Why you shouldn’t aim for a perfect number of candidates when hiring

Getting the perfect bank of candidates to interview for a role is a science that takes a lot of mastering. There are so many factors that take in deciding who to interview, that numbers are a almost a little irrelevant.

Do all suitable candidates deserve an interview?

The answer is probably yes, however operationally for your business this isn’t the most practical decision.

More information: https://www.recruitmentrevolution.com/blog/2018/10/why-you-shouldnt-aim-for-a-perfect-number-of-candidates-when-hiring

Digital Recruitment – How to Recruit the Right Positions in a Digital Business

Data released by Companies House shows there were fewer new businesses started in 2017 than the previous year. However, research shows that this hasn’t affected technology firms – in fact the number of new tech start-ups increased by 60% last year. To put it another way, a staggering 10,016 programming and software development businesses were launched in the UK in 2017.

More information: https://www.recruitmentrevolution.com/blog/2018/11/digital-recruitment-how-to-recruit-the-right-positions-in-a-digital-business

4 Good Reasons to Use a Recruitment Agency

Why do companies turn to recruitment agencies?

In today’s highly competitive, candidate-driven job market, finding and hiring the ideal job candidate is quite hard. This is why many companies turn to recruitment agencies to help them recruit the right people for their open job positions.

Should you do the same? How can a recruitment agency help you fill your open job positions?

More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/4-good-reasons-to-use-a-recruitment-agency

Stoking Candidate Interest: An Often-Overlooked Aspect of Recruiting

Most information regarding the difficulties of recruitment nowadays seem to focus solely on trends and the challenges of tech and sourcing but not what could primarily be considered the most important aspect of recruiting; candidate interest.  Ask any in-house HR professional and they will say capturing and piquing a potentially strong candidate’s interest is key to any on-boarding process.

More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/stoking-candidate-interest-an-often-overlooked-aspect-of

The Two Most Important Reasons Your HR Team Needs A Chatbot

Are you looking to get an HR chatbot to help with your recruiting efforts?  The overall chatbot market is going to be worth $3.7 Billion by 2021, and nearly half of the Fortune 500 are considering buying a chatbot for their HR function.

The conversational driven marketing approach that has worked for so many corporate marketing teams can also drive leads and conversions for HR.  And, we’ve got the data to back it up.

More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/the-two-most-important-reasons-your-hr-team-needs-a-chatbot

3 reasons why ATS tracking is essential

Does it feel as if your hiring process is more of a hit and miss affair than a streamlined process? Are you trying to figure out what works, what doesn’t, and where you’re going wrong? If that sounds familiar, ATS tracking could be the solution.

But what is an applicant tracking system or ATS actually?

More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/ats-tracking/

3 HR Trends to Watch Out For in 2019

Yep, it’s that time of year again when we start to predict and set our sights on the new year.

Hopefully, it’s been another fruitful year for your business in every sense.

Whether that’s enjoying a positive increase in revenue, an improvement in staff retention or exponential growth in both your finances and personnel.

More information: https://www.coburgbanks.co.uk/blog/attracting-staff/hr-trends-in-2019/

What Work Perks Do Employees Really Want?

To some businesses, employee benefits are perceived as an added extra instead of an essential.

In fact, according to research, 26% of UK employees don’t receive any employee benefits at all.

Yet, this fact is even more staggering when further studies discovered that more than a third of employees class company benefits as one of the biggest factors they consider before accepting a new job.

More information: https://www.coburgbanks.co.uk/blog/staff-retention/what-work-perks-do-employees-really-want/

How to Improve Your Career Page?

Have you ever thought of how to take your career page to a new level?

This is a common question for which every recruiter and organization need an answer.

According to Jobvite’s 2017 Recruiting Funnel Benchmark Reportthe number of site visitors who take the next step and become applicants – fell 22% from last year.

The long journey for enhancing your career page needs to come to an end. It is the face of your company for a candidate. In fact, this is the first step to impress and attract a candidate and provide an excellent user experience.

More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/how-to-improve-your-career-page

Eliminate your Biases to Make Better Recruitment Decisions

Whenever I talk about biases in hiring, people just seem to get it naturally. I guess we’ve all experienced them because they are far more common in everyday decision-making than we realize.

Where do biases come from?

According to “Thinking Fast and Slow — Daniel Kahneman,” there are two mechanisms of decision-making in our brain – System 1 and System 2 (rather creative names!).

More information: https://recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/eliminate-your-biases-to-make-better-recruitment-decisions