Strategy

Having a recruitment strategy means taking a step back from urgently filling your roles, and creating a structured plan of action to reach, assess and hire the right people for your current and future organisational goals.

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Predictive Hiring Analytics: How to Use Them

Companies have a wealth of information about their employees. Most HR systems can easily capture performance data, retention data and employee engagement. This data lends itself well to using predictive analytics to hire people using statistical models instead of pure intuition. Collecting and organising data on job performance, staff retention and engagement of existing employees […]

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How to Develop a Mass Hiring Recruitment Plan

It’s difficult enough to hire one new employee so mass hiring can seem like a truly daunting task. Hiring at scale throws up some unique challenges. Effective workforce planning, efficient hiring processes and recruitment automation software all play their part. In this post, we give you the template to develop a mass hiring recruitment plan […]

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Hiring Remotely: 9 Mistakes to Avoid

Fully remote hiring can be a strange concept at first. After all, who we choose to work with is an important decision, and we like to weigh important decisions up carefully. We usually like to test drive our cars, view our homes and date our life partners but with things moving online due to Coronavirus, hiring […]

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High Yield Ratio Recruitment: What is it?

If you’re a volume recruiter hiring can feel like a never-ending treadmill of ‘must-fill’ vacancies. Calculating your recruitment team’s yield ratio will help you to demonstrate the value you are adding to the organisation and help allocate your recruitment marketing budget more effectively.  Yield ratios show the percentage of candidates that pass from one stage […]

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New Hire Checklist: The Complete Guide

Effective onboarding requires performing a range of tasks in a structured way. A new hire checklist is useful to ensure all new recruits go through a consistent and first class onboarding process.  According to research, 20% of new hires quit within the first 45 days of employment, making both candidate selection and new hire onboarding […]

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Workforce Planning: The Ultimate Guide

Effective, strategic workforce planning is essential for any high-performing organisation. Evolving organisations typically walk a thin tightrope between the twin dangers of overstaffing and understaffing.  Too many staff and your company becomes bloated with profit being lost on unnecessary salary costs. Too few, and you’re unable to sustain growth, or struggle to keep up with […]

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Preboarding: 8 Steps To Deliver An Awesome Experience

Investing in creating an excellent preboarding process is just as important as onboarding your new employees when it comes to improving new hire performance and reducing attrition. Candidates are applying for more jobs than ever before. As such it’s more likely that your candidate may still be engaged in other recruitment processes even after they’ve […]

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Employee Value Propositions: 14 Great Examples

The best employee value propositions (EVPs) are ones that resonate with people. In physics, resonance happens when one system matches the natural frequency of another, thus amplifying it. If I pushed you on the swing at the exact moment you were about to move forward you would go higher. I was able to match your […]

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Recruitment strategy: 7 essential things to include

Picture this scenario. You’ve just stepped into a new role as head of talent acquisition. It’s day one and you’re called into a meeting with the exec team – you don’t know much about the business yet but you’re keen to learn. The CEO asks you straight up, “What’s your recruitment strategy?” What do you […]

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