All posts written by Andrea Bowman

Mobile strategy in 2014

mobile-strategyMobile strategy is the hot topic of the moment. Candidates are doing it. Clients are doing it. Competitors are most certainly doing it. Although this is not brand new technology for 2014, this year it is predicted there will be a surge in its use and therefore you need to keep up with the technology to stay ahead in the.
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5 things that mobile could change for recruiters in 2014

mobile-changesIn what feels like an incredibly long recession, finally 2014 is looking to bring a much needed ray of sunshine. Indeed, the IRP predicts market “acceleration” and therefore serious growth. Pressures on margins still remain, and competition – it will come as no surprise – is still white hot. Recruiters need to pull out all the stops to remain ahead.
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5 things to remember when starting an agency in 2014

agency-startupYou’re clearly the intelligent, self-motivated and highly successful sort. You’ve billed well as a recruitment consultant and lined somebody else’s pocket for too long – It’s time to go it alone by starting an agency. There are so many things to think about and questions to answer. We spoke to Laura who’s done just that to get an idea of what.
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Preparing for a video interview

video-interviewsHow splendid that technology has brought us far enough that we can video interview candidates anywhere in the world via the internet? Naturally this is much more personal interaction than a phone call and of course it should be noted that it is a huge advantage to actually be able to SEE the candidate that you could potentially be putting.
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Keep your candidates happy after placement

keeping candidates happy after placementAs all recruiters know, that glorious moment of confirming a candidate’s placement is not the end of the road. Unfortunately (and usually very frustratingly) things can go wrong after this point. You need to ensure both your client and candidate are happy, and remain so after the placement. You might imagine that as far as candidates are concerned, surely they’re just.
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How to replace unsuitable candidates

How to replace unsuitable candidatesWe’ve all been there. With the best will in the world, you place a candidate that either the client is unhappy with, or they themselves are unhappy with the placement and all you can do is replace them. Even with the best intentions, the most thorough gathering of information, the most rigorous of checks, sometimes it just doesn’t work out. But.
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