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Online Recruitment Strategies & Best Practices

Referrals are King

  I have always been an advocate of using new technology effectively in to recruit, however it is important as always not to forget the basics of recruitment. I have taken a sample of my last 40 placements and it shows, certainly for me, that referrals are king! If you do a good job, both [...]

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Recruitment Advertising Workshop

A big thanks to everyone who attended and participated in our Recruitment Advertising Workshop today. There were some interesting conversations and some very good feedback received from attendees. There seemed to be some very good ideas shared in the discussions on job board usage, the alternatives to advertising, advertising master class, referrals and many more. We [...]

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Using Blogs for Recruitment

Social media and internet present more opportunities for recruiters to stand out and gain an advantage over their competitors. Using blogs is one avenue that when used correctly can be very beneficial. In this webinar I  will be discuss why you should use Blogs, how to go about setting these up and provide some tips from my experience [...]

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Using LinkedIn for Recruitment

This is a recording of a recent webinar I presented which was looking at how to use LinkedIn for recruitment. As I see it, there are four main ways in which LinkedIn can be utilised: Branding Broadcasting Searching and Contacting Advertising There is no doubt that this application has changed how many recruiters work and [...]

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Internet Recruiting: Your 6 step guide to direct hires

The following is taken from a webinar which I recently presented.   Step 1: Employment Brand Top talent wants to work for top companies –      Good Candidates research –      What does your online presence say about your company? Define your target audience and your message Update your careers website Claim your company space –      This [...]

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Passive versus Active candidates

  While preparing a recent webinar I presented on the 6 step guide to internet recruiting, I felt it important to put down some ideas I have on passive versus active candidates.  Personally I think that too often candidates are labelled as active or passive. I prefer to think of candidates of being a state [...]

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Using Video for Recruitment

  Over the past few weeks I have seen a few “why work for us” type recrutment videos. Some of these no doubt were not cheap to make and the people responsible for these all felt that the finished article represented a job well done. While the technical quality of all of these was good, [...]

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My New Role

  I am delighted to announce my new role with Allen Recruitment Consulting which I have commenced today after two great years with Candidate Manager. All good things must come to an end and I decided that now was the right time to make the move, allowing me the opportunity to focus on core recruitment [...]

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LinkedIn Profiles for Recruiters

  Now that I am in the process of moving to a new role, it is time to update my LinkedIn and Twitter profiles.  It is something which I intend to do in the next two weeks or so and I will put some thought into how I want this to look and most importantly, what [...]

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SEO for Careers Sites

  I recently received a query from a company which a colleague of mine was engaging with. They are a mid-sized engineering company, looking to recruit engineering staff Europe-wide and hoping to reduce their dependency on job boards by Search Engine Optimisation on their careers site which is integrated with their ATS. Having read an [...]

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