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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…

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3 Reasons Why We’ll Continue Remote Interviewing Post Pandemic 

Interviewing has gone remote. While some think this is temporary, it’s actually the future. When the pandemic began, businesses were focused on putting their heads down and weathering an uncertain economic environment. For many, this meant a temporary freeze on hiring. As things thawed, hiring came back; but this time, it was remote. A Gartner…

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3 Common Misbeliefs About Video Interviews

As someone new to the HR industry, I’ve been spending the past month familiarizing myself with commonly-used recruitment processes and technologies among HR professionals and hiring managers. A particular process that sparked my interest was video interviewing to screen candidates and determine their suitability for an available role. Video-interviews are pre-recorded, self-conducted interviews submitted by…

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5 Ways Recruiting Leaders Can Help Their Teams Beat WFH Fatigue

For the majority of the UK workforce, December now marks almost eight months of continuously working from home, for thousands of us this has been a shock to the system and a real shift from the norm. The balance between a healthy home and work life, for some, may have been blurred and now Google…