Recruiter Advice

Do you have a toxic work culture? 4 telltale signs

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

Any size workplace runs the risk of acquiring a toxic culture. When such an atmosphere permeates a small business, however, the effects can be particularly dangerous. You probably depend on your close-knit team functioning as a harmonious unit. Discord or discontent can spread quickly and have a serious impact on operations. An effective small business owner needs to be alert to infiltration. Unfortunately, clues are not always obvious, and

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The Changing Face of HR: Where HR Meets Sales

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Clearly defining an HR manager's role is becoming increasingly difficult. The tasks associated with long-term success are now so complex that HR professionals are becoming all-rounders. Today's HR manager is also a marketeer, strategist, financial controller and sales executive in one. Some very clear parallels can be seen between HR management and sales. Commonly used sales terms such as 'customer journey', 'digital touch points'

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The 5 biggest costs of making a bad hire

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 I love it when talent advisors and HR practitioners exclaim they’re in the field because “I love people!” It becomes interesting when you ask, “Does that mean EVERYONE?” Then you hear the awkward pause as someone comes to mind who makes them eat their words. Don’t get me wrong — I think HR should love all people, but we’ve all made decisions about hiring someone that unexpectedly went wrong.

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5 signs that a new manager is failing

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Perhaps you’ve promoted someone to their first managerial role, or maybe you’ve recently accepted a management position. Either way, making the move from star team player to successful manager is rarely easy. So how can you tell when more support and training is required? Richard Maun, career coach and author of How to keep your job, reveals the warning signs to watch for.

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

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

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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5 Ways to connect the dots between recruiting and HR

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

Human resources is a lot like a “connect the dots” page. Myriad specialties exist within the profession, but too often we don’t work to make connections among the specialties. We instead act as separate entities that refuse to play nice. This is regularly evident when you look at recruiters and HR generalists.

Some of this artificial separation is territorial. Many recruiters and HR business partners worry that if they entwine with each other they’ll lose their

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Recruiting for small business owners

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in Recruiter Advice, Employer Branding, HR Management & Strategy | No Comment

It amazes me that in this day and age, most of us overlook the small businesses all around us. We instead get so enamoured with gigantic companies and their brands. While it’s true these large companies get more publicity and visibility, they make up a very small portion of companies compared to the massive total of organisations that exist.

Why the call out to the smaller workplaces? It’s simple. Larger organisations are fortunate to have more

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How Big Data can help to increase efficiency in recruiting

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

 Do you ever wonder how companies like Google and Facebook consistently rank on “Best Places to Work” lists? It’s more than fancy perks – like free gourmet meals and snacks, pet-friendly offices, nap pods, or in-office massages – that make employees clamor to work at these companies.

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Top 4 Ways Recruiters Will Find Talent In 2016

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Where will you find the talent you need in 2016? We’ve identified the top four areas we believe you should focus on to ensure success.

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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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