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Recruiting Millennials: Where to Begin

As employers strive to reach, engage and hire Millennial talent, a new report out today by Findly outlines strategies for connecting with this demographic group that is more »

July 3, 2015
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Graduate Recruitment Industry: Only a Third of Professionals Expect to Stay in the Next 5 Years

A survey published today by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR), conducted by Mercer, on salaries, resources and aspirations in the student recruitment and development industry more »

July 3, 2015
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Belgium – Strong Staffing Market Growth Continues

The number of hours worked by temporary workers in Belgium increased sharply by 16.6% in May 2015, compared with the same month last year more »

July 3, 2015
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India – Sharp Increase in Online Hiring Activity

Online hiring activity in India increased by 32% in June 2015 compared with the same month last year, according to the Monster Employment Index. more »

July 3, 2015
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Candidate Experience – Keeping Up with Mobile Recruitment

Mobile continues to have a dramatic effect on the recruitment industry, so it was interesting to read an article recently which stated that according to a study by Nielsen more »

July 3, 2015
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Recruiters, Stop Stalking your Candidates

Some recruiters call it ‘social media profiling’. Others call it ‘social screening.’ In certain cases, a more appropriate term would be ‘stalking’. more »

July 3, 2015
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Employer Branding: How to Attract Top Talent to Your Company

Is your company having trouble attracting — and keeping — the top talent in your industry? Job seekers are increasingly researching companies online before applying more »

July 2, 2015
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Slow Hiring Prevents UK Business Growth, Study Shows

Traditional hiring methods are slow, restrictive and inefficient, according to 88 percent of respondents in a new survey from Upwork. more »

July 2, 2015
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5 Tips for New Recruiters

The world of recruiting can be a lot of fun and make you very successful early on in your career. However it of course comes with its fair share of headaches. more »

July 2, 2015
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Recruiters: Don’t Risk your Credibility Because you Hate Giving Bad News

A lot of the recruiter bashing that occurs online is no doubt because there are so many people who blame recruiters when a company never provides a single word of follow-up information after an interview. more »

July 2, 2015
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How to Recruit and Hire Effectively in Small Markets

Having spent a great deal of my talent acquisition career in small niche markets, I know firsthand how challenging it can be to hire and maintain a workforce. more »

July 2, 2015
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Recruiting Leaders 101: Prioritize Soft Skills and Fit

Nothing has a greater impact on your organization than the leaders who steer it. For the professionals tasked with recruiting them more »

July 1, 2015
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How Much Emphasis do you Place on the Customer Journey?

Talent acquisition strategy is changing, requiring new skills and activities to attract and engage with digitally savvy candidates. more »

July 1, 2015
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Emerging Talent to Become the Key Focus for HR Leaders

Millennials identified as dominant workforce for 2015, but a global skilled labour storage is envisaged in five years, at the recent CIPD HR Software Show. more »

July 1, 2015
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Recruiters are Using ‘Algorithmic Hiring’ to Solve One of the Workplaces’ Biggest Problems

Humans are biased decision makers. One well-known and troubling example of this is the tendency for interviewers to hire candidates who remind them of themselves, more »

July 1, 2015
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Top Tech Tools for On-the-Go Recruiters

Sometimes there’s just not enough time in the day. This is especially true for on-the-go talent professionals who often have to travel to conferences and events. more »

July 1, 2015
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A Social Media Recruiting Strategy Framework

A few weeks ago I was asked to participate in a Google+ Hangout on implementing social media recruiting strategies. more »

July 1, 2015
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The Online Recruiting Revolution is Here

“Hillary Clinton joins LinkedIn because ‘she’s looking for a new job’ ran a recent Fortune headline. more »

June 30, 2015
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7 Reasons Why Recruitment Leaders Need to Focus on Clean Data in 2015

I reviewed in my last blog why recruiters often have dirty data and what it can lead to. It’s obvious to me that recruiters need to get a handle on their data. more »

June 30, 2015
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Why is it Taking so Long for Employers to Fill Open Jobs?

