Don’t leave me this way: How to increase employee retention

There’s no question that companies are starting to put more and more effort into their recruitment strategies – whether it’s improving the candidate experience or finding new ways to attract candidates directly, it’s becoming a higher priority to ensure companies are onboarding the best possible people. With all these efforts on hiring great people it’s […]

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How to raise awareness of your employer brand

One of the main complaints companies have, particularly SME’s, when it comes to attracting talent is that not enough people know who they are or what it’s like to work for you. Bigger companies tend not to have this problem, everyone has heard of them and as long as they get their recruitment marketing right, […]

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10 Recruitment Statistics that may Surprise You

Many of us are guilty of sticking to what we know when it comes to recruitment, but with an ever changing workforce, growing transparency online and competition for candidates fiercer than ever it could be time to shape up your recruitment strategy. Here are 10 statistics that may make you think twice about your current […]

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5 Companies that are trying something Innovative to Recruit

If you’ve ever struggled to recruit the right candidates, or lost out on top talent to your competitors, then it might be time to think outside of the box. Trying something different and creating innovative recruitment campaigns can get you noticed by potential candidates; here are 5 examples of companies who are trying something innovative […]

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Reduce your recruitment spend today

Cutting unnecessary costs is often high up on any business’ list of objectives, and many of us are keen to reduce our recruitment spend as part of this. There are many ways you can drastically reduce your spend without compromising on the quality of your hiring practices, here are five areas you should look at […]

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6 key features your ATS must have

Choosing an ATS (applicant tracking system) that is right for your organisation can be a pretty difficult task. What works for one organisation may be completely irrelevant for another, so it’s important that you do your research before you commit. There is a lot you’ll need to consider, so to get you started here are […]

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Can you control your employer brand?

A lot of companies have started to recognise the importance in adopting a strategic approach to their employer brand, especially for candidate attraction, however there is a bit of confusion of who exactly creates this brand. Your employer brand is described as the perception of your company as a great place to work, and while […]

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Stop dismissing Generation Z and start adapting for them

This morning I read an interesting report from Ipsos MORI for the BBC on the differences in views between Generation Z and Generation Y, Generation X and Baby Boomers. The findings showed that the older generation still viewed Generation Z as being obsessed with social media and mobile phones as opposed to things like family […]

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Are you ready for GDPR?

For those of you that haven’t already started to plan for GDPR, or possibly may not have even heard about it at all then please read on! GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a new EU regulation designed to reinforce and expand individuals’ data privacy rights and streamline protection legislation. Businesses now have under one […]

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How to become a serious Talent Magnet

When a company needs to recruit a few things come to mind: It’s going to cost money, it’s going to take time and it might put a strain on resources. Yet so many companies still adopt a reactive approach to their recruitment function! Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a ready made batch of […]

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