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Fake it and you won’t make it – How to put authentic employees at the heart of your Employer Brand

Fake it and you won’t make it – How to put authentic employees at the heart of your Employer Brand

When it comes to the mighty Employer Brand, there’s one principle that rules the roost – authenticity. And that’s one quality you can’t fake. If you’re trying to attract and engage top talent, the first thing you need to commit...

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​The Modern Recruitment Agency – Aims, Roles & Survival

​The Modern Recruitment Agency – Aims, Roles & Survival

The responsibilities of the modern recruiter are becoming a never-ending list. Their industry has become a mish mash of hybrid specialties and technology, more focused on the hiring quick fix than long-term talent attraction and development. The combination of increasingly...

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Job Advertising, Recruitment, Social Media, The Candidate Experience, Tools & Tips

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How to Stand out as an Employer During the New Year Hiring Rush

How to Stand out as an Employer During the New Year Hiring Rush

Guest blog submitted by CV-Library 14th November 2018. As we approach the end of the year, it can be tempting to sit back, relax and down your tools. But the hard work doesn’t stop here – especially if you’re looking...

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Job Advertising, Recruitment

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5 Illegal Interview Questions to Avoid Asking Candidates

5 Illegal Interview Questions to Avoid Asking Candidates

Every recruiter knows how important it is to have a hiring process that is open, honest and fair. Most interview questions are aiming to tease out bits of key information about a candidate’s skills, personality and overall suitability for the...

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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience

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Will Psychometric Testing Benefit your Recruitment Strategy?

Will Psychometric Testing Benefit your Recruitment Strategy?

Keeping recruitment bias out of your hiring process is key to a successful strategy, helping you to hire the best candidate based on their skills and suitability for the role. But sometimes the information on a CV, and what you...

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Recruitment, Tools & Tips

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​How to Deal with Bad Behaviour in the Workplace

​How to Deal with Bad Behaviour in the Workplace

Disruptive behaviour at work comes in many forms – a negative attitude, aggression, being poorly organised, and not being a team-player are just some examples. If left unchecked, this bad behaviour in the workplace can be infectious and end up...

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Recruitment, Tools & Tips

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4 Reasons Why you Struggle to Retain Talented Employees

4 Reasons Why you Struggle to Retain Talented Employees

There’s no denying that a business’s best asset is talented employees. It follows then that holding on to these people is crucial to any business’s success, by retaining all the knowledge and expertise that each employee possesses. Rehiring and retraining...

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6 Tips to Fill your Pipeline with Passive Candidates

6 Tips to Fill your Pipeline with Passive Candidates

There’s a certain type of candidate that every recruiter is itching to get their hands on – you know, those highly skilled, highly experienced people who are sitting pretty happily in their current job role with no real desire to...

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How Exit Interviews Help you Tackle High Staff Turnover

How Exit Interviews Help you Tackle High Staff Turnover

High staff turnover and an unproductive workforce points to underlying problems in an organisation which, if left to fester, can seriously impact a business’s performance and ability to stay competitive. Hiring and training staff is costly in time, money and...

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Recruitment

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4 Excellent Reasons Why you Need to be Hiring Older Staff

4 Excellent Reasons Why you Need to be Hiring Older Staff

Whether conscious or not, age bias is still a big issue in recruitment. The benefits of having younger workers, full of vim and vigour, bursting with fresh ideas and teeming with techy know-how often wins top trumps over more mature...

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How to Combat Candidate Drop Off and Keep Talent Engaged

How to Combat Candidate Drop Off and Keep Talent Engaged

It’s a busy old business hiring candidates – writing job adverts, posting jobs, selecting candidates and interviewing all take up considerable time for recruiters. So, when candidates drop off, it throws a spanner into your seemingly well-oiled hiring machine, leaving...

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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience

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​Hire Potential, not Perfection: 4 Tips to Hit the Talent Jackpot

​Hire Potential, not Perfection: 4 Tips to Hit the Talent Jackpot

When you’re struggling with unfilled vacancies, it might be tempting to blame it on the talent shortage, but the problem could be right under your nose. If you’re rejecting a high proportion of candidates despite a large number of applications...

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