Recruitment Agencies

The threat of unconscious bias in the workplace

In-House Recruiting, Recruitment Agencies
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A job recruitment process should hire people most qualified for the job, regardless of age, gender or background. That doesn’t always happen, due to unconscious bias in the workplaceRead More

How a job board can help recruitment agencies

Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Strategies
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A “job board” does exactly as it says on the tin – it’s an online bulletin board where recruiters and employers can post their electronic job ads. All very simple, right? Wrong. While it’s certainly true that Jobsite makes it easy for recruitment agencies to post jobs, there are many more benefits to using a job board.Read More

Getting the most from Jobsite’s CV search

Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Strategies
Getting the most from Jobsite’s CV search

Jobsite’s Candidate search gives recruiters instant access to 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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How to help candidates write their CV

Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Strategies
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Despite an increasing amount of job seekers looking for alternative ways to capture employers’ attention and the rise of online work profiles, most recruiters believe that traditional CVs still hold an important place in today’s recruitment process.

To find out what works we spoke to Chris Burles, Head of Product at Jobsite with 10 years’ recruitment industry experience, for his top CV writing tips…Read More

Keep investing in your staff referral scheme

In-House Recruiting, Recruitment Agencies, Recruitment Strategies
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Recruitment is going through so many changes – look at the rise of mobile and social media recruiting, for instance. But recruiters need to be careful not to overlook the value of more traditional tools. Staff referral schemes are a key example.Read More

Recruiters and cover letters

Recruitment Agencies
Recruiters and cover letters

Our research shows that a growing number of employers think that covering letters are unnecessary or, because of the poor quality that they often are, add nothing to the job application. It’s because of this that Jobsite suggests covering letters as an option in job posts.Read More

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.

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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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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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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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