Nina Cresswell's Blog (6)

Generation Z: How The New Millennials Will Change Your Recruitment Strategy

In the same way baby boomers looked upon Generation X with raised eyebrows and slightly aghast mouths, recruiters are now looking to Generation Z - the cohort born from the mid-1990s to now - with the same curiously baffled expressions.

But we’re going to have to start hiking up the…

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Added by Nina Cresswell on January 14, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Why HR & marketing should join forces to attract staff

Bagels and holes. Hugs and kisses. Tom and Jerry.

It appears there’s a new force in the world of powerful twosomes - a yin and yang so perfect, you’ll be surprised you’ve not thought of it already.

The pair in question is human resources and marketing. Both departments tend to be siloed - with…

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Added by Nina Cresswell on November 25, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Five things Breaking Bad can teach you about recruitment

The recruitment industry and hit American TV series Breaking Bad aren’t, perhaps natural bedfellows.

The latter is, of course, a hard-hitting drama about an ordinary chemistry teacher whose life is turned upside down when he finds out he has cancer. He wants to…

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Added by Nina Cresswell on July 29, 2015 at 8:43am — 1 Comment

Glassdoor grumps: are they really a fair reflection of a company?

Once upon a time, word of mouth and angry letter-writing were our top forms of expression when it came to outing a bad company to work for. Now, as our lives are increasingly led online, job review sites such as Glassdoor are making employers take greater care in the way they present themselves to potential staff. But are they 100% reliable?

For job seekers the site is a breath of fresh air; with a wealth of transparent reviews from…

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Added by Nina Cresswell on February 19, 2015 at 9:49am — No Comments

Plenty more candidates in the sea: why recruitment is like the dating game



You’re looking for the One. You stalk profiles, send cryptic messages and set up clandestine meetings in the hope of stealing the dream person from someone else.

Hang on, are we talking dating here - or…

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Added by Nina Cresswell on February 12, 2015 at 6:17am — 2 Comments

10 Very Real Problems Only Recruiters Will Understand

The world of recruitment is like an infinite game of Guess Who? - you know, the old board game where you have to ask questions such as “do they have blue eyes?” or “are they wearing a hat?” to guess who your opponent has in their sights. Once you narrow down your choices you must pinpoint your target. Get it…

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Added by Nina Cresswell on February 12, 2015 at 5:58am — 5 Comments

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