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8 Tips to Help You Create a Brilliant Careers Site

If you think that your careers site is simply just an add-on page to your website where you list your current vacancies, you’re missing a trick. Yes, your careers site should advertise your vacancies but it can be so much more than that. It’s a place where you can showcase your company’s culture, talk about ...more

How technology can help to build a great company culture

You may think of technology as cold, impersonal, the kind of thing to boost bottom-line productivity and efficiency perhaps, but hardly an aid for that most human of things – company culture. Yet, the right technology – tactically deployed – can indeed help to build and maintain the right culture at your company. It’s not ...more

5 Benefits of Web-Based Recruitment Software

If you’re considering investing in an Applicant Tracking System (ATS), it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the number of suppliers and various options on the market. When it comes to choosing your system, before even thinking about which supplier you’d like to work with, you need to think about whether you’d prefer a web-based system ...more

3 reasons for your firm to outsource its hiring this year

A lot of things about the corporate world may seem to have already changed in 2017, but one thing that definitely hasn’t is the necessity of ensuring that every department of your company is performing as well as possible. That is certainly true of your HR department – if it suffers from glitches, inefficiencies or ...more

5 tips for recruiting great candidates on a restricted budget

In today’s world in which more and more of even the most talented candidates are prioritising rewarding work over higher salaries, your firm doesn’t necessarily need a bottomless budget if it is to attract them. Here are just five tips for how you can hire both well and affordably. 1.Make the most of your current ...more

4 Benefits Careers Sites Can Deliver to Small Businesses

If you’re a small business, you might think that you don’t need a careers site. In fact, there are a number of common misconceptions about careers sites that can deter SMEs from using them. Do any of the following statements sound familiar? “My business doesn’t hire frequently enough to justify having a careers site.” “A ...more

Some useful tips for filling your vacancies quicker

Even if you feel you have the luxury to not fill a certain vacancy in your company straight away, the likelihood is that there will be many very talented and suitable candidates out there being snapped up by rivals. Minimising ‘time to fill’ should therefore be one of the greatest priorities of your hiring team. ...more

5 tips for implementing recruitment technology successfully

Even market-leading recruitment technology won’t do much to serve your business’s hiring needs if it isn’t implemented well. The below five tips should help you to avoid the most common pitfalls. 1.Ask questions before signing a contract Before agreeing to take on any given software package, it’s well worth asking the vendor for testimonials from ...more

5 Reasons Why You Should Invest in an Applicant Tracking System

Many companies are currently struggling to manage their recruitment process; is yours one of them? Whether you’re overspending on recruitment agencies, taking months to make a hire or neglecting to nurture your candidates, a poorly thought-out recruitment process can add hours of work to your week (and drain thousands of pounds from your budget). We’re ...more

Make sure your company attracts more graduates in 2017

It’s tricky enough for most businesses to lure the right people in the first place, without the state of the job market making their job harder – but that’s precisely what’s happening in 2017. If you think back to the years immediately following the late 2000s financial crash, you may recall that companies were generally ...more

4 steps to trouble-free HR software implementation

When you’ve got some new and exciting in-house recruitment software – such as our Fusion suite – that you would like to embed into your business, you might come up against a lot of hurdles. What are the steps that you can take to ensure your HR team quickly adjusts to and uses your latest ...more

5 Signs You’ve Chosen the Wrong ATS

With a huge range of software available on the market, choosing an applicant tracking system can be tough. The process of getting internal buy-in, researching potential systems and selecting your supplier can take months. That’s why it’s important that you make the right decision for your business. But what happens if you start to doubt ...more

How to measure your employees’ capacity

Naturally, you will wish to build a winning team, and you can’t do that without making sure that all of its members are winners. This means routinely monitoring your employees to assess whether they are all reaching their capacity in their roles. Here is how you can measure that capacity – and how you should ...more

How to recover from recruitment mistakes

“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Alexander Pope is often quoted as saying this, which touches upon how unfortunate it is that, while we can often make mistakes, we can also struggle to move on from them. Here is how your firm can effectively bounce back from a recruitment blunder. The value of trial ...more

How to Reduce Your Time to Hire in 2017

The average hiring process in the UK takes 27.59 days, according to HR Magazine. However, 54% of businesses have previously lost out on a qualified candidate because their hiring process was too long. Reducing your time to hire should be a priority; not only can a lengthy recruitment process put candidates off but an open ...more

How ‘sweating the small stuff’ can help your firm’s recruitment drive

Whenever you have considered shelling out for a pricey item such as a new smartphone, you have likely spent much time scrutinising the various options. How big is the phone’s screen? How much storage does it have? How hi-res is the camera? It can pay dividends to be similarly picky over the details when seeking ...more

Should you hire a lead generation specialist to assist with your recruitment strategy?

With the job market becoming more crowded than ever before, the importance of generating high-quality candidate leads has never been more important. Employers need to be able to quickly and easily find the right candidates for the vacancies they have, without having to trawl through hundreds of unsuitable applicants. Lead generation is a resource-heavy exercise. ...more

Webrecruit’s recruitment software empowers your firm to slash its hiring spend

It’s likely that your HR team will already utilise many strands in its efforts to capture and engage the most talented candidates in your organisation’s sector. But how can you be sure of the recruitment approaches that are working best for you? Don’t waste a massive chunk of your yearly hiring budget on tools and ...more

How transparency-boosting software can aid your business’s success

“Transparency” has become one of the most familiar corporate buzzwords of recent times, and it’s about so much more than bosses and employees simply maintaining open lines of communication. A business with a high degree of transparency is one in which team leaders, grassroots employees and even the public can get an easy overview of ...more

How the right recruitment software can help to give you a more stable workforce

The workplace is changing, which creates a great need for employers to adapt. There is now a greater tendency for employees to work on a remote, temporary or contract basis, which brings new challenges as far as your firm’s staff recruitment and retention efforts are concerned. Now may be the time to upgrade your recruitment ...more