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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…

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

Does Being a Smoker Put Off Potential Employers?

If you've been a smoker for a while, you might be oblivious to the message is sends out about you. This can make a huge difference in an interview and to potential employers. We're going to look about what smoking says about you, and how it could influence potential employers as to whether they take you on or not.



They might say it doesn't matter - but that isn't necessarily the case



Most interviewers and potential employers want to seem as open-minded as…

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Added by Peter Ellington on April 27, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

10 Tips to write Masterpiece Resume

Framing a great resume is a surefire way of securing your dream job. Doing so, however, requires considerable shrewdness, diligence, and preparedness on your part. Here are 10 prime recommendations for writing a masterful resume and emphatically convincing recruiters to…
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Added by Avika Shah on April 22, 2015 at 10:50am — No Comments

5 ways for engineering companies to overcome a skills shortage when recruiting

We’ve helped engineering firms who have had difficulties in their recruitment process for eight years. Whether sourcing candidates with the right experience or finding those with niche skill sets, jobs vacancies that are not filled can cause major disruptions. Over the…

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Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on April 17, 2015 at 3:43am — No Comments

The Do’s and Don’ts of Recruitment Marketing

There are five main components of a successful recruitment marketing strategy―but not all strategies are created equal. So why not listen to major organizations that are succeeding?

Check off the do’s and banish the don’ts to make your program more engaging and improve your ROI.

DO talk about the work in an impactful way. Lockheed Martin uses content to actually open up conversations with segments of their talent pools. Instead of talking about the job as a…

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Added by Elyse Schmidt on April 16, 2015 at 10:16am — No Comments

Are you ready for Google’s mobile algorithm change?

Google algorithm change April 2015

With mobile Internet usage exceeding PC usage Google is taking steps to improve users mobile experience online. On April 21st Google will be rolling out a major change to their search algorithm. The use of ‘Mobile-friendliness’ as a ranking signal will be increased impacting search results in all languages worldwide.

The importance of a mobile friendly website in recruitment isn’t a new topic, with more and more candidates using smart devices to find and…

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Added by Mike Robinson on April 15, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Free tools to help to you pick the name of your recruitment start-up

Going it alone or setting up a new business with some trusted partners? One of the biggest decisions you will make early on in the recruitment start-up journey is your company's name. In this blog we share with you three free tools to help you pick the right one.

 

WebCHeck - http://wck2.companieshouse.gov.uk

Once you have your shortlist of potential company names the first point of call…

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Added by Mike Robinson on April 15, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

Is Your Career Site Ready for Mobilegeddon?

This post was originally posted on the SmashFly Blog.

In the next week, organizations across the world will experience one of the most impactful search updates in our lifetime (so far). But what does this…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 13, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Game of Thrones & Talent Acquisition Tech: Who Can Unite the Kingdoms?

Spoiler Alert: If you aren’t current on Game of Thrones, go catch up and come back :).  (How are you not up to date anyway?!)

Game of Thrones Season 5 is coming this Sunday, and at SmashFly we’ve been counting down the days. The season preview looks pretty epic, and…

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Added by Lori Sylvia on April 9, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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 Ben 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.


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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 Ben 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

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