Recruiter Advice

5 tips to fix common HR headaches

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

Talent is key to a successful business. While organisations rely on HR to attract and retain the best talent out there, most HR departments have limited resources and limited time in their hands.

High stakes and not a lot to work with – that’s a recipe for a real headache.

Sounds familiar? Here is the good news, you’re not alone. The majority of HR professionals face similar challenges.

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CareerBuilder Webinar: Learn how to boost your business using Big (HR) Data… that you already have

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Data - don't rely on what other people say, or trying to make a guess.

Leverage what you already have in abundance - Big (HR) Data - and boost your business, even if it is spread across separate systems.

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KPIs Part 3: Is money no object?

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

Measuring success, using KPIs and analysing changes are matter of course for any manager - it's part of the normal job. But it's often very different in personnel, where HR professionals, in particular, like to stick to the usual way of doing things. After all, you are working with people - not figures. But, just like in any other area of the company, it is also worth taking a look at internal costs and KPIs in recruitment.

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How mobile recruitment strengthens your employer brand

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in HR Technology Trends, Employer Branding, Career Site | No Comment

At least 8 percent of candidates find applying for jobs on a mobile device tedious – as shown by the current Candidate Behaviour Survey from CareerBuilder. If these candidates are unable to find the right information, or apply for a job with just a few clicks, you are very likely to lose them. And in view of the ever increasing shortage of suitably qualified people, companies can no longer afford this.

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HR Glossary: War for Talent

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in HR Glossary, HR Technology Trends, Labour market | No Comment

The expression "War for Talent" was first used by McKinsey in 1997 to describe the difficulties companies have in finding and employing skilled workers. Due to demographic changes and the increasing demand for specific qualifications, recruitment in many industries is becoming more of a "battle" for top talent. Areas particularly affected are: healthcare, social services and education; civil engineering and building

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How to ensure your application process is not counterproductive

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

Too many steps, automatic extraction of data, confusing windows, … Application processes that are too long and complicated can quickly lead to candidate frustration. 44 percent of job seekers have the impression that application processes have become more complicated in the last five years – this was shown in a new Candidate Behaviour Survey from CareerBuilder.

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5 Myths about HR software

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

Not everyone is one of those technology enthusiasts that have to try out every new gadget immediately. When it comes to business software, there is sometimes a certain degree of scepticism when experts, analysts and users discuss new developments. But there are many theories, myths and misapprehensions about HR software doing the rounds. We have examined the five most important ones and show you what truth there is

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Clever ways to save time and money in the distribution of your job adverts

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in HR Technology Trends, Broadbean, Job Ads | No Comment

When it comes to job applications, is a larger number better? Or is less… more? With regard to the clever distribution of job adverts, there is no one correct answer. In the absence of a professional distribution solution, two "distribution types" often prevail: The first is a cost-saving strategy of posting a job ad on only one or two job boards; whilst other companies choose to post their vacancies on all available job platforms

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Why cloud computing can increase recruiter productivity

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

Cloud computing is currently one of the biggest trends worldwide, with the industry expecting a growth of 15 percent by 2018. In addition to private users making greater use of cloud services like Dropbox, an ever increasing number of companies are also taking advantage of the new technology. It allows not only flexible working, but can also significantly increase employee productivity in the long term.

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Career Sites: 10 things you can learn from your competitors

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in HR Technology Trends, Candidate Experience, Career Site | No Comment

Company career sites are one of the first - and most popular - points of contact for job applicants. They therefore assume a key function in the recruitment process. The first impression that candidates get of your company, your employer brand and your company culture can be a determining factor in whether they decide to apply for a vacancy or not. An attractive career website and correct marketing of your own employer

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