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Fifty three percent of UK recruiters believe Conservative Party is best for industry

05 May 2015, London – Fifty-three percent of UK recruiters believe the Conservatives offer the best future for the recruitment industry, according to Bullhorn, the leading cloud-based CRM provider.

The survey, based on data from 79 UK recruitment professionals, also reveals that 44 percent believe Labour would be the preferred choice for the industry, with just two percent in favour of the Liberal Democrats.



Added by Peter Linas on May 5, 2015 at 4:35am — No Comments

Finding the best possible employee for your organization – Some recruitment tips

Finding the best possible employee that will fit into your organization in the best possible and also contribute to the success of your company is a big challenge among the recruiters. If you don’t end up with choosing the right person, you won’t be able to help flourish your organization with the right kind of employees. Keeping the best employees in your organization is only possible when you find them out. But amidst this industry where thousands of people are looking for jobs, how are…


Added by Ann Hoge on May 5, 2015 at 4:07am — No Comments

How to facilitate the contact between 2 recruiters of different countries?

 Recruiting the right people for the position you are looking to fill is not an easy task. When doing it internationally, the challenge becomes even bigger, as new issues arise, some of those without a standard solution.

 The international recruiting scene is not a new one, yet it is still taking its…


Added by Yoel Cassuto on May 5, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Calling a candidate to tell them there is no news IS news to the candidate.

I placed this status update on LinkedIn the other day.

‘Calling a candidate back to tell them there is no news IS news to the candidate.’

It got 250 ‘Likes’, and dozens of comments, so it touched a nerve for sure. Not that surprising considering well documented…


Added by Greg Savage on May 4, 2015 at 10:32pm — No Comments

How Can Corporate Culture Attract and Keep an Employee Interested

Finding professional and talented employee is as difficult as a job-hunting process. Not only job-seekers try hard to show their worth to get hired. Companies don’t relax either. Their task is to attract qualified specialist and keep him interested. And while some companies count on wages as their basic argument, others establish corporate culture and offer an employee its…


Added by Ann Aldrich on May 4, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Mobile Recruiting - Don’t Ignore the Trend

We’re seeing one of the most competitive hiring landscapes ever, yet there is one big trend of 2015 that HR managers…


Added by Ron Stewart on May 4, 2015 at 10:21am — No Comments

How to Earn Money Tutoring Students

Teaching is one noble profession that need not be limited only to those with a degree. Whether you are a stay-at-home mom, a college student, or someone with time to spare, you can certainly make the same contribution to society tutoring students. Another good thing about it is that you can make money at the same time.

With the abundance of potential customers, the amount of money you can make in tutoring will only be limited by your time and the subject area or topic that you are…


Added by Priya N on May 4, 2015 at 5:35am — No Comments

Star Wars day: 4 lessons recruiters can learn from Star Wars

‘May the force be with you’ - It’s an iconic expression from one of the most well-known film franchises of all time. George Lucas’ intergalactic tale, aptly named Star Wars, has enjoyed phenomenal success since its release back in May, 1977, with new films and franchises…


Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on May 4, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Five things to consider when leaving higher education

So you have studied hard, gained many skills and knowledge, made great friends and passed your qualifications, that’s it, higher education done. It may seem a frightening prospect but the world is your oyster, and it is up to you to go and live your life to the full. What should you now consider as you leave education and enter the big wide world?

1) Find a job

Without any money, you are really going to struggle to build a life for yourself. The first thing to do after…


Added by Tonisha Parra on May 1, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

What Bersin’s 2015 Talent Acquisition Factbook Tells Us About What’s Broken in Recruiting

By Lori Sylvia, Chief Marketing Officer, SmashFly


Last week, Bersin by Deloitte released its…


Added by Lori Sylvia on April 30, 2015 at 7:53pm — No Comments

The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media

Defining Social Recruiting

Social Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et al.) is at a cross-roads. It has been around long enough that it should now feature as a standard part of most recruiter’s toolkits, but in a lot of cases, even the most basic of tools aren’t being utilised.

Before looking at the problem I’ve attempted to break down what I’m referring to as social…


Added by Chris South on April 30, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Behaviors that Build Trust

You’re a new person on a new job? 

Trying to become one of the collective? Believe it is worth trying. Good relationships between colleagues are very important. Here is the list of some best practices and behaviors for building trust. So, the first thing you should remember is that being trustworthy is obligatory, other important points are described below.…


Added by Irene Adler on April 30, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

3 Reasons You Need Team Building Software

Special project on the horizon? Put a team together! See a need for innovation at work? Put a team together! Want to break down your workplace silos? Put a team together! Employers are starting to look at the assembly of a team as the duct tape of the workforce.

Don’t get me wrong, workplace…


Added by Ryan Mead on April 30, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Creating a Digital Transformation Plan of Action: A Guide for Leaders

In earlier SMART Articles, I discussed the evolutionary phases in becoming a digital organization, described how all business functions are being transformed by social and digital technologies, articulated the primary barriers to digital engagement, and offered a digital transformation framework (to read these and other related pieces,…


Added by Courtney Hunt on April 30, 2015 at 9:28am — No Comments

Why the Best Recruiters Save you Money

If businesses think hiring a skilled recruiter sometimes has too dear a price tag, wait until they experience the cost of hiring an amateur, or not hiring one at all.

With the average cost of replacing an employee suggested to crest £30,000, there’s a very good reason recruiters are…


Added by Calum Morrison on April 30, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Recruiters! Too much to do? Try this simple strategy!

Managing a busy desk can often feel overwhelming, trying to juggle all the variables of live assignments, the associated admin, inbound and outbound calls, business development...and don’t even mention the strategic projects and longer term planning.

It has been said that 80% of…


Added by Tsen Wharton on April 30, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

What your recruitment management consultants should be telling you

If you've got a business and you need great staff to help it take off, it's a good idea to outsource your recruitment services to a professional team of experienced consultants. They can carefully select the right people for you, based on your own specifications and requirements. What's more, they can attract a wider range of people and make sure that you're only getting the best staff to help with your…


Added by Tonisha Parra on April 30, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

11 Reasons Why Recruiters Are Sad

Warning:  Just for fun :)

1. ...because people lie in their resumes

2. ...because people lie during interviews as well…


Added by Mirka Biel on April 30, 2015 at 4:49am — 3 Comments

Where did you learn to interview?

Talent Acquisition – The Accidental Competency

I was having a conversation with a client last week during a kickoff meeting and he asked, "Where did you learn how to interview so well?"  I had to stop and think about this for a few minutes.  I have spent my entire career in the recruiting and human resources sector so I guess I am - in fact - a professional interviewer.  Go figure!  

So I've been pondering this topic for a few days and I have a question…


Added by Kimberly Lucas on April 29, 2015 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Tools and Your Tool Belt

Tools and Your Tool Belt

We are going to take a small break from our series on lesser sites. The reason for this is to talk about tools and your tool belt. Every time people talk about tools everyone wants to know the top 1-2,…


Added by Dean Da Costa on April 29, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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