Blogs
19
Apr 2017

How to hire the right person is a burning question for everyone in business. It’s an especially acute issue for small and medium enterprises like yours, who need to make every decision count. Hasib Howlader, owner of a small, dynamic account...

07
Apr 2017

So you've heard the buzz about testing in recruitment, but you’re concerned about the level of cheating in employment tests. We’ve been where you are, and we get it. Sometimes the process of hiring new employees can feel like an arms r...

22
Mar 2017

Have you ever stopped to calculate the cost of hiring a new employee? Probably not, which is why we've done the sums for you. We’re betting the answer will come as a surprise. It certainly surprised us. The cost of hiring a new employee exce...

16
Mar 2017

Are you making the most of new technology in recruitment and selection? If you're an SME without a dedicated HR department it's easy to miss out. But you really can't afford to lag behind the curve. It's new technologies (like our very own dashboa...

03
Mar 2017

Algorithms and decision making are at the bleeding edge of business research today, and with good reason. More and more, scientists are beginning to realise how much our thinking is affected by unconscious psychological factors. This applies even ...

24
Feb 2017

As the owner of a small or medium enterprise, you've probably experienced your fair share of challenges in recruitment and selection. No wonder more than a third of businesspeople in your position identify recruitment as a big issue. We take a clo...

13
Feb 2017

Sunk cost thinking and recruitment are a terrible combination.  Ever hired someone you weren't 100% happy with, but weren't sure what to do next? You were probably in the grip of sunk cost thinking. Let us tell you a story. You’re ...

01
Feb 2017

Metrics based recruitment and selection is taking the business world by storm. Companies who once relied on the traditional double whammy of CV and interview are now turning to testing when hiring new staff.   A staggering 81% of FTSE-10...

30
Jan 2017

The TFP team have decades of experience under our belts both as employers and recruiters and we are convinced employers have been missing a trick for years. We find plenty of traditional top candidates – straight As, a first-class degree fro...

27
Jan 2017

TFP have launched – and we’re bidding to change recruitment in the UK forever. Baby steps and all that. We believe great employees are the cornerstone of any business but are convinced that not enough effort is made to identify the bes...