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Why your recruitment firm needs an apprentice

Richard Morris, CEO of Regus UK and Evans Easyspace According to a report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) earlier this year, the number of apprentices...

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‘Brexit’-Recruitment agencies key to create more diverse labour supply

BY IAN KNOWLSON On 23rd June, the nation will vote on whether the UK should exit the European Union. There has been a lengthy and emotional debate and there is certain to be mor...

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Do you know what candidates want when applying to jobs?

By Glassdoor What candidates want when they are applying for jobs and what they get from those companies that they have applied to, are often two very different things. Below we...

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What skills do employers look for in candidates?

Lucas Blake has conducted a survey to find out what traits in a candidate are desired the most by employers. The company asked 500 employers and found that competence was the mo...

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Challenges in recruitment: The rise of skill-shortage vacancies

Alastair Campbell, founder of Company Check As any business owner will tell you, finding the right people with the right skills is one of the biggest challenges they face. It’s ...

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Why social media campaigns work for recruiting staff

By Helen Pritchard, a former recruiter and owner of Blue Sky Digital Marketing Why using social media campaigns as part of your recruitment strategy will help you find your idea...

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Four Steps to Getting Applicants Immediately

By virtual recruiter When posting job roles for clients, do you ever wonder what information you should be providing when you post? Writing the perfect job posting for each clie...

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Cutting perks has zero long-term benefits for employers

By Jo Sellick, managing director, Sellick Partnership This week, Waitrose became the latest company to hit the headlines for reducing employee benefits, with lower rates of pay ...

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Can computers replace recruiters? People power vs big data

Oliver Sylvester-Bradley, founder of Elevator - The Good Job Network Finding, employing and retaining good people is one of the main challenges for any business. So, in a networ...

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Which of these two acronyms describe the culture of your recruitment business?

Tsen Wharton, founder of OpusPro Acronyms and abbreviations have been used to varying degrees for hundreds of years, however they didn’t really become commonplace in the English...