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…Continue
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
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…Continue
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.
Added by Mike Robinson on February 6, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
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,…Continue
Research carried out by Investors in People revealed the following:-
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…Continue
Added by Jay Freeborn on February 3, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Jay Freeborn on January 27, 2015 at 12:34pm — No Comments
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…
Added by Janet G. Brown on January 27, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments
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…Continue
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Attracting talent and developing a strong presence as a desirable company to work for is going to become even more essential in 2015. Up to 61% of employees are planning on looking for…Continue
The recruitment industry has seen a massive shift in the last few years with exponential growth and increased revenue in certain sectors. On the whole, Ciett found that the global revenue of recruitment agencies stands at over $350 billion, with over 200,000 recruitment agency branches across the globe, employing over 620,000 employees in 2013. Additionally, during the 12 month period ending August 21 2014, employment agency revenue…Continue
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I cannot get me enough of good ol' Aunt Chippy. This lady is of her rocker hilarious. Happy Holidays and enjoy the laugh.
You can check out the last Aunt Chippy video I posted on How To Wrap A Christmas Gift here.…Continue
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Sometimes, no matter how hard an employer or recruiter works to find good, long-term employees or no matter how great the company they work for is, employees are going to leave outside of reasons the employer or recruiter can control.
People relocate, people have babies, and people decide to work for…Continue
Added by Dave on November 13, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments