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Everything you need to know about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)  before the 25th May 2018

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 19-Dec-2017 14:18:52

GDPR IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY

But don’t worry, as confusing as the 88 page document might be, we’re here to help make it simple. So let’s start with the basics. As of the 25th May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), comes into force; this is a new and important piece of legislation that has been created to replace the old and outdated Data Protection Act 1998.

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Topics: Best Practices, gdpr

Everything You Need to Know About Onboarding Candidates

Posted by Katie Parr on 28-Sep-2017 17:21:47

 

Onboarding should be seen as an essential part of every business’ recruitment process as it is critical in securing the productivity that a new hire can offer to a business. With the right procedure in place you can ensure an Onboarding process that quickly and effectively puts your new hires in a position where they enter the business as satisfied employees and are ready to go from day one.

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You Might Not Be In Sales, But You Are Still Selling

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 20-Mar-2017 14:40:08

Whether it’s a large, focused team aggressively dedicated to sourcing new business, or a team that supports existing customers and reactively generates business from incoming calls; if you have entered the world of work, you’ll undoubtedly have been exposed to some form of sales team.

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Topics: Best Practices

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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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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How does your company accommodate for the needs of disabled candidates?

Posted by Ed Hull on 12-Oct-2016 14:31:45

Signing up to schemes that are created to guarantee equal opportunities is a great way to ensure that you are an employer with good ethics and a modern way of thinking; but the truth is that the Private Sector often struggles to adhere to government boundaries and meet the achievements made by those in the Public Sector.

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The 4 ways to maximise retail’s recruitment potential

Posted by Ed Hull on 19-May-2016 11:00:38

The most successful brands bring together all aspects of their recruitment to not only benefit the hiring process, but to benefit all aspects of the company. By creating a holistic approach to recruiting, companies are able to advertise their brand, shed light on their strategy and effectively manage who has control over the recruitment process all while attracting and managing the best candidates.  The best recruitment solutions bring more than just great candidates.

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Topics: Best Practices, Case Studies, Retail

Recruitment and your brand: the reason your recruitment process is losing you customers

Posted by Ed Hull on 26-Apr-2016 12:00:00

In recent years, the job market has developed into one which is driven by the candidate. The expectations and demands of candidates have grown, while companies are striving to ensure both their successful and unsuccessful applicants are fully contented with their experience while applying for a job.  In short, the gap between candidate and customer is becoming less and less.

But why has this phenomena come about and more importantly, what can be done to stay ahead of the curve?

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Topics: Best Practices, Retail

The importance of reporting

Posted by Ed Hull on 20-Apr-2016 11:11:04

People are perhaps the most important part of a business; the right staff can both make and cost money. Primarily, when the right people are hired, they will thrive and in turn the business will prosper, whereas conversely, the wrong candidates will be less proactive and will inevitably leave the company, causing the hiring process to start afresh, costing the business both time and money.

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Apprentices as a Value Add: Recruitment, Revenue and Retention

Posted by Ed Hull on 02-Feb-2016 09:00:00

Gaps in the candidate market can be problematic for employers; finding candidates for difficult to fill roles can be costly and time consuming, in addition to this problem, the candidates that are found may lack the skills required due to desperation to fill the role.

The outcome of an underqualified workforce is obvious: below average performance and added time to train are just two by-products. Furthermore, the pool of candidates is growing, in England the number of people entering apprenticeships in 2014/15 was almost 500,000, and this is 50,000 more than the previous year (TES).

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