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Why Video Interviews are Not Just for Graduates

Filling top positions is often a difficult and laborious task, particularly in large organisations which have branches and bases worldwide. There is a growing concern around the issue of skills shortages more »

April 17, 2014
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How are successful recruiters adapting to the changing landscape

On the 23rd April at 1pm GMT+1 (BST) Ann Swain, CEO at APSCo, and Kevin Green, Chief Executive at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation more »

April 17, 2014
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Beware The Law of BIG Numbers! #BigDataHR

Civil rights defense lawyers have warned their clients for decades to keep company data sets small: smaller applicant flow counts/promotion pools more »

April 17, 2014
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Big data: Why 82% of HR departments are getting it wrong

Only 18% of companies are properly harnessing ‘big data’ to complete significant statistical analysis about their workforce, according to Forbes research. more »

April 17, 2014
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Businesses must rethink HR IT as traditional jobs disintegrate

Employers will need to rethink the way they use technology as traditional employment patterns fracture over the next five years, a technology specialist warned this week. more »

April 17, 2014
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HR technology tools for SMEs

Over the past 15 years, HR departments at large organisations have benefited from a range of software tools that have helped reduce administration and increase efficiency. more »

April 17, 2014
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Change management critical in HR systems implementations

Almost 60% of companies plan to buy a human resource information system or talent management suite in the next 18 months, according to Bersin by Deloitte research. more »

April 17, 2014
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Tips for SMEs: Time saving technology tools for HR

Over the past 15 years, HR departments at large organisations have benefited from a range of software tools that have helped reduce administration and increase efficiency. more »

April 17, 2014
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24 People Interview For The World’s Hardest Job. They Never Expected This…

So powerful. You have to watch this at least once.  This is the world’s hardest job. 24-7 and no breaks. The candidates are in shock. more »

April 17, 2014
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US loses edge as employment powerhouse

The US is losing its edge as an employment powerhouse, where most people have a job or are looking for one, after its labour participation rate fell behind the UK’s more »

April 17, 2014
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Spain tops list of EU’s 10 worst employment blackspots

A day after Spain‘s second-biggest bank predicted it would take 10 years for employment to return to 2007 levels, more grim statistics revealed that seven of the EU’s 10 worst employment blackspots are in Spain. more »

April 17, 2014
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Latest Survey Reveals the Truth about HR Big Data in Asia

As the spotlight continues to shine on HR Big Data and with no sign that interest is waning, the state of Big Data for human resources in the APAC region is, in reality, still very much in its infancy. more »

April 17, 2014
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HR ‘will die in its current form’, says HR technology expert

Much of what HR departments do now will not provide jobs for people in the future, according to an industry expert. Speaking at the HR Tech Europe Conference in London yesterday more »

April 17, 2014
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South Africa: SA’s Employed Likely to Retain Jobs – Report

South Africa’s employed people are most likely to stay in their jobs, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday. more »

April 17, 2014
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Australia employment rises by 18,100 in March

Australia on Thursday posted a second batch of reassuring jobs figures in as many months, raising hopes that the worst may be over for the labor market. more »

April 17, 2014
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A six-hour working day in Asia – could it work?

Local governments in Sweden are testing out a six-hour work day in hopes of cutting down on sick leave and boosting efficiency, but could a similar plan ever work in Asia? more »

April 17, 2014
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Mobile HR Technology Is on the Move

It appears that 2014 is the unofficial year of mobile HR technology. Mobile seems to be at the top of everyone’s  “HR tech trends to watch” list more »

April 17, 2014
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Global Recruiter Industry Awards 2014

For the past five years The Global Recruiter Industry Awards has celebrated the best of the best in recruitment. more »

April 16, 2014
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Talent in Emerging & Growth Markets

Talent in Emerging & Growth Markets addresses the challenges faced in bringing a Western company to a non-Western market more »

April 16, 2014
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The Current State of Mobile Recruitment in the Netherlands

In the last quarter of 2013, Intelligence Group studied the situation of mobile recruitment in the Netherlands.” The results of this study are published in the whitepaper embedded below more »

April 16, 2014
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Shut Up, Startups: Why Recruiting Technology Can’t Fix What’s Really Broken

After I graduated from Harvard and took my first job as an investment banker earning $150K, upon returning home for Thanksgiving my Mom cornered me in the kitchen and in an exasperating tone asked (or rather, demanded): more »

April 16, 2014
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8 hot tips on attracting and retaining top tech talent from Dragon’s Den investor James Caan

James Caan was part of the panel of investors of the popular business BBC TV show, Dragons’ Den. The founder and CEO of UK-based Hamilton more »

April 16, 2014
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The SEO Optimized Job Posting

A job post is useless if no one sees it.  The ‘job search,’ as the term implies, requires that talent searches for jobs based on criteria such as company, job title, location, and more. more »

April 16, 2014
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Save Money With Video Interviewing

Finding good employees is becoming easier than ever with video interviewing websites and software becoming more prevalent. There are many companies to choose from when selecting a video interviewing platform. more »

April 16, 2014
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Recruitment Directors Learning & Networking Events 2014

These event are perfect for any recruitment business owner or Director who wants to ensure they have all the elements in place to take their business to the next level. more »

April 16, 2014
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In-house Recruitment Awards 2014 have opened for entry!

