How to build a successful recruitment team

How to build a recruitment teamYour recruitment team needs to be sublime if you want to impress and win clients. But we all know that bringing suitable personalities together into the perfect team is an art form as much as a science. And there’s no one-size fits all approach that’s going to work for such a finely tuned team. So where to look for inspiration? Twenty.
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The perils of company websites

Company websites may still be the favoured channel for candidates to find information about jobs, but don’t get too relaxed just yet as there’s a sting in this tail. Jobseekers don’t just want a job – they want a perfect match, so employers need to raise their game beyond yesterday’s benchmarks of what makes a great company site. Employers are miles.
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Scottish jobs market strenghtens

Scottish job marketTotaljobs recently reported an unprecedented rise in job opportunities in Scotland. Financial journalist and author Ian Fraser explains why. As Scotland ponders whether to remain part of the UK ahead of next year’s referendum, its jobs market is humming. The growth of private sector jobs over the past three years has been ahead of.
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Could recycling create more jobs?

Recycling jobsIn this era of austerity, it’s good news that the recycled materials industry could generate thousands of jobs across the UK within the next decade. According to the recently published Going for Growth report from the Environmental Services Association (ESA) and the government-funded Waste and Resources Action Programme, a more bullish recycling industry could create 10,000 new jobs by 2020 and.
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Recruiter SoapBox: Is it worth going to university to get a job?

News in this week – the U.K. job market for new university graduates has shrunk this year, even though the economy has improved. Outspoken recruitment specialist Mitch Sullivan wonders is it worth going to university to get a job?. Recession-induced nervousness, and massive hikes in tuition fees have spooked many people.
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Interns from hell – part 2

So part one of interns from hell featured an obnoxious healthcare intern who would rather read a fashion magazine then tend to patients, and a computer programmer who blagged his way into hot water. Part two retells the experience of a negative know-it-all and a complete mismatch between role and personality. He’s Mr. Know-it-all Online marketing and e-commerce is a dynamic and.
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Getting out of recruitment

A steady stream of you have been getting out of recruitment in recent years and there are no prizes for guessing the main reason. Yup, the economy’s direct hit on the UK’s workforce has taken a side-swipe out of the jobs market. As badly hit sectors such as banking and construction have shed their workforce, fewer companies have been recruiting, and.
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More over 65s in work is a boon to our economy

Figures released by the office of National Statistics last month (June) show that there are now over one million people over the age of 65 still working, the highest level since records began in 1971. However, according to David Sinclair, the assistant director of policy and communications at the International Longevity Centre UK, It’s not all good news for the over.
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Training new recruiters

The phrase: ‘We all have to start somewhere’ may now appear hackneyed, but it is true. To get the best out of new staff, you need to put the effort in and then take a step back when the time is right. Getting the balance right when training new recruiters can be hard, if you are too hands-off, a new.
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Are schools providing the right career advice?

Something is definitely rotten in the workplace. On the one hand, we have over a million young people out of work, and on the other the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) tells us that half of companies in the UK have trouble finding staff. The root of the problem may partly lie in the quality of career advice for school-leavers,.
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