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Vacancy Filler Helps Canterbury Foundation to Gain More Control Over Their Hiring Process

Posted by Katie Parr on 02-Mar-2017 14:11:14

Canterbury Foundation is a senior’s residence based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and have been in business for over 40 years, currently consisting of a 195 employee base. Their organisation contains 3 levels of care: Independent living, assisted living and dementia care. 

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Topics: Order Announcement

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport: The Transition from a Manual to Streamlined Recruitment Process

Posted by Katie Parr on 23-Feb-2017 10:00:00

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) is the largest of Scotland’s seven regional transport partnerships.  As well as running the Glasgow Subway, SPT delivers an extensive range of public transport services including bus stations and subsidised bus services, manages large transport infrastructure projects and is responsible for delivery of a long-term multi-modal transport strategy for the west of Scotland. SPT is based in Glasgow, they currently employ around 530 members of staff, and last year alone they had 46 recruitment campaigns.

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Topics: Order Announcement

Key West Ford: Reducing Manual Work through Centralised Recruitment

Posted by Katie Parr on 17-Feb-2017 09:00:00

Key West Ford is a Franchise Ford dealer that sells new and pre-owned vehicles, located on the outskirts of Vancouver BC and employing around 140 members of staff; they boast a large service, parts and detailing department. Additionally, their in-house leasing department deals with a lot of commercial businesses and is heavily connected in the movie industry.

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Topics: Order Announcement, Retail

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

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