As Matthew Yglesias noted in his recent exploration of the question over at Vox, there are more job openings now than at any time since the halcyon days of the dot-com boom more »

June 30, 2015
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2015 Graduates have More Jobs to Choose from than Last Year

According to new research from job search engine Adzuna, the class of 2015 graduates have 16 percent more jobs to choose from than last year more »

June 30, 2015
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Professional Hiring Up 13% as Economy Accelerates

Professional recruitment firms now have 13% more vacancies on their books than this time last year according to new survey data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). more »

June 30, 2015
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Pick Up the Phone to Scout for Passive Candidates

Passive recruiting has been highlighted as one of the key trends that will shape recruitment this year. But have you ever wondered what are the best ways to recruit such passive candidates? more »

June 30, 2015
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5 Consequences of Skills Shortages in 2016

Last year the British economy expanded by 2.8%, this was the fastest growth of any major advanced economy. more »

June 29, 2015
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Majority of Companies Struggling with Recruitment Quality

Almost all UK businesses have appointed the wrong person in a job, according to a study carried out by Hiring Hub, a tech company that acts as an intermediary between staffing agencies and customers. more »

June 29, 2015
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The Global Recruiter Awards – A Recruitment Buzz Review by Alex Moyle

Normally I leave the burlesque dancers, beer and loud music to the weekend, however I find myself recovering from a fun day at the Global Recruiter awards in Café de Paris.    more »

June 29, 2015
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Attracting Talent in the Candidate-Driven Recovery

Jeff Bezoz, Amazon.com’s founder, famously observed that “once a company culture is formed it takes nuclear weaponry to change it.” more »

June 29, 2015
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Employee Turnover is Top Workforce Challenge, SHRM Survey Finds

Retention/turnover, employee engagement and succession planning ranked as the top challenges faced by HR organizations today, according to the 2015 SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey. more »

June 29, 2015
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Using Social Media for Recruitment: 11 Tips for Attracting New Staff

To get the best possible candidates it helps to have a wide pool of talent to choose from. With this in mind, many companies use multiple marketing mediums more »

June 29, 2015
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What Uber’s New Mobile Game Gets Right About Recruiting

Over the past five years, the popular (and recently notorious) ride-sharing app Uber has grown from an idea to a juggernaut valued at an estimated $50 billion with drivers in 300 cities across 57 countries. more »

June 29, 2015
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The Most Attractive Employers in the World

Looks like working in the Big Four consulting firms, KPMG, Deloitte, EY and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), is all the rage this year. more »

June 29, 2015
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Sensible Recruiters Turn Candidates into Clients

Turning Candidates into Clients. It’s All about Being a Sensible Recruiter. more »

June 29, 2015
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Number of Apprentices to Outnumber Graduates in the Next Five Years

There is a significant knowledge gap among parents, teachers and guardians when it comes to school leaver programmes and apprenticeships. more »

June 29, 2015
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Corporate Recruiters Manchester – GLASSDOOR

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Corporate Recruiters is for HR Professionals and in-house recruiters at UK based organisations. more »

June 26, 2015
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Companies Risk Losing Top Talent by not Communicating the Employer Brand Effectively

Companies risk losing top talent by not communicating the employer brand effectively more »

June 26, 2015
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War for Talent Sees Candidates Striking Back, Says REC

The recruitment industry body canvassed over 2,000 people and ten companies to explore the shifting dynamics between jobseekers and hirers. more »

June 26, 2015
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Hospitality Industry Sees 14% Jobs Growth as Industry Prepares for Bumper Summer

The number of job positions available in the hospitality sector has risen 14% since last year, job search site Indeed can reveal. more »

June 26, 2015
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Is the Cheapest Candidate Always the Best?

There are a wide variety of mistakes that can be made during the hiring process. According to an article titled Here’s How To Avoid The 7 Worst Hiring Mistakes, more »

June 26, 2015
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The Psychology of Hiring: Liking Someone Doesn’t Predict a Good Hire

News flash: Hiring managers are human. Just like all people, they’re prone to misjudgment because of internal biases and being influenced by emotions and past experiences. more »

June 26, 2015
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5% of HR Start Ups Begin as Second Jobs

Wannabe entrepreneurs mitigate the risk of going it alone, launching their new venture while still in employment according to alldayPA. more »

June 25, 2015
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Over Half of Public Sector Employees Fear their Job is at Risk

Public sector workers fear their jobs are at risk and are turning to the private sector to find employment, according to a survey of over 3,000 jobseekers conducted by totaljobs. more »

June 25, 2015
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The 5 Most Difficult Jobs to Fill in Singapore

Accounting and finance roles are the most difficult to fill in Singapore this year. more »

June 25, 2015
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What Will Hiring be Like in 100 Years?

