Candidate Attraction: How to Improve Your Strategy

Your candidate attraction strategy has never been more important, especially as we head into peak and the widely-publicised staffing shortages start to bite. But it’s not too late to assess your approach to candidate attraction. To that end, here are some common problems which can undermine solid candidate attraction strategies. Consider Your Application Process As many as 80% of prospective

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Staffing Shortages – What’s Causing Them?

Staffing shortages are on everyone’s mind at the moment; not just recruiters’. It feels like every other day the papers are reporting a deficit of workers in sectors ranging from hospitality through care to even the media¬†itself. But what factors have caused these shortages? And what can we do about it? Brexit and Migration There is some debate about the

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Top Job Boards UK

With so many to choose from, it can be hard to say which are the top job boards for UK recruiters. So, we’ve put together this guide to help you find the best for your business. LinkedIn Three people are hired through LinkedIn every minute. 40 million people use the professional social network to browse through their 20 million job

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Recruiting in the Summer of Distractions

I’ve found it tough to stay focused this week. I imagine for those recruiting in the summer it’s difficult too. With the first proper sunshine of the year, the football-related banter already kicking off (the perils of being a Scotsman working for a Midlands-based firm), and out of office email replies triggering endless daydreams of staycations, this is already proving

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Using Social Media for Recruitment: a Beginner’s Guide

Using social media for recruitment is fast becoming an essential aspect of any recruiter’s digital marketing strategy. These platforms carry the promise of being able to engage with millions (if not billions) of potential clients and candidates. But social networks are also home to unforgiving algorithms and lots of rubbish, brand-damaging content. So, we’ve put together this guide to help

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