Recruitment partnerships

Recruiter Advice

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

Awards

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

Recruiter Advice

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

Recruiter Advice

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

Recruiter Advice

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?

Recruiter Advice, Recruiter News

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

Marketing

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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Dos and don’ts for successful group interviews

Recruiter Advice

Not every job interview has to be a face-off between two people. Whether it’s to see how people interact in groups, scope out as much talent as possible or simply save time, conducting group interviews can be a great way to find your next star employee. That is, of course, provided they’re conducted properly.

We asked John Lees, author of The Interview Expert, a former Chief Executive of the Institute of Employment Consultants and an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals, to give us his top tips…

Dos and don’ts for successful group interviews

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How to network like a pro

Marketing, Recruiter Advice

Networking can be a toe-curling experience, even for those who are naturally outgoing and sociable. And yet it remains an integral way of keeping abreast of the latest industry trends and meeting people who might prove advantageous to your working life. We look at the potential benefits of networking by offering some practical tips on how to approach it and how you can make it work for you…

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How can you reach the right candidates?

Recruiter Advice

No doubt about it, technology has had a huge impact on how recruiters attract and find the best candidates for vacancies. Online jobs boards rank as one of the most effective methods for attracting applications alongside corporate websites, according to the CIPD’s Resourcing and Talent Planning 2015 survey.

How can you reach the right candidates?

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