The hiring process has changed over the years as old methods of hiring make way for new ones.  Online job postings killed the classifieds and soon postings will succumb to social media.  more »

June 25, 2015
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10 Common Recruiting Mistakes to Avoid

Think you have incompetent employees? Time to ask yourself how they ended up working for you in the first place. more »

June 25, 2015
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A Poor Employer Brand can Hinder Talent Attraction

LinkedIn have released the findings of their Winning Talent report today, which looked into the factors influencing people’s choices about where they want to work more »

June 25, 2015
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Building Fast – Construction Jobs Rise 63%

Statistics from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, have today revealed that whilst 2015 has seen a significant rise in construction jobs more »

June 24, 2015
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Over Half of Employers Overlook Military Experience on a CV, New Research Finds

Fewer than half of employers would look favourably at military experience on a CV – a bias that is causing UK plc to miss out on top employee talent more »

June 24, 2015
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Why Employment Branding and the Candidate Experience Matters

Right now the job market is growing every day, our economy is booming and recruiters are stretched thinner than they ever have been. more »

June 24, 2015
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Nightmare Recruitment Processes Hurting Companies’ Image

One-in-five workers expects to leave their job in the next year, yet UK employers are making basic errors when attracting new staff, according to an official report of trends in UK workplaces.

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June 24, 2015
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The Future of Applicant Tracking Systems: A Recruiting Roadmap

There is no single piece of technology that’s more universally despised throughout recruiting’s rank and file than applicant tracking systems. more »

June 24, 2015
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The 3 Things Successful Recruitment Firms do on LinkedIn

The Internet and social media have upturned many long-standing industries, from retail and travel to entertainment and news. more »

June 24, 2015
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Employers Need to do More to Impress Job Applicants

Hirers are making basic mistakes in the way they engage with job applicants and risk losing out on talent, according to new research published today by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).  more »

June 24, 2015
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Unlock New Talent: How can you Integrate Social Action in Recruitment?

Academic qualifications are still used by the majority of employers as the key way to sift candidates, particularly for entry level roles. more »

June 23, 2015
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How to Successfully Use Twitter for Hiring

The other week, I was fortunate enough to hear a talk from Patrick Tame who has become pretty famous in the recruitment industry recently. more »

June 23, 2015
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The 6 Deadliest Networking Mistakes a Recruiter Can Make

We spend far too much time these days trying to build followers and connections on our social networks, that we neglect to nurture our social networks. Huh?! more »

June 23, 2015
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5 Reasons Technology Rules Recruiting

“The customer is always right!” In HR, this could easily be replaced with candidate. more »

June 23, 2015
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One in Three Candidates Described as ‘Less Than Ideal’

Recent research by online recruitment marketplace, Hiring Hub, has found that 91% of UK businesses are compromising on candidate quality when hiring more »

June 23, 2015
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Hiring & Retention in a High Turnover Workplace

High turnover can cost a company time and money. A revolving door of employees makes it difficult to achieve consistency in service more »

June 23, 2015
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4 Actions to Improve the Candidate Experience

In the new candidate-driven market, there is little room for mistakes when fighting for qualified talent. more »

June 23, 2015
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Job Board Counters Claim that Less Women are Working in Digital

Niche jobs board Bubble Jobs has refuted claims that just one quarter of employees in the digital sector are women – stating that the number is actually much higher. more »

June 22, 2015
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Engaging ‘Gen Z’: More Tradition, Less Tech

‘Gen Z’ – or those aged 16-19 years old – are fast approaching the workplace. As the first generation of workers to boast ‘native’ digital skills more »

June 22, 2015
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Job Hunters Eager to Learn

In time for Adult Learners’ Week 2015, a new survey has revealed how UK job hunters are eager to learn and see training and development opportunities as an important part of their job search. more »

June 22, 2015
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Dip in Monthly Figures, While Long-Term Trend Remains Intact

“The dip in the monthly numbers was a bit of a surprise,” says Hakan Enver, Operations Director Morgan McKinley Financial Services. more »

June 22, 2015
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How Recruitment Videos Can Help Get your Jobs Noticed and Shared

Having video on your website and sharing those videos through social media can certainly help you expand your reach and visibility. more »

June 22, 2015
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6 Google+ Features that are Great for Recruiters and Recruitment Marketers

Google+ – lots of talk but very little action from the average recruiter. more »

June 22, 2015
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Poor Job Descriptions Driving Staff Turnover in UK

New research from global management consultancy, Hay Group, reveals that a poor job description is a significant contributor to staff turnover in organisations of all sizes across the UK. more »

June 22, 2015
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Morgan McKinley Asia Pacific Employment Monitor

The employment outlook in Asia Pacific looks positive according to Morgan McKinley’s data for the first quarter of 2015. more »

June 22, 2015
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Lower Skill Manufacturing Jobs Under Threat as Businesses Embrace Automation

Fifty years on from the world’s first personal computer going into mass production, the Grant Thornton International Business Report more »

June 19, 2015
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Key Employment Changes in 2015

The government has announced some key changes which will be implemented by the end of this year and which will have an impact on employment more »

June 19, 2015
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How do Candidates Want to be Recruited?

Are you trying to attract candidates by offering fancy job titles and goodie bags? Then you might need to rethink your strategy. more »

June 19, 2015
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