11 Signs You Need An Applicant Tracking System

11 Signs You Need An Applicant Tracking System

It can be a hard call deciding if you need to invest in an Applicant Tracking System. Some companies might manage their recruitment okay without one, or some may use smaller, individual tools like a multi-poster. But, 75% of recruiters and hiring professionals say...
How AI Continues to Shape Recruitment

How AI Continues to Shape Recruitment

Artificial Intelligence is shaping the future of recruitment, automating tasks like parsing CV’s and evaluating interviews. Many businesses in this digital age now find themselves with an extensive pool of CV’s, possibly for roles they need to fill but are not ready...
How To Use The Same Strategies To Attract & Retain Employees

How To Use The Same Strategies To Attract & Retain Employees

Almost half of HR professionals say enhanced employee engagement is their top HR priority as it continues to big one of the biggest challenges faced when attracting and retaining staff.   Some companies struggle attracting any candidates at all, some receive lots...
5 Ways To Save Money On Recruitment Costs

5 Ways To Save Money On Recruitment Costs

For most organisations, recruitment can take a big slice out of your overall operational costs.   According to Oxford Economics, replacing a member of staff costs on average £30,614 per employee. This is made up of loss of output, while a replacement employee...
What To Consider When Designing An Application Process

What To Consider When Designing An Application Process

Whether you’re designing your application process from scratch or simply revising your current process, there are a few key things to keep in mind if you want to increase candidate response.   Time An applicant is taking the time to show an interest in working...
How To Use Social Media In Recruitment

How To Use Social Media In Recruitment

How Can Social Media Be Used In Recruitment? It Can Be Used To: Create Awareness of your organisation Enhance your employer brand Demonstrate your corporate culture Provide useful information to potential applicants Advertise your roles – FOR FREE   Why Use...
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...