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Month: October 2016

The Ageing Workforce

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The Ageing Workforce The demographic of workers in the UK is changing. We have an ageing workforce that’s going to put pressure on all sectors over the coming decades. The rising cost of healthcare and dwindling pension pot will force people to work for longer. HR departments are going to have to start planning for […]

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October 31, 2016

UK recruitment industry will continue to grow despite impending Brexit, says Linas at Bullhorn Live 2016

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Bullhorn’s international managing director Peter Linas revealed the bullish outlook of the company’s customers at the recent Bullhorn Live 2016 which took place at Bishopsgate, London. Now in its fourth year, the event drew a record attendance of over 700 guests, making it Europe’s largest one-day recruitment conference. In the opening keynote, Linas spoke positively […]

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October 31, 2016

Telephone interview tips

Mobile recruitment rules

How to Conduct a Telephone Interview A telephone interview is a great way to speak to many applicants in a short space of time. Enabling you to pick to best candidate and invite them back for follow-up interviews. Telephone interviews need to be consistent so you can best gauge many applicant’s credentials. Below we show […]

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October 24, 2016

OMG death threats really?

Marking hard or not?

Renée Rush, a Founding Partner at legal recruitment firm AW Rush & Co., has received death threats after making a donation of at least $1,500 (£1,233) to Hillary Clinton’s Presidential campaign – Big Law Business reports.   Read the full story here: http://www.recruitmentgrapevine.com/article/2016-10-13-legal-recruiter-receives-death-threats-after-political-donation?utm_source=Sign-Up.to&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=40715-175552-RG+-+13%2F10%2F2016

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October 17, 2016

It is a formula alright but not sure it is a good one!

What did they say?

A formula that successfully predicts divorce with 80%, sometimes 90%, accuracy has been applied to workplace retention. Writing in The Conversation, Irit Alony, a Professor at the University of Wollongong, in Australia, details the similarities between divorce and employee’s leaving their employer. She co-wrote a paper, titled ‘My lawfully wedded workplace: identifying relational similarities of […]

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October 17, 2016

Top candidate attraction methods revealed

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Eploy’s 2016 UK Candidate Attraction Report, published today, has identified the top candidate sourcing channels this year. More than 600 recruiters (49% in-house, 51% agency) were surveyed to determine the candidate sourcing channels and recruitment marketing techniques that are working best for their organisation. Respondents were asked to rate each of their main sourcing channels […]

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October 17, 2016

Interview Questions

Hard work

Interview Questions The interview is often the first time you’ll meet a prospective employee. They’ll likely be nervous and may not react well under the pressure of an interview but there are certain questions you can ask to put the prospect at ease and get them talking about themselves so you can see how good […]

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October 15, 2016

Recruitment Web Design London

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Is recruitment web design done differently for London? Or should it be? London is often suggested to be a country, withing a country and certainly the amount of recruiters, employers and candidates working in our nation’s capital is enormous compared to other cities and indeed large that some countries but should you do your web […]

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October 13, 2016

If it is good enough for Goldman Sachs…

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Goldman Sachs ex-Chief of Staff reveals her favourite interview question… Having a candidate explain what they are passionate about can be confusing, with potential interviewers being bombarded with answers detailing how much they care about animals and support a plant-based diet. A former employee at Goldman Sachs, Becca Brown, who interviewed over 100 people vying […]

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October 13, 2016