Tag Archives: Recruit

The hiring statistics that could change the way you approach recruitment

Attracting good employees is hard work and as a result, recruitment is often an expensive and time-consuming task. Understanding how candidates think and what they want is one of the most effective ways of making a successful hire so below … Continue reading

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Flexible working has increased five-fold in the UK

An analysis of working trends carried out by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has found that the number of employees working flexible hours has increased five-fold in the last two decades. Back in 1999, just 9.5% of workers … Continue reading

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How do you attract quality candidates?

The one thing every employer wants to know is how to attract quality candidates. Aside from knowing where to look, the one thing you need to know for successful recruitment is exactly what job seekers are looking for in their … Continue reading

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5 interesting recruitment facts and what they mean for employers and job seekers

We might not have a Prime Minister or a clue what’s going on with Brexit and summer has so far been a complete washout but at least the current jobs market is something to get excited about. According to data … Continue reading

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The rise of remote working and its benefits

In recent years we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of people working from home. While some companies have been quick to jump on the bandwagon, others have been slow on the uptake because they fear the repercussions. While … Continue reading

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Why we need diversity in the workplace

Diversity in the workplace has been a hot topic for quite some time now. With so many discussions taking place about it in the media and on company boards, it would be natural to assume that this is an area … Continue reading

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The perks which can stop your employees from quitting

With so much to think about when it comes to recruitment and the day-to-day running of a business, benefits are something which are often overlooked by employers. As well as being a fantastic way to attract quality candidates to your … Continue reading

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UK employment rate hits record figures

Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that the number of people in employment in the UK has reached a record 32.7 million. Although the country is facing a period of uncertainly, the 76.1% employment rate experienced … Continue reading

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The importance of soft skills in the workplace

When screening candidates during the recruitment process, most companies will look at qualifications and experience. While these are of course very important, something that organisations often overlook is soft skills. What are soft skills? Soft skills are general attributes that … Continue reading

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Survey reveals that employers are struggling to provide a good candidate experience

According to the Good Recruitment Benchmark Report, employers continue to struggle to provide a positive candidate experience during the recruitment process. Unsurprisingly, candidates who are rejected at the CV or telephone-screening stage receive notably weaker messages in terms of content … Continue reading

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