media Resources To Advance Your Career

Knowing which social media resources to use and how to get the most from them can help during job hunting as well as for taking your career to the next level within your current organization. It’s not just about finding jobs using LinkedIn or Twitter, it’s more about getting the most out of learning opportunities, […]