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5 Ways Recruiters are Slipping up on Social Media

Despite how social recruitment is as an industry, many agencies and consultants are making big mistakes in the ways they share news through social networks. more »

November 21, 2014
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The Global Trends that will Shape Recruiting In 2015 [Infographic]

Today we released the 2015 edition of our Global Recruiting Trends Report and we are excited to share the results. more »

November 21, 2014
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5 Ways to Retain Job Hopping Millennials

In just ten years, Millennials will comprise a full 75% of the modern workforce, replacing many of the Baby Boomers now set to retire in the wake of global economic recovery. more »

November 21, 2014
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3 Must Haves for the Ultimate Candidate Experience

Up until recently, employers had the upper hand in the hiring process. Now, that’s all changed. more »

November 21, 2014
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The Art of Recruiting: Why Social Recruiting Is Necessary

Finding the perfect hire is both an art and a science. It’s tricky, and a bad hire can be costly. That’s why employers of all sizes pay recruiters to do the legwork for them when it comes to finding top talent. more »

November 21, 2014
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3 Reasons Communication is Everything in Recruitment

ONE: Communicating your employer brand is important. more »

November 21, 2014
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Social Recruitment: Why and How

Discover why and how to integrate social channels into recruitment marketing plans – from myth-busting to developing a practical road map at MSLGROUP’s practical bootcamp. more »

November 20, 2014
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Here’s why Singapore is the most desirable country for recruitment business expansion

Businesses hoping to expand into the overseas markets would do well to consider Singapore as an option. more »

November 20, 2014
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Wages to Rise on Signs of Improving U.S. Job Market: Economy

More than five years into the economic expansion, the signs that economists look for to herald the pickup in pay that has long eluded American workers are starting to emerge. more »

November 20, 2014
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5 Myths of Recruitment

Myths are common to all fields and recruitment is no exception. These are common misunderstandings that are passed down from the first generation to the next and the next and the one after that. more »

November 20, 2014
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Top 10 Hiring and Recruiting Blunders by Employers

From the annoyance of individual discrimination charges to bet-the-company class actions, employers’ recruiting and hiring processes are fraught with legal risk. more »

November 20, 2014
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One in Six Employers to Expand into the EU by 2016

One in six UK employers (16%) plan to expand their operations into Europe in the next two years, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). more »

November 20, 2014
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How the Digital Industry has Changed Recruitment Advertising

The world of recruitment advertising has evolved dramatically over time. Traditionally, a company would put up a job advert on a noticeboard in the job centre, or in the local newspaper more »

November 20, 2014
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How Many Recruiters Reconsider Candidates Because of Social Media?

As the job market becomes more competitive than ever, social media has significantly impacted recruiting, giving birth to the next big thing: social recruiting. more »

November 20, 2014
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3 Benefits of Continuous Recruitment

If your company doesn’t have any open positions, what’s the point of recruiting? more »

November 19, 2014
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Trends That Will Shape Recruitment in 2015

Come 2015, recruiting leaders globally will have higher budgets and even higher hiring volumes, with a strong need to focus on “quality of hire”.  more »

November 19, 2014
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UK Skilled Engineer Shortage ‘Drives EU Recruitment’

A shortage of skilled engineers is forcing growing energy companies in Norfolk to look abroad for employees. more »

November 19, 2014
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Professional Network Survey Gives Positive Insight Into Recruitment

Results from LinkedIn’s 2014 UK Recruiting Trends survey has indicated increasing optimism within UK businesses as the number of companies looking to hire more people is up, along with recruiting budgets. more »

November 19, 2014
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Full-time Employee Jobs Account for Only One in 40 Created Since Recession

Only one in every 40 new jobs created since the recession has been for a full-time employee, according to the Trades Union Congress. more »

November 19, 2014
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Should You Hire a Job Hopper?

Job-hopping is a term normally used to describe a professional who changes their job frequently – typically staying in tenure for no longer than two years. more »

November 19, 2014
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The Honeymoon Period: Onboarding and Retaining New Employees

Congratulations on your new hire! The hiring process can be tiring, especially if you don’t have to go through it that often. more »

November 19, 2014
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Poor Candidate Experience Could Damage Recruitment Firms’ Growth

At a time when almost half of candidates are reporting a negative hiring experience, new research from TheJobPost reveals that recruitment businesses could damage potential growth by failing to address this issue. more »

November 19, 2014
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Ineffective Talent Strategies Risking Future Business Growth

While reports indicate that economic outlook in the UK is improving, a recent survey from TheJobPost has revealed that too few organisations are preparing existing staff for future growth. more »

November 19, 2014
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So we all Want to be Attractive to Candidates, but what does Real Candidate Attraction Look Like?

There are many factors that form a robust candidate attraction strategy – having a platform that deliverers a smooth user experience, insightful and engaging content and key messages that the user can relate to. more »

November 19, 2014
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Employers: Recruiters don’t Steal your Talent – you let it go!

