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How Experienced Remote Workers Bring Value to New Ways of Working

Despite their mass roll-out during the pandemic, remote and hybrid working are not a new phenomenon for many. Some people have worked for years in remote teams spanning different continents. Others may have worked in virtual companies or may have had regular home working during the working week. Many parents or carers have requested remote…

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The 6 Core Values to Attract Applicants

It’s no secret that UK firms across multiple sectors are struggling to find the right candidates. There are many reasons for this, including long-term skills shortages, but something that firms can do to stand out from their hiring competition is understand what motivates candidates and make sure their recruitment messages communicate what candidates want to…

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Talent Acquisition

Hiring Top Candidates with Today’s Tight Talent Supply

With a resurgent job market, demand for talent in specialized roles has surfaced gritty competition between employers seeking to quickly fill positions. Recruiters must harness the same creativity they utilized over the last year to adapt their hiring processes and candidate experience or risk losing out on top talent. Emerging from a global pandemic, candidates…

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Talent Acquisition

Top 2022 Recruiting Strategies for Fast, Effective Hiring

In December 2021, total payroll employment rose by 199,000 nationwide, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%. But despite the solid rehiring in the last few months, the labor force participation rate remains short of pre-pandemic levels. A low participation rate – coupled with a labor shortage that is giving workers more leverage than they…

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Talent Acquisition

New Research Reveals Priorities for Recruiters Amid the “Great Resignation”

Recruiters are confronting a dramatic shift from one year prior when the world was facing job losses, layoffs, and staffing reductions. Today, the country is seeing a return to early 2020 employment numbers, with the economic recovery allowing many companies to increase staffing levels rapidly. According to Jobvite’s 2021 Recruiter Nation Report, 39% of recruiters…

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Talent Acquisition

5 Ways Recruitment Leaders Can Transform Their Email Marketing Content

Every day, four billion email users are tapping into email marketing – a low-cost but highly effective digital comms tool. And for recruiters, it’s not only an easy way to engage with candidates on a one-to-one level, but it can also open up doors to new opportunities. However, that doesn’t mean to say that each…

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Talent Acquisition

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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Talent Acquisition

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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Talent Acquisition

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…