Kate Smedley

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9 Signs You're A Recruitment Software Expert

Posted by Kate Smedley on 24 May 2017

Are you a recruitment software expert or novice? Do you even use technology to support your hiring process? These 9 signs confirm whether you’re a HR technology expert in the making, or still hanging on to manual recruitment systems.  

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Topics: HR software

How Does Your Hiring Process Measure Up In These Three Key Areas?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 23 May 2017

The latest Talent Forecast from Korn Ferry’s Futurestep division found that in today’s candidate driven market, hiring professionals are most likely to measure their success in three key areas:-

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Topics: talent engagement

Friday 19th May 2017 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 19 May 2017

This week’s roundup features the hottest recruitment sectors in 2017, reveals the best region for workplace happiness and asks just exactly where do you go with your iPhone...?

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Topics: recruitment-roundup

How To Prevent Last Minute Graduate Job Offer Rejections

Posted by Kate Smedley on 17 May 2017

The last minute reneging of job offers was a problem for graduate employers in 2016.

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Topics: graduate recruitment

The Mistakes You're Making In Talent Acquisition

Posted by Kate Smedley on 16 May 2017

The impact of Brexit and the skills shortage continue to affect recruitment success but for some businesses there may be a hint of self-sabotage.

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Topics: HR software

Friday 12th May 2017 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 12 May 2017

This week’s roundup features the news that candidate availability is at a 16 month low, the 5 signs your candidate is breaking up with you and the revelation that only 5 companies have published details of their gender pay gap so far.

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Topics: recruitment-roundup

Creating An Effective Employee Experience

Posted by Kate Smedley on 11 May 2017

Deloitte’s Human Capital Trends survey identified culture, or the ‘employee experience’ as one of the top priorities for HR in 2017. 80% ranked it as ‘important’ or ‘very important’ but only one fifth rated themselves as excellent at building that experience.

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Topics: industry-article

8 Ways To Reduce Your Candidate Drop-Off Rates

Posted by Kate Smedley on 10 May 2017

Candidate availability in the UK is at its lowest level for 16 months, that’s according to REC’s latest monthly report[1], prompting calls for employers to rethink how they source and train employees.Engineering, tech and computing roles remain in high demand placing the pressure on HR to create a streamlined, effective candidate experience to prevent talent leaving your pipeline. Data driven recruitment helps you to achieve that. Here’s how:-

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Topics: HR software

Are Pre-Hire Assessments The Solution To Your Recruitment Bias?

Posted by Kate Smedley on 9 May 2017

Skills shortages and sourcing talent are the two issues that continue to preoccupy employers but many hiring teams still return to the same talent pool to recruit. Incorporating additional online tests during candidate screening can expand your candidate reach, reduce your unconscious bias and improve your hiring success.

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Topics: marketplace

Friday 5th May 2017 - Recruitment Roundup

Posted by Kate Smedley on 5 May 2017

This week’s roundup features falling salaries, 7 of the weirdest workplace taboos and Facebook’s update on its monthly users.

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Topics: recruitment-roundup

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