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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…


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…


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…


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.



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

Top 3 Things You Can Learn From Your 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,…


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…


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…


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…

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…


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…

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…


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…


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

5 Tips to Succeed In the Job Market as a Fresher!

5 Tips for an Easy Trip from College to Successful Career!
  Are you making a transition from college to career? If so, then it’s the right time for a reality check! Off course, a degree from top-rated university or a mark sheet with…

Added by Avika Shah on January 17, 2015 at 2:06am — No Comments

How can you effectively attract talent in 2015?

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…


Added by Sarah Willis on January 12, 2015 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Recruiting Game-Changers for Agencies & Executive Search in 2015

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…


Added by Maurice Karpes on January 12, 2015 at 8:23am — No Comments

Banking and Finance Industry Growth in 2015 Year

According to a recently published collaborative report by CII-KPMG, India’s banking and finance sector is gaining ground rapidly and is poised to become the fifth largest in the world by the year 2020. It the growth continues along the present trends, the industry would easily be the third largest by 2025.  This is certainly good for incumbents who are looking to be a part of this industry, which is currently valued at Rs. 81…

Added by Avika Shah on December 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Professional Resume - Plays Vital Role in Job Search

Never underestimate the importance of a good resume. Your resume is your first impression and first impression counts. Your Resume is the first impression that the employer has of you. This is the means to attract the attention of the employer. It can either make the situation or break the situation. So if your resume is not working contact a professional…

Added by Avika Shah on December 5, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments

Aunt Chippy: Gets Pranked At Ceramics Class. (Follow Up to How To Wrap a Christmas Gift)

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.…


Added by Ryan Leary on December 2, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Career Growth of IT Industry in Year 2015

Fresh graduates entering the job market are always concerned about the growth prospects and career growth in their chosen field during the coming years. These fears are especially warranted when one looks at the nature of global economies and how they have behaved in the recent past. Lay-off's have been common during the recent global economic slowdown. However, there are some jobs and careers that are considered ‘recession…

Added by Avika Shah on December 1, 2014 at 8:54am — No Comments

Recruiting Long-term Employees

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…


Added by Dave on November 13, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments

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