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How to Cultivate Top Talent While Navigating a Volatile Job Market

The current employment landscape is complex and punctuated by uncertainty. Buzzwords like the ‘great resignation’ and ‘great layoffs’ are sparking a shift in hiring strategies among employers, especially as a potential recession is looming. The unemployment rate is at its lowest in 50 years at just 3.5%, yet there remains a strong demand for workers…

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Recruiting Technology is the Lynchpin to Solving Talent Shortages

Recruiting has a long reputation for being a tedious process: posting jobs individually to multiple job boards, sifting through LinkedIn profiles, sorting through stacks of resumes, and reaching out to candidates one by one to schedule interviews. But it doesn’t have to be. Recruiting technology can help companies find higher-quality talent faster and with less…

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5 Tips for Managers to Maximize Interviews and Secure the Best Talent 

Businesses are currently battling a candidate-driven jobs market when searching for talent. There are more jobs than job seekers, so it’s more important than ever for managers and HR professionals to ensure they’re maximizing interviews to secure the best talent.  And with unemployment rates lowering to 3.7% in Q1 2022, the lowest rate since 1974,…

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How to Effectively Respond to Candidates’ Final Interview Questions

The seismic shift during the last two years has turned the labor market on its head. Today, there is a near record of ~11.2 million jobs available, with almost two job openings for every unemployed American. And with the constantly shifting landscape, companies continue to face high employee turnover and difficulty acquiring quality talent to…

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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…