I have seen a number of great articles recently discussing the importance of the marketing function to the recruitment industry. The nature of recruitment has evolved and recruiters must treat candidates as businesses treat their best customers, engaging at every point of the ‘buying cycle’ and not just when they are ready to buy, or in this case, change jobs. As one article describes it, trying to place a candidate who is already looking to move jobs…Continue
Mad Men, one of the most talked about television dramas of our time. Over it’s 7 seasons we have witnessed the growth, decline and merging of businesses, the acquisition and loss of clients and the rise and fall of staff. Sound familiar? The competitive world of recruitment has a lot in common with the…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on May 18, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments
A clear indication of a booming jobs market is the news that 1,400 new recruitment companies have started up business in the last year. The…Continue
If you’re a talented recruiter and want to take the next step by building your own recruitment business, chances are you’re great at the bit that makes the money i.e. billing, but have little or no understanding of how to set up and build a business.
Yes this may seem obvious, but it’s important that you acknowledge this now rather than jumping in feet-first expecting to wing it. As recruiters it’s a habit some of us have, and on recruitment assignments we may often fly by the seat of…Continue
Added by Rhys Jones on April 23, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
Proving that a billion-dollar evaluation isn't everything, this week it emerged that super-startup, Snapchat, is just like any other company when it comes to finding and recruiting top tech talent.
For these guys, too, the struggle is real.
Luckily for Snapchat, they have some seriously…Continue
Since its introduction in 1985 Microsoft Excel has become one of the go to applications for all manner of business / data related tasks. Straight out of the box Excel is a great tool for storing and sorting relatively uncomplicated data and with advanced knowledge Excel is capable of much more. But…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on April 20, 2015 at 12:06pm — No Comments
Personality testing has long been considered an integral part of the recruitment process, but is it time that this contentious method of deciding on a potential candidate’s suitability for a role is scrapped? In 2009 personality testing was a huge industry – to the tune of around $500 million worldwide. A survey performed in the UK found that 92% of recruiters considered the…Continue
Added by Tonisha Parra on April 20, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments
Someone I know; and is highly respected in the Talent Acquisition / Social Media space, mentioned the other day on Twitter that she had received a Valentines card through LinkedIn. She was rightly offended, as that's an inappropriate use of LinkedIn.
It got me thinking about how some people can be inappropriate in their use of Social…Continue
Added by Avika Shah on February 28, 2015 at 12:47am — No Comments
In 2015, any business not using Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) as a tool in its sales and marketing arsenal is lagging dangerously behind. The recruitment industry is no exception: SEO provides a powerful and highly effective way to attract candidates and stay ahead of the curve. With 67% of…Continue
IT staffing industry & recruiting, like any other industry, has…Continue
Added by ZYoin Jobs on February 24, 2015 at 4:39am — No Comments
In today’s technology heavy society, it will comes as no surprise to many of you that Facebook has now become one of many ways to advertise and apply for jobs both online and in your local area. While it was probably inevitable – with fan pages and business pages having been a part of Facebook for a few years now – using Facebook as a means of advertising a position within your company is not yet a pain free process.
However it is not all doom and gloom as there are a number of…Continue
Added by Mike James on February 12, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments
Noticed a reduction in your open and click through rates for emails sent over the last year? When Google rolled out changes to the way emails were filtered recruitment professionals with a large number of Gmail recipients noticed a significant drop off.
The introduction of category tabs and automatic content filtering sorts users emails into areas three areas; Primary, Social and Promotions. If you are a Gmail user the new filtering system is great for hiding all of…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on February 11, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
Selecting recruitment software is a decision that doesn’t come around often. If your recruitment software isn’t enabling consultants to find and place more candidates it isn’t working. If you are in the market for new recruitment software make sure you ask potential providers the right questions so you know the system you purchase does the job it needs…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on February 5, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Whether you are actively looking for a new system or just want to see how solutions have progressed, the recruitment software dictionary has been created to help clear up some of the technical terms and phrases associated with recruitment software.…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on February 3, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments
The Year Ahead For Technology Recruitment
Towards the end of 2014 we saw demand for scarce technology talent in the UK continuing to rise, contractors stepping in to fill roles and salaries increasing.
Many of our clients have gone through growth phases this year and the highest demand has been for software and web developers and a focussed growth of digital marketing teams. This demand has increased as the year has gone on, and we are seeing the candidate market moving at an…Continue
Added by Enigma People Soultions on January 12, 2015 at 6:34am — No Comments
The Christmas trees have been dragged to the curb, the New Year confetti has been swept up, and people are getting down to business in 2015.
For many businesses, this means taking an honest look at teams, development, and recruitment. Having the right people in the right positions is more important than ever. Articles like…Continue
Added by David Reddin on January 7, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments
Every industry has its fair share of insider catchphrases, and recruitment is no exception. Whether you’re a hiring manager, a working professional or a curious job hunter, here’s an A-Z glossary of phrases used by recruiters to add a touch of…
No matter how big your organisation or…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on November 28, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments
If youare of the impression that Recruiting is the right field for you, you should probably invest time to gather information about the profession beginning with the desirable characteristics that a good Sourcer should possess.…Continue
Added by Sourcing Adda on October 30, 2014 at 1:00am — No Comments