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Year: 2017

Mobile job seekers and voice search.

Mobile recruitment rules

Voice search, SEO, and job seeking… Before the tailors of recruitment websites and web promotion experts starts trying to sell you invisible voice search promotion strategies (like the clothes they sold the Emporer). Let us take a moment to consider the current trends. In 2016 MindMeld surveyed smartphone users in the US, finding that 60% […]

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May 13, 2017

How to improve your recruitment calls with candidates

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Calling your potential candidates is one of the most effective and efficient ways to recruit. It’s the traditionally logical, quick and easy way that has the power to produce immediate results. However, the way in which you call a candidate, from the initial contact right down to the end of the conversation, could change dramatically […]

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May 12, 2017

To bill or not to bill as a manager of recruiters

Design geek

To bill or not to bill as a manager of recruiters… the ramblings of a past it recruiter but a pretty decent recruitment website maker. In my time as a recruiter, I was a billing manager and a non-billing manager. I have to admit I did one well but not both; my personal sales dipped […]

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May 09, 2017

Refferal fees 101

Best deals possible

Motivation – People fall into two camps which are motivation away from failure or motivation towards success. They follow these patterns in typically one style or the other for the majority of their decisions. However, people can switch back and forth to suit a circumstance. Money works in both these motivation types Money – Proven […]

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March 15, 2017

Millennial recruitment strategies

Recruiter female

Millennials have got a bad reputation. They are unfairly judged as being lazy and entitled. However, they have mastered the art of working smarter not harder, and they are not afraid to think outside the box. What’s more, they are masters of social media and technology, and they are also keen to lead, even if […]

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March 14, 2017

4 Tips to Target Passive Job Seekers

RecruiterWEB Geek

When you advertise a new position your candidates are typically people who are actively looking for jobs. They’re people who are either unemployed, or who are employed and looking for a new position. That seems obvious, but there’s a segment of the market that’s not applying—passive job seekers. They’re the people who are employed and […]

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February 23, 2017

They did what?

Hard work

Recruiters are bashed on the LinkedIn platform hourly, as those who follow my posts know. I like to bash back as I have been a recruiter and now I supply websites to recruiters. Here is a mind-numbingly moronic behavior by some candidates and it is getting larger daily. When you sign up with a recruitment […]

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February 22, 2017

Are you as confused about employment numbers as us?

Confused lady

With the outing of ‘Fake News’ is it any wonder that we are confused about what numbers to believe post-Brexit and what numbers to ignore as fake news. So what is to be done about it? Can we trust the press? If yes is some press to be more trusted than any other? I have […]

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February 16, 2017

Recruiters do not take proper lunch breaks

They said what?

It is a well know fact that sales people are often under pressure to not take lunch or to limit the lunch break they do have to grab some food and it at their desk while processing emails etc. Unless that is you are on or over target, if you are at the top end […]

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February 16, 2017

Bad habits for your candidates to avoid

Marking hard or not?

Here is some really great work by the guys over at Recruitment Grapevine. Here they discuss the habits which can lose job seekers work and get them into trouble. The work that these guys produce is always of high quality and we think it is well worth a read. The posts starts with the following: […]

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February 16, 2017

What employees really Google

say what?

Here is just a fantastic piece of reasearch from DPG. They have broken down in a very clear and concise way what employees are doing on Google. Fab research for anyone wanting to find topics that they get create content for, for the passive job seeker. I mean how long would you want to work […]

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February 07, 2017