Recruitment Insights

Industry leading insights on recruiting strategies, recruitment technology and digital transformation

Should I hire an internal recruiter ?

By Darren Franks | 06 April 2017

For smaller organizations with limited HR resources, there comes a point when it needs to consider hiring an internal recruiter. This is typically when the business' hiring requirements become too demanding for the person/people involved. They can either engage a recruitment organization at this point, or in-source recruitment by hiring a dedicated internal recruiter. Whichever the case, it's...

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What is the best CRM for your SME ?

By Kirstin Rawlings | 04 March 2017

Finding a great product or service can really make all the difference to your business. It’s vital that you choose something that does what you need it to and something that your team will embrace (so you actually get to measure your ROI). So what is the best CRM for your SME and how do you go about finding one that fits?

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How to prepare for a Video Interview

By Darren Franks | 04 February 2017

With Cisco predicting that by 2017, video will make up a whopping 69 percent of all consumer Internet traffic, Video Interviews will soon become part and parcel of the Recruitment Process globally. There are many companies who currently conduct video interviews (be that via Skype, Webex or any other tool) so it’s important that you are prepared and know what to expect.

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4 Steps to Overcoming Conflicts with Hiring Managers

By Darren Franks | 10 January 2017

Crucial for business success is a strong and trusted relationship between the hiring manager and HR / Talent Acquisition (Recruiter). Any conflict means the business is not getting what it needs - and yes, conflict happens and it needs to be quickly addressed.

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The Promised Land (for Internal Talent Acquisition Teams)

By Darren Franks | 08 January 2017

Great news! You’ve placed a well-written advert on numerous channels and candidates are applying left, right and center. So much so that you’re starting to get overwhelmed by the response !

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Is it too easy to apply for a Job?

By Darren Franks | 06 January 2017

LinkedIn is full of articles relating to the candidate experience. Of course it’s vital that any company promotes its brand in the best possible light and can attract the types of candidates it requires, but is it too easy to apply for a job and what impact does that actually have?

I’ve posted a few comments on Google’s 2,500,000 per year job applicants – I tested the application process...

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STOP missing out on great talent!

By Darren Franks | 06 January 2017

Everyone’s looking for that rough diamond, that one in a million who could improve your business ten-fold, that shining knight… you’re praying that when you conduct interviews that someone walks in with a halo and lights up the room – everything is perfect, skills, qualifications, cultural fit and you fall in love instantly (metaphorically speaking!).

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A Survivors Guide to Working Overseas

By Darren Franks | 01 January 2017

Your blueprint guide for working overseas 

The market for skilled professionals is truly a global one and candidates with good skills can literally work their way around the world. Yet for every successful move we hear about, there are also plenty of others that end in disappointment and (occasionally) disaster. Most of these could have been avoided with additional research and careful...

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