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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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Recruitment, Tools & Tips

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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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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience

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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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Job Advertising, The Candidate Experience, Tools & Tips

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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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