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Revisiting ‘Passive’ Candidate Recruitment Strategies

Earlier this year, it was clear to see how the shift from a client-driven market to a candidate-driven market had impacted the way businesses recruited new talent. The so-called ‘Great Resignation’ of 2021 saw a record number of people leaving their jobs and reconsidering their career paths in the wake of COVID-19 — with the number of job…

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Why Fintech Firms Struggle to Hire Top Talent

Fintech is the future of finance. But, with that comes unique challenges when trying to find top talent, especially given how much competition there is in this space. Trying to find the right talent is one of the most important tasks for any company, but it is especially difficult given that fintech is a relatively…

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It’s Time to Ditch Traditional Recruiting and Embrace On-demand Talent

The record number of vacancies across the country is no secret. The war for talent is creating a difficult hiring environment for organizations across all industries. This has prompted a self-fulfilling prophecy, and in turn a key challenge for all businesses – the power has well and truly been put into the hands of workers…

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Why Successful Recruiting Has Become Harder in the Past Five Years

The debate on labor market changes and transformation has been ongoing globally for years. Yet, most organizations are still suffering from a lack of good quality candidates in the recruitment pipelines. In a recent study of over 200 HR professionals, most organizations are suffering from a lack of good quality candidates, even if 43% of…

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How Do You Recruit and Retain Flexible Workers?

Since the pandemic hit, we’ve been inundated with research, articles, news, discussions, and content of all kinds around the dramatic shift in the world of work. And so here’s another for you. But perhaps with an idea that goes slightly against the grain. We’ve heard much about the steep rise in demand for flexible working,…

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How to Secure the ‘Passive’ Candidate

Thanks to the sudden shift from a client-driven market to a candidate-driven market, recruiters and employers across all industries, including accountancy and finance, are having to change tact to source and secure top talent. With many of the most desirable candidates having already been snapped up by the competition, knowing how to target the ‘passive’ candidate…

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How Recruitment Marketers Can Utilize Data to Drive Candidate Success

More than two million job vacancies are currently available throughout the UK. And so, while it’s still a difficult market to cut through the noise as several organizations restructure in a post-pandemic world, savvy recruiters – and their marketing departments – are tapping into insight in a bid to stand out from the crowd. That’s…

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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…