3 things that you need to do when recruiting staff

The recruitment of new employees is a necessarily multi-faceted process – doing things the same old familiar ways, drawing upon the same old staff with the same old skills, likely won’t deliver your company the great hiring results that you need to get ahead in your industry.
So, here are just three things that you should do when recruiting staff.

More information: http://www.webrecruit.co.uk/employer-blog/hr-professional/3-things-that-you-need-to-do-when-recruiting-staff

Employer Branding: The Inbound Recruiting Way

Building an employer brand, especially online, for all the world to see has become paramount to your business. It’s easier than ever to discover what a workplace is like nowadays, so why not take full advantage of that?

Most of you reading this will know that finding and connecting with top talent is not simple. The very best talent usually aren’t looking for a job. But at HubSpot, they believe they have a way of getting around this.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/employer-branding-inbound-recruiting-approach/

Recruiters: What to Do When the Going Gets Tough

Managing your career in a complex work environment can be challenging, regardless how tough you are. We hear and read everywhere that building adaptability and resilience is key to building a successful career, which I completely advocate for, but the reality is when is too much just too much.

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/tough-recruiter-days/

How Can Recruiters Avoid Unconscious Bias?

Unconscious bias can affect the ways in which we recruit in many ways. We might overlook a talented prospect for candidates who share our own views and characteristics without even knowing it.

As recruiters there really is no place for bias, so how can we stop it from happening? Or at least mitigate it?

More information: https://theundercoverrecruiter.com/avoid-unconscious-bias/

3 questions to ask about that talent management software you’re considering

Picking out the right recruitment software may initially seem as straightforward as asking what your hiring team’s current pain points are, and which solution best addresses them.
However, it’s not always as simple as that – not least as many employers seeking out the best software package can be easily wooed by a particular platform’s long features list, losing sight of the bigger picture in the process.

More information: http://www.webrecruit.co.uk/employer-blog/recruitment-tech/3-questions-to-ask-about-that-talent-management-software-youre-considering

3 Key Hiring Mistakes … and How to Fix Them

We work with our customers every day to make it easier to attract top talent and achieve hiring success. But what prevents that success is mistakes – big ones. And often it’s the very same mistakes that crop up again and again (and again!).

Why? I can’t say for sure. But after reading Lou Adler’s recent post on the topic, I began to realize that in some cases, the rush to fill roles leads to missing opportunities to add more value to the process with just a few refinements.

More information: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/blog/3-key-hiring-mistakes/


Very often in recruitment, you can be faced with a situation where you have to choose between two equally qualified candidates for a certain role.

Even though many people think that this is a great situation to be in it can make the decision process even more tricky. Choosing the wrong candidate for the job can result in a loss of time and money for a company. So how do you determine who is the better fit?

More information: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/choosing-between-two-equally-qualified-candidates

5 Metrics to Measure How Effective Your Recruitment Team Is

To help you measure how effective your recruitment team is, we’ve put together a list of 5 metrics to consider. From focusing on results, to looking at less tangible soft skills, here’s what you should look for when measuring your recruitment team’s effectiveness…

More information: http://blog.firefishsoftware.com/5-metrics-to-measure-how-effective-your-recruitment-team-is

How to Use GDPR to Your Recruitment Agency’s Advantage

GDPR has the power to send most agency owners into a state of panic, but have you considered how the changes could actually benefit your business? Whilst the new Data Protection legislation will undeniably throw up a few new obstacles for how recruitment businesses operate, it’s not all doom and gloom.

More information: http://blog.firefishsoftware.com/how-to-use-gdpr-to-your-recruitment-agencys-advantage

Striking the right balance between tradition and innovation when recruiting

It’s one thing to be dazzled by the latest recruitment technology such as the Fusion package that you can take advantage of from Webrecruit, but quite another thing to know exactly how it can be applied to your own hiring needs.
One useful way to think about it is by considering the all-important balancing act between tradition and innovation – after all, both are essential when it comes to recruitment.

More information: http://www.webrecruit.co.uk/employer-blog/recruitment-tech/striking-the-right-balance-between-tradition-and-innovation-when-recruiting