Bums on seats!

3 part strategy to avoid a ‘bums on seats’ situation  

Are we making it too easy for people to join the recruitment industry?

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5 Types of Recruitment Emails to Write

5 Types of Recruitment Emails to Write

In recent times, social media, employee referral programs and also various sourcing tools have made it easier to recruit ideal candidates (87% of recruiters use LinkedIn to check candidates, while 47% use Twitter). However, finding the preferred candidate is the first step. You also have to get them interested. For you to be successful, you have to possess excellent communication skills, beginning with an appealing recruiting email.

The following are 5 types of emails that recruiters and HR practitioners can send to prospective candidates during the interview process.

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For Recruiting, Choose Text over Email

For Recruiting, Choose Text over Email

The older generation often complains that youth of today spend a lot of their time on their phones. That should be a clue to you. If younger generations are spending time on their phones, then your efforts should go towards getting yourself and your company onto that platform whenever possible. If your company is looking to hire fresh, young talent, then you need to start recruiting with text messages.

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How to Improve the Sale Value of Your Recruitment Business by Retaining Your Best Recruiters

How to Improve the Sale Value of Your Recruitment Business by Retaining Your Best Recruiters

No matter the size or stage your recruitment business is currently at, having recruiters, especially your top performers leave you, is just bad for business. If you want to improve the sale value of your recruitment business, retaining your top performing staff is essential. 

Research shows that a high staff turnover rate can cost you at least “twice an employee’s salary to find and train a replacement.” Not only are there financial repercussions, but losing your best performers can also lower the knowledge base in your company as well as decrease team performance and morale, including your own.

Retaining good employees is crucial to the success of any recruitment business.

Sure, but how do you actually do that?

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5 Data Security Tips for Recruiters

5 Data Security Tips for Recruiters

Numerous companies have access to a considerable amount of various sensitive data. This requires them to take adequate steps to prevent that information from falling into the wrong hands. This is especially true when it comes to recruiters who often handle a considerable amount of personal information of various individuals.

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The candidate – it’s time to listen

The candidate – it’s time to listen

Over the past few years, the majority of my clients — and the consultants that work in their companies —have been frustrated by the lack of quality applications for their roles. There are a lot of applicants out there, but what percentage are actually turning into ‘viable’ candidates?

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What to Keep in Mind When Hiring Remote Workers

What to Keep in Mind When Hiring Remote Workers

Thanks to the Internet and the prevalence of many other technological advances, remote working is an increasingly popular trend. While many individuals enjoy working remotely and being able to take better control of their work/life balance, companies also benefit in numerous ways.

For example, remote workers do not take up space in the office or require companies to pay for extra equipment and supplies. These workers are usually more productive because they do not have workplace distractions, such as chatting with co-workers and catching up on office gossip.

When the right candidate is selected for the job, both parties can benefit. However, in order to find the right candidate, you will need to work closely with the hiring company as well as the candidates.

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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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