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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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Recruitment

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Seasonal recruitment in 2017: are you on-trend?

Seasonal recruitment in 2017: are you on-trend?

When everything's ticking along nicely, it's easy to put off thinking about seasonal recruitment. But then it's way too late! Like snowflakes, every company's unique. Hiring drives are timed to match up with the ebb and flow of business. This...

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Recruitment

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*Drumroll* And, the biggest recruitment trends of 2017 are...

*Drumroll* And, the biggest recruitment trends of 2017 are...

We’ve totted up the scores  – 2017's top recruitment trends are about to be revealed! But first, a little background info. "Do more with less" is pretty much every CEO's favourite thing to say to recruiters. In fact, 56% of...

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Recruitment

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Recruitment gamification: You've gotta be in it to win it...

Recruitment gamification: You've gotta be in it to win it...

Psst, have you heard the buzz about recruitment gamification? If you haven't demo-ed this tasty new technique just yet, it's time to put down the joystick and take notice. The rules of recruitment gamification This snazzy idea uses online online...

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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience, Tools & Tips

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Myers-Briggs is SO last century: what's new in candidate personality testing?

Myers-Briggs is SO last century: what's new in candidate personality testing?

Candidate personality testing is super-important. When used properly, it can help you: Assess suitability for role and fit with culturePredict quality of hire and development potentialReduce cost per hire and employee turnover But, the Myers-Briggs test – once the go-to...

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Could internal recruitment be your new BFF?

Could internal recruitment be your new BFF?

Internal recruitment is SO underrated. Not only can it save you a packet on job ads, it can help you find candidates with top skills and a proven attitude - all right under your nose! Here's why internal recruitment could...

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Targeting fresh talent: wily ways to hook new graduates

Targeting fresh talent: wily ways to hook new graduates

It takes an extra special, freshers-week-grade cocktail to attract fresh talent to your vacant positions.  But, the rewards can be HUGE. We've got your back. Check out these handy tips and tools: What's the big hoo-ha about new graduates? Well...

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

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