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Managing Growth Within your Business

Posted by Katie Parr on 17-Jan-2017 10:42:01

In a market where businesses are constantly competing and consumer needs are always changing, growth is something that most companies strive for, believing it will boost business and be their route to success. However, it can also be a company’s downfall, overwhelming those too small to effectively handle substantial growth; many companies fall under pressure to hire more staff to accommodate the increase in business and associated costs.

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Topics: Best Practices

A close look into why councils choose Vacancy Filler

Posted by Katie Parr on 09-Jan-2017 09:00:00

Thurrock is the local council for the borough of Thurrock in Essex. The majority of staff there are based at the council’s main civic offices, however there are other sites such as depots and care homes that are dispersed around the area and the council operates flexible working.

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Topics: Order Announcement

An Educational Guide to Recruitment in Education

Posted by Katie Parr on 03-Jan-2017 09:00:00

The Education sector is made up of various types of institute that recruit in a variety of ways; when their recruitment process depends on a solution, each has their own goals, values and requirements.    

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Topics: Education

Attracting Top Talent to your Organisation

Posted by Katie Parr on 15-Dec-2016 09:00:00

One of the most important lessons to learn in business is that it’s the people, not the product, that are the root to business success; having the right employees is critical to building a successful business and this is why so many businesses put so much focus on attracting the right talent.

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Recruitment Analytics: Using Today's Data for Tomorrow's Hire

Posted by Katie Parr on 08-Dec-2016 09:00:00

Reporting and analytics are vital for any business’ hiring process. If you’re oblivious as to where you both benefitted and suffered in past campaigns, then you’re left to continue blindly into your future hiring campaigns and this is no practical route to success.

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Topics: Technology

Everything You Need to Know About Onboarding Candidates

Posted by Katie Parr on 06-Dec-2016 09:00:00

 

The Onboarding process should be seen as an essential process to any business’ recruitment process and is critical in securing the productivity that your new hire can offer to your company. With the right procedure and guidance in place, you can ensure an Onboarding process that quickly aligns your new hires to your company values, ensuring they enter your business as satisfied employees and are ready to go from day one.

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Topics: Best Practices

Graduate Recruitment: How to plan, prepare and prosper when the floodgates open

Posted by Katie Parr on 02-Dec-2016 09:00:00

Roughly 1.5 million students graduate with bachelor degrees every year around May, so it’s no surprise that this creates an overflow of CVs, for both permanent and graduate positions. Hiring the best graduate talent is a fierce competition, but when businesses experience a sharp increase in applications, managing this can be difficult as time is consumed with CV searching, phone screening and sending out rejection emails.

If you showcase your company and everything it has to offer, graduates in search of work will come to know your brand, what it stands for and your culture; in doing so you will attract the attention of candidates to enable you to make relevant hiring.

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Topics: Human Resources HR

The Importance of Building Strong Internal Relationships

Posted by Guest Blogger on 01-Dec-2016 11:23:39

The Importance of Building Strong Internal Relationships

In-house recruiters need to build great internal relationships. The best approaches to sourcing and selection, and many effective strategies to reduce cost and time per hire need to be supported by a strong network of internal partnerships. They are the bedrock of successful recruitment. Hiring managers need to know that they can rely on their HR and recruitment team to find the people they need, and in-house recruiters need to be able to trust their internal clients to ‘sell’ opportunities and to make a good impression.

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Topics: Point of View

Effortless Shortlisting: Filtering and Selecting Candidates

Posted by Katie Parr on 29-Nov-2016 09:00:00

 

Almost 70% of businesses lost out on potential candidates due to having a lengthy recruitment process and lack of communication both internally with hiring managers and externally with candidates.

Finding the ideal candidate is difficult enough as it is, but when combined with a communication process that is disjointed between hiring managers, HR and candidates, everything is made all the more confusing. Finding a shortlisting process that is efficient will not only benefit your business, it will also have a positive effect on your candidates; a fast, efficient and well-communicated hiring process will give candidates a satisfying experience.

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Topics: Best Practices

Recruitment software for one of the UK’s iconic breweries

Posted by Ed Hull on 28-Nov-2016 08:30:00

Hydes is a brewer and pub operator based in the north west of England with sites across Cheshire, Lancashire and North Wales.  They currently have around 60 pubs, a head office where the central HR operations are conducted and the brewery from which their signature beers are made.

We spoke to Laura, the Personnel Officer at Hydes Brewery, about the problems she historically had with recruiting and how she forsees it changing with the use of Vacancy Filler’s recruitment software.

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Topics: Order Announcement