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Dream Team: How to Help Your Employees Work Harder and Better than Ever

Today's marketplace is far different than it was just a few short decades ago. Since the advent of the Internet, business owners are able to market their products and services on a worldwide basis. This has obviously opened up exciting opportunities, but it also brings with it a challenge. No longer are you competing with industry leaders in your geographic region. Consumers can choose among the many companies available the world over at the tips of their fingers. In order to best ensure you…


Added by Emma Sturgis on November 30, 2015 at 10:18am — No Comments

Open New Advertising Channels

Google AdWords is the biggest pay per click advertising platform online and is used by thousands of businesses across every sector to promote products and services to millions of individuals. We have found companies wishing to recruit employees are not utilising it for this…


Added by Mark Cook on November 30, 2015 at 9:50am — No Comments

3 Ways to Improve Your Employee Onboarding Map

Is your employee onboarding out of order? Because the failures of onboarding aren’t immediately apparent, it can take time to find the cracks in the plan. An employee’s…


Added by Christine Marino on November 30, 2015 at 9:36am — No Comments

Recruitment predictions for 2016: HR technology

Modern processes of recruitment still come with downsides in terms of time, cost or even outcome in quality hire. Long hours screening CVs and interviewing candidates? Lack of qualified candidates for the role? High costs in advertising vacancies? Coping with such reality in an ever-increasing competitive market is a challenge for even the most dedicated recruiter.

So far, an online platform such as LinkedIn has proved to be a great substitute to the…


Added by José Sánchez Montojo on November 30, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Are You Keeping Up With Modern Recruitment Trends?

Recruitment is a hard game to play, especially since potential candidates can come from such a large pool of talent. Nowadays, there are so many more platforms to advertise vacancies on, but knowing exactly which ones will help you unearth the consummate professional you are searching for is still perplexing to many businesses.For this reason, most companies tend to stick to a tried and tested formula.

If you're computer savvy,…


Added by Ron Stewart on November 30, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

How to Find and Keep the Right Copywriter

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Anybody can hire a copywriter, but not everyone can hire the right copywriter. With increasing demand for a written content, the number of freelance writers also grows. But how to distinguish a real…


Added by Jennifer Broflowski on November 30, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Hike Group Chat - Can Sourcing Play a Role in Identifying Fake Candidates while Screening?

The weekly discussions that we have are very insightful so if you aren’t already a member then you’re missing out on some insightful perspectives mind you. At Sourcing Adda we encourage our fellow Talent Acquisitionist to express their views on several Industry related topics.

The discussion we had this time shared some light on the…


Added by Sourcing Adda on November 30, 2015 at 1:26am — No Comments

10 Analytics every recruiter should follow

Numbers always facilitate an organisation to plan the efficiency of any activity. The same applies for hiring method as well. Using elaborated analytics reports bring out important insights to enhance the effectiveness of the hiring process.

Here are 10 analytics every recruiter should follow in their hiring process.…


Added by Mukul Agarwal on November 30, 2015 at 12:26am — 1 Comment

The Right Hello Can Mean All the Difference

Making the right first impression is one of the keys to succeeding in recruiting, but did you realize that the very first word you speak, "hello", can often make or break a relationship with a client or a candidate?

Whether on the phone or in person, how you go about…


Added by Dave on November 29, 2015 at 3:42am — No Comments


You apply for a job that seems like it would be the perfect fit for you then you get a small rush of excitement. A couple of days later you receive a call or an email from the hiring manager for the position you applied for! You hang up the phone and the interview is scheduled. Now you are feeling optimistic…


Added by Natasha Negahbanzadeh on November 25, 2015 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Why HR & marketing should join forces to attract staff

Bagels and holes. Hugs and kisses. Tom and Jerry.

It appears there’s a new force in the world of powerful twosomes - a yin and yang so perfect, you’ll be surprised you’ve not thought of it already.

The pair in question…


Added by Nina Cresswell on November 25, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

What is the one secret to successful recruitment?

You might think that recruitment is relatively easy – admittedly time-consuming, of course, but basically a simple task. All you have to do is sift through candidates’ applications, decide who you want to invite for an interview and then make your decision based on what happens in the…


Added by Alex Sebuliba on November 25, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hike Group Chat - Impact of Social Media in Candidate Selection

We use it on a regular basis, it has revolutionised the Talent Acquisition Industry as we know it, it’s at the tip of our fingers, we spend a great deal of our time on it and it keeps us updated with the current trends. Any guesses?

Yes, you’re right. We’re talking about…


Added by Sourcing Adda on November 25, 2015 at 1:00am — No Comments

3 Reasons to be Thankful For Your Talent Acquisition Team

When you are seated around the dinner table with your friends and family this Thanksgiving, and Uncle Dave asks what you are thankful for, your talent acquisition team might not be the first thing you say. So why not give thanks a few days early to the sourcing, recruiting and…


Added by Birch Faber on November 24, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Grammar and your CV: Top Tips

Even amongst experienced professionals, poor grammar and spelling in CVs and covering letters is disappointingly common. It suggests to your prospective employer that you have not paid sufficient attention to the nitty-gritty detail in your application, and can alone be responsible for…


Added by Marie Mendez on November 24, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

How to write a personal statement for your CV

A powerful CV will invariably include a personal statement, otherwise called a profile or career summary. The aim is to enable the recruiter to quickly identify the strategic value you can add to their…


Added by Marie Mendez on November 24, 2015 at 3:06pm — No Comments

It’s never just a coffee (It’s interview Number 1)

So you are job searching. And in response to one of your proactive enquiries you receive a positive response: “Let’s meet up for a coffee

That’s nice you think. A chance to talk about the role and opportunity informally and off the…


Added by Jane Paine on November 24, 2015 at 12:56pm — No Comments

10 online tools to write a triumphant resume

t’s not that easy to get a good job these days. There are dozens of candidates and sometimes hundreds of them, applying for one single post. In this situation, your qualifications are not enough anymore. One needs to make an impression from the first look! And so, you must create an appealing resume that will determine HR persons call you right away.



Added by Julie Petersen on November 24, 2015 at 9:48am — No Comments

Can I Speak to You for a Moment? It’s a Sales Man Here

The moment an unknown number flashes on your mobile phone and your true caller application shows that it could be from a sales agency, you slam the phone down or pick it up and say you are busy. But from the sales man's perspective, he was just trying to do a simple appointment setting. Yes, this is what every sales executive does as a first step in order to generate leads and gain more leverage in their sales figures. But the act of setting an appointment is not…


Added by Morna Collins on November 24, 2015 at 12:39am — No Comments

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