It’s a dog-eat-dog world when it comes to talent attraction. There is an ongoing war on talent and recruiters show no mercy when it comes to poaching staff. more »

November 18, 2014
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3 Rules for Recruiting Exceptional Candidates

When asked what’s his the secret of his success, Steve Jobs answered, “We have gone to exceptional lengths to hire the best people in the world.” more »

November 18, 2014
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Employment up Again – and Wages Rise Faster than Inflation

The latest ONS Labour Market statistics are out today, covering July to September 2014. Here are the key headlines: more »

November 18, 2014
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Northern Ireland Employment Figures Rise but Young are Being Left Behind

Unemployment in Northern Ireland has fallen for the 22nd month in a row, but young people are being left behind as the over-50s are stealing their jobs. more »

November 18, 2014
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Women Workers Rise Lifts Employment to Pre-recession Level

Alex Salmond has declared the jobs market recession to be over as he welcomed strong employment figures driven entirely by a rise in the number of women in work and a fall in the number unemployed. more »

November 18, 2014
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Employment Figures “at Record High”

A record-breaking number of people are now in work, averaging over 13,000 more people in jobs every single week over the last year, new official figures show. more »

November 18, 2014
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Rise in Employment Slows Prompting New Fears for UK Economic Recovery

A year-long improvement in the unemployment rate stalled in September, according to official figures, fuelling concerns of a sharper than expected slowdown in the UK’s economic recovery. more »

November 18, 2014
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What are the Jobs of the Future (Infographic)

What will the future hold for you? You can’t predict everything, but thanks to this Ayer infographic, predicting your future career is made easier! more »

November 18, 2014
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Battle Looming Over Zero-Hours Contracts

Businesses and unions are digging in for an election-year battle over zero-hour contracts and what they mean for workers, reports cityam.commore »

November 18, 2014
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55% of Recruiters Reconsider Job Candidates After Seeing their Social Profiles

In 2014, 93% of recruiters will use social media to evaluate job candidates. more »

November 18, 2014
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4 Things to Remember When Using Tech Tools in Recruiting and Hiring

Technology tools are surging into the world of hiring and recruiting but won’t succeed if they are misunderstood, misapplied or misguided. more »

November 18, 2014
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Company Culture as Recruiting Brand: 3 Ways Culture Impacts Recruiting

Cultural fit, as we’ve learned, is an important factor to screen for during the hiring process. more »

November 18, 2014
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How to Secure Permanent Candidates: The Hiring Process

With more and more of our clients realising the need for a UX specialism within their teams, and others growing their existing teams; it’s unlikely there has ever been more businesses recruiting for this skill-set within the UK. more »

November 17, 2014
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Google’s Eighth Employee Outlines Importance of Hiring Right Talent

Google now employs over 50,000 people but it’s unlikely that the company would have reached its current size if it hadn’t found the right staff in its early days, according to one of the internet giant’s first employees.  more »

November 17, 2014
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UK Employers Expect Faster Hiring but Scant Rise in Wages – Survey

British employers plan to hire staff at the fastest rate in seven years in the fourth quarter of 2014, but the growth in employment is still unlikely to boost wages, a survey of personnel managers showed on Monday. more »

November 17, 2014
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What Employers Get Wrong When It Comes to Hiring

Pat was well-qualified for the job. So, without puffery, her resume, cover letter, interview and references made that clear. more »

November 17, 2014
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Talent Brand Strategy Workshop

As the economy is bouncing back, the war on talent becomes tougher by the day.  How can you attract and recruit more of the right staff and reduce the average cost per talent hire? more »

November 17, 2014
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Demand for Pros in Asia Jumped 20% in Q3

The total number of job advertisements for professional positions in Asia grew by 20% year-over-year in the third quarter of 2014, according to the Robert Walters Asia Job Index. more »

November 17, 2014
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Opus Recruitment Solutions on Course to Win Duo of MARA Awards

Specialist IT recruiter Opus Recruitment Solutions is poised for awards success at the 2014 MARA awards on November 19th. more »

November 17, 2014
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The Case for Video Interviewing in Your Recruitment Process

When screening candidates, typically recruiters use phones for initial candidate screenings, but video interviewing solutions are being adopted more widely for their time & cost savings. more »

November 17, 2014
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LinkedIn Reveals Most Attractive Employers According to UK Members

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with more than 332 million members worldwide, today reveals its third annual ranking of the most attractive employers among its 17 million members in the UK. more »

November 17, 2014
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Over 200 Recruitment Agencies Sign up to New ‘eBay for Recruiters’ in First Two Weeks

Since its launch in October, www.splitfee.org, the new ‘eBay for recruiters’, has attracted over 200 recruitment consultancies across the globe – all looking to collaborate (risk-free) on split fee assignments. more »

November 17, 2014
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City Hiring Maintains Upward Curve

The October 2014 London Employment Monitor registered a 2% increase in job availability with 7,410 roles, compared to 7,245 in October 2013. more »

