Things to Look for when searching Job Boards – Part Two

In Part One, we looked at the essential things to ask a jobs boards. By asking the right questions, you can find out if a service is right for your company. Remember that online recruitment agencies are experts when it comes to advertising jobs – particularly on jobs boards. They will not only know which boards best reflect your job… Read More ›

Things To Look For When Using A Jobs Board – Part One

Jobs boards allow companies to be fully in control of their online advertising. However, with so many jobs boards out there, it can be difficult to know where to start. The best way to use jobs boards to their full effect is by working with an online recruitment agency. Revolutionary online recruitment models, like those used by eRecruit Solutions, utilise… Read More ›

E-Recruitment – The Recruitment Of Today

What exactly is e-recruitment? In essence, it is any recruitment that is done online; the use of technology, namely the internet, to reach a wider pool of candidates and enhance the recruitment process. The practice of online recruitment has increased dramatically over the past decade. The key drivers behind online recruitment are reducing costs per hire, accessing a broader range… Read More ›

What To Look For In A Recruitment Agency

Small business recruitment isn’t easy – or, at least, it never used to be. Most people who are new to the game will consider recruitment a necessary evil. But trust us: not all recruitment agencies are monsters. The usual question small business owners ask themselves is “Why can’t I do this myself?” Well, just as you wouldn’t write your own… Read More ›

Weeding Out The Fibbers

People will go to enormous lengths to get a job. Most candidates’ eyes are set on the prize, but how far will someone go to secure that position? With such desire to find a new job, there’s one easy way to help improve their chances: lying. We call them white lies, fibs, bending the truth. But how severe a lie… Read More ›

Finding Entry-Level Candidates

Most companies, at some point, will want to recruit entry-level candidates. But finding someone who packs the experience and right mindset can be challenging. There are two key methods for finding the best entry-level candidates: who you know and who you work with. Strong relationships with external professionals are paramount. Weak ties to your own industry and the academic arena… Read More ›

Is Your Application Process Deterring Candidates?

There comes a time when all companies need to step back and review their recruitment process. By looking at it from the candidate’s perspective, you’re able to see what works and what doesn’t; what’s attractive and what’s tedious. Regardless of the salary or your brand and employee culture, a gruelling application process is enough to discourage candidates. For candidates whose… Read More ›

The Top Worst Job Ads

The best techniques for writing effective job adverts are not dissimilar to other forms of advertising. The job role is your product; the readers are potential customers. The advert has to generate interest, communicate your message succinctly and quickly, relay the relevant and appealing features, and provide an easy response process. But really, this isn’t your concern; it’s the job… Read More ›

The Modern Recruitment Process – Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff

Exactly how much time is spent by your business sifting through job applications and whittling them down to a shortlist? Even then, how can you be sure you’ve picked the right candidates? Well, the easiest way to avoid this is by using a good recruiter. Before we get into the nitty-gritty of it, the first step of any modern recruitment… Read More ›