How to Write A Great Job Ad – The Do’s & Don’ts

How to Write A Great Job Ad – The Do’s & Don’ts

When it comes to writing job ads, it is often a challenge to know exactly what to write to attract the best applicants. This blog covers the key do’s and don’ts.   Do’s Keep It Brief. When applicants are looking for a role, they will averagely review 10 ads for...
Recruiters – What Can We Learn From This Pandemic?

Recruiters – What Can We Learn From This Pandemic?

Talent Pools We often speak about talent pools and how useful they are in recruitment, but does anyone utilise them? In light of the current situation, my answer would be no. I recently spoke to a candidate who had applied for roles in the past with all of the big...
Careers Website Design Then & Now

Careers Website Design Then & Now

Our First-Ever Careers Website The first-ever careers website we built, in 1997 was, we thought at the time, revolutionary. It was for a scientific and technical recruitment company in the Midlands. The website consisted of around three or four pages, including a...
Blind Recruitment  – What Is It? and Does It Work?

Blind Recruitment  – What Is It? and Does It Work?

Hiding candidates’ names and other key information is supposedly a big step forward for preventing unconscious bias – but do these blind recruitment methods REALLY work?   Although this may seem like a current affair you could argue these methods have been...
How Do You Increase Candidate Engagement & Response?

How Do You Increase Candidate Engagement & Response?

To increase candidate engagement and response, you need to look at your recruitment process from a candidate perspective. Last year LinkedIn reported less candidate engagement with a 20% increase in job seeker drop-off. Why? The market is continuously changing along...
How To Utilise This Downtime To Improve Your Business

How To Utilise This Downtime To Improve Your Business

It may feel like you’ve hit a bump in the road. The business was busy, but the prospects you had for the next few months have probably gone out the window. And you can’t blame organisations for wanting to pull back.   Everyone is quite literally...