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6 tips to conduct an effective virtual interview

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For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned our working lives upside down. With remote working now the norm and a newly invigorated focus on digital tools that enable communication and engagement; many once face-to-face HR processes have also had to pivot to this new, online normal too. COVID-19 has devastated both the personal and professional lives of many and unemployment claims surged by 70% in April 2020 alone. As candidates looking for work flood the market, those businesses that are actively recruiting have turned to virtual interviews as a means of growing their team. Interviews are typically a…

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How can HR software cut your recruitment costs?

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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 | No Comments

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

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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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How to attract and retain the best talent

How to attract and retain the best talent

By | Employee Retention, Recruitment | No Comments

As businesses compete for a finite pool of talent, attracting candidates away from your competitors and retaining them can prove to be a significant challenge for HR teams and recruiters. As the workforce demographic changes, businesses must be able to adapt and consider what the next generation finds attractive about a prospective employer. Businesses are now faced with the challenge of engaging talent to not only ensure they find their work rewarding but that it also supports a greater purpose. So how can you attract and retain the very best talent? It goes without saying that the current job market…

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