How to Build Revenue Growth through Recruitment Marketing

How to Build Revenue Growth through Recruitment Marketing

New research shows the adoption of talent acquisition and recruitment marketing best practices correlates strongly with positive business outcomes. Strong recruitment marketing practices were shown to run parallel with more success across revenue, revenue growth, employer brand perception and candidate experience. SmashFly Technologies, the enterprise Recruitment Marketing platform provider, announced the findings of its third…

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Hiring or Leadership – What’s behind Sub-par Staff

Hiring or Leadership – What’s Behind Sub-Par Staff?

Business are seeing sub-standard performance from over a quarter of staff, found a survey of UK small business owners. The biggest issue for leaders was a bad attitude from staff members. This was followed closely by a consistently poor quality of work, poor time keeping and not being able to work as part of a…

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Bias In Recruitment Is Losing You Top Talent

Bias In Recruitment Is Losing You Top Talent

New Survey highlights alarming rates of bias within recruitment processes. Less than a third (32%) of HR managers feel confident that they are not prejudiced when hiring employees. In fact, almost half (48%) said they are aware their candidate choice is affected by bias. On top of that, 20% said they couldn’t be sure their…

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Could Tackling Unconscious Bias In Hiring Rescue UK’s Low Productivity?

Could tackling unconscious bias in hiring rescue the UK’s low productivity?

Companies need to use employee engagement and inclusion to overcome the woefully low productivity levels in the UK. In a new report, the CBI highlights the economic and social challenges facing the UK that have now been “thrown into sharp relief by Brexit” and focus on issues of inclusion and productivity. According to employers’ body…

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The 7 step formula to attracting top talent with facebook ads

More and more companies are taking advantage of Facebook’s wide reach to target and attract the right candidates for their organisation. Social Media Recruiting using Facebook opens up a unique advertising medium for you. Did you know that 83% of job seekers use Facebook to look for work? That’s 830 million people. Of course, that’s a…

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7 talent acquisition mistakes to avoid

A bad recruitment decision is not just bad for business, it can be very costly as well. International talent management experts estimate the average cost of a poor hiring decision to be at least 30% of that hire’s first year’s probable earnings. For example, replacing a senior executive can reach upwards £70,000! Factor in productivity…

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How to write a job advert that magnetically attracts your ideal employee

Ever asked yourself “Why aren’t my job adverts receiving more applicants?”, or despaired at the poor quality of the responses? You might have come to the conclusion that the talent pool is simply lacking the skills and qualifications you need. However, there’s a good chance that might not be the case. The chances are that you’re just attracting the wrong…

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New report highlights heavy bias in UK recruitment processes

CIPD research shows Jobseekers often face heavy and unconscious bias in the selection process. Latest insights into behavioural science have shown that recruitment processes are often heavily skewed by a number of unconscious biases on the part of those hiring, according to a new report from the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development.…

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