Recruiter Advice

How to turn unsuccessful candidates into a valuable resource

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How often have you been in the dilemma: you have a number of excellent candidates, but at the moment  are only able to offer one of them a job? Or you interview someone who would make an excellent addition to your workforce, but not in the current role you need to fill? Given the cost and effort of recruitment, this may seem a waste. And wouldn't it be great if other people within your organisation were also aware of these potential candidates, should

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How to minimise the risk of making a bad hiring decision

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in Recruiter Advice, HR Technology Trends, Recruiting Workflow & Efficiency | 1 Comment

One in ten staff changes involve a bad hiring decision – according to a survey from Robert Half. The effects of such bad decisions on the company at large can often be serious: loss of productivity and quality, negative effects on the team's working morale and, not insignificantly, additional costs in recruitment. The effects should not be underestimated, particularly where the member of staff concerned has a key role that is not so

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CareerBuilder ebook: Empower your employees with referral programmes!

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Demographic changes and skill shortages continue to make recruiting top talent a real challenge. In today’s war for talents, it is important for companies to use all resources available and make hold of valuable talent while effectively improving the time to hire at the same moment.

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Radical Changes in HR: Are you fit for the future?

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In the big outside world, HR managers sometimes still have the image of being less than dynamic pen pushers: designing the occasional job advert, reading CVs, conducting interviews now and again, maybe even receiving resignations and dealing with holiday requests of course. This is how many external people imagine the job of a human resources manager to be. And there are indeed still some companies whose HR department

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Are you making the most of HR technology?

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in HR Technology Trends, HR software, Recruiting Workflow & Efficiency | No Comment

As an HR professional, you're probably having to deal with an increasing number of complex tasks everyday. Not only that, you also have to meet the expectations of your (internal) customers and demonstrate HR added-value. We've put together a list of software solutions that will help you keep on track, increase efficiency, reduce stress and give you more time to concentrate on important strategic matters.

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Get easy access to important candidate information

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in HR Technology Trends, Recruiting Workflow & Efficiency, HR Management & Strategy | No Comment

In a time of talent shortage, recruiters need to maximise their candidate’s pipeline. However the bigger the pipeline, the more time consuming accessing and checking all candidate’s information will be. Well, not necessarily!

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5 Big Recruitment Headaches (and how to overcome them)

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Skilled staff are an organisation's most important resource. Companies can only increase turnover, maximise ROI and compete successfully in the market by putting people with the right skills in the right jobs. It's quickly apparent that HR departments have a key role in this: after all this is where candidates are selected, new people are hired and talent is managed. Recruiters face huge challenges on a daily basis

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The Ideal Recruitment Workflow: find the best candidates - and save time

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Small and medium-sized companies in particular are having to cope with ever higher levels of staff turnover. This not only results in higher costs for the employer, but can lower staff morale within teams as well. Above all it means increasing pressure on HR departments. In this situation it is not only necessary to provide a replacement as soon as possible, but also to ensure that the new employee remains loyal to the company for as long as possible.

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Stay ahead of these 7 HR trends

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in Workplace Issues, HR Technology Trends, HR Management & Strategy | No Comment

A company’s most important asset is its people, and it is the job of human resources to take care of and manage that asset. As companies continue to battle over skilled workers and applicants, an HR department that loses its edge can lead to serious problems for the rest of the business.

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How HR Tech can make small businesses big

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in HR Technology Trends, HR software, Recruiting Workflow & Efficiency | No Comment

I am a big believer that small business HR teams can do nearly everything that large business HR teams can do. The trick to emulating their larger counterparts rests in doing a few different things differently.

First, a small business must be able to scale. There are plenty of examples of what big businesses are doing with large recruiting budgets to attract talent.

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