How to make your Generation Z employees flourish

How to make your Generation Z employees flourish

Who are Generation Z? Generation Z – The generation of children born between 1995 and 2010 who are famous for their ability to easily hold a conversation and simultaneously scroll through their phones.  The youngest generation on the planet, but one of the most complex, the most talked about and the one with the highest ...more

Our top tips on candidate engagement

Our top tips on candidate engagement

It’s no secret that the recruitment process can be, at times, lengthly and cumbersome for a variety of reasons. As a developing business, hiring the right candidates is a crucial process, and one that significantly impacts upon your success. But, with the recruitment process often dragging out, how can candidate engagement be consistently maintained? Webrecruit ...more

How can you support Mental Health in the Workplace?

How can you support Mental Health in the Workplace?

According to the CIPD, less than one third of line managers are trained to deal with mental health issues. This is a particularly alarming statistic in Northern Ireland alone, with the country reporting a 25% higher overall prevalence of mental health problems than England. Statistics are just as alarming in the South, with 1 in ...more

4 key reporting values of Applicant Tracking Systems

4 key reporting values of Applicant Tracking Systems

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) can transform how you evaluate your success and how your entire hiring process is performing, from beginning to end. They have entirely remoulded the form of recruitment reporting, making it now easier than ever before to report on the performance of your recruitment campaigns. With an ATS, employers now have the ...more

Is your candidate experience putting off applicants?

Is your candidate experience putting off applicants?

After advertising, shortlisting and interviewing, you finally select your ideal candidate. They tick all the boxes and they couldn’t be more suited to your organisation if they tried.  But then, before you can offer them the job, they’re snatched up by another employer, or worse, a direct competitor. As recruiters, we’ve all been there and ...more

Employer Branding 101

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

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

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?

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

Tips for Recruiting the Ideal Employee

Tips for Recruiting the Ideal Employee

No one ever said that finding the right employee for your organisation was always going to be easy. It’s one of the reasons why you would turn to recruitment experts in the first place: not just to hire better people, but also to learn how to hire better people. At the end of the day, ...more

Three Ways to Maintain a Company Culture

Three Ways to Maintain a Company Culture

Sometimes within the growth and success of businesses, the corporate value and spirit can become lost. However, a close-knit company culture will highlight exactly what makes the business the success it is. Besides this, a good workplace culture will allow you to invest in the employees, showing them their worth and therefore getting the best out ...more

Three Part Guide to Interview Questions

Three Part Guide to Interview Questions

It’s not just job seekers who have to prepare their answers for interview questions, employers need to ensure they are asking the right questions to get the most out of the interview. The importance and attention given to the interview questions is one of the biggest influences on your organisation’s ability to find great talent ...more

The Best Ways to Successfully Shortlist Candidates

The Best Ways to Successfully Shortlist Candidates

Your recruitment advertising campaign seems to have gone well and applications are beginning to pour in. However, now it’s time to start whittling down the mountain of candidate data and CVs you are faced with. Unfortunately this is a familiar and overwhelming situation for many recruiters, HR personnel and business owners. Although having a large candidate ...more

Why Should Your Business Embrace Social Media?

Why Should Your Business Embrace Social Media?

The popularity of social media has grown dramatically in recent years, and it seems, while many organisations have leveraged it as a successful branding tool, its effectiveness in recruitment has not been realised by many. Social media has had an unavoidable impact on hiring. Alongside the right recruitment software, social platforms are a great way ...more

Simple Ways to Improve Your Candidate Experience

Simple Ways to Improve Your Candidate Experience

Nowadays, candidates have so much information available to them that improving candidate experience has never been more important. Needless to say, delivering a positive candidate experience is crucial in attracting top quality candidates. A failure to create a great experience could prevent candidates from applying for any of your future vacancies and can result in ...more

Take Control of Your Recruitment in 2018

Take Control of Your Recruitment in 2018

It’s that time of the 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 three important components to consider when creating your 2018 recruitment strategies. Whether this is to improve your candidate journey or management, or to reduce ...more