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Hiring the right people can be expensive. Most of the online HR specialists we talk to don’t like spending valuable time reviewing job applications from candidates who aren’t right for a role. And they certainly don’t like investing key resources in training a new recruit who leaves the company six months later, because the job isn’t what they thought it would be.

We think the key to successfully recruiting online is providing great content on … Read the rest

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Can I ask you a question? Have you heard of a social network called LinkedIn by any chance? Well, of course you have, and maybe you’ve just checked your own profile for updates (Still no news on that Richard Branson connect request? Oh well, maybe he’s busy).

With over 332 million members worldwide, Linkedin has become the place for professionals to network, share ideas, and recruit, and it’s not just a place for professionals either. … Read the rest

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Companies need to become ever more tech savvy when it comes to hiring the best talent.

The market offers plenty of software programs for candidate screening, video interviews and candidate’s skills assessment. I was surprised to find at least 70 companies who offer software programs for video interviewing.

All these technology supported tools will allow companies to hire better and faster, and finding the most suitable one for your own corporate needs would be a … Read the rest

social-media-recruitment

I recently invited Carl Jones, founder and MD of Technically Compatible, to write a post for us about social media recruiting. Technically Compatible offer online skills testing software for recruitment.

Over to you Carl!

The permeation of social media into society has drastically altered the way individuals and companies interact with one another. There are now a myriad of channels at a brand’s disposal to get their message across. Recruitment in the digital age … Read the rest

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It is all too easy for statements about equality and diversity to become unread boilerplate on a corporate website. After all, not many can acceptably say that their company is institutionally discriminatory, or are going to say that they deliberately recruit only Oxbridge-educated white men.

So how can you avoid the boilerplate text, and demonstrate that – for your company – diversity really is important, and that you truly do try to treat everyone equally?… Read the rest