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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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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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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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6 Simple Steps for Rejecting Candidates in the Right Way

6 Simple Steps for Rejecting Candidates in the Right Way

Nothing beats that feeling of elation when you’ve trawled through stacks of candidates, interviewed some great (and not-so-great) individuals, and you’ve finally made an offer to the best of the bunch. But there’s a fly in your talent pool ointment...

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Tapping into the Graduate Talent Pool with 6 Easy Tricks

Tapping into the Graduate Talent Pool with 6 Easy Tricks

Some employers may be nervous about recruiting graduates fresh out of university due to their lack of work experience. But graduates bring a wealth of benefits to businesses, providing new skills and ways of thinking. Though a graduate may not...

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5 Smart Ways to Avoid Being Ghosted by Candidates

5 Smart Ways to Avoid Being Ghosted by Candidates

The term ‘ghosting’ is something which is usually used in the context of a relationship, but is becoming increasingly common in the world of recruitment. If you haven’t come across it before, it refers to a person suddenly stopping communicating...

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9 Sure-Fire Ways to Save your Brand from Negative Feedback Online

9 Sure-Fire Ways to Save your Brand from Negative Feedback Online

We live in an age of instant digital gratification, where anyone, anywhere, can share their thoughts with a huge audience at the click of a button. Leaving positive reviews and posting great feedback across social media can be a real...

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​Recruiting with a Heart – 5 Ways to Humanise your Hiring Process

​Recruiting with a Heart – 5 Ways to Humanise your Hiring Process

Any recruiter or hiring manager who’s worth their salt understands how important giving a great candidate experience is, but there are still some who are missing the mark. One of the biggest complaints from candidates is not being treated like...

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​The Benefits of Chatbots for Recruitment – Building a Better Strategy

​The Benefits of Chatbots for Recruitment – Building a Better Strategy

It’s old news that recruiters are sweet on technology to bolster their recruitment strategies – everyone’s time-poor and hunting for ways to minimise effort whilst maximising results. Anything that can reduce the time and costs involved in hiring is music...

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​The Talent Pool: Your Best Tool to Tackle the Ever-Changing Recruitment Landscape

​The Talent Pool: Your Best Tool to Tackle the Ever-Changing Recruitment Landscape

The recruitment landscape is constantly changing, and recruiters need a dynamic approach to keep up with current trends. To truly flourish, recruiters need to be open to changing technology, processes and ways of thinking. Some still maintain the old ‘that’s...

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​Use Twitter Interviews to Hire Better Candidates – Tweet Your Way to Top Talent

​Use Twitter Interviews to Hire Better Candidates – Tweet Your Way to Top Talent

Recruiters commonly turn to social media to find and hire employees. Facebook and LinkedIn tend to be the go-to platforms for this, but Twitter is becoming an increasingly popular tool for recruitment – employers are not only using it to...

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Live hire, not live wire: What's so special about live recruitment?

Live hire, not live wire: What's so special about live recruitment?

If you wanna add a load of extra engagement and speed to your hiring process, live recruitment is the way to go! Let's take a li'l look at this approach and how you can get stuck in: What's this live...

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