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Top Ten Seasonal Hiring Tips for Getting the Best Candidates

Posted by Katie Parr on 25-Oct-2016 15:00:00

Periods of Seasonal hiring can throw many businesses into a ‘hiring frenzy’ and in lots of instances, disrupts the process of staffing. The Retail Sector is a prime example of an industry thrown under strain during seasonal holidays such as Christmas, Easter and Valentine’s Day, with a rise in customer levels and sales figures.

Below is a list of the top 10 seasonal hiring tips I believe to be vital from which I have composed through my experience of aiding countless HR and In-House recruiters remain in control during these periods:

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Register for the In House Recruitment Expo 2017

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 03-Oct-2016 15:53:42

Registration is now open for the 2017 In-House Recruitment Expo! Taking place at Olympia, London on the 21st & 22nd of February 2017; it will be the third time that the event has been held and is supported by The FIRM, Personnel Today and Recruitment Grapevine.

This is an exciting time for the in-house recruitment sector. The way that organisations attract, hire, on-board, engage, and retain the people they need is a significant differentiator in the recruitment marketplace, increasingly shaping the way that businesses grow and succeed. There is much more information available through digital channels on what a company is like to work for so candidates now know much more about the business they are applying to, and their expectations are shaped accordingly.

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The best way to lose your customers

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 12-Aug-2016 11:32:46

If the way you rejected candidates was costing your business as much in lost revenue as the hiring process itself, wouldn’t you want to do something about it?

In order to save money, some companies will be pulling in the purse strings following the Brexit result, but it’s inevitable that recruitment will continue; whether through internal restructures, requirements for new projects, or replacement of staff due to retirement or staff churn.

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Glassdoor recognise Vacancy Filler as top employer for 2nd year running

Posted by Ed Hull on 22-Jul-2016 16:34:55

Back in 2015, Vacancy Filler were voted the 4th best technology company to work for in the UK amongst the likes of Attenda and Shazam, and now we are proud to find out we have landed a place on Glassdoor’s list of 11 Great UK Employers You've Never Heard Of - hopefully it's the last time we'll qualify though.

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What you can learn about recruitment from UEFA Euro 2016

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 23-Jun-2016 11:00:00

Recruitment today is changing and as a business, you need to evolve and adapt in order to stay ‘in the game’ and ahead of the competition. Sticking with what has worked in the past and ignoring the advances in recruitment practices around you can be a bad decision in terms of the quality of staff you have and also their overall performance.

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Just under 8 weeks to go to IHRE 2016!

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 07-Jan-2016 09:55:20

With promotion for the In House Recruitment Expo 2016 in full swing and hundreds of visitors already signed up to attend – can you afford to miss In House recruitment Expo 2016?
 

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You should only look back to see how far you've come

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 23-Dec-2015 17:31:56

With Christmas literally round the corner and the New Year fast approaching, it’s also a time for reflection. We’re excited to see what 2016 will bring, but before we race into the New Year, we decided to refer to a well-known phrase that we often use here at Vacancy Filler; “You should only look back to see how far you've come.”

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8 million employees vow to find a new job in 2016

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 18-Dec-2015 17:10:43

New Year’s Resolutions are being prepared as we speak, with no surprises as we hear the standard January gym starters promising that “this is the year [they] will stick it out”.

What is surprising however, is that according to a survey by CV Library, nearly 8 million employees have vowed to find a new job in 2016 which brings the question; is your business one of those who will need to start replacing departed employees come January?

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Vacancy Filler Wins Two Deloitte Awards in a Week

Posted by Jay Staniforth on 04-Dec-2015 16:32:49

The Vacancy Filler team is delighted to announce that the company has won not one, but two,  prestigious awards within a week from professional services firm Deloitte.

We’d like to thank all our customers for helping us to achieve this!

In the awards, Vacancy Filler was ranked the 27th fastest Growing Technology Company in the UK in the 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 50, and also one of the 500 fastest-growing technology companies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) – Vacancy Filler was ranked number 183  in this category.

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The 2015 Public Cloud Storage Services Winner

Posted by Tony Brookes on 02-Dec-2015 16:16:20

We’re really pleased to see that Amazon yet again has been voted as the leader in 2015 Public Cloud Storage Services ahead of Microsoft and other established vendors.

Vacancy Filler moved to Amazon Web Services (AWS) over 18 months ago as we were dissatisfied with our then hosting provider because of outages and lack of control over the infrastructure. 

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