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AI in recruitment: what’s the latest trend in smart hiring?

AI in recruitment: what’s the latest trend in smart hiring?

AI in recruitment is gaining steam. The technology at your fingertips has gone from ‘must do better’ to ‘A*’ in recent years. Think of almost any of those boring, menial, repetitive recruitment tasks – chances are AI will now do...

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Recruitment, Tools & Tips

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Make your smartphone your new recruitment BFF

Make your smartphone your new recruitment BFF

Smartphone recruitment is a cinch. Oodles of new tech and apps have bent the rules of the hiring game for the better, though some are still stuck in their old ways... It seems like two minutes since recruiters were tied...

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

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Mind the skills gap

Mind the skills gap

In case you haven't noticed, we've got a skills gap in the UK, and it ain't getting better anytime soon! When something's in demand, things can get a little crazy – remember that time you barged nana out the way...

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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience, Tools & Tips

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How to bin the recruitment bias for good... and boost productivity

How to bin the recruitment bias for good... and boost productivity

Recruitment bias is still a thing – we're all human after all. Chances are you're all about the equality as a person, and as a company. But, put your hiring strategy under the microscope, and you might just find there...

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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience

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Don't be a recruitment creep: How to screen social like a butterfly

Don't be a recruitment creep: How to screen social like a butterfly

Social media screening has shaken things up like a Polaroid picture when it comes to recruitment. Pretty much everyone loves sharing snaps and statuses with their nearest and dearest these days. This has created a mega-supply of new data for us to...

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Recruitment, Social Media, Tools & Tips

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Is your recruitment strategy set for the gig economy?

Is your recruitment strategy set for the gig economy?

The gig economy is starting to get a little crowded... The number of folks working in the gig economy has skyrocketed by 72% since 2010, and that's just in London. But, what is this mythical beast? And, how can recruiters...

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Job Advertising, Recruitment, Tools & Tips

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Robo-recruitment or tech with a human touch?

Robo-recruitment or tech with a human touch?

Being human is handy, especially when it comes to recruitment. A friendly face, some timely reassurance and natural intuition are all great things to have in your hiring toolkit. But, with recruitment tech taking over all the mundane and repetitive...

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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience, Tools & Tips

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New recruits: Soft and hard skills to make you salivate

New recruits: Soft and hard skills to make you salivate

When a new recruit dips their toe into the job market, it's their soft and hard skills that should determine whether you’ll offer them a job. A newbie recruit could be anyone who hasn’t had a job in the past...

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Recruitment, Tools & Tips

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"So, where do you see recruitment in 5 years' time?"

"So, where do you see recruitment in 5 years' time?"

Let's turn that age-old interview question on its head and ask where recruitment's gonna be in five years' time. After all, five years is the Goldilocks time frame – it's just right. It's long enough that something big should've happened...

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Recruitment

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Keep Calm and Carry On (...recruiting)

Keep Calm and Carry On (...recruiting)

Legal issues are cropping up all too often in recruiting these days. In fact, the folks over at Menzies Law reckon legal disputes about recruitment fees are up 25% on last year. So, what’s occurring? Are recruiters just being a...

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Recruitment

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Peering through the looking glass: why people analytics is all the rage

Peering through the looking glass: why people analytics is all the rage

Everyone loves people analytics right now. Google, Walmart, Microsoft and a whole stack of other household names swear by it. That's because people are complicated. They can suck up your profits, or come up with that earth-shattering solution you've been...

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Recruitment, Tools & Tips

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Recruitment timescales are getting slashed! Time to fix up and look sharp

Recruitment timescales are getting slashed! Time to fix up and look sharp

Almost half of company head honchos admit to slashing their recruitment timescales. That's great news for candidates, who just want to get settled into their swanky new job. It's not so cool for already hard-pushed recruiters, who'll need to think outside...

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