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 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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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