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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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Cognitive ability tests: 6 common tests used in hiring

In this post, we’ll take you through the ins and outs of cognitive ability tests used in hiring, and introduce 6 common cognitive tests that recruiters are currently using. We’ll cover off the following: What is a cognitive test and why is it important? Common cognitive ability tests used in hiring Numerical reasoning Verbal reasoning […]

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41 Employee Retention Ideas (That Actually Work)

Retaining top talent requires regular work. At a previous company, we found retaining talent near impossible. It felt like our competitors were offering candidates more money, more benefits, and more prospects than we were able to. But we were wrong. The culture was actually really special, but we were failing at communicating what was special […]

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Recruitment Automation Software: 10 tools you need to have

Beep beep! Welcome to the new age of recruiting! Automation software has managed to embed itself throughout our daily lives, and it continues to shape our working world. Automation in the recruitment space has become an instrumental tool particularly in the areas of attraction, sourcing, selection, and candidate communication. The role of a recruiter is […]

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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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5 Big Factors Affecting Employee Attrition

Imagine you’re in a job that you don’t like and you decide to leave. Now imagine that you’re in a job that you love but you have to relocate and reluctantly resign.  On a company’s side of things, both of these situations lead to the same outcome; turnover, but they are very different situations with […]

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43 Company Culture Improvement Ideas (That Actually Work)

3. House teams – Harry Potter style Cross-team collaboration is a really big problem in companies of more than 50 people. So to get different teams speaking and learning from each other how about this company culture idea? When a new team member joins they join a ‘house’ with their own crest, colours, badges etc. […]

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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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