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7 ways volume recruitment looks different after COVID-19

What happens when we all start hiring again? Most of us have been through economic crises before. We know that things will adapt and that hiring will eventually bounce back. Even so, the shock ripping through the recruitment world is scary and the exit path from this recession is a lot less obvious. But what […]

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Skills for retail jobs: 8 attributes to look for

Unlike other industries, the skills most predictive of success for retail jobs are mostly behaviour-based. Like other customer-facing jobs, attitude is typically more important than aptitude, and because of this, assessing candidates against those requirements can be challenging. Like other high-volume hiring sectors, retail hiring is being improved with recruitment automation software, such as realistic […]

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Reduce time to hire: 12 proven tactics

Let’s face it: we all want to reduce hiring time. Taking too long to fill jobs increases our cost per hire and risks losing top talent. 57% of job seekers lose interest in a vacancy if the hiring process is long [1], so we mustn’t drag our feet when we find people we like. Recruiters […]

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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 can ask existing employees questions about the company and job. The hiring manager can then observe whether the applicant will work well with the team and peer group they’re hiring into. This […]

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36 Key Characteristics to Look for When Hiring

Whether recruiting a start-up or a large corporation, getting hiring right can make an enormous difference to your business’s success. Even with the most effective hiring process, it is unlikely that you’ll find a candidate with everything you are looking for. Still, there are some universally positive characteristics to look for when hiring. These must-have […]

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Cost per hire: how to calculate it quickly (Plus link to calculator tool)

Recruitment costs account for 15% of all human resources spending [1].  Costs include money spent to cover everything from recruiter salaries and agency fees, to job board advertising and candidate travel expenses. As such, it is one of the most basic metrics hiring professionals can track. However, just 41% of all hiring departments report that […]

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Personality Questionnaires for Recruitment: 7 Common Tests

Are you a recruiter or hiring manager looking to use personality tests for hiring? Read on to learn about the best tests to use, what to consider when choosing one, and how best to administer personality questionnaires in recruiting. Why use personality tests when recruiting? Employing the wrong person is a costly mistake. Personality tests […]

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Unusual Customer Service Skills to look for When Hiring

Great customer service reps can be hard to find. In order to assess them effectively, you need to understand what an excellent customer service agent looks like and what universally good customer service skills to look for. This means having a list of customer service skills and characteristics that indicate success in the role. In […]

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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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