How to Eliminate Gender Bias from the Recruitment Process

How to Eliminate Gender Bias from the Recruitment Process

Recent studies reveal that there is still a considerable way to go to eliminating gender bias from the recruitment process, especially in the engineering sector. According to the latest figures from the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), only 11% of the UK’s engineering workforce is female. Both women and men who study Engineering and Technology express similar levels of intent to work in the industry, however, 66.2% of men and 47.4% of women went on to work in engineering and technology in 2011.

With new initiatives in place to encourage more women into STEM professions, what can be done to reduce unconscious bias?

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A Stress Management Plan: Field-Tested Tips And Techniques For Busting Workplace Stress

A Stress Management Plan: Field-Tested Tips And Techniques For Busting Workplace Stress

Recruitment is not an easy business to get into. While it can definitely be a rewarding industry, you’d have to be tough to excel in this highly competitive environment. Chasing and buttering up great candidates while making sure you still meet the over-the-top requirements of the clients can constantly trigger and escalate your stress levels.  This is the reason why recruitment is often ranked as one of the most stressful jobs out there.

Workplace stress is an unavoidable reality that is experienced by everyone, not just by people in the recruitment field. In the UK, more than 15.4 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression, and anxiety. Workload pressures, tight deadlines, and too much responsibility are just some of the reasons reported that caused these lost days.

While many companies are already implementing several tactics to allow for less stressful environment settings, there are certain techniques that employees can adapt to manage stress. Here are 5 practical tips that you can apply today to manage your stress at work.

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Mental and Physical Health: Handling Health Problems in the Hiring Process

Mental and Physical Health: Handling Health Problems in the Hiring Process

When it comes to creating equal opportunity, social democracy and technological progress have taken us far. As technology evolves and becomes more accessible, we find new ways to include the under-served, marginalized and disenfranchised in the workforce. Unfortunately, the hiring process introduces other barriers to equal opportunity that are much more difficult to cross — poor people skills and stubborn stigmas.

Accounting for the mental and physical health of job applicants is a challenge, but it’s not impossible to navigate. Here are a few things to know from both a legal and a humanistic point of view.

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How to Overcome the Obstacles of Recruiting International Talent?

How to Overcome the Obstacles of Recruiting International Talent?

So, you’re thinking about hiring international employees. Congrats! Recruiting talent outside your country borders has numerous benefits. It lets you widen your talent pool, minimize skill gaps, diversify your corporate culture, and come up with fresh business ideas.

However, hiring and managing international staff comes with numerous complexities. According to the 2016 research study by CEMS, almost half of businesses struggle to find the right international candidates.

So, what the major pitfalls of recruiting foreign employees are and how to avoid them?

Let’s find out!

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Job Boards vs LinkedIn: Which is better for recruiters?

Job Boards vs LinkedIn

The heat between the two major recruitment platforms is getting hotter. Which is better, Job Boards or LinkedIn? Which is better for recruiters?

Discover where this battle began and its effect on the industry with a little help from our friends at CV Nation.

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How to Create Gated Content for Your Recruitment Blog

How to Create Gated Content for Your Recruitment Blog

Getting information out to consumers and finding leads is a challenging process. There are so many rules to follow for search engine optimization and keywords and content. It can be incredibly confusing. On top of all of that, you’re competing with hundreds if not thousands of other businesses online to have
your voice heard and your words read.

There are so many suggestions on how to have your content found, from developing online stories to engaging people with contests to gating your content for lead generation. All of these may or may not work for you, but you’ll never know unless you try. Having only one plan for marketing isn’t going to get you anywhere.

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How to Use Gamification in Recruitment

How to Use Gamification in Recruitment

For the results of the business and the job satisfaction of your people, ongoing training and development is absolutely essential. People need training to perform, thrive and succeed. But that doesn’t mean people will see the value of training for themselves – or look forward to the prospect of yet another course.

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What’s to come in 2019 from Recruitment Juice?

We wanted to take the opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all at Recruitment Juice.

Recruitment Juice has had an amazing year and there’s even bigger better things to come in 2019.

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Letting AI Work For You

Letting AI Work For You

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making waves in the world of talent recruitment and human resources (HR) since 2017. The optimism of AI in HR is shared by 96% of senior HR professionals who believe AI has the capacity to improve talent recruitment. Needless to say, AI’s prevalence spans beyond the human resources industry, it’s also the talk of the town in industries such as manufacturing.

Whether we’re keen on embracing technological progress or not, AI is set to transform talent acquisition processes as we know it. In 2017, Ideal reported that 13% of HR managers regularly utilise AI in their line of work; 55% of them are noticing patterns of AI being incorporated daily in the next five years. With these hopeful projections, there are four AI-attributed capacities that will demonstrate how digital intelligence can benefit your future talent recruitment processes.

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Kanban - What is it and How to Use it in Recruitment

Kanban – What is it and How to Use it in Recruitment

Can you think of a single, simple technique that can improve your recruiting process? Kanban is cited by 37% of companies as the best tool for tracking processes, recruiting included.

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