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Technology and recruitment: What are the new trends?

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New and emerging technologies are shaping every industry imaginable, leaving traditional ways of working behind in favour of new tools and approaches that are faster, easier and more productive. In sectors as diverse as finance, retail and healthcare, this disruption has resulted in a significant reshuffling of the way businesses operate, and it…

2 top strategies to increase company diversity through recruitment

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More and more organisations are prioritising diversity within their workforces, and it's not hard to see why. All of the latest research shows that diverse teams outperform their less diverse counterparts, with one of the most striking statistics coming from a recent McKinsey study. The data revealed that the most diverse companies profiled were…

How the video recruitment process is making hiring easier

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As in almost every industry, recruiters are always looking for ways to improve the quality of their work, while also speeding up the process and allowing them to get more done. In recent years, new technologies have made these improved workflows possible, with one of the biggest developments coming in the arena of interviewing .

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#Untetheredlife Part 7 Its a bitter sweet symphony this #untetheredlife

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Anna Maria, the second best thing to come out of Wigan (the first being The Verve – in case you didn’t get the reference in the title), talks about some of the highs and lows of being untethered.

 

You might say I’m a chatterbox.  Most people do.  I was worried that working from home would inhibit my need to chatter.  But #untetheredlife has mass…

#areyouoneofthe13percent

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In The Great Big Recruitment Industry Survey the market told us the following worrying stats

  • 56% of us are terrible
  • 31% are ‘meh’
  • Only 13% are exceptional

If you’re a recruiter and you’re reading this then chances are (87%) you’re not quite as amazing as you think.  But maybe you are.  Maybe you are one of the 13%.  Want to find out?

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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.