All Blog Posts Tagged 'recruitment' (1,158)

Back on British soil: The impact of a stronger UK economy on recruitment in the pharmaceutical industry

At the height of the economic downturn, confidence in the UK’s economy dropped. In a bid to reduce manufacturing costs and stabilise investments, many pharmaceutical companies took these processes abroad. As a consequence, some of our highly skilled, domestic labour…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on March 25, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Here’s to the Independent Recruiter!

Great news!  The world is still ok.

The federation of small businesses tells us that of the  5.2 million businesses in the UK, small firms accounted for 99.3 per cent of all private sector businesses in the UK, 47.8 per cent of private sector employment and 33.2 per cent of private sector turnover.

This is good!  Power to the people.  The independent  man still holds the key to his own destiny.  This is important in a world where we see the big multinationals are constantly…

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Added by Dan Midwinter on March 10, 2015 at 6:18am — No Comments

Why Not Surveying Job Seekers Could Cost You

As an employer, you’re probably bombarded with applicants, maybe more than you can handle. But do you know how these job seekers found you or what the best channels are to reach them? How do you guide your recruitment marketing decisions? What information are you using to understand your job…

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Added by Soapboxholland on March 4, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

6 Killer For Job Seekers to Consider

Conducting job search is often an extremely time consuming and daunting task for most. However, if you understand the strategic approach to a smart job hunt, you can find the right company where your skills would be recognized and your struggles would come to an end.

Here are some steps that will help you to find the right job that suits your experience and skill sets:

  1. Set Your Goals: Have a clear set of goals on what type of career you wish to have. This…
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Added by bezon karter on March 3, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

My Job Seeking Experience

I knew finding a job was hard work, but I had never imagined that it would be this hard.  I have always believed in creating my own source of income, working for myself, and running the business how I wanted it to be ran. Sure I worked part time at a few grocery stores for extra money, but for the most part, I have always created my own source of income.  Over this past year however, I decided that I would have to get a "real" job, because I no longer had enough money to continue building my…

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Added by Johnny Andrews on February 21, 2015 at 2:27pm — 5 Comments

Want to Start Your Career Planning Early? Get the Most Out of Your Internship..

Summer internship is a good medium to get professional exposure at an early stage of your career. While you might be a few months away from beginning your actual career, summer internship lets you understand what a real life work environment entails. It gives you the exposure and the experience that will help you later in your career.


Why is Internship…
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Added by Avika Shah on February 21, 2015 at 1:33am — No Comments

Hike your Professional Career by associating with a Reputable Recruitment Agency

The reason you are looking for a job change could be anything from a change of place, an opportunity to climb up the ladder, or simply to get into a profession that matches your passion. Irrespective of any reason, the smartest way to deal with such a situation, especially if you are in London or Reading is to look for the most reputed IT recruitment agency Reading or London job consultants who will help you to find what you deserve.

Why should you look for IT employment agencies…

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Added by bezon karter on February 19, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Recruitment Battle: 4 reasons why a specialist recruiter is the only option when recruiting technical roles.

Whether you’re a client looking to recruit or a candidate looking to climb another rung on the career ladder, there are an infinite number of approaches you could take to get the job done. So what makes a recruitment consultancy the only option when sourcing your next technical member of…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on February 17, 2015 at 5:00am — 5 Comments

Someone in the office caught your eye lately? Think twice! (or, how what seems a good idea at the time can turn into a nightmare)

Way back when, my since dear departed brother and I worked together in the classified advertising department of one of the UK’s leading quality newspapers. No big deal – except that we were the only two men in a team of twenty. Were we tempted? Read on.



You would think perhaps that faced with such odds it would be hard to resist or avoid some kind of romantic liaison with one of our female colleagues. Indeed the guys from next door in production used to…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on February 14, 2015 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Improve your Gmail open rates. Connect with more candidates.

Improve your Gmail open rate

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…

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Added by Mike Robinson on February 11, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

The 2015 #Recruitment Hashtag Calendar

The Recruitment Hashtag Calendar, updated for 2015. Maximise your social media reach. Find, connect and engage more candidates.

A great way to find and connect with potential candidates is to get involved in hashtag conversations. HRS have…

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Added by Mike Robinson on February 10, 2015 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

2015 Recruitment website essentials

Often the first point of call for potential candidates your company website can leave a lasting impression. A successful website should showcase what you do, what you are about and drive applications / registrations / engagement.

Various…

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Added by Mike Robinson on February 6, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Top 3 Things I Learned From my Recruitment Supervisor

The reality of most internships is that, there are a lot of bad experiences out there—from being under-utilized to being overworked and mistreated, the list goes on and on. That's why for me, it's always uplifting when I get to hear good internship experiences. I, for one, have had the good fortune to have an enjoyable internship experience. My supervisor was wonderful and she made sure to immerse me in most, if not all,…

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Added by Jeanne San Pascual on February 5, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

How do you Prevent The 'Job Exodus Time Bomb'?

Research carried out by Investors in People revealed the following:-

  • A 10% rise in employees looking for a move.
  • An increase of 5.85% in employees who believe the job market has improved.
  • A 4% drop in employees who are happy with their current job.

While these figures may not come as a surprise, coupled with this are soaring absenteeism levels, equating to £30 billion per year or 7 days for each employee per year.

Put the two together and…

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Added by Jay Freeborn on February 3, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Recruitment Marketing 101

As a marketer in a recruiters world, I clearly have a different perspective on this whole "candidate experience" thing. I'm less worried about getting people in the door and wondering how the hell you even got anyone to apply after those awful reviews. (Do you seriously have dry holiday parties? Forget it.)

The thing is, recruiters don't usually think about reviews and the candidates…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on February 3, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Plan your Career To Avoid reaching a Dead End

Career planning is one of the most important aspects of an individual’s life. It determines what a person pursues in their professional life, and influences a person’s status in society. Identifying the right career and constantly developing plans…
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Added by Avika Shah on January 31, 2015 at 2:26am — No Comments

Recruitment Content Directory: How 106 Pieces of Content Lead to 3,000,000+ Views

Recruiting is acquiring talent for your interests. IMHO I built one of the better blogs about recruiting, the SmartRecruiters Blog. In my three and a half years running SmartRecruiters content marketing and social media, I've recruited and edited 250+ writers and our work amassed 3+ million pageviews. I'd like to share some tips on how I did it and provide you with a directory of top recruitment…

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Added by David Smooke on January 30, 2015 at 1:41pm — 1 Comment

5 Things Every Recruiter Wants, and Can Get with Recruitment Analytics

When you're recruiting, would any of the following help you?

  1. Reduced hiring costs
  2. Higher rates of employee retention
  3. Improved employee engagement
  4. Get ahead of your competitors
  5. Live…
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Added by Jay Freeborn on January 27, 2015 at 12:34pm — No Comments

5 Traits a Solid Recruiter Has by Default

These are the 5 Essential Traits of a Successful Recruiter

Many think being a recruiter is easy. What a massive fallacy such assumption is! As far as landing a solid expert goes, an HR manager not only takes into consideration professional qualities, yet evaluates candidate’s…

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Added by Janet G. Brown on January 27, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

New Year Resolutions - Time to Make Your Career Your Priority!

New Year is the time for new resolutions, and these allow a person to make a fresh start or improve things that exist. One of the most important aspects of an individual’s life is their professional career. Career is a product of several factors, and therefore it is essential for you to choose the right career path to achieve your goals. New Year, therefore, is the right time to analyse the current status of your career and set new…

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Added by Avika Shah on January 24, 2015 at 3:41pm — No Comments

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