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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

The risks you run when forgoing a recruitment agency

You might be wondering why you should use a recruitment agency when you could instead adopt a more ‘hands-on’ approach by recruiting new personnel directly through a jobs listing site or via headhunting. However, it would be at your own peril that you leave a recruitment agency out of the equation. Here are some of ...more

Does your technology work well with your people strategy?

Your ‘people strategy’ is defined as the approach that your company takes to its employees, and in today’s world, you will find it difficult to unlock the full potential of your people strategy without the right technology. Remember that whatever technology you use in your business, it should always serve the needs of your people ...more

5 Things to Consider When Changing ATS Providers

Are you starting to doubt your choice of applicant tracking system (ATS)? Perhaps it’s difficult to use or doesn’t contain all the functionality you need, or maybe you’re just unhappy with the level of support from your current supplier. Whatever your reason for considering the change, if you want to start exploring other ATS options ...more