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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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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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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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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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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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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…