October 2016

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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 this sooner rather than later. There are 9.4 million people in employment...

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RecruiterWEB Geek

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 on the future of the UK recruitment industry in the aftermath...

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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 you some interview questions you could ask any prospective employee over...

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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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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 marriage and employment’ and published in Personnel Review, on the subject last...

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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 in terms of the quantity and quality of candidates that they typically...

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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 a fit they’ll be in your company. Here’s a few excellent...

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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 design differently? Well, we think yes, for a start no London-based recruiter...

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