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Leadership transitions in a virtual world: Setting up for success in the first 100 days

Leadership transitions in a virtual world: Setting up for success in the first 100 days

By Employee Management, Recruitment, Team

The type of remote work insurgence COVID-19 ushered in was never intended to be permanent – it was a crisis response. Prior to the pandemic, it was estimated that just 2.9% of the world’s workforce operated from home permanently, compared to the 88% since national lockdowns were imposed. Remote working has caused companies to rethink – to tweak, test and improve existing formulas for a more favourable outcome. The sudden shift to distributed work has highlighted the importance and unique challenges of integrating new talent into the business – where adapting through ‘osmosis’ is no longer feasible. With the current…

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virtual interview

8 tips to conduct an effective virtual interview

By Recruitment, Technology

For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned our working lives upside down. In April 2020 alone, unemployment claims surged by 70%. As candidates looking for work flood the market, businesses that are actively recruiting have turned to virtual interviews as a means of growing their team safely. What’s the difference between face-to-face and virtual interviews? Interviews are typically a very personal affair between candidates and interviewers. And yet, for recruiters and candidates alike, virtual interviews can seem a little less natural and more casual than in-person interviews. While video interviews occur in real-time and are as similar to…

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How can HR software cut your recruitment costs

How can HR software cut your recruitment costs?

By HR Software, Recruitment, Software

The cost of a new staff member can be eye-watering. A study by Oxford Economics revealed that replacing a member of staff can cost upwards of £30,000 per employee. This includes advertising for the job, bonuses, office equipment, training and other HR and recruitment costs. Whether you choose to source candidates yourself using social media and jobsites or enlist the help of a recruitment agency, it’s clear that finding a new recruit is certainly not cheap. Modern HR software can enable recruitment professionals to simplify their processes and save a significant amount of time and money when sourcing new recruits….

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The true cost of failed hires

The true cost of failed hires

By Employee Management, Management, Recruitment

One of the biggest challenges that continue to haunt many organisations, is the prospect of finding a suitable employee with a driven attitude for success and energy that provides value to the business’ culture.  With this in mind, it will come as no surprise to learn that 46% of all new hires are deemed failures by the time they reach their 18-month milestone. Is this starting to ring any bells?  But even this statistic fails to put into words the impact a poor hire can have on an organisation. The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) outlined that more than a…

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ATS

How to implement the right Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) in your business

By HR Software, Recruitment

Better known as Applicant Tracking Software, ATS is software that streamlines your entire recruitment and hiring needs, bringing the entire process online. The right ATS will help you with recruitment tasks such as job descriptions, posting roles on job boards and storing candidate information in an organised and centralised way. Now, more than ever, it is important that your company uses recruitment technology. Not only will this make your entire hiring process more efficient, but will ensure your candidates have the very best experience with your company from day one. When you’re choosing an Applicant Tracking System for your company,…

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