Tag Archives: Recruitment Process

Can re-hiring former employees be a good thing?

The UK has been facing a skills shortage for some time now and unfortunately, this is an issue that doesn’t look like it’s going away anytime soon. If you’re sick of leaving job postings empty or making the wrong hires … Continue reading

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The top reasons people leave their jobs

Staff turnover is unfortunately part of running any business. Although employees moving on to pastures new is to be expected from time-to-time, if people are handing in their notice on a regular basis, chances are there’s something wrong. As revealed … 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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How a good job advert can reduce time-to-hire

As an employer, your job adverts are a crucial part of your branding and they also strongly influence the candidate experience. You should never underestimate the importance of taking the time to write a great ad. Below we reveal how … 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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How to avoid making a bad hire

Recruitment is difficult to get right and sometimes no matter how thorough you are throughout the process, a candidate you thought would be the perfect fit, isn’t. While this can and does happen from time-to-time, if you’re regularly left doubting … 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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5 simple ways to improve your job search

Job hunting is never fun nor easy. If you’re unemployed you have the pressure of trying to find something as quickly as possible and while you can afford to be choosy if you’re still employed, it can be incredibly difficult … Continue reading

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