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Reach New Audiences with Jobs on Facebook

Posted by Damon Ankers on 15-Apr-2019 10:20:26


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2019: Are we on the verge of a major recruitment evolution? Lessons learnt from 2018 & 4 tech tools to hiring survival

Posted by Damon Ankers on 08-Apr-2019 08:45:00


2018 marked another year of great change, disruption and entertainment for us Brits. We survived the greatest chicken drought of the century, witnessed our prime minister 'dad dance' on national television and of course who could forget the headache of GDPR and the painful political meltdown of Brexit. But it wasn't all bad...The number of global democracies reached an all time high as did the number of people in education, child labour is in decline and who could forget the glorious summer that we shared.

From Elon Musk's groundbreaking SpaceX mission to the drone that brought Gatwick Airport to a standstill, technology for better or worse was once again thrust into the limelight and dominated headlines. Tech continues to advance at an experiential rate with automation and AI becoming increasingly ingrained in our personal and professional lives, don't believe me? Just ask Alexa, Echo or Cortana! 

Tech giants Facebook and Instagram are now using deep learning and AI to draw value from status updates, fight cyber crime and delete offensive comments and Netflix are using big data to predict which series or film you and I are most likely to enjoy. 

With AI and automation already seeping into many sectors could recruitment, the most people centric industry known to man soon be dominated by robots dressed as humans?!...We think not.

Tech is a human enhancer and embracing technology with open arms can help HR teams and recruiters to automate time consuming admin tasks and improve advertising performance whilst better managing and serving candidates on a day-to-day basis.  

In this article we look back at what we've learnt from 2018 and what's in store for 2019 including the latest tech advancements giving our prediction on the tools that HR and recruitment leaders can harness to improve recruitment efficiency and performance.

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11 Key Recruitment Reporting Features

Posted by Damon Ankers on 13-Mar-2019 09:45:00

Unfortunately, for recruiters and HR teams across the country recruitment isn't getting any easier. Advertising channels that once regularly produced results are becoming increasingly unpredictable in performance and negatively impacting key hiring metrics. With a rapidly evolving candidate market it's never been more important to be able to track, measure and interpret recruitment data with speed and accuracy.

To stay ahead of the curve and make meaningful, pragmatic decisions you need access to intelligent information that's simple to digest. 

In this article we take a look at Talentvine's key reporting features and how those features are helping HR teams to learn, adapt and improve their recruitment process and performance. 

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Morses Club - Recruiting Smarter & Faster with Talentvine

Posted by Damon Ankers on 12-Mar-2019 09:20:11

Morses Club is one of the largest home credit providers in the UK, with over 200,000 customers. They work with around 1900 agents all over the country and employ staff at their branches and central Support Centre near Leeds. 

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Online Recruitment vs Recruitment Agencies

Posted by Damon Ankers on 14-Feb-2019 10:55:00

Once-upon-a-time recruitment advertising was a simple, straight forward process. A quick phone call to the local newspaper/ magazine and your advert was duly printed in the following addition. 

Fast forward a decade or two and the rise of the internet and digital advertising has all but extinct offline recruitment advertising.

With online recruitment advertising still a mystery to many the easy option is to continue to use age old Recruitment Agencies to fill vacant roles. 

Recruitment Agencies are capable of delivering fantastic results however they themselves use online recruitment to source candidates via job boards. 

New to online recruitment? Want to save your business money when hiring? In this article we'll help you get to grips with online recruitment (job board) advertising providing details on it's strengths, weaknesses and when to use it for maximum effect.

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The Ultimate Recruitment Guide to GDPR Compliance

Posted by Damon Ankers on 12-Feb-2019 10:35:00

Announced in April 2016 and imposed in May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) dominated business conversations for what seemed like an eternity.  

For months those four syllables sent cold shivers down the spines of anyone who's role involved handling personal data. An absence of meaningful public information made GDPR complex to understand and widely open to interpretation. 

Exacerbated further by the sometimes contradictory information provided by pop-up 'GDPR experts' many of us were left providing ambiguous answers and scrambling to our desk to ask our trusted friend Google for the answers. 

Sound familiar? Don't worry you're not alone. GDPR became the second most googled query behind the 2018 phenomenon that was Bitcoin.

With the dust settling and several companies now paying the price for poor compliance we've put together our GDPR knowledge in this helpful blog to help HR professionals, IT teams and business leaders to fully understand how to stay in control of recruitment data and ensure compliance. 

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The Magnificent Seven: 7 Leading Free Job Boards

Posted by Damon Ankers on 09-Feb-2019 11:15:00


Recruitment can be an expensive task. Maximising job board coverage can cost hundreds of pounds and Recruitment Agencies regularly bill thousands of pounds for a successful candidate placement. 

According to Recruitment & HR specialists Quarsh the average cost to recruit in-house is around 12% of an employees starting salary with outsourced methods such as a Recruitment Agency costing as much as 22%. 

Would you like to reduce your recruitment costs? Here's 7 leading job boards that could potentially help you hire for free! 

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8 Job Boards to Nail Niche Hiring

Posted by Damon Ankers on 07-Feb-2019 09:10:00

With a shortfall in skills sets across the nation and a whopping 32.3 million of us in employment recruiting for niche roles/ skills is no easy feat.   

If you regularly find yourself with an inbox full of job requisitions for challenging roles then these eight job boards could help you place your advert in the right place, at the right time.

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The Top Six Paid Job Boards to Help You Hire Talent

Posted by Damon Ankers on 05-Feb-2019 10:35:00

Not sure which job boards to use to get the most "bang for your buck"? Looking for a cheaper alternative to recruitment agencies? If the answer to either of those questions was "yes", you're in the right place.

In today's article we've compiled the 6 most popular paid job boards amongst both recruiters and candidates to help you hire talent faster, for less.

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Top 5 Applicant Tracking System features for identifying more talent

Posted by Damon Ankers on 23-Nov-2018 16:26:22

With most applications now coming from online sources such as job boards, social media and career sites it's never been more important to have the right digital technology to support your business hiring. 

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