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Ready, set, go! Get a move on with recruitment analytics

Ready, set, go! Get a move on with recruitment analytics

Recruitment analytics is all the rage right now.  Analytics allows recruitment to be transformed into a real learning process. And, that means it'll just keep getting better.  Let's take a li'l look at recruitment analytics and how you can get going.  What the...

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Informal recruitment: Don't risk it for a biscuit

Informal recruitment: Don't risk it for a biscuit

Informal recruitment has its charms: just call on one of your buddies and save a stack of time bypassing your usual hiring process. But, "A stitch in time" and all that... Too much informal recruitment can rot your company from...

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Two of a kind? How to choose between candidates

Two of a kind? How to choose between candidates

Choosing between candidates who seem like an equal match is one of the more pleasant head-scratchers you can encounter as a recruiter. But, who you choose could make a massive difference to your company, so it's worth getting to grips...

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Hiring for a growing business? You need a cunning (recruitment) plan

Hiring for a growing business? You need a cunning (recruitment) plan

Hiring for a growing business is a li'l different from bringing new faces into a company that's chugging along nicely. The stakes are high - awesome staff don't come cheap, and too much faffing could put you right back where...

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Swipe right for mobile optimisation in recruitment

Swipe right for mobile optimisation in recruitment

Forget the technical mumbo jumbo: mobile optimisation is a pretty simple concept - and one you've gotta try! After all, almost 60% of folks use mobile devices to find new jobs, while 52% have used it to apply for them...

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How after-hire training could save you a whole stack of cash

How after-hire training could save you a whole stack of cash

Bolt after-hire training on to your recruitment process, sit back, and watch that cost-per-hire figure fall through the floor. Sounds too good to be true? Well, savvy recruiters would beg to differ. It'll help you swell your candidate pool, ramp...

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Top 4 unexpected ways to supercharge recruitment and retention

Top 4 unexpected ways to supercharge recruitment and retention

Chances are you've just about had your fill when it comes to blogs about recruitment and retention. After all, how many ways are there to say "pay staff more, make them feel loved and bump them up that career ladder"...

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Razzle dazzle recruitment: Think PR not HR!

Razzle dazzle recruitment: Think PR not HR!

Public relations (PR) is the trendy cousin of HR that you need to spend more time with if you're gonna land the best applicants. In case you've never met before, PR is how companies chat with the public and the...

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Job Advertising, Recruitment, The Candidate Experience

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How to play the long game with passive candidates on social media

How to play the long game with passive candidates on social media

Here's the bottom line on passive candidates: when you're searching for someone to fill a vacant role, 95% of the people you want just aren't fussed about switching jobs. This turns your talent pool into a talent puddle, but, if...

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Is it time to drag your recruitment tech out of the dark ages?

Is it time to drag your recruitment tech out of the dark ages?

You're living through a recruitment tech renaissance, with oodles of snazzy new gizmos transforming the way we go about hiring new staff. But, some unfortunate souls are yet to evolve their recruitment tech out of the dark ages, and –...

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Top 4 tips to trim recruitment time frames

Top 4 tips to trim recruitment time frames

Waiting for things sucks. Just ask anyone whose train has been delayed by more than five minutes! It's the same with recruitment. If applicants have to wait ages for a response or the next stage of the process, they're going to get...

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Ouch! Why bad candidate experience sucks for everyone and how to rescue your employer brand

Ouch! Why bad candidate experience sucks for everyone and how to rescue your employer brand

All sorts of things can result in a bad candidate experience. In fact, any of these could land you in hot water: No communication Rude/inadequate communication Disorganisation Delays Lack of enthusiasm Whatever the case, the outcome will still suck for...

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