Gamification: what is it and why do YOU need it?

The application of game-like elements to business challenges is known as “gamification”. In 2011, Volkswagen Group invited consumers in China, its largest and most powerful market, to assist the company in developing new versions of the “people’s car”. Members of the public were given a tool to design their new vehicle and encouraged to post ...more

Is your recruitment process really cutting it?

          In an ideal world, high rates of employee turnover simply would not exist. In reality, many businesses are faced with regular, disruptive and costly levels of staff departures. An increasing number of businesses fail to see that the hiring process is a crucial process. An excellent recruitment strategy not only ...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

The 5 Key Benefits of an Applicant Tracking System

With an increasing shortage of in-demand skills, the pressure is on for employers to attract high quality candidates to their businesses. Using recruitment agency software is a great way to advertise your recruitment campaigns and manage your candidates through a fully integrated applicant tracking system (ATS). Webrecruit Ireland shares with you five key benefits of ...more

3 ways an ATS can boost your employer brand

When recruiting for your business, it has become increasingly important to build on and promote your employer brand. This is where introducing an Applicant Tracking System  (ATS) can help you do just that. Many recruitment and HR professionals are now enjoying the benefits of bringing recruitment software in-house, to not only manage and transform their recruitment processes, ...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

4 Recruitment Metrics You Need to Know

No matter how high workloads reach, reporting on your hiring activity is vital for measuring the success of your recruitment campaigns. This is very important, because reports on the performance of your advertising will allow you to focus on the sources that work, and speed up the time to find the right people for your ...more

5 Functions of an ATS That Will Enhance Your Volume Recruitment

When recruiting for your organisation, it’s obvious that you need the right people. However, when looking for large numbers of individuals, the headache of hiring tends to increase. You need to be consistent across the campaign, ensuring efficient processes to make sure the project is a success. The more straight-forward your process, the easier it ...more

The Candidate Journey vs. A Non-Optimised Career Site?

The recruitment industry is changing, and is once again candidate-driven to improve the candidate journey online. Recruiters and HR professionals are having to hone their candidate attraction strategy, in an attempt to draw the attention of the right applicants. Many turn to recruitment software, such as Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and careers sites, to give ...more

HR Recruitment Software vs. Applicant Tracking Systems: Comparing Apples vs Oranges?

The recruitment software marketplace is varied, with numerous options available to businesses to choose from. And this market, therefore, can be considerably overwhelming to an HR professional trying to research the most suitable solution. Introducing a software solution, such as an applicant tracking system (ATS), is a common requirement shared by many HR and recruiting teams ...more

Mobile Recruitment Survey

How Many Candidates Are You Missing Out On? When it comes to mobile recruitment your business should consider how candidates are more likely to search. Users have a habit or browsing on the go before applying online. Did you know that… 59% of job seekers use their mobile device in the evening in a social ...more

An Anatomy of a Careers Site

As the front end of an Applicant Tracking System, a careers site is a fully manageable integrated system that allows companies to take control of their direct sourcing whilst advertising and monitoring their vacancies with ease. So what are the key features of a careers site? Webrecruit Ireland takes a look at the functionality of ...more

A Virtual Workforce: Why you Should Seriously Consider it

HR managers these days are used to turning their hiring practices digital. They’re doing away with the paper forms, cover letters and CVs in favour of streamlined technology, such as our very own Fusion recruitment software, that allows them to conveniently and efficiently manage candidates via one screen. But have you ever thought of making ...more

3 Myths Debunked on Your ATS Implementation

After months of research and building a business case, you have now appointed your chosen ATS supplier and it’s time to implement the system. But what does this process entail? We explore three of the most common customer fears ahead of our implementations and the truth behind them. (Spoiler alert: There’s no reason to worry.) ...more

ATS Software: A 2 Minute Guide

Not every candidate who applies will be suitable for your vacancies, so you’ll need a way to manage these applicants and communicate with them. By building a talent pool and an efficient communication process, you will have a ready-made pool of candidates you can turn to first – before even considering an agency. So, if ...more

Lighten Your HR Workload with an ATS

Of all of the British workers who could legitimately claim to be overworked, HR managers surely must be near the top of the list. From managing relations between employees and ensuring legal compliance to making policy recommendations as well as, of course, actually hiring people, there’s a lot for any high-ranking HR professional to think ...more

Recruitment Software: How to Get Buy-In

You’re sold on applicant tracking software and you realise the benefits that it can deliver. But now, you have to get the support of your business and backing from your MD. When you’re armed with impressive statistics, this might seem like an easy task. However, if you’re working as part of a team who have always ...more

The Applicant Tracking System – Tailoring Your Needs to the Right One

So you’re looking at introducing recruitment software to complement your direct sourcing strategy. But with a range of different options available, how do you know which is right for your business? The first thing to do is to take a look at your current recruitment needs. I’d recommend starting by looking at, on average, how many ...more

5 tips for boosting your recruitment via mobile

Recruitment firms in Northern Ireland don’t do certain things the traditional way anymore, and nor should the country’s employers when they are looking to hire. Just consider the burgeoning field of mobile recruitment. Companies don’t hire people the same way now – for one thing, candidates are now likely to know at least something about ...more

Managing your talent pool using an ATS: Behind the Scenes of an Applicant Tracking System

An applicant tracking system is a great way to collate your candidate’s data. But, once your talent pool has a good level of candidates, how can you make sure you are getting the most of out it? An ATS offers a range of elements and functions, which means can utilise of your talent pool as ...more