Insights

Recruiting for Small Businesses

Here at Top Recruitment Cambodia we continually stress how being faithful to your process is the key to recruiting and hiring the right people. However, if you are in the middle of setting up a new business or you are handing a rapidly expanding business you are probably thinking ‘I am way too busy for this’…[Read More]

The service we call Staff Outsourcing

So, my company only does two things, one of them is in our name…recruitment. That’s the obvious part, apart from a few people who annoyingly use the term ‘head-hunting’ (which is a specific kind of retained search) everyone uses the same word for recruitment and it is widely understood…[Read More]

7 of the worst problems with recruitment

The selection and recruitment process used by nearly all medium and large sized organisations is broken, here are seven reasons why: 1 – When a position is coming open very often HR finds the Requirements section of the Job Description and without questioning who wrote them, whether they are up to date or if they are even relevant for the opening, uses these Requirements to open the search for candidates…[Read More]

Transferable Skills

A transferable skill is an ability or expertise that you can take from job to job. There are many transferable skills but here we focus on four which are key to developing your career, they are: communication, problem solving, teamwork and flexibility.
Transferable skills are important simply for that reason; they are not linked to any one particular job or industry and so they can help you when you want to move from one job to another or one industry to another…[Read More]

How do you recruit for your start-up?

Are you planning a start-up? Do you have a dream and a plan to run your own business? It might seem a little early to be thinking about company culture – but it isn’t. The time to plan a great workplace full of productive, happy employees is before you make your first hire!…[Read More]

Building a relationship with a recruiter

As a Cambodian professional how can you benefit from having a strong relationship with an experienced recruitment consultant?
As the country grows and modernises so do the careers of its professionals; here at Top Recruitment Cambodia we are in regular contact with most of the senior talent in the country. Our consultants spend their time talking to managers and senior staff across all industries and functions, usually to discuss new opportunities with them. So how can having regular contact with one of our recruiters benefit your career?…[Read More]

Why use a recruitment agency?

Why should you use a recruitment agency when it seems like there are so many cheaper alternatives which work just as well?
When you first look at it, placing a free job ad online, particularly on social media makes a lot of sense. It doesn’t cost you any money, you see every person that applies, you get to make your own shortlist and then interview all the applicants people who seem good on paper…[Read More]

Onboarding and After

This is our final article in the series and in it we discuss the importance of onboarding and how to quickly and easily prepare for the arrival of a new hire. A professional and smooth on-boarding is an essential part of every hiring. A simple checklist is all you need to prepare for every new hire and once the process is in place it is just activated for each starter. There are numerous online checklists an onboarding tools available free so there is no excuse for not having this organised…[Read More]

Managing the Offer Stage

Our articles have taken you – as a business-owner or Human Resources Manager – through the recruitment process from sourcing all the way to final selection. Now we will talk about the final stage of making and managing a job offer.
We say ‘Managing’ rather than ‘Making’ an offer because it is critical that you achieve a successful hiring after all the work and use of resources to get to this point…[Read More]