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Sonru Video Interviewing Platform announce partnership with leading Canadian company

Sonru, the award winning video recruitment platform is pleased to announce its new partnership with TC Media, the top Canadian media and interactive marketing group, employing nearly 3,500 people. more »

March 5, 2015
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TalentNet: Keep Recruiting Weird.

There I was, packed into the sweatbox that was the small club in the heart of downtown Austin, pressed up against that weird mix of slick, suit clad biz dev guys more »

March 5, 2015
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Why We Must Act Now to Address the Digital Skills Gap

Over the past couple of decades technology has become wholly entwined with the completion of our day to day tasks. Many of us obsessively check our smartphones from dawn to dusk. I for one am guilty as charged. more »

March 5, 2015
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Top 5 Staffing Industry Trends for 2015

The biggest disruptions are the ones you don’t see coming. Resolve to get ahead of them this year (with a little help from us). more »

March 5, 2015
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4 Ways to Get Ahead of the HR Data Curve

As an educator, I face a number of challenges when prepping the next generation of talent advisors. The latest and greatest in HR is usually not at the forefront of HR education. more »

March 5, 2015
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NHS IN CRISIS: Paramedics Recruited from Abroad as More Quit Ambulance Service

Ambulance bosses have been forced to recruit paramedics from abroad to fill vacancies – despite dozens of workers within the trust ‘desperate’ to be trained. more »

March 5, 2015
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A New LinkedIn X-Ray Tool for Sourcers and Recruiters

Our Technology Director extraordinaire, Dave Sherlock, has found a great new way for you to X-Ray search LinkedIn with 100% accuracy on Job Role, Company and Location. more »

March 5, 2015
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Demand for Professional Talent up by more than a Quarter

Professional recruitment firms now have 26% more vacancies on their books than this time last year according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). more »

March 5, 2015
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Recruitment Firms Face Reporting Challenge Following Legislation Clarification

Recruitment firms paying temporary workers on a Pay-As-You-Earn (PAYE) basis or paying an intermediary gross (non-PAYE payments) more »

March 5, 2015
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Boost Your Military Recruiting Efforts With 2 Simple Ingredients: Passion and Momentum

The single-most impactful thing you can do to boost your military hiring efforts in 2015 is not a new technology or tool, not a pay-per-click service, or specialized candidate database. more »

March 5, 2015
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Women Expect to Retire on £4,800 a Year Less Than Men – But The Pension Gender Gap is Shrinking

Women planning to retire in 2015 are preparing themselves to live on an income 25 per cent lower than their male counterparts, according to new research from Prudential. more »

March 5, 2015
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How to Be Agile to Solve the Talent Acquisition Supply-and-Demand Dance

When you think of the word agility, you might conjure images of an elite athlete sprinting to the finish line, or a Cheetah pursuing prey on the African plains more »

March 4, 2015
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What is the Value of Recruitment Agencies?

A new study from Selzig Consulting aims identify which recruitment agency services are most valuable to hiring managers. more »

March 4, 2015
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Australia’s Economic Growth Remains Sluggish at 0.5% for December Quarter

Australia’s economy remains stubbornly sluggish, showing growth of 0.5% in the December quarter and 2.5% in 2014, which was slightly worse than market expectations. more »

March 4, 2015
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Building A Case for Building A National Recruiting Association

Several recent posts by Derek Zeller, Steve Levy and Chris Hoyt (and especially the comments directly following those posts) contributed to my writing this column more »

March 4, 2015
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The Best Way to Write a Job Posting for Small Business Hiring

Writing your job ad is your first impression to candidates. If you want good results, you need to make a good impression. The ad needs to be a compelling depiction of the role and why it’s better than the rest. more »

March 4, 2015
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Results of the 2015 Job Board Trends Survey are here!

The results of the 2015 Job Board Trends Survey are now available. This survey, a coproduction of IAEWS and JobBoardDoctor, was taken by 197 job board owners more »

March 4, 2015
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Employer Branding 101

Companies that can communicate a compelling employer brand have an advantage in recruitment and talent retention. In a tight market more »

March 3, 2015
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UK Climbs Women-in-Work Rankings

The UK has moved up a “women in work” league table after the economic recovery helped cut female unemployment, but it still lags well behind Nordic countries when it comes to overall empowerment of women in the workplace. more »

March 3, 2015
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5 Simple Ways to Grow Candidates to Your Talent Network

If you’ve ever done any gardening, you understand that there’s much more to a plant producing flowers, fruit or vegetables than simply digging a hole in the ground and dropping in a handful of seeds. more »

March 3, 2015
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The Biggest Recruitment Selfie… Ever!

