It only takes a few cowboys (and girls) to change people’s perceptions of a profession. Head over to Google, type: “recruiters are…” and take a second to look at the search predictions. The results don’t make for great reading (although recruitment is not alone). For the thousands of great recruiters there are a select few that continue to damage the industry’s…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on October 6, 2015 at 4:33am — No Comments
Mad Men, one of the most talked about television dramas of our time. Over it’s 7 seasons we have witnessed the growth, decline and merging of businesses, the acquisition and loss of clients and the rise and fall of staff. Sound familiar? The competitive world of recruitment has a lot in common with the world inhabited by Don Draper. This blog shares some Mad Men…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on May 18, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments
Since its introduction in 1985 Microsoft Excel has become one of the go to applications for all manner of business / data related tasks. Straight out of the box Excel is a great tool for storing and sorting relatively uncomplicated data and with advanced knowledge Excel is capable of much more. But is it capable of effectively managing the requirements of a modern…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on April 20, 2015 at 12:06pm — No Comments
With mobile Internet usage exceeding PC usage Google is taking steps to improve users mobile experience online. On April 21st Google will be rolling out a major change to their search algorithm. The use of ‘Mobile-friendliness’ as a ranking signal will be increased impacting search results in all languages worldwide.
The importance of a mobile friendly website in recruitment isn’t a new topic, with more and more candidates using smart devices to find and…Continue
Going it alone or setting up a new business with some trusted partners? One of the biggest decisions you will make early on in the recruitment start-up journey is your company's name. In this blog we share with you three free tools to help you pick the right one.
WebCHeck - http://wck2.companieshouse.gov.uk
Once you have your shortlist of potential company names the first point of call…
Added by Mike Robinson on April 15, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments
Noticed a reduction in your open and click through rates for emails sent over the last year? When Google rolled out changes to the way emails were filtered recruitment professionals with a large number of Gmail recipients noticed a significant drop off.
The introduction of category tabs and automatic content filtering sorts users emails into areas three areas; Primary, Social and Promotions. If you are a Gmail user the new filtering system is great for hiding all of…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on February 11, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
The Recruitment Hashtag Calendar, updated for 2015. Maximise your social media reach. Find, connect and engage more candidates.
A great way to find and connect with potential candidates is to get involved in hashtag conversations. HRS have complied a list of active hashtags that will help you connect with both…Continue
Often the first point of call for potential candidates your company website can leave a lasting impression. A successful website should showcase what you do, what you are about and drive applications / registrations / engagement.
Various elements come together to create a great recruitment website however it is…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on February 6, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
Selecting recruitment software is a decision that doesn’t come around often. If your recruitment software isn’t enabling consultants to find and place more candidates it isn’t working. If you are in the market for new recruitment software make sure you ask potential providers the right questions so you know the system you purchase does the job it needs…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on February 5, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Whether you are actively looking for a new system or just want to see how solutions have progressed, the recruitment software dictionary has been created to help clear up some of the technical terms and phrases associated with recruitment software.
Scroll down to check out the Recruitment Software dictionary or download your…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on February 3, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments
No matter how big your organisation or how highly skilled your consultants are there will always be competition…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on November 28, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments
Recruit for the creative sector? Find and place more candidates with niche social networks full of top creative talent.
Having worked closely with a number of great agencies and freelancer professionals I have found that although most creatives have a LinkedIn profile a large number…Continue
Added by Mike Robinson on October 27, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments