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Using Social Media In Recruitment – the pros & cons

Social Media In Recruitment – the pros & cons Social Media is a phenomenon that up until about 20 years ago was completely unheard of. Now the number of social network users worldwide in 2017 is 2.46bn with predictions for this … Continue Reading

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How To Rebuild A Damaged Recruitment Reputation

How to rebuild a damaged recruitment reputation… Opinions and beliefs are what form an organisation’s reputation. Within recruitment, a strong reputation can mean the difference between clients and candidates favouring one company over another. A good reputation isn’t built overnight (Rome wasn’t … Continue Reading

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The 4 Key Skills Of A Modern Recruiter

The recruiter’s role is evolving and a successful modern recruiter is one who can adapt to these changes. Their job requires more than just making a good job match on paper and with technology and influences shaping the industry, it’s important … Continue Reading

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Bad ‘Culture Fit’ – Or Just An Excuse To Discriminate?

A bad culture fit? Or is this just another excuse to discriminate? Culture fit is a concept that has been previously defined as, employees’ beliefs and behaviours aligning with their employer’s core values and company culture. Employers often strive to … Continue Reading

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5 Clear Signs Your Recruitment Process Needs A Revamp

5 clear signs your recruitment process needs a revamp In order to keep up in a technological era, it’s important to adapt and assess the current way of doing things. Within hiring, learning to recognise these potential changes within your … Continue Reading

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3 Ways Technology Helps Improve The Quality Of Hire

Quality of hire means ensuring the right candidate accepts a potential job role, to improve employee retention rates and discourage the financial risks of making a bad hiring decision.   1. Time-saving initiatives Through time-saving initiatives, there can be more done to … Continue Reading

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Are Candidates Aware They’re Being ‘Kept On File?’

“We’ll keep your details on file…” is one of the most overused terms within recruitment. Usually, candidates who were unsuccessful within their interview are used to being told their details will be ‘kept on file’ — on the off chance, … Continue Reading

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Why Traditional Recruitment Methods Are No Longer Enough To Acquire Top Talent

Traditional recruitment methods have and are still being utilised by employers across the globe. The simplicity and familiarity of using these methods such as; paper-based job postings, internal hiring, referrals and word-of-mouth are what make these still popular choices amongst … Continue Reading

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4 Mistakes That Lead To Hiring The Wrong Candidate

Hiring the wrong candidate can be a costly recruitment mistake. CV-Library reports that in the UK poor hiring decisions can generate losses of up to £15,000 for businesses. Which can quickly multiply depending on the number of roles and applications … Continue Reading

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Is A ‘Gut Feeling’ Enough To Make Hiring Decisions?

Is it ever OK to rely on a gut feeling when hiring? Is this an effective method to base hiring decisions on? We were curious to investigate this further and ran a poll to understand what hiring professionals, recruiters and employers actually … Continue Reading

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