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The Recruitment Company's blog is here to help. We write articles that would appeal to recruitment agencies, recruiters, HR managers and people working within the areas we recruit in.  We've won a lot of awards for innovation, for being an employer of choice and for our video recruitment products so we write a lot about these things. Our subscribers get more than they usually get from a recruitment agency blog, they get insights from genuine market specialists and from a team that is a genuine innovator within the recruitment industry.  Why not give us a whirl and click the subscribe button over there on the right. Go on, you know you want to.

How can recruiters avoid 'Phone Fear'Interview with Sophie Robertson

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'Phone Fear' is a common issue for recruiters and other sales people. whether we admit it or not we spend hours procrastinating and avoiding doing the very thing that is the lifeblood of our business - picking up the phone.  So how do we avoid this 'Phone Fear'? We interview the great Sophie Robertson to find out.

#untetheredlife Part 6The Terrible Cook

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In the 6th instalment of our #Untetheredlife series, in which we explore how working for a recruitment agency that offers flexible working impacts the people that work there, Matt talks about how it has helped him settle into Australia and how its had the surprising side effect of making his terrible cooking skills not quite so terrible.

#Untetheredlife Part 5The SeaChange

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When Amanda decided to move her family far far from the big city lights, she found a whole range of new challenges. It wasnt until she found a company that offered her the #untetheredlife that she managed to get back to the career that she loved AND enjoy living in regional Australia. She also swims up a river every day!

What IT jobs are most in demand in Dublin?

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The IT and technology market in Dublin is growing with every passing month, making it more important than ever for candidates and businesses to work with a recruitment agency that specialises in this niche sector and understands what skills are most valuable. The benefits of taking this sort of approach are many and varied, but perhaps the most …

Automation and the future of recruitment

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If there's one big talking point that's dominated the world of recruitment over the last few years, it's automation and artificial intelligence (AI). For recruitment agencies, businesses looking to hire the best staff, and candidates themselves, automation can seem like a scary concept. After all, who wouldn't be worried about the idea of robots…

How does video recruitment benefit businesses?

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One of the most important aspects of being a recruitment agency in 2018 is understanding which aspects of the industry can be improved through the use of new technologies. Here at The Recruitment Company, we believe that video is one of the very best ways to modernise and update the hiring process. 

While lots of the benefits of video relate to…

How great UX designers improve service design

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In today's world, there's almost no industry where technology doesn't play a role in delivering great products or services to an end consumer. Regardless of whether that's via online shopping or industry-specific applications, one of the most important aspects of this shift is providing a smooth and satisfying experience that keeps customers com…

HR Managers: What do applicants want from you?

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With the seemingly endless list of demands on HR's time, its often the end applicant who loses out. But our recent survey of the recruitment industry suggests that this is probably a bad decision. The upside? Re-prioritising can have some major benefits.

#untetheredlife Part 4The returning parent

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In the 4th instalment of our #Untetheredlife series, in which we explore how working for a recruitment agency that offers flexible working impacts the people that work there, Holly talks about how it has improved her ability to be both awesome at work and at home, something she thought she'd lost when returning to the workforce after maternity leave.