Employer Branding 101

Employer branding; one of the most common phrases used to explain exactly how a company can attract talent to their businesses. It’s a phrase we’ve all heard but with everything else going on, do we really spend a lot of time focusing on it? We appreciate it’s hard for employers to focus on branding but, ...more

3 essential things for employee happiness

The fact that a mere 16% of employees in Ireland are actively engaged in their work should serve as a major wake-up call for the country’s employers. After all, if your staffers don’t care about their jobs, they aren’t likely to be as productive as they could be. Nor will they probably project the best ...more

5 proven methods for boosting employee loyalty

There’s no better type of employee than a loyal employee. Loyalty may not be one of the uppermost factors that you incorporate in your direct sourcing strategy, but it certainly should be. After all, your company will end up many thousands of pounds poorer over time if that supposedly dream staffer ends up leaving just ...more

3 characteristics of great remote workers

In more ways than one, today’s is the age of the remote employee. By this, we aren’t just referring to those based halfway around the world who may have little choice but to fulfil their duties for you remotely, but also your regular employees who may spend time in your office alongside periods working from ...more

3 potential causes of high employee turnover

High employee turnover isn’t necessarily the disastrous state of affairs for your business that it is often said to be for many organisations. After all, your firm may be in an especially challenging sector where only those with a very particular set of core competencies really succeed. However, there’s a very distinct difference between ‘positive ...more

How Recruitment Software can Help Support your Employer Branding Initiatives

Over the past year, there has been a widespread focus on improving employer branding in recruitment. In fact, according to CIPD’s Resourcing and Talent Planning Survey in 2015, over the last two years 86% of organisations have made efforts to improve their employer brand, most of which has been through the development of their own ...more

5 brilliant non-financial ways to reward your employees

Let’s presume that you’ve done all of the things theoretically necessary to land the very best talent and enable them to make an instant impact at your company: post your vacancies in the most appropriate places, invest in the right candidate management software; refine your onboarding process… what’s still missing? Oh, yes: money. In theory, ...more

5 Ways to Boost your Candidate Attraction Efforts

When recruiting, deciding which job boards and sources to post your vacancy on will determine how quickly you can attract the right type of candidates for your vacancies. It’s beneficial therefore, to do some background work. You can use your competitors as a benchmark in order to make a judgement on what possibilities are available ...more

5 ways in which Millennials are transforming the workplace

There are no firm dates for how one classifies as being part of the Millennial generation. However, it’s generally accepted that it stems from being born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. This generation has experienced a lot of changes from previous generations, both socially and technologically and the effects of this are ...more

6 key factors in talent retention

To thrive in the modern digital world, your company may need a variety of tech posts, but there is a shortage of good employees to fill such roles. For this reason, the use of up-to-date recruitment technology is vital, but so is keeping hold of the great talent you’ve already got. Here are six crucial ...more

10 essential things your 2016 recruitment advertising campaign needs

It’s that time of year again, to start a-fresh, reflect on the previous year and map out your New Year recruitment goals. Here at Webrecruit Ireland, we have pulled together 10 essential components to consider when creating your 2016 recruitment campaign strategies. Whether this is to improve your candidate journey or management, or to reduce ...more

Variety VS Frequency in Recruitment Advertising: What’s more important?

There is no denying that there can often be difficulty when it comes to deciding which advertising mix best suits the recruitment needs of your company. Do you advertise across multiple platforms? Do you advertise less but in the right places? Do you pay for a contract with one particular job board for multiple job ...more

3 types of Millennials that you should know

If there’s one particular ‘category’ of worker that is coming to increasingly dominate offices across Ireland, it is the Millennial. This is the term given to those members of the labour force born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, and they distinctly differ from previous generations. Age aside, Millennials are easy to spot ...more

3 ways to create a terrible workplace

Whether you conduct your online recruitment in Belfast, Dublin or any other part of Ireland or Northern Ireland, certain things stay the same – not least, the basic ingredients of a truly great workplace. Your business not being Google or Apple or another massive player doesn’t mean that you should neglect company culture – indeed, ...more

3 things that will inspire your top talent

Great employees don’t just provide your company with significant added value – they are hard for even the best recruitment agency in Belfast to find, and they are even harder to replace if they quit. If there’s one thing that you therefore most definitely need to do for your staff, it’s inspire them. An inspired ...more

Why Employer Branding Matters: The Essentials

Creating and maintaining a strong employer brand can make a huge difference to your company. Attracting and retaining the best talent is key when direct sourcing, but an effective employer brand can be the tool to ensure you are getting the top applicants. In essence, the perception of your company can either drive a candidate ...more

5 characteristics of a committed employee

Recruitment companies in Northern Ireland love a committed employee. These are the people who make the wheels of business turn, who are willing to put in the effort that the average worker just wouldn’t, who take ownership over the success and failure of their organisation. So, we’ve established that committed, engaged employees are pretty vital. ...more

6 areas in which your job adverts might discriminate

Job adverts can go wrong in so many ways for the wide range of firms that depend on recruitment agencies in Northern Ireland. The tone might not be quite right, vital responsibilities may have been missed off… or it may be discriminatory. The latter’s a potentially massive problem that risks your company falling foul of ...more

5 perks that you could offer your mobile workers

It’s only relatively recently that mobile employees have even become prominent within the workforce. Understandably, many companies using recruitment agencies in Dublin may therefore be unsure how to get the best out of them. One way of accomplishing this is to offer the right perks. With mobile workers being frequently unsupervised and rarely in the ...more

How Many Job Boards Should You Use? – Quality vs Quantity

When it comes to recruitment advertising, a question that many companies find themselves asking is, is it important to cover a wider breadth of job boards, or pool all your efforts into just one or two? When reviewing your advertising strategy, it’s important to assess all options – this includes LinkedIn, aggregators and, of course, ...more