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Talent Acquisition

Want to Hire in Q4? Tap the Passive Market and Flex Your Hiring Muscle

Contrary to the popular narrative – these aren’t “crazy times”. This suggests that things will eventually go back to normal – which is far from the truth. The reality is that these are “new times”, and employers struggling to hire and retain talent need to adapt accordingly. Listen: In a detailed analysis of the Great Resignation earlier…

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Workplace

Leading by Example to Enhance Employee Physical and Emotional Wellbeing

‘Putting your own life jacket on, before helping others’ Research shows employees are putting in an average of 9 hours of unpaid overtime per week. Does this surprise you? Probably not. Overwork culture – with long hours and constant exhaustion- is still seen as a badge of honor within the workplace. This is despite the WHO…

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Talent Acquisition

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Ghosting Your Candidates

A bad candidate experience can have a detrimental effect on both brands and those applying to work with them. During the pandemic, we saw a huge increase in volume of applicants for different positions. Rumors ran rife about being ghosted deep into the recruitment process. We wanted to investigate the scale of the problem and…

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Employer Branding

The Impact of Sustainability on Your Employer Brand

At Link Humans, our goal is to help you understand why someone would want to join and stay at your company. The better you know your reputation as an organization, the easier it will be to attract the right people and get them to stick around. To do that, we do research and analysis to…

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Talent Acquisition

Why Organizations Need to Show an Empathetic Approach to Recruiting Post-pandemic

Many industries were forced to halt their recruitment initiatives at the start of the pandemic and have since had to place existing employees on furlough or make redundancies. But as the UK economy is beginning to bounce back, so is employment, with record vacancies continuing to be reported in the UK. At Cognizant, for example,…

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Talent Acquisition

A Renewed Focus on Candidates in the Ever-Changing Market 

Change is afoot in the world of work. We are in the midst of a concentrated shift from a client-driven job market to a candidate-driven one, meaning recruiters and HR teams need to adopt a new stance when it comes to sourcing talent. The enormous upheaval of the coronavirus pandemic means candidates are in high…

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Talent Acquisition

The Marketing Metrics that Matter for Recruitment Brands

When it comes to crafting and delivering an email marketing campaign that attracts candidates and encourages them to find out more about the latest vacancy, measuring how each piece of content has done can help recruiters to truly understand if what they’re saying is hitting the mark. As 300 billion marketing emails are sent to…

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Workplace

Are Workers & Applicants Demanding Remote Flexibility for Good?

The COVID-19 era of work and life has been a crazy ride. Life was seemingly put on hold for many months last year and parts of it are still not back to normal today. As we all work to get past COVID-19 and the long-lasting impact on work and life, one thing has surely changed…

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Workplace

Taking a Step Back: How to Apply for a Job When You’re Overqualified

We’ve all heard the saying – sometimes you need to take a step back to take several steps forward. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world to take many steps back, but in doing so, progress has been made in areas such as remote work scheduling, video conferencing technology, and understanding the challenges facing working…