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Is your hiring team guilty of these forms of unconscious bias?

Is your hiring team guilty of these forms of unconscious bias?

While it is widely recognised just how important workplace diversity is for organisations that wish to become or remain leading innovators in their field, for so many firms, a few nagging factors seem to hold them back from achieving that. It’s certainly easy for your hiring team to be unconsciously biased in favour of and ...more

Here’s what your firm needs to know about Generation Z

Here’s what your firm needs to know about Generation Z

One of the big things that recruitment experts across the globe have to grapple with, is the matter of how they can best target and cater to the needs of jobseekers of certain generations. This, in turn, can understandably lead to a fair bit of stereotyping. Consider those who can be described as the ‘post-Millennial’ ...more

3 steps for attracting only genuinely brilliant candidates

3 steps for attracting only genuinely brilliant candidates

One of the best things about our online recruitment software here at Webrecruit is unquestionably the ease with which it allows you to build relevant talent pools. This, in turn, enables you to speed up what could otherwise be a cumbersome, long-winded and exhausting hiring process. However, even with the best technology in front of ...more

Are you doing enough to make your best employees want to stay around?

Are you doing enough to make your best employees want to stay around?

If there’s one advantage of a carefully managed recruitment approach that – in some ways – can be a bit of a disadvantage, it’s that you could end up with an employee who’s almost a bit too good. We’re sure you know what kind of staffer we mean. We’re referring to the true ‘rock star’ ...more

5 ways to extract your Millennials’ maximum potential

5 ways to extract your Millennials’ maximum potential

No matter how sophisticated your chosen recruitment technology may be and whatever recruitment agency you may be working alongside, you can’t change human nature. This has understandably led to many employers stereotyping certain age groups as all being a certain way – and it seems that Millennials have been among the greatest victims of this ...more

So you have two amazing candidates… how can you choose between them?

So you have two amazing candidates… how can you choose between them?

Even when your firm works with the very best recruitment agency and uses the most suitable hiring software, it’s not impossible to end up with two highly capable candidates who seem evenly matched. In a situation like this, you will need to act fast to snap up at least one of these fantastic candidates. So, ...more

5 Benefits Recruitment Software Can Deliver to Non-Profits

5 Benefits Recruitment Software Can Deliver to Non-Profits

With many people longing to work for charities and make a positive impact as part of their job, you might think that recruiting within the non-profit sector would be easy. However, when it comes to finding the right talent for their organisations, HR teams within charities are faced with many challenges. With cuts to government ...more

How could the right ATS help to improve your candidate experience?

How could the right ATS help to improve your candidate experience?

Ask any number of recruitment experts what the industry’s key trends are set to be in 2018, and one of the most frequently-mentioned will be a heightened emphasis on the best possible candidate experience. More and more employers are realising that treating their candidates shabbily – such as by providing barely adequate job descriptions or ...more

3 things that you need to do when recruiting staff

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 ...more

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

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 ...more

Why Millennials are often far from ‘lazy’

Why Millennials are often far from ‘lazy’

It’s a terrible thing when you have your eye on a potentially great talent for your company, only to suddenly start feeling doubt due to certain unfortunate stereotypes. Oh, they’re young and trendy, and they were tapping away at their smartphone while in the waiting room for their job interview – will they be lazy, ...more

Your candidates may be skilled, but are they experienced?

Your candidates may be skilled, but are they experienced?

We all know how important skills are in the 2010s workplace – but are technical skills really a match for experience? The answer to that question is so often “no”. Sometimes, a candidate may not have the skills that are needed for a position, but they may have experience – whether gained in a specific ...more

5 of the best signs of ‘candidate fit’

5 of the best signs of ‘candidate fit’

If, like many an employer, you’ve worked with a fair few recruitment agencies in your time, the likelihood is that you will have also talked to them a lot about ‘candidate fit’. It’s often said that you should ‘hire for fit, train for skills’, and it’s not a bad philosophy for your company to have. ...more

Striking the right balance between tradition and innovation when recruiting

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 ...more

Why are your top employees quitting on you?

Why are your top employees quitting on you?

Statistics have consistently pointed to a high level of discontent in the UK workforce; one survey a few years ago by the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), for instance, found that 47% of respondents wished to change their jobs, with more than a fifth of them interested in doing so within 12 months. ...more