Recruitment Advice

Read recruitment advice from the ThriveMap blog, the pre-hire assessment provider for high volume hiring.

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5 Reasons to Integrate Pre-Hire Assessments with Your ATS

Why Should You Integrate Pre-Hire Assessments with Your ATS?  Integrating pre-hire assessments with your Applicant Tracking System (ATS) can help you streamline the hiring process and reduce time to hire. Nearly all companies are using some kind of ATS during the recruitment process. In fact, over 98% of Fortune 500 companies use an ATS. As […]

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How to Run Better Intake Meetings (For Recruiters)

What is an Intake Meeting?  The intake meeting marks the beginning of the hiring process. It’s when the recruiter meets with the hiring manager to discuss the role and the skills needed to do the job. It’s your opportunity to find out what kind of candidate the manager is looking for. An intake meeting is […]

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Recruiting Trends: Top 5 Trends You Need to Know for 2022

If someone had told you this is the way 2020-2021 would pan out, you wouldn’t have believed them. Dramatic changes in business operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic mean that organisations need to be prepared for further changes in 2022. It has become apparent that organisations with the ability to adapt under pressure are the […]

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High volume hiring: 9 ways to improve your process

Update November 2021: The market is changing as we emerge from the pandemic, and high volume hiring has never been more important or more difficult than it is today. As such we’ve reviewed our suggestions and tweaked our list to give you the very latest high volume hiring tips. Are you hiring lots of people […]

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Best Recruiting Books 2021: 19 You Need To Read

Our best recruiting books 2021 list is a compilation of our 19 favourite books for recruiters and talent acquisition professionals to read this year. In 2005, when I started my career in recruitment, there wasn’t much content out there for recruiters beyond a few classic sales books and a handful of blogs. It was all […]

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Warehouse Recruiting: 5 tips for hiring warehouse workers

Hiring warehouse workers can be a gruelling task. Finding the right applicants for the right warehouse jobs can be a challenge, so what is the best way to go about it? Some of the best advice that we’ve heard for hiring warehouse workers is to be transparent about the skills needed, be clear on the […]

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Structured Interviewing: How to do it effectively

Everyone knows how stressful interviews can be, but although they commonly cause sweaty palms for interviewees, they can cause stress for recruiters and hiring managers too. Interviewing entails a lot of time and effort on both sides and often still results in failed hires. A CareerBuilder survey states that a staggering 74% of employers have […]

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6 Essential Steps to Conducting a thorough Job Analysis

Jobs are constantly evolving. Roles and responsibilities change in reaction to new technologies, externalities, and cultural norms. And as the people in our organisations change, so do the jobs themselves.  It’s easy to lose track of these changes, making it difficult to hire the right candidates. New tasks and responsibilities require new knowledge, behaviours and […]

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6 reasons we should stop asking for CVs

Culturally, we like to point out things that are outdated. We highlight them as being passé, archaic and sometimes offensive, but when it comes to work, that’s not always the case.  Requesting a CV when hiring is one of many workplace practices that’s not fit for purpose in today’s digital economy. CV-based selection restricts employment […]

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