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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

5 Ways Recruitment Software Can Speed Up Your Time-to-Hire

How long does your hiring process take? On average, it takes 27.59 days to fill a vacancy, according to 2016 statistics from HR Magazine. If your recruitment process takes longer, it can prove to be very costly. Consider the cost of: – Re-advertising your vacancy – The extra time your HR team has to spend ...more

3 Reasons Why Your Team Aren’t Using Your ATS Properly

You’re all up and running on your new applicant tracking system (ATS) and you’re excited about the positive changes that it is going to make to your recruitment process. Fast-forward a few weeks later: you notice that some members of your team aren’t actually using your ATS. Maybe they’re only utilising certain parts of its ...more

4 Signs You Need to Improve Your Candidate Experience

Delivering a positive candidate experience is vital; not only can a bad experience prevent a candidate from applying for any of your vacancies, it can also create a negative impression of your business. However, measuring the effectiveness of your candidate experience can be tricky – so, how do you know when it’s time to take ...more