The importance of timing in posting job ads

Job Adverts

The digital age means that the timing of a job advert is now almost as important as the ad itself and where it’s posted. We speak to two experts and discuss when is the best time to post in order to connect with your target audience…

The importance of timing in posting job ads

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How temping is driving telecoms and IT growth

Recruitment Strategies

As telecoms and IT growth continues, we take a look at the rise of temping within these industries and whether this trend looks set to continue.

How temping is driving telecoms and IT growth

 

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Getting the most from Jobsite’s CV search

Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Strategies

Jobsite’s Candidate search gives recruiters instant access to 6.7 million CVs in almost every sector in the UK. In this post we offer up a few best practice tips for you to get the most out of this powerful tool, ensuring you get to those top candidates quickly.

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Silicon Valley Trends Affecting Recruitment

Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Strategies

From data specialists to the rise of the designer, we take a look at the top trends and phenomena emerging from Silicon Valley and how they will impact those you are recruiting.

Tech trends affecting recruitment

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The lost art of human recruitment skills

Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Strategies

It’s been the subject of a million sci-fi films, from The Terminator to 2001: A Space Odyssey, but the fear that mankind will one day be replaced by machines is not just fantasy. Just take the world of recruitment, in which an overreliance on technology is not only threatening to transform employer specialists into mere administrators, but also turning some of the most important values of the whole process into something of a lost art…


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Make candidates’ CVs shine

Recruitment Strategies

No pressure but, as a recruiter, you act as the gatekeeper to people’s dream job; what you send your clients can determine if someone gets their foot on the next step on the ladder, or not… There are, of course, a number of ways to ensure that the CV(s) you put forward stand above that of your competitors and serve to present your candidates in the best possible light…Make candidates’ CVs shineRead More

The latest recruiting buzzwords and what they actually mean

Marketing

If, sometimes, you’re scanning job descriptions and find yourself confused, don’t worry – you’re not alone. For a few years now – alongside classic criteria such as “self-motivated” or “flexible” – a series of seemingly completely unrelated buzzwords have found their way into recruiters’ lingo.

They sound cool, and they certainly enhance the appeal of the job in hand, but what do they actually mean? Let’s try to decode seven typical examples…

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Job Adverts: How Much Info is Enough/Too Much?

In-House Recruiting

In an attempt to address some of the findings from Jobsite’s White Paper on the frustrations of jobseekers, we sought out an expert to tell us about their personal approach to writing adverts.

Here, Edwina Goldman, Managing Director of JFL Search and Selection, helps us answer the question: how much information is enough?

Job Adverts: How Much Info is Enough/Too Much?

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Jobsite five a side football tournament 2016

Jobsite News

On Wednesday the 25th of May sixteen teams consisting of corporate clients and recruitment agencies from as far away as Manchester met at Fratton Park, for our annual five a side tournament. This year we’re very pleased to have raised £1400 for the Portsmouth Down Syndrome Association.

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Does it pay to talk money in a job spec?

In-House Recruiting, Recruitment Strategies

What difference does mentioning salary information make to your job spec?

According to our recent candidate report, a significant one – applications per vacancy were on average 68% higher when the salary was included. But can a case be made for keeping some things under your hat?

Does it pay to talk money in a job spec?

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