Posts tagged with ‘recruiting’

Interview questions you can’t afford to ignore

InterviewYou’ve advertised your job and drawn up your shortlist of candidates, but you can’t go by CV alone – it’s time for the interview. As part of #TheElevatorPitch campaign, we immersed ourselves into the interview process, asking what candidates and recruiters expect – and how can we make interviews smoother for all parties. Positively, we discovered.
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What to look out for when shortlisting candidates for interview

FIlter CVsThe average job advertised on totaljobs receives 20 applications from qualified candidates, driven to relevant jobs by a clever traffic strategy and advanced search and match technology. While deciding where to advertise, we know that the number of applications you can expect to receive is often a deciding factor, but sometimes it’s hard to remember what this actually means. 20 applications means.
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Interview advice: Understanding the interviewee

#TheElevatorPitchHiring managers and recruiters can conduct hundreds of interviews between having to go through the experience as a candidate themselves. So naturally, it’s easy to forget how it feels to sit on the other side of the table. Our latest TEI Report focuses on the problems facing interviewees, and uses totaljobs research to provide tips to help.
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Totaljobs new homepage

TJ homepageTotaljobs has a fresh faced new homepage and it’s never been easier or quicker for jobseekers to find your vacancies. Here’s a breakdown of the changes and how they can help find your next hire. Responsive to jobseeker’s needs Our new homepage suits the everyday needs of jobseekers. Whether they want to apply for jobs using their desktop, tablet or mobile, the.
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How to make 2015 the best recruiting year ever

have the best recruiting yearFor most people a new year gives them a chance to wake up new, wipe their slates clean and start again, in the hope of making progress towards those long-held dreams. So with a blank canvas stretching out before you, have you given any thought to your recruitment goals? What do you want 2015 to look like? Now is the time.
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Top 10 tips for recruiting the right people

recruiting-top-10Ok, this is harsh, but realistically your career depends on whether you can put the right recruits into the right job. If you keep getting it wrong, you’ll lose the confidence of your clients and the knock-on effect will be that your pool of candidates will trickle away. Happily, there are numerous ways that you can ensure you are recruiting the.
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Recruiting basics: Old vs the new

old-vs-newTransport yourself back to a time when eager young recruitment professionals spent hours trawling through piles of CVs and narrowing down candidates in face-to-face interviews. It may sound prehistoric to some of you, but this was the recruiting basics only a few years ago. Let’s face it, the industry has been moving fast and today’s high-fliers are out-geeking teenagers with the amount.
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5 tips to enhance your mobile recruiting strategy

mobile-recruitingMobile recruitment is more important than ever now that smartphones are more technologically capable and frequently used to surf the internet. People have access to your job boards wherever they may be, but given that mobile recruitment is an entirely different platform, it is important that you consider your recruiting strategy.   First impression Be aware that your mobile recruiting interface may be.
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The hardest jobs to recruit

The-hardest-jobs-to-recruitWith lots of candidates seemingly applying for every job opportunity, you wouldn’t think there would be so many jobs that are difficult to recruit. But you might be surprised at why some positions are so difficult to fill, especially as some of them seem so common. Here are five of the hardest jobs to recruit for at the moment.   Management / Executives In.
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Do employee referral schemes work?

referralReferral schemes are nothing new, but with the growth of social media and professional networking sites such as LinkedIn, they now have the potential to take on a life of their own. An opportunity can be shared and re-shared by a far broader network than a hiring team would typically be able to reach. Many employers operate the schemes as a.
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