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Why Candidates Are Dropping Out And How To Prevent This In The Future

Three reasons why candidates are dropping out and how to prevent this from occurring again in the future. Candidate dropout is often disappointing and frustrating for any business. It can occur when a candidate abandons their job application, chooses not to attend … Continue Reading

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Tackling Gender Bias – From the Job Ad to the Job Interview

Overcoming Gender Bias in Hiring “From the job ad to the job interview, to the ultimate hire. How gender bias affects all aspects of the hiring process.” It’s not unknown that men have been favoured over women (& vice versa!) for roles … Continue Reading

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6 Reasons To Reconsider Past Candidates

Add value to a hiring strategy and reconsider past candidates Do you remember reading that job application two months ago, the one with the impressive work experience? Chances are you don’t. You deal with hundreds of applications on a monthly … Continue Reading

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Blind Hiring: What’s The Best Approach?

Blind hiring is not a new concept within the hiring industry, but it can be difficult to achieve without any standalone assistance. It relates to the removable of any identifiable candidate information from a CV, job application or interview process, … Continue Reading

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Slow Hiring Is Killing Your Talent Acquisition Strategy

Slow hiring and the effect this has on your talent acquisition strategy Slow hiring can be a result of; a lack of resources, tight budgets, a skills gap and a long or complicated recruitment process. But for whatever reason, slow hiring … Continue Reading

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Negative Candidate Experience & What It Can Mean For Business

What does a negative candidate experience mean for business? As we’ve discussed previously candidate experience is key to increasing engagement, communication and the overall relationship between the prospective employee and employer, before, during and after the hiring process.  According to Glassdoor increasing engagement … Continue Reading

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10 Facts For Any HR & Recruitment Professional

10 facts for any HR and recruitment professional We’ve compiled 10 recruitment and hiring statistics that we think you need to know. Hopefully, these stats will help you understand the different perspectives from both candidate and hiring professional.   1. An … Continue Reading

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Finding The Right Balance Between Hiring Automation & Human Input

How to determine the right balance between automation and human input To pinpoint the exact measures of automation and human involvement within a recruitment process can be immensely difficult. Often there are too many variables that determine how effective a hiring strategy will … Continue Reading

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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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