November 17, 2014
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8 Social Recruitment Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Recent years have seen a rapid expansion of social media, which has completely changed employer branding and recruitment. more »

November 17, 2014
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How to Attract Graduates – According to Graduates

There seems to be an endless supply of graduates applying in their hundreds for the same job opportunities. Shouldn’t this imply that the employer can have their pick of the very best? more »

November 17, 2014
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Top 10 Workforce Trends for 2015

As Baby Boomers continue to retire and Millennials prepare to take over the top positions in the workforce, retailers need to adjust their recruitment and retention strategies to ensure their ranks are filled with top-talent. more »

November 17, 2014
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#rcnvs Attracting Future Talent

This year between 47% and 50% of the world’s working population were born after 1980. This group expects to be treated in a way far removed from that of older generations during the recruitment process. more »

November 17, 2014
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How to Attract, Engage, and Retain Top Female Talent… No Egg Freezing Required

Despite a surge in the number of HR policies and processes to support women back into the workplace after maternity leave, a study by recruitment outsourcing specialists Guidant Group found that it is leaders who hold the key. more »

November 17, 2014
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APSCo Responds to BBC Report on Temporary Social Workers

APSCo has responded to a BBC report which suggested that the use of temporary social workers can jeopardise the standard of care. more »

November 14, 2014
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Caritas Passes APSCo’s Compliance+ for Social Work Recruitment Firms

Caritas has become the first recruitment firm to pass APSCo’s best practice quality standard for social work recruitment organisations, Compliance+. more »

November 14, 2014
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Mobile Recruitment Technology is Keeping the World Spinning

Recent research suggests that more people are choosing to use mobile devices for job searches due to the convenience factor – over 50% according to results from Indeed Research. more »

November 14, 2014
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30 Interviewer Do’s and Don’ts for Finding the Right Candidate

30 Interviewer Do’s and Don’ts for Finding the Right Candidate — From a Recruiter Who Has Conducted Over 500 Interviews. more »

November 14, 2014
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Only 7% of Employers use Social Media for Recruitment

Only 7% of employers have used social media to recruit, with word of mouth and personal recommendation remaining popular hiring tools, according to a report from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES). more »

November 14, 2014
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Automated Recruitment: Computer Says No

Simon Lindrea examines the drawbacks of excluding humans from the candidate screening process. more »

November 14, 2014
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Hiring Shortcuts that Can Cost More than They Save

Organizations are determined to hire the right people–those who have the right skills, fit with the organizational culture, and bring a willing attitude to the job. more »

November 14, 2014
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LinkedIn to ‘Fundamentally Expand’ its Role in Recruitment

LinkedIn has launched a ‘fundamental expansion’ of what they do as the online network now aims to help companies find candidates that are the right cultural fit, rather than focussing on skills sets. more »

November 14, 2014
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Labour Market Tightens as Record Numbers now Employed

Since 2010 two-thirds of the rise in employment has been in managerial, professional or associate professional occupations. more »

November 13, 2014
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5 Ways to Revolutionise Your Referral Program

Employee referral programs typically outproduce any other source of hire, when looking at recruiting cycle times, costs, and new hire quality. more »

November 13, 2014
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Survey Says Hiring Process Suffers From Huge Disconnects Between Job Candidate and Employer

Careerbuilder released a survey recently of 374 HR professionals and 319 job candidatesasking them how technology degrades the hiring process. Here are a few problems reported. more »

November 13, 2014
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Utilise Digital Recruitment Technology and Hire more Wonderful People

LANDED’s Co Founder Emma Gunes gave a talk to large crowd of HR professionals at the CIPD Expo at London Olympia, titled ‘Utilise Digital recruitment technology and hire more wonderful people’. more »

November 13, 2014
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Millennials Would Like to Work for You, If They Can Apply on Their Smartphones

The millennial generation is a mobile generation, period. If this wasn’t an already known fact hammered home by the proliferation of mobile devices more »

November 13, 2014
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Attracting, Identifying & Employing Quality Professionals

An organization is only as good as its employees. Today’s job market is so competitive that it can get difficult to pinpoint talented professionals. more »

November 13, 2014
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UK Unemployment Falls by 115,000 to 1.96 Million

UK unemployment fell by 115,000 between July and September to 1.96 million, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). more »

November 12, 2014
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APSCo Outlines the Top Trends in Global Recruitment

Speaking at the recent NPA Conference in Bali, Chief Executive of APSCo Ann Swain urged delegates to adapt and capitalise on the five key trends affecting the global recruitment market. more »

November 12, 2014
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13 Disturbing Facts About Employee Engagement [Infographic]

Last year, we had a viral post about some of the downfalls in employee engagement. Unfortunately, not much has changed and there are still some things around employee engagement that need to be fixed. more »

November 12, 2014
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15 Traits of Great Leaders That Attract Top Talent

Great leaders have resolve and vision, but are humble about it. They have the company’s ambitions in mind, rather than just focusing on their own internal gain. more »

November 12, 2014
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