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.

#untetheredlife Part 3The Traveller

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What's it like to work for a recruitment agency that offers flexible working? In part 3 of this series, Kimberley Woods discusses how it has helped her with her love of travelling.

What is the best language to use in your covering letter?

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In this video we talk about how to approach your covering letter and supporting material.   

Much has been written about covering letters and many people consider them to be obsolete.  However some oganisations still request them and many still consider them as important or even more important than a resume. 

In this short video we raise some of …

#Untetheredlife Part 2Beach Volleyball + Recruitment = A day in the life of Sam

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Beach Volleyball + Recruitment = A day in the life of Sam

#untethered life for me is all about being able to balance my life in UX recruitment and my life down at the beach! For those of us in recruitment, you know it’s not a 9-5 job; for those of you who have tried to predict the weather in Sydney.. it’s just not possible! The perfect balance to …

Prepping Your Candidates

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In his series about how to recruit better, guest writer, Chris Hart, talks about the art of thoroughly prepping candidates for interview.