5 Fun and Quirky Ways to Spice Up Your Employer Brand

Employer branding may not be a new phenomenon, but many business owners are not giving it the attention that it rightly deserves. Spending time honing your employer brand not only helps to create the right image and impression for potential employees and existing staff, but it can help to attract and retain the best candidates.

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What Candidates Really Want (vs. What They’re Getting)

Recruiters! Ever wondered what your candidates really want? Leading job board CV-Library polled 2,400 active job hunters from a variety of demographic groups across the UK, in a bid to answer top recruiting questions such as; ‘why am I having a problem getting through to candidates?’ and ‘how can I improve my job adverts?’ Questions

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Eight in Ten Employers Planning to Hire Permanent Staff in Next Three Months

The majority of employers (80 per cent) plan to take on permanent staff within the next three months, and only seven per cent intend to reduce their numbers, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). While employers’ hiring intentions remain remarkably strong, they have moderated slightly this month from

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Top 5 Recruitment Trends for 2015

Recruiting talented employees isn’t going to be plain sailing in 2015. The widening gaps between the demand and supply of skilled workers is creating a cut-throat environment in which 69% of recruiters are expecting to see competition for candidates increase. To successfully ride out the storm, recruiters are going to need to keep up to

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Job Seekers Migrate to Smartphones

Companies that don’t have websites that work natively with smartphones may be missing out on key talent, warns recruitment firm Hays. Its survey of 550 Kiwi job hunters shows that 36 per cent of people use a mixture of mobile and desktop devices to search for a new role, with 2 per cent searching for

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