Getting it right with IT candidates

Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Strategies

There are many challenges when it comes to finding the right IT candidates. For a start, IT is an industry in which the technology is changing all the time – and so, therefore, is the skill set required by employers. We talked to industry professionals to get some tips on how to select IT candidates who have the right stuff…

 Getting it right with IT candidates

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Jobsite and Pompey in the Community complete first program

Jobsite News

As you may remember back in March, Jobsite embarked on our first community programme ‘Beyond Blue’ with Pompey in the Community (PITC) – the charitable arm of Portsmouth FC.

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How can you attract the right applicants for your job?

In-House Recruiting, Recruitment Strategies

For many employers, finding the right candidate can be a difficult and lengthy task. There may be plenty of people applying, but those with the skills and experience needed for the role remain elusive.

So what can an employer with a vacancy do to persuade the right people to apply? We offer five top tips on attracting talent for your organisation…

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Recruitment partnerships

Recruitment Agencies

Faced with a brief that’s tricky or niche, larger organisations sometimes opt to seek the help of smaller (or regional) recruiters to help them pinpoint the right candidate. Rachel Little, Marketing Co-ordinator for Baxter Personnel, lists the benefits of investing in a recruitment partnership, how to find one and how to manage the relationship…

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Jobsite recognised in top 50 medium workplaces

Jobsite News

This year, Jobsite participated in the Great Place to Work® survey for the first time, and last night we were pleased to be named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the Medium category (organisations with 50-499 employees) for 2016.

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How to develop a recruitment strategy

Recruitment Strategies

Being on the front foot when it comes to hiring and firing will almost certainly pay dividends when it comes to sourcing the right talent, but to do so you need to know exactly where your company stands in terms of its recruitment philosophy, as well as what this means on a day-to-day level. But how do you decide what your organisation’s recruitment strategy should look like and how this translates into how you operate?

We asked recruitment professionals Phil Sheridan, Senior Managing Director at Robert Half UK, and Ros Kindersley, Managing Director at JFL, to talk us through how to develop and implement a recruitment philosophy and to highlight the common mistakes that people make in hiring.How to develop a recruitment strategyRead More

Managing a recruiting department

Recruitment Agencies

The challenges of running a business know no bounds, but few are as daunting as handling HR and recruitment without a dedicated department. Your people are your biggest asset, after all, so how do you ensure you’re attracting the best possible talent?

We asked Abby Corfield from People Business for some pointers on how to make this process as simple and smooth as it can be.

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Candidate handling for recruiters

Recruitment Agencies

Replying and giving feedback to every candidate is time-consuming and hard work for recruiters and employers. Fail to do so, however, and you risk upsetting candidates and giving your company a bad image. We spoke to a number of recruiters and asked: what’s the right balance when it comes to candidate handling?

Candidate handling for recruiters
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What is frustrating job seekers today?

Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Strategies

In December 2015, Jobsite conducted a survey to learn more about the motivations and frustrations of jobseekers. We gathered responses from over 11k Jobsite users who had been active on the site within the last year.

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Jobsite and artist Anthony Connolly create dream job experience for competition winner

Jobsite News

You might remember last year… Jobsite turned twenty! To celebrate two decades of connecting the UK’s best talent with the best jobs, we ran a multi-channel campaign culminating in giving three lucky candidates the chance to win a day in their dream job.

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