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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Peer interview process: how to create a great one

Peer interview questions remain one of the most valuable ways of getting to know a prospective candidate.  In a peer interview, the candidate is able to ask existing employees questions about the company and job. The hiring manager is then able to observe whether the applicant will work well with the team and peer group […]

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Full cycle recruiting: what is it and how to get it right

Full cycle recruiting is the process of managing the recruitment process from end to end. It is often described as the largest paradigm shift to hit the talent acquisition industry in years, and it seems that the hype is growing every week. Do you want to know what full-cycle recruiting is all about? Well, you’re […]

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Hire remote employees: The 10 best remote job boards

Job boards are often recognized as the best way to hire remote employees. So knowing the best remote job boards to advertise jobs on is going to help you hire more effectively. Remote job boards are seeing a surge in popularity in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many companies are now looking for remote employees […]

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Crafting the perfect job description [step-by-step guide]

Writing an engaging (and accurate) job description is a time-consuming process, but it’s worth the extra effort. On average it takes nearly 28 days to hire a new employee. Attracting the most suitable candidates with a compelling job description and persuasive job advert can help to reduce time to fill and improve the quality of […]

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Recruitment Metrics: 15 every recruiter should track

In order to gauge the effectiveness of your recruitment process, you must keep an eye on your recruitment metrics. They are an essential part of effective, data-driven hiring, but in order to ensure efficiency in the recruitment funnel, it’s vitally important to get the right metrics in place to monitor performance. You need to make […]

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Recruitment Operations: What is RecOps?

There is no perfect formula for finding the right talent, but the job of Recruitment Operations is to help you find them as efficiently and effectively as possible. The task is complex, challenging, and at times frustrating. It is made all the harder by fierce competition for talent and the fact that by 2030, Korn […]

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How to Create a Seamless Virtual Interview Process

In response to the pandemic, technology has provided many of the answers, allowing millions of employees to work remotely and allowing new employees to be recruited virtually. Virtual interview processes have been growing steadily in popularity, but delivering a great candidate experience has always been a challenge. This step-by-step guide will take you through everything […]

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Recruitment budget: 7 ways to save money in 2021

Picture this. You’ve got a rising number of vacancies that need filling. You know how to reach the right candidates, but you’ve spent all your recruitment budget. You can’t advertise, you can’t use agencies, you can’t hire more recruiters or buy the time or technology you desperately need.  Any of this sound familiar? Sure it […]

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Employee Referrals, The Ugly Truth

Employee referrals are often lauded as the most effective and successful way to hire. On the surface the stats on look pretty compelling; referred employees stay longer, produce more profit, and get up to speed faster. These stats are so compelling that the general consensus is that referrals are a cheaper way to hire, a faster way to hire, generally produce better results and lowers the turnover rate at your company.

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