300 recruiters packed in for my recruitment master-class, ‘Will the new golden era of recruitment pass you by?’ And I mean packed in. Fully booked, not a spare seat, and dozens turned away (sadly). more »

March 3, 2015
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Your Comprehensive Guide to Hiring Millenials

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are the demographic following Generation X, generally referencing those born in the 1980s to the early 2000s. more »

March 3, 2015
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Want to Be a Better Recruiter in 2015? Do These 4 Things

March is here, and that likely means your 2015 budget has opened up. As a recruiter, you likely now have an influx of new roles you need to fill. more »

March 3, 2015
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Top Tips to Help your Recruitment Business Succeed in 2015

Making a New Year’s resolution is often scoffed at, with cynics reasoning that most promises made for the upcoming year are quickly broken. more »

March 2, 2015
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Transport, Real Estate and Construction Sectors Lead Year on Year Job Growth

January data from Indeed confirms transport, real estate and construction as the sectors which have shown the strongest and most consistent job growth over the last year. more »

March 2, 2015
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Demand for Professional Talent up 26% as UK Employment Rate Hits Record High

Professional recruitment firms now have 26% more vacancies on their books than this time last year according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). more »

March 2, 2015
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Advertised Salaries Perk Up After Stagnant Quarter

The average advertised salary grew in January, ending three months of consecutive stagnation, according to the latest UK Job Market Report from Adzuna.co.uk. more »

March 2, 2015
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Is there a Food Industry Recruitment Crisis

I was doing some research for the newsletter this week when I came across this survey talking about Hospitality Recruitment’s Looming Recruitment Crisis carried out by Big Hospitality in April 2014 more »

March 2, 2015
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What You Need To Know About #Social #Recruiting

Recruiters and human resources professionals are increasingly using social media to reach out to candidates, especially on LinkedIn and Twitter. more »

March 2, 2015
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WARNING: Your Current #Hiring Process is Outdated

In my last Inc column, I predicted that 2015 would be an exciting year for the U.S. job market and offered five resolutions for better hiring in the new year. more »

March 2, 2015
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Why Engagement is your Best Recruitment Tool

In 2015, talent acquisition is tougher than ever, as the cream of the employable crop discover their power as consumers of jobs, rather than feeling at the mercy of their employees.  more »

March 2, 2015
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Your Employer Brand Includes Everything. But is it Inclusive?

An Employment Brand consists of everything you do and say as an Employer. Simple. But is your Employment Brand inclusive? Surprisingly, that may not be such an easy one to answer. more »

March 2, 2015
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EVP, Employer Brand and Recruitment Marketing

Like a consumer brand expresses certain qualities of a product or service, an employer brand represents a corporate identity to its current and prospective employees. more »

February 27, 2015
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Up to 10.9 Million People Plan to Retrain for New Jobs

New research from finance specialists Pay4Later reveals that over the next three years, 23% of the adult population – some 10.9 million people – plan to retrain so they can start a new job. more »

February 27, 2015
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Social Recruiting: How to Target the Right Candidates

Social recruiting is here to stay. It’s transitioned from a cool, niche idea for a few tech-savvy human resources managers to a necessary way of connecting with recruits for all who work in human resources. more »

February 27, 2015
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Making the Decision to Recruit as an SME – The Options

Making the decision to take on a new member of staff is critical for any business. For SME’s this decision can hold even more importance given the financial ramifications to the business. more »

February 27, 2015
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6 Innovative Ways Recruiters Can Attract Passive Candidates

You know all the usual methods of luring in talent: writing a killer job description, setting up shop at a job fair and creating a “Careers” section on your website. more »

February 27, 2015
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Knowing What to Look For: 4 Signs a Candidate is Worth Hiring

Knowing what to look for in a candidate can often be difficult, especially when your business is new and growing rapidly. more »

February 27, 2015
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France – Temporary Employment Shows Improvement in January

After ending 2014 on a low, temporary employment rebounded somewhat in January 2015 across France, rising by 2.1% compared with the same month last year more »

February 27, 2015
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Opus Win Duo of Awards at The Sunday Times Best Companies Ceremony

Opus Recruitment Solutions has placed as the number one recruitment company to work for on The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For more »

February 27, 2015
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Building A Direct Resourcing Channel

Now, more than ever before, employers understand that owning their own recruitment, as opposed to outsourcing it to a 3rd party, can provide serous business advantages, far beyond cost saving. more »

February 26, 2015
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Making the most out of Recruitment, Careers Fairs & Job Shows In 2015

There’s nothing quite like getting out there and meeting with candidates face-to-face. But popping up a stand in a shopping centre and leaving so much to chance is now a thing of the past. more »

February 26, 2015
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What are the Top 10 UK Job Boards?

In terms of searching for jobs and the world of recruitment, it’s useful to know which job boards are the best around. more »

February 26, 2015
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Social Recruitment: The ‘Always on’ Approach to Talent Attraction

The digital landscape is continuously changing, and this impacts how many companies source and attract talent. more »

February 26, 2015
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Should You Worry If a Candidate Isn’t Active on Social Media?