We had received an incredible amount of interest before the awards had even opened from organisations including Nestle, easyJet, Diageo, KFC and BT.   more »

April 15, 2014
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In-demand storage professionals wait just one month between contracts

An extensive survey of 10,000 IT storage professionals conducted by IntaPeople Storage Recruitment reveals that most wait a maximum of just one month between contracts. more »

April 15, 2014
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Creating The Perfect Job Advert

Many of the businesses I run are in the service sector, particularly recruitment, so getting top quality staff is the key to success. It is important to constantly attract talented and driven people more »

April 15, 2014
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What Recruiting of the Future May Look Like Under Big Data #BigDataHR

According to the authors of Big Data A Revolution that Will Transform How we Live, Work, and Think “big data refers to things one can do at a large scale that cannot be done at a smaller one, to extract new insights or create new forms of value more »

April 15, 2014
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How to Maximize Organic Job Ad Traffic

Employers love organic traffic. Why? Because it’s free. Organic traffic is the result of the employer’s presence in the world – via its career site, its social media efforts, and its employees’ networks. more »

April 15, 2014
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Can’t find the perfect employee? Maybe you’re being a bad interviewer

I keep seeing articles talking about “the only three interview questions you need” or “the one thing you need to ask” or “the questions that they ask in Ivy League interviews.” more »

April 15, 2014
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5 Tips To Supercharge Onboarding New Hires

Your onboarding process might be the root of your employee turnover problem. A report from the Society of Human Resource Management found half of all senior outside hires fail within 18 months more »

April 15, 2014
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Prime Minister announces plans to prohibit advertising solely abroad for UK

The Prime Minister’s office announced that the Government intends to further amend the Conduct Regulations more »

April 15, 2014
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Employment up as economy strengthens, PMI report says

Firms in Scotland took on more staff last month as the Scottish economy continued to gather strength, according to a survey of purchasing managers. more »

April 15, 2014
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11 expert tips for recruiting on social media

We spoke to three leading social media experts to get their advice on how you should use these tools to recruit staff. more »

April 15, 2014
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How to Really Recruit a Diverse Workforce [INFOGRAPHIC]

You may have wondered how great organizations recruit and retain amazing employees. Do they hire from the same alma mater? Do employees have similar skillsets and backgrounds? more »

April 15, 2014
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LinkedIn unveils updates to recruitment tools

LinkedIn last night unveiled a number of new product updates for recruiters and HR professionals – Internal Job Recommendations, Recruiter Profile 2.0, enhancements to the Recruiter Mobile app and a new Android app.  more »

April 15, 2014
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George Osborne commits to ‘fight for full employment’

George Osborne has committed the Conservatives to targeting “full employment”, saying that tax and welfare changes would help achieve it. more »

April 15, 2014
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NI employment growth ‘fastest in UK’

Ulster Bank chief economist Richard Ramsey said local private sector companies have seen a considerable rise in the number of new orders during the past 10 months. more »

April 15, 2014
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Self-employment amounts to 44% of new jobs since 2010, research shows

Self-employment accounts for 44 per cent of the net rise in employment since mid-2010, with pensioners, part-time workers and ‘odd-jobbers’ the fastest growing groups of Britain’s new self-employed workforce more »

April 15, 2014
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Recruitment heavyweights join forces

Aldermore may be a fresh name within the UK banking industry, but it’s one that looks set to rapidly gain a foothold in the market thanks to its innovative market offer. more »

April 14, 2014
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Webinar – Content Marketing: It’s Effective!

ere.net – Joining in today’s webinar hosted by George LaRocque will prove to be a wise investment. more »

April 14, 2014
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The Onrec Scandinavia 2014

After our successful inaugural conference in May 2012, Onrec is bringing its online recruitment conference to Copenhagen for a third time on the 14th May 2014 more »

April 14, 2014
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The Number 1 Recruiter to work for

The Conference is focused on showing recruitment owners and directors how to make their business one of the Best Companies to work for more »

April 14, 2014
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Social Media Recruitment Masterclass (London)

This workshop is specifically designed for recruiters and HR professionals looking to maximise use of social media to recruit top talent. more »

April 14, 2014
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HR must learn from sales departments

At first glance, human resources (HR) professionals and sales professionals may seem to come from opposite ends of the personality spectrum. more »

April 14, 2014
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Talent Leaders Connect – North West Summit: Learn | Share | Network

The events are exclusively for hiring managers, in-house recruiters, talent professionals and HR managers. more »

April 14, 2014
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Tips for Hiring with Indeed CV

Thousands of employers, from small businesses to FTSE 500 companies, are already using Indeed’s fast and simple CV search engine. Here are four ways you can use Indeed CV to find your next hire quickly. more »

April 14, 2014
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High Performance Workforce Summit 2014

You know that building a High Performance Workforce is a top corporate imperative … and that helping to make it happen is the most important contribution to your organization’s success more »

April 14, 2014
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Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2014

Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2014 are the UK’s largest event for the whole recruitment community recognising best practice more »

April 14, 2014
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The Secrets to Finding and Keeping “A-Player TALENT” – Revealed!

