All Blog Posts Tagged 'recruitment' (990)

Avoid Job Interview Mistakes That Are Common

Building up the employer brand is a very tough task to do. It takes up a lot of hard work of the people to build up the brand, and maintaining that is essential as well. The interview is the first impression that the candidate has on the organization, and it is very important for the employer to make sure that it goes perfectly.

There are a few recruiters that make mistakes during the job interviews, that spoil the image of the employer brand in the…


Added by Siddhant Saxena on March 7, 2018 at 8:44am — No Comments

Recruiting Fund Managers: Time to diversify?

The asset management industry in Scotland – and the rest of the UK, for that matter – is grappling with a problem that cuts to the very heart of its existence. No, it’s not the pressure on fees. Nor is it investors growing love affair with passively-managed funds. 

Fund managers are suffering from a dearth of fund managers. If not tackled robustly, the problem may persist for many years…


Added by Richard England on March 7, 2018 at 6:00am — No Comments

Ways to Attract Great Employees for the Organization

To run the organization successfully, every company needs candidates to work for it. This way, it not just becomes famous and successful in the market, but also helps the individual grow. To make the talented candidates a part of the organization, one must make sure that they are attracted to it.

If the candidates are not attracted to something, they would never go towards it. For this, the companies must make sure that the candidates know they exist, and appear to be a part of their…


Added by Siddhant Saxena on February 28, 2018 at 10:02am — No Comments

How to excel at engaging employees?

Employee engagement is described as a workplace approach resulting in the right conditions for employees of an organization to give of their best, committed to their organization’s goals and values, motivated to contribute to organizational success, with an enhanced sense of their own well-being. Moreover, these activities are planned and executed by the HR department in an organization-wide program.

But this is not a right approach to engage employees; each team…


Added by Siddhant Saxena on February 2, 2018 at 2:56am — No Comments

Recruitment Trends We Can Expect To See In 2018

Over the last decade, technology has greatly advanced traditional recruitment practices and with the use of AI and VR amongst both candidates and recruiters increasing, we are expecting 2018 to bring a plethora of new…


Added by ISL Recruitment on January 31, 2018 at 9:17am — No Comments

How working for yourself can actually be less risky than changing jobs.

Since setting up Davidson Gray to invest in and support recruitment business start-ups, I must have had hundreds of conversations with recruiters considering working for themselves. The biggest reason by far most recruiters settle for a new job rather than setting up, is the desire for security.

However is moving jobs really more secure?

Statistically, 4 out of 5 new recruitment business start-ups don’t last beyond 2 years,…


Added by Rhys Jones on January 19, 2018 at 4:35am — No Comments


It's the time of the year when everyone starts thinking 'New Year, New Me!' There is no right or wrong time to start making changes to your life, change can happen whenever we decide, the key is to stick with these changes! Too many people decide changes need to be made, identify exactly what needs to…


Added by Charlotte Barrington on January 11, 2018 at 12:09pm — No Comments

3 Answers to Know Before Buying HR Recruiting Tool


So, are you also in a race of purchasing tools that make your HR job quick and easy? Oh! it's a big yes. Great, such tools really make our job easy. But do you know nearly 8 out of 10 HR professionals regretted their software purchases? According to a report, only 24 percent of HR managers and…


Added by Robin joseph on January 9, 2018 at 5:42am — No Comments

Popular European Job Board is For Sale

If you want entry into the European recruitment market an established job board that has been online since 2010 is up for sale. The owner has asked me to help him spread the word. Please contact me for an introduction to the seller (chris at

Here are the basics to give…


Added by Chris Russell on January 3, 2018 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Why quality coaching is dying off in the recruitment industry.

I find it ironic the recent popularisation of coaching is having the detrimental side effect of reducing its use, particularly in recruitment. I’ve seen as coaching has become the buzz word for staff development, training is now often referred to as coaching, so real coaching is being squeezed out. 

Coaching is extremely different to training, if you really want to realise your own, or your employees potential effective coaching is vital.

I recently posed the question on my…


Added by Rhys Jones on January 3, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

Which HR tool to invest in? ATS or Recruitment Marketing platform?

Talking with business owners, recruiters and other HR professionals, we have realized that many of them have the same two questions: “Which recruiting tool should I buy? Recruitment Marketing software or ATS?” The problem is that many of them, besides not knowing the…


Added by Kristina Martic on December 15, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments


Well, 2018 is fast approaching and there are a plethora of recruitment trend predictions floating around for the upcoming year.

Some trends will carry on from 2017 including the automation of recruitment and data analytics.

Here are our top 3 predictions for recruitment trends for 2018 with lots of lovely stats to provide you with a deeper insight into why we have selected these particular ones.…


Added by Joanne McDonagh on December 13, 2017 at 5:07am — No Comments

Enhance your recruiting experience through latest technology

The recruitment process is not an easy job. It includes many parameters such as skills, experience, position in candidate selection and onboarding. Recruiters usually receive plenty of resumes each day. Hence, it becomes difficult to sort all those and arrange as per the desired criteria.



Added by Amruta Singh on December 1, 2017 at 4:14am — No Comments

Cost of a Bad Hire

There is a vast amount of information readily available online in regards to the concept of time to hire, but the flip side of this is the cost of a bad hire-how much to do you know about this? 1 in 5 decision makers within a company are unaware of how much a bad hire actually costs their…


Added by Charlotte Barrington on November 23, 2017 at 6:49am — No Comments

5 Key Innovations in HR Technology

HR industry has seen a lot of modernization in the past few years. Thanks to technology which keeps on creating waves in the market with its new innovations and trends. These ideas have solved the bottlenecks of traditional HR practices in order to streamline all the activities involved in recruitment and related workflow. Each process has become faster and resulted in better efficiency and productivity.

Initially, the staff used to go through piles of paperwork to look for an…


Added by Amruta Singh on October 31, 2017 at 2:07am — No Comments

CEO’s stop leaving your personal and company branding to your marketing teams

Are you one of the 61% of CEO’s that doesn’t have a social media presence? Hard to believe that many CEO’s don’t understand the importance of a social media presence for their personal brand and credibility.

It amazes me how many CEO’s, directors and business owners have little…


Added by Tanya Williams on October 6, 2017 at 2:56am — 1 Comment

Accents in recruitment and employment

For better or worse, the UK has different attitudes to its regional accents. What are these attitudes, and what impact do they have on employment? Facilities management company DCS Multiserve has provided us with this research…

Accents affect employability

Research has shown that a strong accent can affect how employable a person is – and how they are treated at work.

Eight in 10 employers admit to making…


Added by Jake Holyoak on September 28, 2017 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

Recruiters, why aren’t you using social media to build your employer brand of choice?

Social is used incorrectly by many businesses and recruiters.

Social is exactly that – a social platform where potential customers are interacting with friends, family and articles that are of interest to them. When you are posting social messages you are…


Added by Tanya Williams on September 26, 2017 at 1:38am — 5 Comments

How can we get more women into engineering roles?

When many of us think up images of engineers it is men in hard hats that will pop into our heads, images on search engines flood our screens with these exact images, there is a gender stereotype attached to what it is to be an engineer and this is a stereotype that has been built…


Added by Charlotte Barrington on September 20, 2017 at 7:33am — 1 Comment

Technology is doing its best to kill creativity

Browsing Twitter one day I came across a pretty senior level role for a prominent UK organisation. Nothing unusual there. But, upon reading through the job advertisement it soon became apparent that no thought whatsoever had gone into its make-up. Indeed, this job post was over 200 lines long and…


Added by Alasdair Murray on September 15, 2017 at 6:36am — 2 Comments

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