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Why Recruiters Can’t Face The Battle Against Bias Alone

The battle against bias is a continual fight. Recruitment bias is the inclination or prejudice against an individual person or group of people. This involves making judgements on the basis of unfair thoughts and beliefs — outside of a candidate’s control. … Continue Reading

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Selective Hiring: Do Unrealistic Expectations Damage The Recruitment Process?

Selective hiring and unrealistic expectations in the recruitment process The decision to recruit a new employee requires great precision, detail and care. Often being selective is a key requirement for any hiring professional to make effective decisions. However, there are risks of … Continue Reading

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High Volume Recruitment: 3 Key Considerations

High volume recruitment is the task in which employers and recruiters deal with high influxes of job applications per single vacancy, over a short space of time. Whilst there are no set figures as to what exactly constitutes high volume, some … Continue Reading

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3 Skills Recruitment Technology Can’t Replace

Recruitment technology, what skills can’t it replace and where can it improve? We don’t like to say technology ‘can replace’ recruitment because that’s not the case here. Instead, we recognise the areas in which technology can improve and what can … Continue Reading

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Why Your Time To Hire Is Letting Down The Candidate

Why your time to hire is letting down the candidate and how to overcome this. The time to hire should be a priority in a talent acquisition strategy. The longer a candidate has to wait the greater the risk of … Continue Reading

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The 5 Best Recruitment Trends To Take Into 2019

Recruitment trends for the New Year. What can you take from 2018 and use in 2019 to evolve a current talent acquisition strategy? We pick our favourite and most promising trends of 2018, that all have the potential to transform hiring. … Continue Reading

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How To Meet Candidate Expectations

Candidate expectations have become increasingly important within recruitment. Whilst previously many hiring professionals viewed their industry as an employer-driven market, it can now be argued that a shift in focus has lead to hiring strategies becoming increasingly more candidate led. … Continue Reading

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Why Social Sourcing Is A Key Ingredient In Talent Acquisition

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Social Sourcing In Your Talent Acquisition Strategy   Social Sourcing Social Sourcing also commonly known as Social Recruiting, utilises social media channels to attract, engage and acquire candidates as part of a hiring … Continue Reading

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4 Examples Of Age Discrimination In Recruitment

4 Examples Of Age Discrimination In Recruitment & How To Avoid It There are legal recruitments in place to prevent age discrimination. The Equality Act protects job seekers and employees from experiencing direct and indirect discrimination. However, age-related inequality is … Continue Reading

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How Over-Automation Can Be Damaging For A Company’s Hiring Process

Can over-automation damage a company’s hiring process? Automation is used as an innovative solution for companies wanting to streamline their hiring process. It possesses the capability to complete recruitment tasks, faster and more efficiently than previous ‘traditional recruitment‘ methods. However, ‘over-automation’ … Continue Reading

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