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Top Tips on How to Engage With a Tidal Wave of Applicants

Many organisations are acutely aware that the talent they bring in to their business is the key to their future success. This has led to a massive increase in marketing activity as recruitment professionals attempt to engage their talent pools. Just pop onto LinkedIn today and you are almost guaranteed to be inundated by job adverts…See More
May 9
Iain Hamilton posted a blog post

Top Tips on How to Engage With a Tidal Wave of Applicants

Many organisations are acutely aware that the talent they bring in to their business is the key to their future success. This has led to a massive increase in marketing activity as recruitment professionals attempt to engage their talent pools. Just pop onto LinkedIn today and you are almost guaranteed to be inundated by job adverts…See More
May 9
Jackye Clayton liked Iain Hamilton's blog post Insight into the World of Recruitment Data
Apr 15
A blog post by Iain Hamilton was featured

Insight into the World of Recruitment Data

Recently, I quickly accepted the opportunity to attend a recruitment data insights conference with the in-house recruitment network in London. On the way to the conference, I was excited to see where the recruitment industry is going. Excited to learn how much progress we were making in using the data that we are creating.So, First of All, Where are we Creating Recruitment Data?ATS/CRMThere is no point in separating the ATS and CRM category out as they are the same thing; it is just that a CRM…See More
Apr 11
Iain Hamilton posted a blog post

Insight into the World of Recruitment Data

Recently, I quickly accepted the opportunity to attend a recruitment data insights conference with the in-house recruitment network in London. On the way to the conference, I was excited to see where the recruitment industry is going. Excited to learn how much progress we were making in using the data that we are creating.So, First of All, Where are we Creating Recruitment Data?ATS/CRMThere is no point in separating the ATS and CRM category out as they are the same thing; it is just that a CRM…See More
Apr 11
A blog post by Iain Hamilton was featured

It's oh, so quiet...zing boom

When I started out in recruitment, it was a different world. Job ads were everything. Companies and agencies alike, paid for job ads online, in newspapers and attended industry events to attract talent. Lots of companies still do some or all of these activities, but for many their employer branding is becoming one of their…See More
Aug 29, 2016
Iain Hamilton posted a blog post

It's oh, so quiet...zing boom

When I started out in recruitment, it was a different world. Job ads were everything. Companies and agencies alike, paid for job ads online, in newspapers and attended industry events to attract talent. Lots of companies still do some or all of these activities, but for many their employer branding is becoming one of their…See More
Aug 26, 2016
Katrina Kibben liked Iain Hamilton's blog post The dormant database
Aug 3, 2016
A blog post by Iain Hamilton was featured

The dormant database

The world of talent acquisition is changing fast. People expect to be treated in a different way now and all this means recruiters need to develop new skills and ways of recruiting.Companies like Indeed have woken up the world of jobs and recruitment in good and bad ways. Before large aggregator job boards arrived, candidates…See More
Aug 3, 2016
Iain Hamilton posted a blog post

The dormant database

The world of talent acquisition is changing fast. People expect to be treated in a different way now and all this means recruiters need to develop new skills and ways of recruiting.Companies like Indeed have woken up the world of jobs and recruitment in good and bad ways. Before large aggregator job boards arrived, candidates…See More
Aug 3, 2016
A blog post by Iain Hamilton was featured

Recruitment - Planning is succeeding

If you are reading this article, you might be thinking how much prep work is really needed to recruit someone. After all, if I need to recruit I just put an advert out and phone our agency, that's what my process tells me to do.Well, the success of your recruitment function may have more importance than you realise and need more work.…See More
Jul 27, 2016
Iain Hamilton posted a blog post

Recruitment - Planning is succeeding

If you are reading this article, you might be thinking how much prep work is really needed to recruit someone. After all, if I need to recruit I just put an advert out and phone our agency, that's what my process tells me to do.Well, the success of your recruitment function may have more importance than you realise and need more work.…See More
Jul 27, 2016
A blog post by Iain Hamilton was featured

What Jon Snow doesn't understand about employer brand

In this week's instalment of Game of Thrones, we saw Jon Snow and Sansa Stark start off on a recruitment drive to gain colleagues to join them in waging war. It was a week of highs and lows for the pair.The recruitment drive starts with a plea to the wildling's to join the army, and this is undoubtedly the…See More
Jun 8, 2016
Iain Hamilton posted a blog post

What Jon Snow doesn't understand about employer brand

In this week's instalment of Game of Thrones, we saw Jon Snow and Sansa Stark start off on a recruitment drive to gain colleagues to join them in waging war. It was a week of highs and lows for the pair.The recruitment drive starts with a plea to the wildling's to join the army, and this is undoubtedly the…See More
Jun 8, 2016
Iain Hamilton posted a blog post

Introducing The Great Recruitment Chasm

Ever since 2012 when I embarked on a project with a team of enthusiastic individuals to reinvent the way our business recruited people I have wondered one thing. Why don’t more businesses do the same thing? Over the course of the year, we completely removed our reliance on recruitment agencies, sped up the recruitment function by over 60% and save a huge amount of unnecessary cost. Granted we were operating in the O&G industry when oil was at its peak, so there was lots of activity and so…See More
May 18, 2016
A blog post by Iain Hamilton was featured

Recruitment strategy...is it really worth it?

One of the most common challenges I get is - ‘is it worth it? Is it worth creating a recruitment strategy?’. From personal experience, companies who take the time to review the current performance of their recruitment function and create a plan to improve, are most likely to succeed when they have a formal…See More
Apr 25, 2016

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Iain
Last Name
Hamilton
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United Kingdom
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Executive (CxO)
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People Traction
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All Industries, Staffing/RPO
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Iain Hamilton's Blog

Top Tips on How to Engage With a Tidal Wave of Applicants

Posted on May 9, 2017 at 3:00am 0 Comments

Many organisations are acutely aware that the talent they bring in to their business is the key to their future success. This has led to a massive increase in marketing activity as recruitment professionals attempt to engage their talent pools. 

Just pop onto LinkedIn today and you are almost guaranteed to be…

Continue

Insight into the World of Recruitment Data

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Recently, I quickly accepted the opportunity to attend a recruitment data insights conference with the in-house recruitment network in London. On the way to the conference, I was excited to see where the recruitment industry is going. Excited to learn how much progress we were making in using the data that we are creating.

So, First of All, Where are we Creating Recruitment Data?…

Continue

It's oh, so quiet...zing boom

Posted on August 26, 2016 at 8:30am 0 Comments

When I started out in recruitment, it was a different world. Job ads were everything. Companies and agencies alike, paid for job ads online, in newspapers and attended industry events to attract talent. Lots of companies still do some or all of these activities, but for many their employer branding is becoming…

Continue

The dormant database

Posted on August 3, 2016 at 6:00am 0 Comments



The world of talent acquisition is changing fast. People expect to be treated in a different way now and all this means recruiters need to develop new skills and ways of recruiting.

Companies like Indeed have woken up the world of jobs and recruitment in good and bad ways. Before…

Continue

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