Acclaimed recruitment expert, Adam Butler presents the latest in a series of workshop style seminars; Finding & Keeping A-Player Talent. more »

April 14, 2014
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What is your Mobile Recruitment Strategy? [Infographic]

More than ever job seekers are using mobile devices to browse for career opportunities over the internet. A LinkedIn survey revealed that 72% view company pages for career opportunities while 64% browse for them on company social media pages. more »

April 14, 2014
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Key Revisions to UK Employment Law Effective 6 April 2014

ACAS is now able to offer optional Early Conciliation to help to settle a dispute without going to tribunal. For claims lodged on or after 6 May 2014, it will become a mandatory requirement, more »

April 14, 2014
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Candidate Shortages for Some Jobs

Their survey of 400 recruitment consultancies found that the availability of permanent and temporary staff fell at the sharpest rate for a decade. more »

April 14, 2014
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5 Recruitment Lessons from the Wolf of Wall Street

I’m now sure that coming in the back end of all of the Wolf of Wall Street buzz, almost everyone in recruitment has seen the film, to the extent that I am now (alongside a handful of my consultants) reading the book. more »

April 14, 2014
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LinkedIn: 10 Articles that will Maximise your Recruitment Efforts

Are you getting the most from your recruitment strategies? Are your campaigns reaching full potential to attract the best candidates? Maybe you are not using the correct methods or tools to get the best results. more »

April 14, 2014
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Is this the Era when Recruiters will Mind the Pay Gap?

Europe’s corporate chiefs are facing a fresh public ordeal over pay, with the EU apparently about to force leaders to justify why they often earn more than 100 times what their employees are paid. more »

April 14, 2014
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15 Questions to Align Your Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding

Leading edge and ‘best place to work’ companies recognize the critical need to synch up their talent acquisition strategy with their employer branding. more »

April 14, 2014
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Employment Trends: 40 Years of the Labour Force Survey

Research conducted over the last 40 years shows how the labour force has changed. more »

April 14, 2014
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Jobs Growth Wales to Help ‘Another 4,000 Young People’ Find Work

A scheme that helps young unemployed people in Wales get into work is being extended at a cost of £12.5m. The Welsh government said Jobs Growth Wales, more »

April 14, 2014
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ERE Webinar: Forgotten Potential of Recruitment Advertising

Critical to capturing and holding a candidates attention, is to keep in mind that you are dealing with people, not just a name and info on a spreadsheet or a statistic more »

April 12, 2014
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Formula for a Great Candidate Experience

If you’re looking to drastically improve your candidate experience, check out this Jibe sponsored webinar – with a three-time winner of the CandE awards more »

April 11, 2014
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How companies can navigate the IT talent shortage

Even with unemployment rates remaining stagnant at close to 7 percent, technology companies say they’re struggling to find applicants with the right IT and data skills. more »

April 11, 2014
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Make Them Want You: The Importance of Employer Branding

Branding isn’t just for your favorite household products anymore. In fact, branding isn’t just for brands anymore period. more »

April 11, 2014
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How to Manage Talented People by not Bossing them Around

Getting rid of managers may seem like just another tech trend, but much of the skepticism around going “bossless” or flat is due to misleading terminology. more »

April 11, 2014
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5 Reasons You’re Struggling To Attract The Perfect Candidate

It’s a familiar scenario for many – you put together what you think is a great job advert, post it on a few boards and then wait for the perfect candidate to apply… and wait… and wait… but the perfect candidate never appears. more »

April 11, 2014
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Workplace Discrimination Begins at Pregnancy

“You try to be very excited on behalf of the person who is telling you (they are pregnant) but secretly, what you’re saying behind it is ‘how the hell am I going replace this person for the next year?’ more »

April 11, 2014
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Hiring Best Practices: Employee Referrals

A good company is like a family. Now, I don’t mean that you should look at your employees like kids or yourself as married to any of your colleagues. more »

April 11, 2014
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How Many Job ads are Fake?

A former colleague complained about missing out on a job. She was disappointed another applicant got the nod and, later, furious upon learning the firm had earmarked an internal candidate for the role, more »

April 10, 2014
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Why Your Job Ads Are Turning Off Female Applicants

Women shrink from applying for jobs when the job descriptions “sound” male, a new study suggests. more »

April 10, 2014
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