What Does GDPR Mean for Recruitment Agencies?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force as of 25th May 2018 and with it comes a plethora of changes as to how data is gained, handled, stored, and deleted.

GDPR is a new piece of EU legislation which replaces the current Data Protection Act and looks to bring together data regulations within the EU by giving consumers greater control over their personal information.

If you are based in Europe or have clients or process data from EU citizens, then you will need to comply with these new regulations. Despite being an EU initiative, on-going Brexit negotiations will not stop this legislation being introduced in the United Kingdom.

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RECRUITERS - HAVE YOU CONSIDERED THE WAY YOU THINK?

Recruiters – have you considered the way you think?

What are you thinking about right now? Is your thinking helping or hindering you? How is your thinking impacting your performance at work?

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The Challenges of Recruiting for Luxury Brands

The Challenges of Recruiting for Luxury Brands

Luxury brands are distinguished and often sophisticated in a distinctive way. Customers of luxury brands typically demand high-quality products as well as a stellar overall buying experience. When you are trying to recruit talent to work for a luxury brand, you may be faced with incredible challenges associated with finding the right individual for the job.

Between professionals, amateurs and aficionados vying for an employment opportunity in your company, you must approach the situation with care to find the right individual for the job.

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Open Communication In the Workplace: Why It Matters More Than You Think

Open Communication In the Workplace: Why It Matters More Than You Think

Good communication is vital to business operations and a clear flow of information is important to productivity. When there is a two-way communication between managers and employees, everyone has a chance to contribute.

A business climate where open communication is encouraged helps in developing a more collaborative, engaged workforce. Informed employees will have a better understanding of business goals and their own role in the company mission. A culture of sharing information also helps in recruiting and retaining new talent.

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How to Write a LinkedIn Profile for Outreach Success

LinkedIn is currently ranked among the top most popular and most used social media channels. The number of LinkedIn registered accounts has already surpassed the 460 million users mark and continues to grow with each passing day. Its popularity can almost be compared to that of Facebook but a point to note is that their objectives are quite different, thus making them not compete for the same market.

LinkedIn is mostly used in the world of professional networking and is the most popular platform for helping in the building of brands or even to showcase your skills in a particular field. In addition to this, LinkedIn has found a role to play when you are in the business of job searching or establishing partnerships with a wide array of companies. Not only is LinkedIn vital for business use, it also has a great role to play for individuals. The simple act of writing your profile in an outstanding manner could be responsible for your success in personal development and also in finding new opportunities in your career path. For recruiters, LinkedIn is a gold mine for both potential clients and potential candidates, you just need to know how to mine it!

However, despite all these advantages that are attached to having a great LinkedIn profile, it does not exactly come that easy. The optimization of your profile is something that you have to work for and some of the strategies which you can use have been expounded on in this article.

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3 Major Trends that Will Shape Recruitment in the Future

3 Major Trends that Will Shape Recruitment in the Future

We live in an exciting age and perhaps the most interesting thing about it is that this is just the start. We are, of course, talking about the stupendous technological advances we have seen over the last two decades – emergence of the internet, exploding computational powers of average computers, breakthroughs in machine learning, data analytics and others, all of which are changing the way people work and seek work.

These breakthroughs have also resulted in some other trends that might affect the recruitment industry and the goal of this article is to review to just what extent they might influence how recruitment will be done in the future.

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