All Blog Posts Tagged 'recruitment' (1,125)

RPOld School

Recruitment Process Outsourcing. This phrase burst onto the recruiting scene in the past 10-15 years or so, but the concept of it has been around for much longer. It was consistently used in the 1970’s during Silicon Valley’s very competitive market for high tech labor – it was very hard to find…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on December 14, 2013 at 4:08pm — 1 Comment

Gamifying HR: 7 Lessons from Candy Crush

Do you play Candy Crush? If not, you should start playing it immediately.  Go on, download the app right now on your mobile phone or tablet. Your HR strategies will benefit from your gameplay. 

This year I’ve taken myself out of my HR/recruitment comfort zone and immersed myself in the games industry. I’ve…

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Added by Paul Jacobs on December 12, 2013 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Fircroft: Lighting the Way in Automotive Recruitment

If you're not already a fanatic about headlights, you will be after this bright, fun and information infographic from Fircroft Recruitment. Showing us that no matter how niche your industry is you can still make it shine!!

For more information on Fircroft visit their…

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Added by Sarah Diamond on December 11, 2013 at 11:12am — No Comments

Tap Into Mobile Recruitment

To find the best talent, you have to be available to the best talent. These days, many of the candidates you seek are connecting to jobs via mobile platforms – and if you aren’t there, you’ll miss them!

The shift toward mobile recruitment makes sense. After all, nearly every person looking for a job has a mobile device, and more than two-thirds of them search for and apply to jobs using those devices. The job search has evolved from a stand-alone task to one of a dozen that…

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Added by Shannon Trenton on December 9, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments

IT recruitment... what does the future hold??

IT recruitment is a big business and G2V are looking to find the next big recruitment star. They are looking for enthusiastic, ambitious and creative individuals to train up and grow within one of their two very own recruitment companies.

To introduce the graduates to the industry and inform them of what's in store they've released a really great infographic!! To share the infographic, visit …

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Added by Sarah Diamond on December 9, 2013 at 6:54am — No Comments

Recruitment Skills

What are the skills required to get recruited? You might be very good at your technical but all of these can be showcased only after you get into a job. It is how you present your skills that impress the employers the most. For this the most important factor is your communication skill. You could be just average or above average at your technical but if it is backed up with good communication skills, you…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on December 9, 2013 at 2:31am — 1 Comment

I'm That Mime Inside the Imaginary Box

Mime Box

We’ve all seen them. Those annoyingly entertaining mimes who pull themselves down a sidewalk with an imaginary rope, or ride an imaginary escalator down behind a barricade. But the one they are probably the most well-known for is the imaginary box that has seemed to trap them. They can press on the walls, scream, pound their fists – but nothing penetrates that box!

If you are a HR…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on December 3, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Information Technology Jobs to Look Out for in the New Year

Now that the New Year is approaching, you might be thinking about getting a new job. It is a common time for people to move from one position to another as they realise that they need to seek new opportunities to work towards their goals and aspirations. Don’t feel overwhelmed if you are in the same boat when it comes to your information technology (IT) career, as there are plenty of positions that may be of interest to you.…

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Added by Simon Hopes on November 29, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Hiring mistakes to avoid

Recruiting new staff is challenging and stressful…To avoid making hiring mistakes, it’s best to plan ahead. So apart from advertising the vacancies, looking at the time it takes to hire, getting the right number and quality of applicants and dealing with the admin burden, what else do employers need to look at? If handled properly, the hiring process can deliver a constant…

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Added by Irina Nagy on November 28, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments

Asset Management Recruitment – The People Business, of the People Business

One of the things that has struck me over the years as a recruiter is the frequent reference to the industry as a ‘necessary evil’. While I don’t agree with the statement, I do understand where it comes from.

People potential

As recruiters our core assets are not stock or products, but people, or more accurately, people’s potential, so we have a huge responsibility to get things right. There are many firms who don’t acknowledge the same level of…

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Added by Rana Hein-Hartmann on November 22, 2013 at 6:54am — No Comments

How to create a strong employer brand

Branding is important and we all know that. A strong brand can make a company, and a weak brand can break it. Employer branding is even more important and I’ve mentioned why several times – a good employer branding takes an organization’s company culture, values, and story and makes it part of the overall brand. Moreover, employer branding is meant to directly impact an…

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Added by Irina Nagy on November 21, 2013 at 6:23am — 1 Comment

Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 11.9.13 to 11.15.13

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about threads shaping HR’s future, SEO in 2014, measuring hiring quality, helpful sourcing tools and Microsoft’s employee review system.

Now on to our favorite articles to read this week.  Here are the articles that interested us (in no particular order), enjoy!:…

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Added by Chris Brablc on November 15, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Performance Management

These days a lot of importance is given to the word Performance Management in the corporate companies especially as they use it as one of the strategies to improve the productivity of the company. Some find this to be a complicated process as there is no specific indication of what this process deals with. Does it deal with some product / service or some department or employees or anything else? To remove…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on November 15, 2013 at 4:05am — No Comments

Top Job Hunting Guidelines to be considered at the Age of 50?

For people who are 50-years old and would like to work again or change jobs, the job vacancies in London look very appealing. However, the job market today is a battle field for them, despite the fact that they are old hands in their field of work, applicants with less experience and fewer skills are still preferred by companies. Why? Most probably, this is because, those candidates are way younger. Although this is a painful truth, mid-lifers must face this fact.

In the past, when…

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Added by Will Smith on November 14, 2013 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

Putting the Zing back in your Thing



Life as a recruiterhas its ups and downs from the joyous highs of making that big placement in that unfillable role to the…

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Added by Gareth Hooper on November 14, 2013 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Making a Business Case for the Candidate Experience

Today, I’ll be at the #DICETRU event in Boston talking about the candidate experience.  It should be a tremendous event with great practitioners and thought leaders.  My discussion will be on the whole gamut of the candidate experience and hope the discussion will take a mind of it’s own towards the needs and thoughts of the audience.  As everyone knows, it…

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Added by Chris Brablc on November 12, 2013 at 10:11am — 1 Comment

6 Secrets Your ATS Provider Doesn't Want You To Know

So you've just spent a stack load of $$$$ on your shiny new ATS and you're very pleased with it and rightly so. It will make life much easier for you but unless you're an expert in applicant tracking systems there are a few things you should probably know that the vendor would…

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Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on November 11, 2013 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

The Sky is Falling

If you’ve read a  newspaper or watched the news lately you have no doubt been bombarded with bad news stories about how poorly the economy is doing and how tough things currently are.  Sure, the economy is certainly not booming but the oversaturation of negative news items would have you believe that the sky is…

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Added by Gareth Hooper on November 9, 2013 at 9:09pm — 3 Comments

Interviews don’t work. But don’t worry, I have the answer.

The Washington Post recently published a blog that suggests there is no evidence that interviewing job applicants prompts better hiring decisions.

My own 143 years of experience in the recruitment industry (that's dog years by the way) has brought me to a place where I find myself agreeing…

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Added by Mitch Sullivan on November 9, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

How to make your temporary legal job permanent

Temporary legal jobs are becoming more common and with increasingly less stigma attached, as law firms are noticing the benefits that lie in hiring temporary legal professionals.

If you are considering signing up with a specialist legal recruitment agency in the hope of acquiring a temporary legal job, you could still be…

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Added by Jordan Southern on November 8, 2013 at 7:54am — No Comments

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