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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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High-Growth Business Hiring: Skyrocket your recruitment results with these tips and tricks to hiring success

Posted by Damon Ankers on 21-Nov-2018 10:44:43

Many moons ago recruiting was far from rocket science. Hiring Managers would simply place an advert in the local newspaper and be inundated with response. Fast forward a decade the environment could not be more alien.

Attracting and recruiting talent in 2018 is tough. Record levels of employment, skill shortages, Brexit uncertainty and the rise of the 'Digital Age' have all impacted our approach to candidate attraction and recruitment. 

The modern day recruiter has been forced to adapt their skill set accordingly. We're no longer just a skill assessor or an applicant processor. We're a psychologist, a marketer and a detective, tasked with making recruitment more efficient and effective. 

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High-Growth Business Hiring: Win the War for talent with these 4 Tips to Competing for & Attracting more Talent.

Posted by Damon Ankers on 21-Nov-2018 10:41:34

 

Compete & Attract more Talent

When competing against 'market leaders' for talent what can you do? Firstly, let's start with what not to do.

Sometimes, for whatever reason a recruitment campaign fails. It's not ideal but hey, these things happen. Even a genius can fail from time-to-time. 

For a lot of recruiters the natural reaction is to increase the advertised salary to 'appeal to more candidates'. They'll scour their competitors sites for vacancies, identify the salary discrepancy and presume the salary must be the catalyst to candidate attraction. 

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High-Growth Business Hiring: Win the Recruitment Race. Discover and Recruit Stars with these 3 Hiring Tips.

Posted by Damon Ankers on 21-Nov-2018 10:37:44

 

Identify & Recruit  More Talent

94% of high-growth businesses say identifying and recruiting talent is vital for the future growth of the business. And rightly so, without an influx of talent it's near impossible to keep up with business demands. 

When it's time to recruit, most businesses use job boards to bring in the bulk of their applications. Job boards can deliver great results even in the current market. However, for a lot of businesses job boards are delivering mixed results. What if I told you there was a way to increase your response, identify talent quicker and recruit successfully? Here's 3 quick wins to identifying and recruiting more talent

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5 Career Site Benefits

Posted by Damon Ankers on 17-Oct-2018 09:20:00
When you’re on the lookout for candidates, there are many ways you can bait the hook. But the one that could successfully net you your company’s next big superstar is the career site.  

Never underestimate the power a career site yields in the candidate attraction process. They can make or break a recruitment process. And below, we've listed the top 5 benefits of having a career site. 

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