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GDPR in Recruitment

GDPR in Recruitment: How to be Compliant

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is widely accepted as a natural evolution and progression in the protection of a very basic human right – privacy. However, the impact it’s going to have on business in general is still a massive…
Candidate Engagement is a business priority

Is Candidate Engagement Top of Your List During the Recruitment Process?

Candidate engagement is a key priority for many organisations who value the link between high levels of engagement and high work performance. With engaged candidates, translating into engaged employees, said to be happier, more…
Building talent pools in a competitive market

5 Strategies for Building Effective Talent Pools

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So, your team have spent countless hours and resources recruiting into a role. You’ve had to go back out to market for a role you’ve had hundreds of applications for before. You may begin to group your candidates together in your Applicant…
Mistakes that are damaging your employer brand

The 3 Big Mistakes that are Damaging your Employer Brand

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Every year, companies invest tonnes of resource into building their employer brand. Why? Because your employer brand is the cornerstone of your reputation as an employer. It’s very much a candidate-driven market, so you’re competing with…
Industrial placements supporting Graduate recruitment

Can Placement Students feed your Graduate Recruitment Process?

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As Industrial Placement schemes continue to gain popularity - we thought it would be interesting to review their impact on graduate retention rates. Particularly, since most firms offer industrial placement students the promise of a graduate…
Recruitment Advertising

5 Tips for improving your Recruitment Advertising

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  It’s easy to plough through hundreds of applications and recruit the cream of the crop, right? What’s not so easy is actually getting hundreds of candidates to apply for your vacancies. This is where your recruitment advertising…
Tackling a skills shortage

What can Recruiters do to tackle a Skills Shortage?

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According to a survey conducted by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) in December 2016 - almost half of UK employers are expecting a skills shortage when recruiting in 2017. With the above being noted - recruiters are having…