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3 elements of your recruitment process that may be less than helpful

3 elements of your recruitment process that may be less than helpful

Sometimes, your firm’s worst enemy in the hiring process may not be market conditions, financial limitations or even certain candidates consistently being ‘the one that got away’. Instead, you may need to scrutinise parts of your own company’s recruitment process to ensure you aren’t self-sabotaging. Here are just a few of the potential problem areas. ...more

What factors will influence how much your employees are paid?

What factors will influence how much your employees are paid?

Deciding on the appropriate level of pay for each of your workers can be a tricky task indeed. After all, your employees will need to be paid a certain amount if they aren’t to stray in the direction of other companies. However, you also can’t afford to pay more than your business’s budget allows. So, ...more

How can video make the candidate experience better?

How can video make the candidate experience better?

Creating the right impression of your company among candidates is vital, which is why the candidate experience has become such a big area of focus for employers in recent years. A candidate who has a negative experience when applying for a job with your company probably won’t keep quiet about it. Indeed, they are likely ...more

To succeed in recruitment today, you need to think like a marketer

To succeed in recruitment today, you need to think like a marketer

There may have been a time when your HR department simply being good at locating talent and filling its talent pools to the brim was enough to ensure it always landed the best candidates. But of course, things change, and the current environment is one in which candidates are often the ones in control. That’s ...more

Which is best for attracting talent: job boards or digital marketing?

Which is best for attracting talent: job boards or digital marketing?

At a time when it can seem as difficult as ever for so many firms to source suitable candidates, your organisation may understandably be reviewing whether it is adopting the right talent-search approaches in 2018. Consider the long-time rivalry between job boards and digital marketing, for example. Some HR departments think job boards are an ...more

3 onboarding approaches that help, rather than harm employee retention

3 onboarding approaches that help, rather than harm employee retention

So your carefully honed recruitment process management has done the trick, the perfect candidate has come through the interview with flying colours and they’re now ready to start working for you. What’s next? What’s next is employee onboarding, which shouldn’t be a mere afterthought. Indeed, how you handle this process could make or break your ...more

It’s not just your candidates who have questions to answer

It’s not just your candidates who have questions to answer

So, you feel it’s time to expand your team with some new talent – and there’s no question that the latest recruitment technology, such as Webrecruit’s own Fusion package, enables you to do so faster than ever these days. But have you asked yourself all of the questions you should? It’s not only your applicants ...more

5 ways to write better job descriptions

5 ways to write better job descriptions

If you are to get the right candidates in the interview room, you’ll need to appeal to those candidates in the right way. That’s why the writing of the most informative and compelling job descriptions is such a key part of online recruitment. Here are just some of the techniques you should try to give ...more

What are the best strategies for attracting graduates?

What are the best strategies for attracting graduates?

We’re rushing headlong to that time of year again, when final-year university students are looking to the future and recruitment agencies are rushing to be first in line for prime talent. Nor should that exactly be surprising – after all, young graduates are often hungry to get on that first rung of the ladder to ...more

How to cultivate personal connections with your candidates

How to cultivate personal connections with your candidates

There’s a lot of emphasis these days on the idea that customers don’t buy from faceless corporations; they buy from human beings. Sure enough, it’s true that for a company looking to sell, creating that personal connection with the prospective customer is paramount – and it’s much the same situation when that thing you’re trying ...more

3 Ways an ATS Can Reduce Your Recruitment Costs

3 Ways an ATS Can Reduce Your Recruitment Costs

When considering using an applicant tracking system (ATS), the concept of saving money doesn’t usually spring to mind. Purchasing an ATS is often seen as an expense when, in reality, it should be seen as an investment. It might be tough to recognise the ROI that recruitment software can bring but pretty much every feature ...more

5 steps to integrate someone new into your team

5 steps to integrate someone new into your team

So you’re happy with the results that your applicant tracking system has given you and you’ve got a new person joining your team shortly – but will they be as good a fit to your team as they seemed they would be in the interview? You won’t want to take any chances with this, which ...more

How do you get candidates interested in a mundane job?

How do you get candidates interested in a mundane job?

Sometimes, you may fear that there are certain openings at your company with which even the most sophisticated recruitment advertising agency can’t help you. They’re just too lame, uninteresting low-paying jobs, to which all of the usual talk about employer branding and candidate personas may seem barely applicable. The good news is that there are ...more

These 3 things will help to shorten your hiring process

These 3 things will help to shorten your hiring process

Few things that your company will ever do are as important as getting the right staff on board. It’s therefore hardly surprising that recruitment can be a longwinded process at times. But that’s no good. Every delay can heighten the risk that top candidates simply decide to look elsewhere – so what things will help ...more

One of your key players just quit! What now?

One of your key players just quit! What now?

A valuable employee opting to leave your company is probably the last thing you need. Understandably, you may be disappointed or even aggrieved at their decision. Ultimately, though, life goes on, and you need to have a plan as to what happens next. Ask any number of recruitment companies, and they’ll tell you that your ...more