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GDPR in Recruitment

Hiring Hub’s CTO, Anna Dick, was invited to join a panel of experts at Business Cloud’s recent GDPR breakfast event in Manchester. See what she had to say below along with a wider view on how Hiring Hub is tackling the GDPR elephant in the room before the looming May 2018 deadline. Anna, you’ve very…

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Customer Q&A: Neopost

Neopost’s Resourcing Manager, Vicky Wright, has only recently starting using Hiring Hub’s marketplace (she posted her first job in November 2017, which she filled in eight days) so we grabbed her to find out why she gave it a go, and to get her initial thoughts on the platform, it’s community of recruitment agencies, and…

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Hiring Hub raises £1.4m to solve recruitment’s problems

When we started Hiring Hub, back in 2011, we did so with a big mission: we wanted to make people feel good about recruitment. Today, we’ve taken another small step towards achieving that goal and are proud to announce that we’ve closed a £1.4m investment round, led by Maven Capital Partners, who joined our existing…

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Is talent acquisition the best job in HR?

It’s a critical HR function. One that could potentially make or break your business. After all, the people you hire will shape its future. Make a major mistake when hiring new staff and it could cost you. But that’s not to say that this pressure doesn’t come without reward. And we think Talent Acquisition is one…

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What does it take to win?

It’s a question asked by sports teams across the country. What can they do to ensure they win, time after time? It’s a question that Dave Brailsford and his professional cycling team, Team Sky, ask on a daily basis. And one that has resulted in them winning the world’s most prestigious cycling race, Le Tour…

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How to screw up recruitment

We’ve talked extensively in the past about how important it is to hire the right person first time, and the implications of getting it wrong. So important in fact, we even commissioned some independent research about it. Getting someone’s feet under the desk as quickly as possible might seem like it’s the top priority, but in reality…

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Why you’re terrible at recruiting

Every organisation likes to think they’re great at recruitment. But is this actually the case? A recent report released by the CIPD and Hays PLC, found that 78% of the employers surveyed reported that recruiting related problems are one of the biggest challenges to business growth. Incredibly, 8 out of 10 respondents claimed that they’re unable to…

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Is your PSL holding you back?

Ah the Preferred Supplier List (PSL). That trusty list you can rely on to fill any vacancy that pops up. But is it also somewhat of a convenient excuse to close the door on other agencies (and platforms) when they come knocking?   Don’t get us wrong – PSLs have their place. They can help…

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Should you hire a job-hopper?

Ah, job hoppers. Those lovely folk who could quite easily fill 4 sides of A4 with just their job titles from the last 5 years. Generally, they’re frowned upon by prospective employers. But should they be?   After all, if a candidate has hit a ceiling at their existing employer, moving jobs can be a…

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The most in-demand digital skills

There are 745,000 additional workers with digital skills needed by 2017, so understandably demand for talent is high. Employers are becoming more and more concerned about being able to find the right people to fill roles. And rightly so. But what exactly are the top digital skills being recruited? We take a look at the…

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