How to help candidates market their skills better

Recruitment Strategies

There’s no escaping the increased level of importance social media plays in our day-to-day lives. As a result, it’s imperative that candidates keep a close eye on their personal online branding, ensuring it projects the right image to potential employers.

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Managing a fluid workforce

Recruitment Strategies

Returning to the topic of how to manage seasonality, we look at high-demand periods that make recruitment a challenge. We get some tips on how to deal with seasonal recruitment, how to address the difficulties of a fluid workforce and learn why a continuous recruitment effort is to be encouraged…

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How to recruit for international companies

Recruitment Strategies

We’ve almost all dreamt of living and working abroad at some point, right? But as exciting as it can be for prospective candidates, hiring for multinational businesses brings a set of extra challenges, particularly when it comes to the legal aspects of job recruitment.

Mike Booker, International Sales Director at StepStone Group, shares his insight on how to overcome some of the difficulties that often go hand in hand with international recruitment…How to recruit for international companies

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Good times for regional employers

Recruitment Strategies

The UK may be entering uncharted waters following the EU referendum, but the regional jobs market has been incredibly buoyant in recent months. Despite the economic uncertainty, there are still many fantastic career opportunities available to talented candidates, particularly when they look beyond the major cities.

Good times for regional employers

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The importance of timing in posting job ads

Job Advert Advice

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 6.9 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

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