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Why “We’ve always done it this way” is the killer of innovation and will strangle your growth

It comes as no surprise to us that OnRec recently reported that recruiters are becoming more dependent on recruitment technology. Over 80% currently spend over five hours a day using tech in a professional setting. Now, you won’t be shocked to hear that 30% of this time is spent on LinkedIn. Adoption of other technologies that improve their processes…

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What is the antonym of an entrepreneur and why does it matter?

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, and granted it’s a great time to be one. But what is one? Entrepreneur what? Entrepreneur who? ‘To entrepreneur’. No that doesn’t work. It’s definitely not a verb then. THE ANTONYM OF ENTREPRENEUR In the film The Magic of Belle Isle, Morgan Freeman plays the character of a writer who is charged…

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You snooze. You lose: speed up your recruitment process or lose the best candidates

Recruitment can be a slow process for all parties. From initially profiling the role, to writing a job description, advertising the vacancy, engaging recruitment agencies, reviewing applications, interviewing candidates… With so many balls up in the air at any one time it’s inevitable that, occasionally, momentum can stall and what you thought would only take…

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In demand – the uk’s it sector employment growth 2014

The overwhelming message from Hiring Hub’s latest infographic is the current positivity, growth and development of the UK’s tech sector. With sustained year-on-year growth in total vacancies, greater clusters of tech companies emerging in pockets across the country, and optimism exuding from all corners of the sector, it’s fair to say that those in tech…

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Infographic: The UK employment landscape

As 2013 draws to a close, we take a look back at how the UK’s employment sector fared over the year, exploring the facts and figures that make up the sector. Our infographic then looks forward to 2014 and predictions for growth. We also give some useful hints on the sectors expected to grow next year….

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The Monday morning 10-step survival guide

Ommeergawd. It’s Monday morning, again! And as much as Monday signals the start of new opportunities and potential for growth in the week ahead, the fact that it’s signified by the intrusive yelling of an alarm clock makes it difficult to embrace with open arms. Here’s how to get through it….and drag your employees with you….

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The science behind writing the perfect job advert

Writing an effective job advert is not rocket science. Follow these simple rules and you’ll not only attract better candidates, but more of them. JOB ADVERTISING 101: EIGHT GOLDEN RULES 1. Grab the candidate’s attention (with both hands) To help your advert stand out from the 40,000 (odd) job ads that get posted every week, you need to get potential…

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The pros and cons of using social media to recruit

Thinking of using social media as part of your recruitment strategy, but want to know a bit more about what you’re getting yourself into first? Keep reading to explore the pros and cons with us. FREE! I think that there’s definitely a place for social media in recruitment, and it is also my belief that that…

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