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5 Automation Habits of Highly Effective Recruiting Teams 

In a talent-short market, having a consistently engaged talent pool sets recruitment firms apart from their competitors. Thankfully, cutting-edge automation tools are helping recruiters to engage, nurture, and, ultimately, place top-level talent into new roles at the pace and scale demanded by their clients. In fact, according to Bullhorn’s aggregated data, agencies that use automation…

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How to Recruit in a Recession — From Someone Who Knows

As some industries make headlines for layoffs or hiring freezes over fears of a slowing economy (and potential recession), talent acquisition teams feeling market shifts firsthand may think their only option is to slow down with it. Many may even be looking positively at the opportunity for rest after the frenzied, white-knuckle pace of hiring…

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Mind the Gap: How Recruiters Can Help to Close the Gender Pay Divide

Current headlines are littered with debates on pay in a post-pandemic hybrid world. Strikes in the UK amongst barristers are gaining momentum, professional services sectors are fighting a salary war and eye-watering C-suite bonuses are coming into question. Yet, there is still an audible silence surrounding the UK’s ever-widening gender pay gap. According to Major,…

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“Buckle Up and Ride the Economic Storm” Says Veteran Recruiter 

As the UK heads towards yet another recession, the common mistakes business leaders make are the knee-jerk reactions of lowering headcount, freezing hiring, and sticking our heads in the sand when it comes to finances. All of which are a sure way to hinder future business growth and undermine overarching business goals. Of course, human…

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What Should Your Facebook Budget Be When Targeting Your Next Candidate?

As one of the ‘original’ social media platforms, Facebook broke the mold when it came to market in 2004. Initially, a place for friends and family to connect – while that’s still the case – many businesses are noticing how effective it can be when engaging a relevant audience. And for organizations and HR teams…

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Ageism in Recruitment: Why We Need to Change the Way We Think

While both older and younger generations have suffered the effects of ageism in the workplace, those that sit within older age groups seem to have borne the brunt of this harmful way of thinking in recent years. The ageism trend has only been accelerated by the repercussions of Covid-19. After the pandemic, Baby Boomers and…

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The Future Workforce: How to Attract Gen Z Talent

By the year 2030, the number of Gen Z employees globally is expected to triple, meaning that those born between 1995 and 2015 will soon make up as much as 30 percent of the workforce worldwide. With increasing numbers of Gen Z joining the workforce, it is inevitable that they will play a vital role…

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How to Ask Better Interview Questions

If you want to hire the best people, you need to ask the best interview questions. Online CV builder resume.io gathered the most effective interview questions from successful business leaders and entrepreneurs. And it added some helpful tips and advice on how to incorporate them during your next big recruitment drive. Good interviews start with good…

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What Does Your Recruitment Process Say About You?

With the easing of lockdown kickstarting the economy and more employers seeking new staff, candidates have become far more selective about the jobs they decide to take. And where does a candidate gain their first impression of your business? During the recruitment process. If you still think your ideal recruit will jump through hoops for…