7 Tips to lower your recruitment costs in 2017

High recruitment costs are among the many challenges businesses face. We’ve complied 7 tips to help you optimize your recruitment spend. There are 4 Key Challenges that have the greatest impact on recruitment costs: During times of rapid growth, how to hire volumes of candidates whilst maintaining the quality Deciding on the best tools and processes Lack…

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Should I hire an internal recruiter ?

For smaller organizations with limited HR resources, there comes a point when it needs to consider hiring an internal recruiter. This is typically when the business’ hiring requirements become too demanding for the person/people involved. They can either engage a recruitment organization at this point, or in-source recruitment by hiring a dedicated internal recruiter. Whichever the case,…

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What is the best CRM for your SME ?

What is the best CRM for your SME? Finding a great product or service can really make all the difference to your business. It’s vital that you choose something that does what you need it to and something that your team will embrace (so you actually get to measure your ROI). So what is the best…

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How to prepare for a Video Interview

With Cisco predicting that by 2017, video will make up a whopping 69 percent of all consumer Internet traffic, Video Interviews will soon become part and parcel of the Recruitment Process globally. There are many companies who currently conduct video interviews (be that via Skype, Webex or any other tool) so it’s important that you…

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Is it time to digitize your selection process?

Digitization is here today and it’s pervasive. Whether as consumers, employees, employers, or in whatever guise we are operating, it is already heavily impacting every aspect of our lives and in every sector – from enabling better customer service, through improving and streamlining processes, to generating new revenue streams and much more. Let’s first be…

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6 Step Guide to Hiring Great Sales People

It’s so easy to go CV blind – the sheer amount of candidates who apply for roles is mind blowing. I’ve spent 17 years in Recruitment – that’s roughly 4,267 working days. On average I probably looked at 50 CV’s a day – that’s 213,350 CV’s in my career. Systems have certainly advanced over the…

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How to hire Graduates & School Leavers

Almost all businesses want to get their hands on the best graduates and/or school leavers. Unless you have the capacity (and budget) to do the traditional Milk Rounds the chances are you rely on advertising, social media and word of mouth to generate candidates.

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4 Steps to Overcoming Conflicts with Hiring Managers

Crucial for business success is a strong and trusted relationship between the hiring manager and HR / Talent Acquisition (Recruiter). Any conflict means the business is not getting what it needs – and yes, conflict happens and it needs to be quickly addressed. So, why am I qualified to talk on this subject ? I’ve…

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