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.
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?
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.
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.
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/
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 Report, the 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.
Communication is undoubtedly one of the cornerstones of great recruitment, but it’s also something recruiters seem to get wrong often. Candidates complain about slow communication, lack of responses, and generally, mismanaged expectations. When you consider how many processes a recruiter is managing at any given point, it’s no wonder that good communication practices are left by the wayside. For those managing a high volume of vacancies, recruiting email templates can be a powerful tool to keep your candidate communication in check and help you attract better talent.
More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/recruiting-email-templates/
Every recruiter worth their weight knows the value of a well-worded and effective job description. Often job descriptions will be a candidates first real contact with your company. It will either make or break their decision to apply to your vacancy or click away in search of better opportunities. But if you’re not a natural wordsmith, job description examples can help inspire your efforts.
Job description examples: best practices
Job description templates can be a powerful tool in any recruiter’s belt, so make sure to have at least a few job description examples ready to share with your team.
More information: https://blog.recruitee.com/job-description-examples/
Much has been written about the millennial generation and its impact on the workplace in general. But what, specifically, can you do as a law firm to engage with this demographic group? And what changes can you make to ensure you’re recruiting and retaining the very best of Generation Y?
What is a millennial?
One of the key ingredients for a start-up to become successful is a passionate, dedicated and skilled workforce in which everyone is willing to contribute their 100%. But most start-ups are not really very famous or established enough that they can attract the best in business on just there name. Hence the dilemma that most start-ups face is attracting the right kind of crowd for hiring. Well, that’s where Careermarshal swoops in. We, at Careermarshal have curated a list of suggestions on how to attract the best when you are a start-up only.
More information: https://careermarshal.com/blog/ways-attract-best-talent-startup/