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3 Reasons Why Recruiters Should Invest in Marketing Automation

When the world is extremely busy online, ensuring that a carefully crafted piece of email content doesn’t end up straight in a candidate’s ‘delete’ folder, should be a high priority for a recruitment agency’s marketing department. But when over 300 billion business emails are sent globally every day, it can often seem an uphill struggle…

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How to Make the Right Executive Hire

Last year, many executives opted for early retirement when COVID-19 hit. Others were let go by their companies due to perceived redundancy in roles or the need for financial cutbacks. More than a year later, the economy is bouncing back and companies (both new and old) are trying to recruit quality leaders. And they’re discovering…

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How Has the Recruitment Process Changed in the New ‘Virtual’ World?

It is fair to say that 2020 shook recruitment (along with most other sectors) to its core. Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to the recruitment industry that were expected to take years have happened in mere months. But now that we are almost halfway through 2021, are these changes likely to stick around? Out…

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How Recruiters Can Adapt to Major Shifts in Candidate Attitudes

This past year has greatly altered the dynamics of the U.S. labor market, including job seekers’ expectations of employers, according to a new 2021 Job Seeker Nation Report from Jobvite. It is predicted that many of the changes experienced will be here to stay, bringing about what many believe to be the rise of the…

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Owning Every Moment of Your Hiring Experience

Companies often believe candidate experience begins and ends with the job application on your website. It definitely does include the job app, but there’s so much more to the hiring experience that deserves close attention. To create an overall amazing hiring experience, you first have to define its wider boundaries. The experience starts when people…

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Recruitment Market Bounce-back 

Despite a lull in business for some agency recruiters over the past 12 months, the UK job market is expected to take off towards the middle of 2021, thanks to the vaccine rollout and easing COVID-19 restrictions. This means we can look forward to better, busier times ahead in recruitment! Here are a few actions…

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How Should Candidates Request Feedback from Employers After a Rejection?

For many job seekers, knowing how to progress in a job search without employer feedback can be frustrating. Interviewing takes practice, and like any skill, how can one improve without constructive criticism? In addition to possessing the knowledge and experience needed to help an employer’s business succeed, the quickest way for job seekers to become…

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Here’s What Motivates Your Candidates in 2021

As hiring activity across many industries slowed in the wake of the pandemic, we experienced several unique challenges in the recruitment sector. However, as we step into 2021, the new year has brought with it a renewed optimism! Not only is the vaccine roll-out in full swing; the Brexit trade deal and US election result…

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How to Smash Lockdown Recruiting and Retention

For all of us involved in scaling a business, having the right team is an essential ingredient.  The second half of that is to retain them.  When lockdown first hit businesses, many people looked with horror at both those challenges.  Some are still struggling.  I set out to find the expert secrets of the people…