Tom Sorensen | NPAworldwide

Why do companies take forever

to decide which candidate to hire?

If candidates looking for a job are queuing outside of your office daily, it’s a good sign and you can skip reading the rest of this article. 


On the other hand, if you, like most of us, have to fight for every single employee, I suggest you read the following to understand the traps of arrogance in recruitment.


The demand for people in Thailand appears to outstrip the supply. Ask any executive or HR professional and you will hear that it’s a struggle to recruit the best. 


Human resource crisis in Thailand 

Thailand has become the latest country to address its declining birthrate, as expert models forecast a population decrease to 33 million in just 60-70 years; that’s about half of the current population. 


The decline would also result in the Thai working-age population decreasing to more than half of today - to approximately 14 million people. Read more…


Thailand the third most rapidly ageing country in the world

Thailand is currently ranked the third most rapidly ageing population in the world. 

The number of people aged 60 and over in Thailand now stands at about 13 million, accounting for 20% of the population. Read more…


What about China and India

China’s population boom has officially come to an end, with the country reporting two consecutive years of decreases.


India’s fertility rate fell from 6.2 births per woman in 1950 (74 years ago) to 2.0 in 2021 (three years ago). Read more…


Headhunters, the extended arm of your business

Headhunters are not magicians though and cannot present relevant candidates from one day to the next. Read more…


Time kills all deals

Time kills all deals so you must respond quickly to resumes on the shortlist presented to you. Read more…


Headhunters understand that clients can change priorities

We understand that job profiles may change. It is important that you communicate these changes so the headhunter can alter their sourcing and screening techniques based on this new information. 


If you don’t get to the point quickly, get through the interviews and present a compelling offer, someone else will have hired your candidate already.

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