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Change is coming – hold onto your hats!

Change is coming – hold onto your hats!

In our sector, our forward-looking, thoroughly modern part of the recruitment industry, we’ve found ourselves having to stay on top of trends, in order to future-proof our operations. On our own blog forum alone we have reported on the growth...

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Who do you want to work for? Why??

Who do you want to work for? Why??

LinkedIn has released its latest list of the top 25 UK companies candidates have searched for, and engaged with, on its job pages. The findings are based on data from more than 610 million users of the site, 24 million...

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What are you doing sitting around?

What are you doing sitting around?

What? Sitting down to work? How very 2018! Bending your knees under a desk? An actual desk? What - a desk that just sits there? Here at LogicMelon we got sick of backache and stiff necks and clicking knees -...

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What's wrong with a bit of nostalgia, in a fast-moving world?

What's wrong with a bit of nostalgia, in a fast-moving world?

Twitter has just surreptitiously launched itself in a hybrid format, with a name harking back to when it was first conceived – twttr - in beta mode for now and only to selected testers, to gauge public reaction. Which got...

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Did you really consent to that?

Did you really consent to that?

In this ‘data-protection-online-cybercrime-password-security-hacker-hacker-hacker’ obsessed world, you’d kind of hope that the leading recruitment software houses would have your best interests at heart. Wouldn’t you? Password encryption. We think that’s pretty basic stuff these days. You wouldn’t read your bank card...

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Is your Office Space Damaging your Ability to Attract (and Retain) Top Talent?

Is your Office Space Damaging your Ability to Attract (and Retain) Top Talent?

When you look around the office, do you see focused, happy, productive workers? A recent study by office design company, K2 Space, has revealed that office environment not only impacts current employees’ wellbeing, but can affect your ability to attract...

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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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