You’ve sifted through hundreds of job applications that have come in and you’ve picked your top 5. But what next? Do you have a sly Google, check Facebook and hunt for Twitter profiles? more »

February 26, 2015
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How To Fix A Broken Recruiting Technology Strategy

There’s an old aphorism – and a true one – which holds that companies are only as strong as the employees who work for them. more »

February 26, 2015
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How to Avoid the 3 Biggest Recruiting Mistakes

As a corporate recruiting leader (Amazon, Expedia) turned consultant and trainer, I’ve listened to thousands of recruiters and hiring managers across the globe share what works and what doesn’t when going after top talent. more »

February 26, 2015
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Why The #Recruiting Industry Loves Big #Data

A great shift is happening within the recruiting industry as Big Data, and the need for clean data has taken center stage. more »

February 26, 2015
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What Are The Qualities of Best Recruiters?

We all want to get a good job that suits us completely. The recruiters play really very important part in all the organizations and fields. more »

February 26, 2015
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UK Recruitment Sector Growth Hits all Time High

In 2014, 4,083 new recruitment agencies were launched in the UK – an increase of 7 percent compared to last year, according to research from leading contract finance provider, Sonovate. more »

February 25, 2015
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Open Fourth Office in Amsterdam

Opus Recruitment Solutions will be opening their second international office in Amsterdam on March 1st 2015. more »

February 25, 2015
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Recruitment is a People Business

Technology will continue to drive global innovation in all industries during 2015 but, according to interim and executive recruitment specialist Executives Online more »

February 25, 2015
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Recruitment and Competency Based Interviewing Skills Workshop

Sally McAndrew from The HR Dept will lead the workshop on recruitment and competency based interviewing.  more »

February 25, 2015
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UK Wages to Rise Above Inflation for 2015, Study Shows

British wages will rise above inflation throughout 2015 for the first time in eight years but “boom time” pay increases remain a distant prospect, according to a study. more »

February 25, 2015
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German Employment Hits Record High

German employment hit its highest level in 25 years at the end of 2014 as a pickup in Europe’s biggest economy helped to drive hiring. more »

February 25, 2015
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Eurozone Business Activity at Seven-Month High, Survey Says

Eurozone business activity has reached a seven-month high, prompting companies to take on more staff, a closely watched survey indicates. more »

February 25, 2015
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Recruitment Company Makes Predictions for 2015 Talent Trends

Hays have identified ten top talent trends for the next year which they believe will drive jobs growth in Australia and New Zealand. more »

February 25, 2015
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Don’t Let Bad Reviews Drain Your Hiring Pool

In the study “Rules of Attraction: Job Seekers Use Negative News to Filter Initial Search,” Cornell University found that job seekers often use negative news and online reviews to filter their initial job search. more »

February 25, 2015
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‘The Conversation’ – In-house Recruitment Conference

Join us in London, 26th March 2015, where you will hear from award-winning recruitment teams including Boots, EDF, Dixons Carphone, Capco, RWE npower, Assurant Solutions and WilsonHCG as they share the secrets to their success. more »

February 25, 2015
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Are your Recruitment Processes Mobile Ready?

I went to the CIPD event in Manchester at the end of 2014 and I found it incredibly interesting. As well as the main conference, there were some fantastic presentations in the exhibition hall. more »

February 25, 2015
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UK Employment Rate Hits Highest Level Since Records Began

David Cameron has hailed news that Britain’s employment rate is at the joint highest level since records began in 1971 as evidence that the economy is strengthening. more »

February 24, 2015
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The Definitive List of the 25 Best Jobs in the UK

What’s the best job in the UK? Almost everyone has a friend or a colleague who earns more, gets more time off or just seems to be having more fun at work than them.  more »

February 24, 2015
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Minimum Wage Rise of 3% Recommended

The independent body that advises the government on the minimum wage is to recommend an increase of 3%, Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced. more »

February 24, 2015
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B&Q Recruits Better-Performing Customer Staff

Home improvement retailer B&Q is recruiting and retaining better-performing customer advisors after creating a faster and more engaging more »

February 24, 2015
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Is Talent Acquisition Too Sophisticated?

One main reason we add complexity into talent acquisition is a concept known as the sophistication of fear. It’s the same reason we use long words when we could just use short words. more »

February 24, 2015
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Social Recruiting Needs Strategy

Like any business, having a plan almost always leads to better and more successful results. more »

February 24, 2015
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2015′s Biggest Recruitment Challenges

Lack of talent is causing sleepless nights for hiring managers across the United States. more »

February 24, 2015
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Recruitment Messaging: Targeting the Right Candidate Pool

It’s not enough to ask recruits “Do you want to work here?” Candidates need motivation to work with your organization. more »

February 24, 2015
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Employees + Referrals = Better ROI

Budget constraints always seem to be challenges for a recruitment team. They are pressured to find the best talent with the least amount of overhead. more »

February 24, 2015
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